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Maintenance Foreman

Date Posted:  May 11, 2022
Requisition ID:  354061
Location: 

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46214

 

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.

 

About the Indiana Women's Prison:
The Indiana Women’s Prison is a maximum security facility which has the distinction of being the oldest and first adult facility for females in the United States. The Indiana Women’s Prison is unique in many ways. It is a maximum security facility which (until November 2009) was located entirely within an urban residential neighborhood. The facility houses all the special populations of female offenders in the state. The pregnant, sick, mentally ill, youthful, elderly, and high-profile female offenders are all housed at the Indiana Women’s Prison.

 

Salary:
The salary for this position starts at $34,398.00 per year.

About the Job:

As the Maintenance Foreman, you will be responsible for supervising and managing the day-to-day operation of the Maintenance Departments and may include emphasis in a particular trade skill including electrical, carpentry, plumbing or painting. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:      

  • Solicit cost estimates or cost proposals. 
  • Estimate costs and work hours for maintenance projects. 
  • Oversee and participates in preventive maintenance and repairs of facilities 
  • Maintain accountability of materials, tools, equipment, and vehicles. 
  • Ensure compliance, of self and assigned personnel, with all appropriate protective and safety requirements  
  • Recruit, select, onboard, and train employees to ensure role responsibilities and expectations are clearly understood while providing opportunities to continue professional development. 
  • Set expectations, measure progress, provide ongoing feedback, and evaluate the performance of employees.  Ensure work adheres to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures.   

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time. 

What You'll Need for Success:

This person must have the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • Broad knowledge of electrical systems, carpentry, plumbing and painting trades. 
  • Ability to plan, schedule and supervise job sites. 
  • Ability to fill in for other foreman to ensure the operation of the department. 
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret blueprints and other remediation plans and documents. 
  • Thorough knowledge of standard practices, processes, materials, procedures, and the ability to use tools and equipment of the various trades, such as carpentry, plumbing and electrical. 
  • Thorough knowledge of the OSHA standards, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), occupational hazards and safety precautions required of the various trade areas. 
  • Ability to plan and estimate project proposals in terms of equipment, man hours and costs. 
  • Ability to endure exposure to inclement weather.  
  • Ability to delegate work, set clear direction, and manage workflow. 
  • Ability to effectively give feedback, provide guidance or corrective action, coach, and develop employee skillsets. 

This role must satisfy the following requirements to continue employment: 

  • Must have and maintain a valid Indiana Driver’s License. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role may serve as a team lead for an assigned work group.
This role provides supervision for offenders and requires a high level of judgment and care.

 

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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