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Facilities Manager

Date Posted:  Aug 3, 2022
Requisition ID:  385925
Location: 

La Porte, IN, US, 46350

 

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.

 

Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.

 

About the Indiana Department of Transportation:

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) provides a dynamic workplace that serves Indiana citizens, improves our state’s quality of life, and enhances its economic opportunity. INDOT has a number of innovative programs and projects, including Public-Private Partnerships, Green Initiatives, and cutting-edge uses of materials and assets. As part of the State of Indiana, INDOT offers a competitive total compensation package, as well as outstanding work/life balance. Whether you are an established professional in the transportation field or just starting your career, INDOT has exciting and challenging opportunities for you. 

 

Salary: The salary for this position traditionally starts at $55,068.00 per year but may be commensurate with education and/or experience.

 

Location: This position is located in INDOT La Porte, Northwest District.

 

 

About the Job:

As the Maintenance Supervisor, you will be responsible for performing supervisory, administrative, and highly technical work in the maintenance and repair operations at a large facility requiring a significant amount of maintenance.  In this position, you will apply a full range of principles, concepts, and methods of facility administration.   

A Day in the Life:

The essential elements of the job duties: 

  • Plan and/or delegate the short-term daily and weekly work schedules based on priorities and deadlines within established goals and objectives, project planning is normally for one to two years while capital planning is often done for a two - five-year period. 
  • Manage all maintenance-related and capital improvement activities within assigned facilities and grounds. 
  • Establish schedules and method for providing facility and maintenance services, identify resource needs and allocate resources accordingly. 
  • Assign and delegate work to subordinates, spot checking routine work and reviewing more complex or unusual projects. 
  • Maintain operational systems for monitoring and tracking work orders, preventative maintenance logs, safety reports, etc. 
  • Ensure all federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and standard trade practices related to quality standards are adhered to during the course of work activities; Make recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards, policies and procedures. 
  • Regularly inspect property for safety and security concerns and ensure staff correctly wears and uses safety equipment and investigates accidents. 
  • Forecast and prepare maintenance operating budgets, ensures compliance with established budgetary parameters. 
  • Order, prepare specifications, and purchase supplies, equipment and contract work according to required purchasing and bidding procedures. 
  • 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.   

These additional duties may be performed if you are assigned to the Traffic Maintenance division at INDOT: 

Traffic Maintenance 

  • Direct and manage all Traffic field operations, ensuring all activities are planned, coordinated, and complete in the safest and most efficient manner possible.  
  • Establish operating plan to ensure cost effective application of staff and material. 
  • Assist in formulating district traffic short and long term goals. 

The job profile 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 with or without notice. 

What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalent (HSE). 
  • Five (5) years’ experience in maintenance, construction, or related experience; Minimum two (2) years’ experience supervisory experience in these areas. 
  • Be willing to travel with reasonable accommodation. 
  • Advanced knowledge of variety of trades related to installation, inspection, repair and maintenance of electrical, plumbing, and other related systems in all facility locations. 
  • Advanced knowledge of the tools, methods, practices, materials, and equipment used in the building and mechanical trades. 
  • Thorough knowledge of occupational hazards and corresponding safety precautions necessary for the safe performance of assigned duties. 
  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to understand and interpret detailed plans and specifications. 
  • Ability to make long-range plans, schedule preventative maintenance, and seasonal maintenance as well as prioritize routine and emergency repairs. 
  • Estimate repair and construction project costs. 
  • Ability to lead a multi-discipline team both as supervisor and in a technical capacity. 
  • Interpret and explain pertinent department policies and procedures. 
  • 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. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role provides direct supervision for one or more staff members.
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) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards)
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access

     

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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