Director of Maintenance and Operations

Beaumont ISD - Beaumont, TX (30+ days ago)3.9

Beaumont Independent School District

Job Description

Director of Maintenance and Operations


Chief Financial Officer

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Direct and manage district’s maintenance and custodial operations. Maintain physical school plant in excellent operating condition allowing full educational use at all times. Provide a physical environment that is functional, safe, clean, and attractive.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Clear and valid Texas driver’s license

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of basic principles of construction, school plant maintenance, and custodial operations
Ability to conduct on-site inspection of district facilities
Ability to manage budget and personnel
Ability to implement policy and procedures
Ability to interpret data
Ability to read blueprints and schematics
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

5 years supervisory experience in maintenance operations
5 years experience in maintaining a large plant or building

Building Maintenance and Repair
Ensure that district facilities are functional, safe, clean, and well maintained.
Develop and maintain written departmental procedures for maintenance, repair, and operations of all district buildings and equipment. Ensure that work orders are processed and executed in a timely manner.
Prepare plans and specifications for contracted repair work and site improvement for submission to purchasing department for bids.
Administer the district’s energy management plan.
Policy, Reports, and Law
Ensure compliance with federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy.
Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required including timekeeping records.
Budget and Inventory
Develop and administer budget based on documented needs and ensure that operations are cost effective. Manage funds wisely.
Plan and direct inventory and stock control program for equipment and supplies.
Recommend disposal of obsolete equipment and purchase replacement equipment when necessary.
Initiate purchase orders and bids in accordance with budgetary limitations and district policies.
Approve and forward invoices and purchase orders for maintenance department to accounting department.
Personnel Management
Select, train, supervise, and evaluate staff and make recommendations relative to assignment, retention, discipline, and dismissal.
Prepare, review, and revise departmental job descriptions.
Maintain safety standards in conformance with federal, state, and insurance regulations and district requirements and develop a program of preventive safety.
Ensure that equipment is maintained in optimum operating condition.
Participate in development of the district’s disaster plan and be prepared to take an active role in responding to emergencies as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervise, evaluate, and recommend the hiring and firing of skilled craftsmen, lead custodians, grounds supervisors, and support staff assigned to maintenance department.

Standard office equipment including computer and peripherals
District vehicle

Mental Demands
Maintain emotional control under stress
Regularly work irregular hours; occasional prolonged hours
Physical Demands
Prolonged sitting; frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting; may work in tiring and uncomfortable positions
Frequent walking, climbing stairs/ladders/scaffolding; regular grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and overhead reaching
Frequent driving
Regular moderate lifting and carrying (15–44 pounds); occasional heavy lifting (45 pounds and over)
Environmental Demands
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
Frequent districtwide travel
The above statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to the job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

The Beaumont Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, or sex in the educational programs or activities that it operates and is an equal opportunity employer.