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Maintenance Foreman

Date Posted:  Dec 4, 2021
Requisition ID:  257981
Location: 

Pendleton, IN, US, 46064

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.

 

About the Correctional Industrial Facility:
The Correctional Industrial Facility (CIF) is a medium security facility located on 89 acres in Pendleton, IN, and established in 1985. Currently, CIF houses over 1,400 male offenders, and the facility offers many opportunities to its offender population. This includes the opportunity to work, obtain their High School Equivalent, and be involved in facility-led programs.  One specific program, PLUS (Purposeful Living Units Serve), is a faith- and character-based program aimed at helping offenders avoid criminal behavior by teaching them to demonstrate the following core values: honesty, integrity, respect, responsibility, compassion and tolerance. CIF also has 4 different programs for our offenders that deal with animals, including ICAN (Indiana Canine Assistance Network), a facility apprenticeship program which allows inmates to train dogs to become service animals to assist the disabled.

 

Salary Information:
This role hires at a base salary of $34,398.

About the Job:

As the Maintenance Foreman, you will be 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. 

 

 

If you have any questions email:

IDOCRR@idoc.IN.gov

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of this role.

What We're Looking For:

  • 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.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • 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:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • 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

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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