• Maintenance Director

    Reports To: Work under the direct supervision of the McDonough County Sheriff. Required to meet monthly with the McDonough County Building and Grounds Committee, and with the Macomb Public Building Commission.
    Job Summary: Direct the McDonough County Maintenance Department. Maintains, repairs and/or oversees maintenance to code of the County and the Macomb Public Building Commission building and grounds including heating and cooling systems, plumbing, and electrical systems. Develops a written schedule for the maintenance department, and supervises the maintenance department staff. Duties and Responsibilities • Supervises and trains maintenance staff; maintains department time sheets. • Inspects and maintains to code, buildings and grounds that are property of the County or the Macomb Public Building Commission.
    • Inspects and maintains to code, heating, cooling and ventilation systems in buildings that are property of the County or Macomb Public Building Commission.
    • Inspects and maintains to code, plumbing in buildings that are property of the County or Macomb Public Building Commission.
    • Inspects and maintains to code, electrical systems in buildings that are property of the County or Macomb Public Building Commission. • Maintains Courthouse clock; coordinates professional clock repair as needed.
    • Oversee expenditures. • Process claims for budgeted expenditures according to County procedures.
    • Reports monthly to the Building and Grounds Committee, and the Macomb Public Building Commission.
    • Maintains safety of the building and grounds, including State inspections where required.
    • Participates as a member of County government Safety Committee Confidential Data
    • Maintains confidentiality of Department personnel files.
    • Maintains confidentiality of Telecom and Catalyst Pro. Financial Responsibility
    • Administer the department budget; and makes all purchases and disbursements of funds for the department in accordance with County procedures and budget.
    • Develops and implements department practices that conserve County resources.
    • Secures quotes and bids for contracts for work to be done by outside contractors.
    • Oversees work of contractors hired for specific jobs.
    Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises employees and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning and directing work and discipline.
    Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
    Education/Experience: Associate’s degree (A.A.) from a two-year college or technical school; and three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. In addition, must have training and/or experience in electrical repair and plumbing, handling refrigerants, HVAC, and boiler maintenance.
    Knowledge/Skills: Ability to work with diverse authorities and employees to coordinate maintenance of County facilities. Ability to work under pressure when emergencies arise. Ability to anticipate routine upkeep needs of County buildings and grounds to prevent emergencies. Ability to be helpful to the public, and the County employees as needed.
    Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, public groups, and/or the County Board.
    Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
    Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
    Computer Skills: Ability to use word processor, spreadsheets, database, voicemail, email, and the internet.
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must possess a valid driver’s license
    Tools, Equipment or Electronic Devices: Ability to use all common hand and power tools, ladders, plumbing tools, AC/DC welder, acetylene and/or propane torch, tools and gauges for handling refrigerants for air conditioning systems, tools for operating and checking heating system, tools and test instruments for electrical and electronic equipment installation, maintenance and repair; CSS, Catalyst Pro software programs. Supplemental Information: Work Environment: Work may be done in varied conditions including wet and humid conditions, in proximity to moving mechanical parts, in high, precarious places, in presence of fumes and/or toxic chemicals, in outdoor weather conditions, in heat, in presence of vibrations, in risk of electrical shock, and in presence of loud noises.
    Physical Demands: Specific visual abilities required for this job include close, mid-range and distance vision, color and depth perception, good visual fields. Generally, required physical effort is that of light, medium and heavy physical work may be required, including exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and exerting up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical demands include climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motion.
    Service Vehicle: Maintenance director is to provide his own transportation to and from the various buildings to obtain supplies, etc., along with the necessary tools and equipment for which the County pays a fee negotiated by the maintenance director, the McDonough County Board and the Macomb Public Building Commission. Job description statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

    Education: Associates Degree