Head Building/Transportation Maintenance
Tulelake Basin Joint Unified School District Position Available
Head Building/Transportation Maintenance
Summary of Duties: Under the direction of the Superintendent to direct, manage, supervise, and coordinate Maintenance and Operations programs and activities, including grounds maintenance, building maintenance, custodial services, and transportation maintenance; to maintain and inspect various District sites to assure safe, orderly and clean buildings and grounds for students, staff and the public.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
- Plan, organize, control and direct District maintenance, grounds keeping and custodial operations, activities and related services; develop and implement programs for preventative maintenance.
- Provide technical expertise, information and assistance to the Superintendent regarding grounds keeping, maintenance and custodial activities.
- Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of the Maintenance and Operations Department’s performance.
- Maintain an appropriate system of records for the District’s maintenance, operations, and grounds programs, including cost analysis and controls.
- Plan, direct, coordinate, and review the work plan for Maintenance and Operations; assign work activities, projects and programs; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems.
- Plan, coordinate, and arrange for the appropriate training of staff, including in-service training and safety programs.
- Develop and prepare applicable budgets; analyze and review budgetary and financial data; monitor and authorize expenditures in accordance with established guidelines; utilize computer spreadsheet software programs.
- Provides coordination and communication for Maintenance and Operations projects at each school site, the District Office and outside agencies, including collecting bids and/or quotes.
- Develop and administer the District Hazardous Materials and Toxic Waste Programs, the District Asbestos Management Program, the District Injury and Illness Prevention Program and other safety programs.
- Serve as District spokesperson for maintenance and operations matters.
- Work in conjunction with site administrators to develop an annual maintenance plan for each site.
- Operate a computer and assigned software programs including, but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and energy management system software; operate other office equipment as assigned; operate a vehicle to conduct work.
- Diagnose and perform necessary repairs on District vehicles and equipment.
- Perform preventative and routine maintenance and inspections on vehicles as required and keep records on these activities.
- Operate arc welder and acetylene torch in repairing school vehicles and equipment.
- Operate school bus for maintenance purposes.
- Assist bus drivers in conducting safety checks.
- Train employees on proper use and safety of vehicles and mechanical equipment.
- Maintain service records on district vehicles and equipment.
- Assist with washing, cleaning and fueling of District vehicles, as needed.
- Perform all other related duties and responsibilities as required.
The essential functions of the job include all the duties and responsibilities as well as the physical demands listed herein.
- Operational characteristics, services and activities of a maintenance and operations program.
- Tools, materials and equipment used in building and grounds maintenance, and custodial services.
- Construction trades, including carpentry, plumbing, painting, glazing, electrical, heating and air conditioning, concrete.
- Management skills to analyze problems, policies and operational needs.
- Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
- Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.
- Hazardous material and asbestos.
- Diesel mechanics
- Use, maintain and operate tools, materials and equipment used in grounds, building and transportation maintenance; including a variety of woodworking machinery and equipment.
- Perform locksmith work; repair and replace hardware, tumblers, cylinders, locksets, door closures, cabinet and file locks, door stops, kick panels and hinges and other related hardware as directed; cut keys and maintain records of keys issued to personnel and school sites.
- Weld; operate arc welder and acetylene torch.
- Alter, repair, and maintain a variety of articles and wood structures; perform a variety of carpentry work; frame walls, counters and window frames; perform mill and cabinet work as necessary; install doors and cabinets; install and repair floors, doors, windows, etc.; repair, patch and maintain roofs as necessary.
- Perform glazing and painting.
- Install water, sewer, and gas line drainage systems and pumps.
- Repair, replace, install and test plumbing systems; set fixtures.
- Perform a variety of concrete work; set forms, pour and finish slabs, work with rebar.
- Operate district vehicles and equipment to conduct work, including school buses for maintenance purposes.
- Manage, direct and coordinate the work of maintenance/custodial staff.
- Select, supervise, and train staff.
- Oversee and direct the operations, services and activities of maintenance and operations.
- Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
- Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques.
- Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, laws and regulations.
- Operate a computer and assigned office equipment.
- Use a variety of computer software programs including, but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and energy management system software.
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
- Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
- Making observations
- Communicating with others
- Reading and writing
- Operating assigned equipment
- Maintain mental capacity which allows the capability of:
- Making sound decisions
- Demonstrating intellectual capabilities
Supervision: Under minimal supervision, reports to the Superintendent.
- Indoor and outdoor work, subject to noise from equipment operation
- Exposure to fumes, dust, dirt, oil/grease; high voltage
- Driving a vehicle to conduct work
- Seasonal heat and cold or adverse weather conditions
- Working/inspecting in cramped or restrictive work chamber
- Working with power saws and flying debris
- Working at heights on ladders or scaffolding
This position requires:
- Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
- Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
- Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
- Seeing to read a variety of materials and inspect work in progress.
- Climbing ladders and scaffolding.
- Lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling heavy objects.
- Reaching overhead, above the shoulder, and horizontally.
- Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching.
Educational Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent
Experience Requirements: Experience and training for five years of increasingly responsible building, grounds, and transportation maintenance experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities
Licenses/Language/Testing Requirements: A valid Class C, California driver's license, a good driving record, and use of a private automobile may be required, and if so, must be maintained during employment. Possession of (or willingness and ability to obtain) a valid CPR and First Aid Certificate, is desirable. The ability to speak, read and write in Spanish, in addition to English, is desirable. Fingerprint/criminal justice clearance (Dept. of Justice clearance, paid for by the successful candidate); Tuberculosis clearance and pre-employment drug testing.
Board Approval: May 26, 2021
Dates: 12 months; 236 work days/261 paid days per year
Salary: Step placement on the CSEA salary schedule.
Position Closes: Open until Filled