Incumbents of this position, under the direction of the MassDOT Facilities & Operations Supervisor, plan, schedule, direct and supervise the day-to-day inspections, servicing and maintenance of the agency’s buildings and facilities, including but not limited to, pumping systems, underground storage tanks, waste water treatment systems, boilers and heating systems, electrical and lighting systems, and emergency generating systems; direct and supervise assigned maintenance personnel assuring that supplies, materials and equipment are available, tasks are completed efficiently and correctly, and safety is maintained; prepare and maintain records of facilities maintenance operations; direct and may perform building maintenance during emergencies.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Assigns facilities maintenance personnel to specific tasks on a daily basis in accordance with their skill and the relative urgency of various projects. Submits proposed work schedules and work completed reports using software as required.
- Plans, schedules, and directs regular inspection and preventive maintenance of assigned buildings and facilities, including but not limited to boiler and heating system inspections, testing and inspection of electrical and emergency generating systems, testing of wastewater treatment systems and inspection of pumps and water systems.
- Inspects facilities, related structures and/or facilities utility systems to ensure compliance with OSHA regulations and fire safety codes; and to determine the need for maintenance, repair, or replacement of parts, note hazardous conditions, estimate the cost of labor and materials required and establish work priorities based on safety requirements and the operational needs of the facility.
- Requisitions and distributes supplies for required facilities maintenance tasks and maintains records of supplies and materials used.
- Utilizes MassDOT asset management systems to keep track of all assets, and ensures all work performed or required on assets is recorded.
- Instructs employees in all phases of safety. Ensures that correct safety procedures are being followed.
- Inspects and directs facilities maintenance work in progress and upon completion assures that it is performed efficiently, safely, economically and to quality standards.
- Receives notification of equipment failures and/or damage to facilities and assigns facilities maintenance personnel to repair on a priority basis or recommends work to be completed by a contractor.
- Advises supervisor of unusual maintenance problems or signs of deterioration of facilities or equipment, as noted during routine inspections.
- Confers with MassDOT personnel and/or consulting firms in the planning, design and construction of new systems and facilities, as required.
- Performs related duties such as deciding color schemes, wall covering materials, ceiling styles and other interior decorations; reading, interpreting, and preparing drawings and sketches; and preparing information for contractual work.
- Monitors weather forecasts for indications of storms; checks all emergency systems when potentially damaging conditions are forecast.
- Responsible for snow and ice operations relative to agency facilities and structures as directed.
- Reports under emergency conditions, such as utility breaks and snow removal.
- Prepares daily reports, using software as required, related to facilities maintenance activities, compiled from daily work sheets.
- May perform facilities maintenance repairs during emergencies, as required.
- Travels to various MassDOT buildings, facilities, structures throughout the Commonwealth.
- Other duties as required.
An agency on the move, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) takes great pride in connecting the Commonwealth’s residents and communities. Powered by a growing data-analytics discipline – and working in conjunction with municipalities, public agencies, and the private sector – we’re finding new ways to improve the Bay State’s transportation infrastructure.
MassDOT is responsible for developing, implementing, and coordinating transportation policies and projects for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and to efficiently plan, design, construct, and maintain a safe statewide transportation system which effectively meets the transportation needs of the Commonwealth.
MassDOT’s divisions include Highway, Aeronautics, Registry of Motor Vehicles, Rail & Transit, and Planning & Enterprise Services. We are an organization of over 4,000 and growing.
Minimum Entrance Requirements
First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.
All job applications must be submitted online through MassCareers to be considered.
Please provide a complete, accurate and current resume / application for MassDOT to review in order to determine if your submitted materials meet the minimum entrance requirements for the position.
Applicants must have at least (A) three (3) years of full-time, or equivalent, part-time experience in diversified building trades and/or a maintenance related discipline and have the ability to operate all required facilities maintenance equipment and specialized maintenance tools; (B) at least one (1) year must have been in a supervisory capacity.
Incumbents are required to be licensed as one or more of the following:
- A Commonwealth of Massachusetts Construction Supervisors License, issued by the Massachusetts Office of Public Safety and Inspections
- Commonwealth of Massachusetts Licensed Refrigeration Technician - H.V.A.C. issued by the Massachusetts Office of Public Safety and Inspections
- Commonwealth of Massachusetts Licensed Pipefitter - minimum Journeyman Level, issued by the Massachusetts Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters
- Commonwealth of Massachusetts Licensed Steamfitter - minimum Journeyman Level issued by the Massachusetts Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters
- Commonwealth of Massachusetts Licensed Oil Burner Technician - minimum Journeyman Level issued by the Massachusetts Department of Fire Services
- Commonwealth of Massachusetts Licensed Electrician - minimum Journeyman Level issued by the Massachusetts Board of State Examiners of Electricians
- Commonwealth of Massachusetts Licensed Plumber - minimum Journeyman Level issued by the Massachusetts Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters
- Field welders must possess the Department's Welder Qualification Test Record and the Welder Qualification Certificate (Green Card)
Incumbents must possess a current, valid Class D vehicle operator's license that is maintained in good standing, or an equivalent license from the state in which they reside.
The incumbent is expected to report for work in declared emergencies and in the event of snow and ice operations as directed by supervisor.
When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future.
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- For questions regarding the job posting, please email Heather Sweeney at [email protected].
- For general questions regarding MassDOT, call the Human Resources Service Center at 857-368-4722.
- For a disability-related reasonable accommodation or alternative application method, call Diversity Officer, Derrick Mann at 857-368-8541.
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role.
Official Title: Foreman of Facilities Maint
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Charlton-272 Sturbridge Rd
Job: Equipment, Facilities & Services
Agency: Massachusetts Department of Transportation
Job Posting: Sep 22, 2023, 8:52:31 AM
Number of Openings: 1
Salary: 64,472.59 - 91,378.99 Yearly
If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: Derrick Mann - 8573688541
Bargaining Unit: DOT
Hybrid Work Eligible: No