Senior Maintenance Supervisor

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$51,873.74 - $86,455.41 Annually
Posted
Aug 06, 2022
Closes
Aug 19, 2022
Ref
22-02234
Function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Manages all field operations for the Home Repair for the Elderly Program (HREP), including supervision of a team of HREP repair personnel, contractors and subcontractors. HREP is a Fairfax County program that provides minor residential repairs to qualified county residents. As primary contact person with HREP clients, they will conduct initial inspections, work with clients to schedule the necessary repairs and conduct final walkthrough inspections to ensure client satisfaction. Prepares scope of work as needed for contracted work. Solicits bids, reviews proposals, and accepts contracts. Schedules contractors to perform work under HREP and inspects completed work to ensure completeness and quality. Approves all payments under HREP contracts. Must be able to handle multiple concurrent projects in various states of completion. Provides detailed financial records of purchases and contract payments. Prepares weekly, monthly, and yearly activity reports to track items such as project timelines, labor and material amounts per project, status of new clients, total client expenditures, and other federal and county required information. Manages purchasing function for HREP, including tools and materials. Manages workshops and tool storage for HREP. Responsible for complying with maintenance requirements for multiple county vehicles. Participates in team interviewing and hiring of new field and office employees for HREP. Identifies training needs and opportunities and coordinates training for all HREP staff. Review’s staff and contractors performance to ensure the program meets the needs of residents participating in the program, as well as overall program goals.

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all- inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position description.)

Plans work schedules, assigns work to crew chiefs, maintenance supervisors and work crews and determines the priority of work projects based on pending work orders and citizen complaints;
Supervises crew activities in the field;
Dispatches work crews and coordinates work with other county or state agencies and/or contractors;
Inspects sewage systems, plant operating areas, or facilities/housing units to ensure proper operation and/or adherence to safety regulations/aesthetic standards;
Utilizes a computerized maintenance management system to prioritize preventative and corrective maintenance work orders;
Performs quality inspections of work performed and initiates corrective action to meet accepted service levels;
Determines necessary repairs and estimates necessary manpower, materials, supplies and equipment for work to be contracted and provides field supervision of contractors;
Maintains inventory of material, supplies, and equipment;
Prepares/maintains records of work performed by crews/contractors including materials utilized;
Supervises subordinate employees including coaching, counseling, training and performance evaluations ;
Ensure safety programs are implemented and communicated and work complies with all safety regulations;
Serves as main point of contact on work crews for citizens and residents;
Reinforces a safety culture and continually seeks to expand safety knowledge through training, mentoring, self-study or other methods of continuous learning;
Investigates, documents and reports safety issues;
Clearly communicates safety expectations;
Resolves safety-related matters in a timely manner;
Complies with the safety competencies.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)

Comprehensive knowledge of the practices, methods, materials, equipment and tools used in the repair and maintenance of sewer lines, facilities, housing, and/or grounds;
Thorough knowledge of safety regulations and practices applicable to the particular area;
Thorough knowledge of computers to include computerized maintenance management system;
Ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates and to oversee the work of contractors;
Ability to operate heavy vehicles and equipment;
Ability to work outside with regular exposure to severe weather, noxious fumes, high levels of dust, etc.;
Thorough knowledge of purchasing methods, procedures and policy;
Thorough knowledge of automated purchasing/inventory management system;
Ability to coach, counsel, train and evaluate employee performance to include safety policies, procedures and practices;
Ability to supervise and train others in the operation of a variety of heavy vehicles and equipment;
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
Ability to use personal computers, word processing, spreadsheet software and database applications to prepare reports, documents and keep records to include computerized maintenance management system;
Ability to maintain good working relationships with co-workers, contractors, citizens groups, residents and other state and county agencies.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to the following: high School diploma or GED issued by a state department of education, and four years of increasingly responsible experience related to the maintenance of municipal facilities and infrastructure from either a public or private organization.
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CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Valid driver's license.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a pre-employment medical evaluation, and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer. Positions within this classification requiring a valid motor vehicle license are subject to a driving record check as a condition of employment and periodically thereafter, as determined by Risk Management.

This position is considered "essential personnel" and will be required to report to work regardless of the emergency situation (weather, transportation, other disaster).

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Working knowledge of the repair and installation of residential plumbing, electrical, and mechanical systems.
  • Working knowledge of construction tools and equipment, as well as general carpentry, drywall installation, and painting skills.
  • Experience working in occupied residential properties, directly and supervising skilled trades, and interacting directly with clients.
  • Experience running the day-to-day processes of a residential maintenance/improvement operation, including estimating scope of work, scheduling, quality control and processing all payments.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
To perform the essential functions incumbent must have the ability to frequently stand; walk; use hands to grasp, handle, or feel; reach, climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; bend; or crawl and occasionally sit. Ability to climb and work from a ladder for an extended period of time while using hand tools. Use varied hand and power tools; lift or move materials and/or equipment exceeding 50 lbs. with assistance of other staff or equipment. Vision is required to read printed materials, computer screen and distinguish colors; operate keyboard driven equipment and computer. Ability to drive a motor vehicle and must be able to work in all weather conditions. Ability to communicate with others verbally and in writing. Pass a pre-employment physical. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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