Maintenance and Operations Manager

Job description

General Description

Under the direction of the Dean, Facilities, the Maintenance and Operations Manager will plan, organize, and oversee the maintenance, alteration, installation, and repair of all District facilities including, but not limited to, the Visalia, Tulare and Hanford campuses. Scope of responsibility includes oversight of buildings, grounds, infrastructure, utility systems, and equipment. Responsibilities also include evaluating and improving department operations, systems, methods, and procedures, as well as training, supervising, and evaluating the performance of assigned personnel.

This is a full-time management position at our Visalia campus. The work schedule is 6:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Monday – Friday.

Sequoias Community College District serves a diverse community of learners and is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution. COS provides a wide range of opportunities in transfer, general education, career and technical programs for our students. We are dedicated to recruiting employees who are committed to helping a diverse population of students achieve their educational goals. We seek candidates who exhibit an understanding and commitment to the community college mission, and who have a passion for student success.

Job Duties

  • Plan, organize and oversee the maintenance, alteration, installation and repair of District buildings, facilities, grounds, infrastructure, utility systems and equipment.
  • Manage work orders, including personnel assignments and audit reports as necessary.
  • Prioritize and schedule work; plan and participate in preventive and scheduled maintenance programs.
  • Develop, oversee, evaluate and maintain records, reports and documentation related to department operations (personnel, payroll, work orders, purchase orders, proposals, contracts, etc.)
  • Assist with budget preparation; coordinate the grounds, transportation, and building/equipment budgets.
  • Inspect buildings, facilities and equipment for needed repairs and maintenance; assist with short and long-term repair/replacement scheduling.
  • Train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; interview/select employees and recommend transfer, reassignment, termination and disciplinary actions.
  • Manage inventory and proper usage of all equipment, tools, supplies and chemicals.
  • Maintain records, prepare reports using appropriate software, coordinate project estimates and scheduling; obtain price quotes and assure availability of supplies and equipment; order and schedule materials to be delivered; assist in managing maintenance budget.
  • Manage and maintain District fleet vehicles, including coordination of vehicle-use requests; maintain updated DMV reporting and state certifications for vehicles.
  • Manage and maintain District energy management system (EMS) software (Automated Logic).

Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience):

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an:

  • Associates degree from an accredited college and
  • Five years of increasingly responsible maintenance and operations or construction management experience, which includes three years in a supervisory capacity.
Licenses and Other Requirements
  • Valid California driver’s license.
  • An incumbent must be insurable at the “standard rate” by the employer’s insurance carrier at all times while employed in this classi?cation by the College of the Sequoias.

Working Conditions:

  • Indoor and outdoor environment.
  • Subject to evening work and early morning hours.
  • Driving a vehicle to conduct work.

Physical Abilities
  • Lifting and carrying heavy objects.
  • Standing and walking for extended periods of time.
  • Bending at the waist.
  • Pushing, pulling.
  • Twisting/turning.
  • Climbing ladders.
  • Cleaning chemicals and fumes.

Knowledge and Abilities:
The hiring committee is seeking evidence of the following:

Knowledge of:
  • Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training.
  • Scheduling overtime practices.
  • Evaluation methods and techniques.
  • Professional and safety training requirements for staff, including OSHA workplace safety guidelines and reporting requirements.
  • Building trades and knowledge of Uniform Building Code/CA Building Code; DSA experience preferred.
  • Power tools and related equipment used in maintenance work.

Ability to:
  • Plan, coordinate, supervise and participate in preventative and scheduled maintenance of campus facilities.
  • Operate power equipment.
  • Direct, assign and schedule assigned employees.
  • Interview, train, supervise and evaluate assigned employees.
  • Prepare and maintain records and reports.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Maintain maintenance equipment in a safe operating condition.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Application Procedure

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit:

  • An online job application.
  • Letter of interest which addresses how the applicant's experience and/or education enables him/her to be able to perform the job duties.
  • Resume
  • Diversity statement (included within the online application).
For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Linda Reis at (559) 730-3867 or [email protected]




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Job No:
Posted: 8/28/2020
Application Due: 9/28/2020
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