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Maintenance Foreman

Date Posted:  Oct 10, 2021
Requisition ID:  233446
Location: 

Westville, IN, US, 46391

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 Indiana Department of Correction:

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 role starts 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.  You will supervise 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:

  • Oversee and participate in alterations, repairs, and general maintenance of state facilities.
  • Prepare detailed estimates of new or repair projects.
  • Arrange for acquisition and transport of materials and equipment to job site.
  • Check materials to determine if they meet specifications.
  • Inspect maintenance projects to ensure repair work is being properly completed.
  • Supervise and coordinate maintenance work crews in assigned work.
  • Provide on-the-job training for unique or special jobs as needed.
  • Ensure that all safety standards and precautions are followed by all subordinate workers.
  • Maintain work order log, keep time records of crew, and submit time reports.
  • Amend work plans as needed to efficiently complete projects.
  • Write 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: 

  • 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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