Building Operations Supervisor

  • Placerville, California
  • Mar 17, 2020
Full Time Building and Safety Building Maintenance Clerical and Administrative Support Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $56,825.60 - $69,076.80 Annually USD

Job Description


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The County of El Dorado is recruiting applicants for Building Operations Supervisor. This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future full time, part time and extra help vacancies in South Lake Tahoe, CA only for at least three (3) months.

We currently have the following anticipated vacancies:
  • One (1) full time vacancy in the Chief Administrative Office, Facilities Division, located in South Lake Tahoe, CA

Under direction, plans, organizes and supervises building and facility main­tenance activities; oversees and performs skilled maintenance work in the car­pentry, painting, plumbing, electrical and heating and ventilation trades; and may assign and review the work of custodial staff.

This is the first full supervisory level in the building maintenance series with responsibility for supervision, coordination and review of facility maintenance and alteration projects for the County. This class is distinguished from Building and Grounds Superintendent in that the latter has overall management responsibility for the facility maintenance operation, including building maintenance, grounds maintenance and custodial services.

Examples of Essential Functions

  • Plans, organizes, assigns, supervises, reviews and evaluates the work of building maintenance and custodial staff.
  • Participates in the hiring of assigned staff, recommending selection for management approval.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of section goals, policies, procedures and work standards.
  • Provides assistance to other departmental and County staff in areas of responsibility.
  • Trains staff in County and departmental procedures, including the use of maintenance equipment and tools; maintains equipment, tools and supplies in good working order.
  • Maintains preventive maintenance records; schedules major maintenance projects such as office alterations and major equipment overhauls.
  • Serves as liaison with County departments to schedule maintenance, and to discuss individual project needs.
  • Investigates service complaints, works with County personnel to revise procedures and schedules to improve service.
  • Orders parts needed in maintenance and installation projects and maintains inventories of plumbing, heating, electrical and cleaning supplies.
  • Performs troubleshooting, repair, maintenance, installation and adjustment to a variety of County mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on mechanical systems including lubricating, changing filters, cleaning and testing components.
  • Installs and modifies electrical systems; runs new circuits, pulls wire, installs outlets, switches and fixtures.
  • Installs, modifies and repairs plumbing and piping systems, including water supply lines, valves and fixtures, as well as drain, waste and vent systems.
  • Fabricates parts and fittings; makes assemblies and repair units used in maintenance work from work orders, drawings, specifications, sketches, manuals and oral instructions.
  • Ensures that safe work methods and safety precautions are observed; utilizes appropriate safety equipment in working around hazardous chemicals and in hazardous environments.
  • Makes estimates of labor and materials necessary for performance of the work; maintains accurate records and makes reports of work performed.
  • Reviews work performed or in progress to assure maintenance of standards and compliance with codes and regulations.
  • Coordinates major maintenance contracts with outside firms; participates in the solicitation of bids and review of proposals; monitors work in progress and upon completion.
  • Evaluates employee performance, counsels employees and effectively recommends initial disciplinary action and other personnel decisions.
  • Attendance and punctuality that is observant of scheduled hours.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience Requirements (typing "See Resume" in application will not be accepted)

Three years of journey level structural, mechanical and/or electrical main­tenance at a level equivalent to the County's class of Building Maintenance Worker II.

NOTE: The above qualifications are a typically accepted way of obtaining the required knowledge and skills.

Other Requirements

Must possess a valid driver's license. Must regularly lift and carry objects weighing up to one hundred pounds. Must be willing to work with exposure to potentially hazardous substances and to work underground in confined spaces. Must be willing to respond to emergencies in off hours as required.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

Placerville, California United States View Map