Senior Manager Building Trades and Projects
This position manages the painting, general maintenance, locksmiths, building engineers, and districtwide maintenance operations for all district campuses and administrative facilities. This position is the primary department contact for responding to general maintenance emergency calls from facilities throughout the district and is responsible for following up with project status and resolution. Involved with the day-to-day strategic planning and monitoring of department budget.
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in general building trades OR
- High School diploma or equivalent with a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in general building trades
- Clear and valid Texas Driver’s License
- TDLR Contractors Class A or B License and Universal CFC License required or must be obtained within six (6) months upon hire
- Knowledge of carpentry, flooring, painting, cabinet making, ceramic tile installation, roofing, glass installation, locksmith, and General Maintenance of building systems.
- Good written, oral communication, and interpersonal skills
- Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
- Minimum of five (5) years of experience in general building trades with a Bachelor’s degree OR
- Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in general building trades with a High School diploma or equivalent
- Minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience in K-12/University plant maintenance organization
- Manage painting, general maintenance, locksmiths, building engineers, and districtwide maintenance operations.
- Primary department contact for responding to general maintenance emergency calls from facilities throughout the district.
- Point of contact for project status and resolution updates.
- Review and approve overtime requests and purchases of tools, equipment, supplies, and contract services.
- Directly supervises three (3) supervisors and indirectly oversees all personnel in the Building Trades Department, including training, professional development, and annual continuing education.
- Oversee personnel issues with employees. Responsibilities include interviewing, planning, assigning, directing work, appraising performance, hiring and training employees, addressing complaints, rewarding, rewarding, and disciplining employees.
- Assists with preparing and administering the annual budget.
- Analyze and review budgetary & financial data.
- Monitor and authorize expenditures by established guidelines.
- Keep abreast of and ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations related to maintenance and operations activities; advise appropriate personnel of regulation changes affecting the District.
- Emergency response on-call manager 24-7 and 1st responder.
- Will perform duties as the interim Assistance Director in the absence of his direct supervisor.
- Perform all duties as assigned.
Directly supervises three (3) supervisors and indirectly oversees all personnel in the Building Trades Department.
Standard office equipment including computer and peripherals; standard cleaning tools and equipment; standard yard maintenance equipment, may use small hand tools and power tools; light truck or van.
Frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting; may work in tiring and uncomfortable positions.
Repetitive hand motions; frequent keyboarding and use of a mouse; regular walking, climbing ladders and scaffolding; grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and overhead reaching; everyday driving
Regular moderate lifting and carrying (15-44 pounds); occasional heavy lifting (45 pounds and over).
Work outside and inside on slippery or uneven walking surfaces; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust, noise, vibration; exposure to chemical and electrical hazards; work around machinery with moving parts; regularly work irregular hours; occasional prolonged hours; frequent districtwide travel.
Maintain emotional control under stress