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Maintenance Foreman

Date Posted:  Nov 22, 2022
Requisition ID:  414382
Location: 

New Castle, IN, US, 47362

 

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 Department of Correction (IDOC):

We promote public safety by providing meaningful, effective opportunities for successful re-entry.  As the model of best correctional practices, we strive to return productive citizens to our communities and inspire a culture of accountability, integrity and professionalism. 

 

Salary Information:

This position will pay at $42,900.00 annually.

 

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

 

About the Job:

The Maintenance Foreman is responsible for preventative maintenance and/or maintenance repair work in a state facility.  This individual supervises a crew of maintenance workers following general instructions and standard practices of the trade. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Oversees and participates in alterations, repairs and general maintenance of state facilities.
  • Prepares detailed estimates of new or repair projects.
  • Arranges for acquisition and transport of materials and equipment to job site.
  • Checks materials to determine if they meet specifications.
  • Inspects maintenance projects to ensure repair work is being properly completed.
  • Supervises and coordinates maintenance work crews in assigned work.
  • Provides on-the-job training for unique or special jobs as needed.
  • Ensures that all safety standards and precautions are followed by all subordinate workers.
  • Maintains work order log, keeps time records of crew and submits time reports.
  • Amends work plans as needed to efficiently complete projects.
  • Writes procedural manuals as needed.

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:

  • Must possess a valid commercial driver's license (CDL) or must obtain within 90 days of employment.
  • Thorough knowledge of standard practices, processes, materials and procedures and the ability to use tools and equipment of the various trades such as carpentry, plumbing and electrical.
  • Thorough knowledge of IOSHA regulations.
  • Thorough knowledge of qualities and adaptabilities of various materials used in the repair of maintenance projects.
  • Ability to plan, layout and estimate proposed projects in terms of equipment, man hours and costs.
  • Ability to layout, assign, schedule and supervise the work of skilled maintenance workers.
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.

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) 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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Nearest Major Market: New Castle