Facilities Supervisor

DESC

Location: Union Hotel, 204 3rd Ave. S., Seattle, WA

Job Title: Facilities Supervisor

Days Off: Saturday & Sunday

Pay Range: $58,383 – $66,055 annually

Location: Downtown/Pioneer Square

Shift: Day
Insurance Benefits: Medical (no premiums/payroll deductions for employee coverage), Dental, Life, Long-term Disability
Other Benefits: Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Flexible Spending Account (FSA), ORCA card subsidy, Paid Time Off (34 days per year), Retirement Plan

The Facilities Supervisor provides leadership, coordination, training, scheduling and supervision of maintenance staff members and actively participates in the maintenance of the physical condition of DESC’s residential and commercial facilities to assure high quality service and resident satisfaction. In addition, the Facilities Supervisor assists the Facilities Manager with the administration of the maintenance department.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prioritize maintenance requests and facilitate prompt response, utilizing the electronic work order system, consulting with Facilities Manager as needed.
  • Review pending work orders, re-prioritize them, if needed, and provide updates to project managers and other relevant DESC staff regarding uncompleted work.
  • Generate reports showing completed and pending work orders via the electronic work order system.
  • Train, supervise, and evaluate maintenance and janitorial staff members.
  • In conjunction with Facilities Manager, coordinate work of outside contractors, obtaining bids when necessary, and ensure that work called for in any maintenance contract is completed and adequate.
  • Provide leadership by example to the maintenance and janitorial staff, taking an active role in teaching staff members new maintenance and repair tasks.
  • Coordinate the schedules for maintenance and janitorial staff, in conjunction with Facilities Manager, taking into consideration emerging or ongoing facility matters at each DESC property and ensuring that each property has adequate coverage each day.
  • Coordinate with maintenance, janitorial and other relevant DESC staff the acquisition of necessary supplies and materials for cleaning and repair work.
  • Assure safe maintenance operations and meet OSHA requirements. Implement agency safety protocols and ensure compliance with safety work plans.
  • Perform high quality repair and maintenance tasks in all areas of assigned facilities, including, but not limited to, shelter dorms, individual apartments, hallways, common areas, offices, storage and trash rooms, equipment rooms, stairways, elevators, kitchens, laundry rooms, lounges, bathrooms, showers, alleys, sidewalks, gates, fences, patios, gutters and roofs.
  • Diagnose and perform maintenance repairs, including good understanding & working knowledge of electrical systems, AC & heating, water & sewer lines, gas & electric boilers, security systems, key & lock systems, general carpentry work (woodwork, painting, door maintenance, flooring, carpeting, tile, and wallboard & plaster work), and plumbing systems.
  • Respond to emergencies, initiating emergency maintenance actions, cleaning up debris, water, etc., and contacting supervisors. On occasion, respond to after-hours emergencies.
  • Safeguard building and unit keys, never giving anyone access to occupied tenant units without authorization.
  • Monitor facilities and equipment for damage and unsafe conditions and provide preventive maintenance, upkeep, and repair as needed.
  • Assist other staff with large projects as assigned.
  • Participate in staff meetings and trainings, as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5 years combined of maintenance or trade experience in large residential and/or commercial facilities required.
  • 2-3 years of this experience in central plant operations & boiler repair at a journeyman level.
  • Strong understanding of central plant operations.
  • Good working knowledge of 110, 277 & 480 volt electrical systems.
  • Good ability to read blue prints, spec/cut sheets and schematic diagrams.
  • Must be able to work with low voltage systems such as DDC control, fire alarm & security.
  • Strong team orientation with the ability to teach staff members new tasks and techniques.
  • Insurable driving record, current Washington state driver’s license and ability to drive agency vehicles including 15 passenger vans.
  • Ability to organize workloads of multiple staff at multiple projects.
  • Proficiency with using computers and/or electronic work order systems.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with people from various backgrounds.
  • Ability to handle a wide range of unpleasant and/or bizarre behavior from clients.
  • Commitment to the philosophy of cooperation and continuity across programs and consideration and respect for clients.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • City of Seattle Boiler Supervisor, Grade I, II, or III pursuant to Seattle Municipal Code 6.420 or ability to become certified immediately after employment (reciprocity from another jurisdiction).
  • Two years supervisory experience in property management.
  • HVAC certification.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to sit, communicate with other employees, operate computer hardware systems, work at ground level as well as on scaffolding, ladders and heights of 50 feet or more including roofs and patios, frequently lift and carry items weighing 75 pounds including heavy materials, ladders, tools and other equipment to and around work sites. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Also required is the ability to tolerate strong odors and ability to wear appropriate protective equipment.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
DESC is committed to diversity in the workplace, and promotes equal employment opportunities for all staff members and applicants. The Agency will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability in any employment practice, unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5 years combined of maintenance or trade experience in large residential and/or commercial facilities required.
  • 2-3 years of this experience in central plant operations & boiler repair at a journeyman level.
  • Strong understanding of central plant operations.
  • Good working knowledge of 110, 277 & 480 volt electrical systems.
  • Good ability to read blue prints, spec/cut sheets and schematic diagrams.
  • Must be able to work with low voltage systems such as DDC control, fire alarm & security.
  • Strong team orientation with the ability to teach staff members new tasks and techniques.
  • Insurable driving record, current Washington state driver’s license and ability to drive agency vehicles including 15 passenger vans.
  • Ability to organize workloads of multiple staff at multiple projects.
  • Proficiency with using computers and/or electronic work order systems.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with people from various backgrounds.
  • Ability to handle a wide range of unpleasant and/or bizarre behavior from clients.
  • Commitment to the philosophy of cooperation and continuity across programs and consideration and respect for clients.

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