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Supervisor-Facilities Maintenance

Company: SoundTransit
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionImportant information pertaining to our COVID-19 protocols, including our hybrid workforce options, can be found here.
Salary range is $75k to $135k, with a midpoint of $105k. New hires typically receive between minimum and midpoint, however, we may go slightly higher based on experience, internal equity and market.
Sound Transit also offers a competitive benefits package with a wide range of offerings, including:


  • Health Benefits: We offer two choices of medical plans, a dental plan, and a vision plan all at no cost for employee coverage; comprehensive benefits for employees and eligible dependents, including a spouse or domestic partner.
  • Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Retirement Plans: 401a - 10% of employee contribution with a 12% match by Sound Transit; 457b - up to IRS maximum (employee only contribution).
  • Paid Time Off: 25 days of paid time off annually; 12 paid holidays;
  • Parental Leave: 12 weeks of parental leave for new parents
  • Pet Insurance
  • ORCA Card: All full-time employees will receive an ORCA card at no cost.
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Sound Transit will pay up to $5,000 annually for approved tuition expenses.
  • Compensation Practices: We offer competitive salaries based on market rates and internal equity. In addition to compensation and benefits, you'll find that we provide work-life balance, opportunities for professional development and recognition from your colleagues.

    GENERAL PURPOSE:
    Under general direction, supervises and leads maintenance, repair, and rehabilitation of facilities and related systems. Participates in the analyses of highly complex and technical facilities maintenance issues. Develops and field verifies the implementation of effective and efficient facilities maintenance solutions. Provides direct oversight of contractors, vendors, partner agencies, and in-house facility staff to ensure full compliance with ST, local, state, and federal policies, procedures, rules, and regulations.
    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    The following duties are a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.
    * Supervises area workflow and prioritization of work orders; analyzes the work order process to uncover opportunities for improvement; assesses emerging conditions, orders immediate repairs as needed, and consults with Area Manager on repairs, work prioritization, asset replacement, and condition assessments; ensures that maintenance plans are kept current and relevant documents are on file for each assigned facility; responds to and resolves inquiries and complaints.
    * Supervises, coordinates, schedules, assigns, leads, and inspects the daily work activities of assigned staff, consultants, partner agencies, and contractors.
    * Coaches and trains staff in organizational protocols, health safety requirements, and facility maintenance principles; measures the performance of assigned staff and takes appropriate corrective action when necessary.
    * Performs regular, documented facility inspections and supervises facility inspections performed by internal staff; ensures requisite data is recorded, service requests are entered as needed, and inspections are properly documented.
    * Performs direct oversight of partner agencies; performs quality control of the work to ensure best practices and code compliance; ensures adherence to agreements with Sound Transit partners including cities, jurisdictions, and agencies; collaborates and coordinates work activities with Sound Transit partners.
    * Prepares documents including scopes of work, independent cost estimates, and technical specifications necessary to procure contracted goods and services; collaborates with design staff to produce design documents as necessary; prepares and presents requisite information to approval committees and boards; coordinates and tracks contracted scope of work; manages scope, quality, schedule, costs, and risk; ensures proper adherence to all applicable codes and design practices; negotiates and approves change orders; forecasts future work for budget and schedule purposes; collaborates with Contract Administrators, Finance, and Business Support Services staff; reports on status of contracted work.
    * Provides maintenance related comment and input on designs for new and modified facilities; analyzes operations and maintenance risk factors using experience and knowledge; recommends methods to minimize and control risk. Evaluates the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), reviews submittal/deliverable documentation, and assesses commissioning activities for new or modified facilities. Performs field inspections of facilities prior to transition.
    * Participates in meetings relative to assigned roles and responsibilities; compiles meeting notes for follow up; becomes conversant with all facilities-relevant concepts and issues facing the Division, Department, and Agency; produces routine reports from the work order system and other sources that document progress toward Division goals.
    * Champions and models Sound Transit's core values and demonstrates values-based behaviors in everyday interactions across the agency.
    * Contributes to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion in alignment with Sound Transit's Equity & Inclusion Policy.
    * It is the responsibility of all employees to follow the Agency safety rules, regulations, and procedures pertaining to their assigned duties and responsibilities, which could include systems, operations, and/or other employees.
    * It is the responsibility of all employees to integrate sustainability into everyday business practices.
    * Other duties as assigned.
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    Education and Experience:
    Associate's degree and four years of experience in facilities maintenance including four years of journey level experience and two years of leadership, budgetary, planning and workforce management experience, preferably in a transit/transportation related environment involving multiple facility locations; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Documented technical training or a formal apprenticeship is desirable as are professional certificates, or bachelor degrees if directly related to facilities maintenance.
    Required Licenses or Certifications:
    Valid state driver's license.
    Required Knowledge and Skills:
    * Facility management industry principles and practices.
    * Building construction principles and practices including familiarity with building management systems, plumbing, electrical, fire life safety, and mechanical trades.
    * Best practices for delivery of custodial and landscaping services.
    * Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
    * Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
    * Project management techniques and principles.
    * Techniques to work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines, and adjust to changing priorities.
    * Principles of report preparation, independent cost estimating, and contract scope preparation.
    * Development and supervision of facility maintenance programs, policies, and procedures.
    * Maintenance Management Information Systems (MMIS).
    * Procurement and contracts management.
    * Advanced level of proficiency with modern office procedures and equipment including mobile devices and computer applications such as word processors, spreadsheets, and databases.
    * Customer service with internal and external customers.
    * Establishing effective working relationships with internal staff, vendors, and Agency partners.
    * Interpreting maps, manuals, blueprints, technical drawings, and schematics.
    * Responding to inquiries utilizing effective verbal and written communication.
    * Problem solving.
    * Supervision, leadership, and coaching.
    Physical Demands / Work Environment:
    * Work is performed indoors and outdoors throughout the service area of King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties.
    * Subject to standing, walking, bending, reaching, stooping, and lifting of objects up to 50 pounds; may occasionally be exposed to dangerous machinery, extreme weather conditions, physical harm, hazardous chemicals, infectious disease, and extreme noise when conducting site visits and working in the field.
    * Work near/adjacent to active rail and bus lines.
    * Possibility to be on-call on a rotating basis, work off hours during special projects, and support recovery efforts during severe weather events.
    * The Agency promotes a safe and healthy work environment and provides appropriate safety and equipment training for all personnel as required.
    Sound Transit is an equal employment opportunity employer. No person is unlawfully excluded from employment action based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status or other protected class.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: SoundTransit, Seattle , Supervisor-Facilities Maintenance, Professions , Seattle, Washington

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