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Maintenance Foreman 1 - South Bend Community Work Release Center

Date Posted:  Nov 8, 2019
Requisition ID:  15711
Location: 

South Bend, IN, US, 46628

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.

Summary/Objective:

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. 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

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.

Preferred Experience:
Requirements:
  • 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:

  • 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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