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Maintenance Supervisor

Date Posted:  Jan 15, 2022
Requisition ID:  283264

Richmond, IN, US, 47374


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. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About the Richmond State Hospital:

Richmond State Hospital is about the people we serve and the community relationships we have developed dating back to 1890. Richmond State Hospital is a public behavioral health facility operated by the state of Indiana and one of six state psychiatric hospitals within the Family and Social Services Administration Division of Mental Health and Addiction. As part of a newly integrated system of state psychiatric hospitals, we serve consumers across the state as the Eastern Center of Excellence in Mental Health and Addiction Services.


Nestled in northwestern Richmond, our beautiful campus provides a quiet and peaceful environment. We provide psychiatric and co-occurring treatment to all adults regardless of race, religion, sex, gender identification, age, handicap, national origin and ability to pay for services. We are proud of our heritage and committed to continuing our tradition of service.


Richmond State Hospital offers individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, chaplain services, family therapy and education, group psycho-education, rehabilitation therapies, and patient employment opportunities. Unit-based programming is augmented with campus-wide specialty groups. RSH has been a state leader in evidenced-based medication prescribing to both reduce the risks associated with polypharmacy and optimize clinical outcomes. The hospital clinical and medical leadership collaborate with the unit treatment teams to provide the most contemporary and comprehensive care possible.


Salary Information:

Starting pay for this position is $46,254.00 annually but may be compensable with experience.


About the Job:

As a Maintenance Supervisor, you will perform supervisory, administrative, and technical work in the management of maintenance and repair operations at a state agency or state operated facility. In this position, you will be required to apply a full range of principles, concepts, and methods of facility administration.   

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:  

  • Plan the short-term daily and weekly work schedules based on priorities and deadlines. 
  • Establish schedules and methods for providing facility and maintenance services. 
  • Identify resource needs, review needs with appropriate management staff, and allocate resources. 
  • Assign and delegate work to subordinates, spot check routine work, and review more complex or unusual projects. 
  • Maintain operational systems to monitor and track work orders, preventative maintenance logs, safety reports, etc. 
  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and standard trade practices related to quality standards.   
  • Regularly inspect property for safety and security concerns. 
  • Install, inspect, repair, and maintain the electrical, plumbing, sewage, mechanical, and other related systems in facility locations. 
  • Inspect, operate, and maintain the heating, cooling, and ventilation systems (including boiler system) in all facility locations. 
  • Order, prepare specifications, and purchase supplies, equipment, and contract work according to required purchasing and bidding procedures. 
  • Recruit, evaluate, and train employees to ensure role responsibilities and expectations are clearly understood while providing corrective actions and opportunities to continue professional development. 

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 You'll Need for Success:

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

  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalent (HSE). 
  • Three (3) years of experience in maintenance, construction, or related experience.  Minimum one (1) year of supervisory experience in these areas. 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license. 
  • 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. 
  • Working knowledge of local, state, and federal laws, ordinances, codes, and rules governing repair, maintenance, and construction of facilities. 
  • 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, and 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. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role provides direct supervision for one or more staff members.


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 premiums discount for the 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 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Nearest Major Market: Richmond Indiana