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Bldg Maintenance Supv I

Company: Bureau of the State House
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Agency Overview

It is the mission and responsibility of the Bureau of the State House to work with the Executive Office, the Massachusetts Legislature, state agencies and the Massachusetts Historical Commission in preserving, maintaining, and restoring the Massachusetts state capitol. We strive to efficiently provide a safe, accessible, clean, and secure seat of government, place of business, museum of art and history as well as a site for public congregation.

Position Summary

The Building Maintenance Supervisor I, under general supervision, plans, assigns, supervises and participates in the maintenance and repair of buildings and related equipment; and performs related work as required including snow removal operations.

The incumbent of this position has contact primarily with employees, staff, and contractors. Employee must respond to numerous building user requests, determine priorities, and schedule projects effectively.

This is an Essential Emergency Personnel position expected to report to duty when the Governor states that only Essential Emergency Personnel are to report to their jobs during certain Governor-declared emergencies.

Duties and Responsibilities

Expedite the response time in handling and resolving routine service calls.
Responds to work orders assigned from supervisors
Prepare reports on the status of work, requests, customer complaints, and work performance as needed.
Confer with contracted cleaning staff to ensure contract performance specifications are completed appropriately.
Receives work requests for the maintenance and repair of buildings, and schedules projects; determines and provides instruction on procedures to be used; orders equipment and supplies needed for repair, maintenance and small construction jobs; reviews work in progress and upon completion.
Confers with building users and others on complaints and requests regarding maintenance and custodial services; makes recommendations regarding which projects should be contracted and those that should be completed by in-house staff.
Coordinate grounds work, lawn work, flowers, snow removal, work closely with crew to manage exterior property, ensure plantings are watered correctly and lawn looks presentable. Identify issues and report them.
Coordinates maintenance, repair and/or construction projects of facilities with staff and contractors; monitors and inspects work performed on facilities by staff and contractors
Supervises prevention maintenance and custodial programs, and instructs workers on proper safety practices and procedures; enforces safety regulations\.
Coordinates the snow removal operation at the Bureau of the State House.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from high school or G.E.D. and six years of progressively responsible experience in the maintenance of buildings and building equipment or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Knowledge of standard facility management practices.
Experience utilizing computerized maintenance management systems.
Knowledge of Massachusetts state agencies. Facilities maintenance and management structure and organization.
Ability to present information both orally and in writing in a logical, concise, and comprehensive manner.
Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
Knowledge and skill in MS applications and current software programs.

Keywords: Bureau of the State House, Cambridge , Bldg Maintenance Supv I, Professions , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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