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Director Of Maintenance

Lake-Sumter State College
Leesburg, Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 8, 2024

Job Summary

Under the general guidance of the Vice President of Facilities Planning and Operations, the Director of Maintenance is responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing Maintenance and HVAC activities for all LSSC locations.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and communicate strategic and tactical staffing level plans.
  • Plan, develop and implement policies and procedures, as well as controls programs for preventative maintenance.
  • Establish operating budgets relative to maintenance activities; monitor and manage expenditures to ensure that they remain within prescribed limits.
  • Analyze job and overhead costs and change methods and procedures as necessary to improve the department’s efficiency.
  • Prepare estimates for preventative maintenance work orders ensuring jobs remain on schedule and within established budget.
  • Perform cost-benefit analysis for maintenance related issues to ensure best use of available resources.
  • Manage relationship with college vendors including building maintenance, HVAC, and construction.
  • Assist in compliance with EPA, OSHA, and Health Department standards.
  • Develop, plan, execute, and sustain a maintenance strategy designed to optimize maintenance programs by establishing safe minimum levels of equipment upkeep and practices for work efficiencies and design.
  • Plan, organize and coordinate all maintenance and HVAC operations for campus buildings day-to-day activities.
  • Evaluate condition of buildings and systems and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Create and manage preventative, predictive, and routine maintenance programs and tasks.
  • Participate in the development of criteria for and evaluation of equipment and technical maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) parts suppliers and technical maintenance service providers.
  • Manage and direct the facility condition assessment system to justify and facilitate a prioritized allocation of college deferred maintenance funds.
  • This position is essential staff and will assist with managing facility maintenance during emergency or weather-related situations.
  • Performs personnel functions for the purpose of maintaining adequate staffing, enhancing productivity of personnel and achieving objectives within budget.
  • Coordinate the acquisition of specialized parts and supplies to ensure timely and efficient repairs.
  • Respond immediately to emergency situations and serve as a representative on Emergency Management team.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Working knowledge of building management systems (BMS) such as Automated Logic (ALC).
  • Experience in organizations with exposure to facilities management.
  • Experience managing million-dollar budgets, and to analyze budgets pertaining to facility service organizations or maintenance organizations.
  • Working knowledge of trades classifications and functions including tools, materials, and task specific sequencing required for maintenance, sanitation, and repairs.
  • Project management.
  • Principles of budget control and personnel management.
  • Operations and activities involved in grounds inspection, cleaning, maintenance, and repair of college buildings, facilities, and utilities.
  • Methods and techniques used in general cleaning and maintenance activities.
  • Applicable building codes, ordinances regulations and health and safety requirements.
  • Interpret laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to construction, remodeling, procurement, health, and safety.
  • Formulate policy and procedures.
  • Compile clear, accurate reports.
  • Coordinate/facilitate meetings.
  • Establish and control budgets.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Develop a preliminary budget and maintain expenditures within budget.
  • Effectively supervise staff.
  • Plan, organize, and direct operations involved in inspection, maintenance and repair of college building and facilities.
  • Ability to meet critical deadlines while manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated competency in interpreting, communicating and developing policies and procedures.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff members of every level, diverse backgrounds, and educational experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products (e.g., Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of all applicable Federal, State, and local safety rules and regulations, including OSHA, Dept. of Health, and the Bureau of Fire Safety.
Minimum Qualifications & Education
  • Associate degree and/or completion of appropriate schools or courses in building trades and technical maintenance skills. Bachelor’s degree referred.
  • Three years of experience in management of maintenance and facilities operations or equivalent.
  • Any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential responsibilities.

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