Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 12/29/17
Applications Due: 01/07/18
Vacancy ID: 46357

Position Information

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitlePlant Superintendent A

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade661

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $76863 to $97157 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 50%

Schedule

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 7:30 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

Location

County Schenectady

Street Address OPWDD - Capital District DDSO

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12229

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Currently serving as a permanent Plant Superintendent A, eligible for transfer; having 1 year of permanent Competitive service; or one year of permanent Competitive service as a Grade 23 or above and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the NYS Civil Service Law.

For provisional appointment: Qualified employees of New York State who have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as follows:

Either A. as a Plant Superintendent B;
Or B. as a Plant Superintendent C, Plant Utilities Engineer 4, Plant Utilities Engineer 3, Maintenance Supervisor 4, Maintenance Supervisor 3, Supervisor General Services Plant Utilities 1, Public Buildings Manager 3, Senior Building Maintenance Assistant, Energy Conservation Technical Specialist, or Building Maintenance Supervisor 2.

(If you are appointed provisionally, you must take the next scheduled civil service examination for this title and your score must be reachable on the resulting eligible list before you can be permanently appointed. If you do not pass the examination or achieve a reachable score, you may not be retained).

Non-State Employees:

Seven years of experience which included responsibility for at least two of the following areas:

• Management of day-to-day plant operations including procedure development, budget planning and workforce allocation, efficiency, and enforcement of codes and standards.
• Capital planning of construction/rehabilitation projects.
• Contract management of building maintenance/construction/rehabilitation projects and grounds.

Qualifying management experience: Supervision of employed and/or contracted staff in trades engaged in the operation, maintenance, construction, or rehabilitation of a physical plant in an institutional, educational, laboratory, or healthcare setting, or a power plant; the development of plans, specifications and estimates for alterations and materials; contract negotiation, approval, monitoring and closeout.

Non-Qualifying experience: Custodial or janitorial services; experience working in manufacturing/machine maintenance, grounds keeping, security, or transportation; or experience performing clerical work.

Substitution: An associate’s degree in Construction Technology, Engineering Technology, Facilities Management Technology, or Plant Utilities Technology will substitute for one year of experience. A bachelor’s degree or higher in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Management, Marine Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering will substitute for two years of experience.

Duties Description PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Plant Superintendent will be responsible for providing or assisting in the physical plant management of campus and community properties owned/operated by New York State as assigned. The Plant Superintendent will report to the Supervisor of Plant Superintendents and Maintenance. The position will require travel up to 50 % of the time.

Typical duties include:
• Assists in developing and implements in the field, policies and procedures related to physical plant operations and maintenance.
• Inspects renovations, new construction, and maintenance repairs ensuring compliance with applicable codes and Agency regulations.
• Assists in development of annual capital project plans incorporating renovations, utility replacements, handicap accessibility upgrades, and fire safety improvements to meet the operational program needs.
• Works directly with Fire Safety Representatives, Safety and Security Officers, Capital Services, and Emergency Management Coordinator to ensure occupancy standards, applicable codes, and Agency regulations are not compromised.
• Oversees as assigned renovation and construction work performed by in-house and outside contractors. Verify workmanship related to compliance with industry standards while adhering to contract documents and specifications through plan review and site inspections.
• Direct supervision of maintenance staffing and management of workload via computerized work order program. Develop and maintain manpower reports, preventative maintenance schedules, backlog management, and an environmental compliance platform.
• Ensures maintenance staff development by providing training which focuses on health and safety, occupational hazards, as well as, enhancing skills sets necessary for career advancement.
• Requires daily travel within the district. Will also require travel within NY State for training and to provide oversight to district on an as needed basis.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Obtain NYS Uniform Building Code certification within one year of appointment.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and other related computerized programs.
• Working knowledge of the principles of supervision.
• Working knowledge of applicable agency standards and of appropriate building and construction code regulations.
• Working knowledge of safety policies as they relate to occupational hazards.
• Ability to train and supervise others.
• Knowledge of the proper use of tools, machinery, and equipment utilized in building trades.
• Ability to read and interpret plans, diagrams, architectural blueprints, and specifications.
• Candidate will be required to obtain asbestos supervisor license.
• Valid NYS Driver’s License.

Additional Comments ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

• Family and household member relationships: OPWDD policy may impact eligibility for this position. Employees are responsible for recognizing the relationship and not posting for positions where it would be a concern. Before you apply read Section 120.27 of the Region 3 Policy Manual. Please e-mail ODHPRSNL if you have you need help determining if this policy applies to you.

• CAPA: Must be cleared by the NYS Central Register for Child Abuse and Maltreatment, if position requires working with minors and not previously cleared.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

• Please note: Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.

• If you are employed by state government you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer.

• Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Human Resources

Telephone

Fax 518-388-0838

Email Address odh.personnel@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street Capital District DDSO

500 Balltown Road

City Schenectady

State NY

Zip Code 12304

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications and should fax a current resume to the Capital District DDSO Human Resources Office. Please provide your social security number for service certification and transfer eligibility determination process. Please be sure to include the vacancy number on this announcement on your resume:

Capital District DDSO
Human Resources Office
Building 1
500 Balltown Road
Schenectady, New York 12304
Phone: 518-388-0838
Fax: 518-370-7536
Email: odh.personnel@opwdd.ny.gov

OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER




APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications and should fax a current resume to the Capital District DDSO Human Resources Office. Please provide your social security number for service certification and transfer eligibility determination process. Please be sure to include the vacancy number on this announcement on your resume:

Capital District DDSO
Human Resources Office
Building 1
500 Balltown Road
Schenectady, New York 12304
Phone: 518-388-0838
Fax: 518-370-7536
Email: odh.personnel@opwdd.ny.gov

OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER