At Frederick Community College we proudly serve the educational needs of our students, help develop the economic vitality of our local communities, and enrich the lives of Frederick County residents. Each year, more than 16, 000 students take a diverse scope of courses at Frederick Community College, located in Frederick, Maryland. Our vast range of courses includes quality instruction in more than 85 degree and certificate programs as well as workforce training and continuing education to meet the needs and interests of our community members. FCC proudly embraces and showcases academics, arts, athletics and more to provide pathways to success for all students. Each year we provide direct service to thousands of residents and indirect services to countless more. We credit our ability to deliver these services to the strength and commitment of our people. We invite you to explore all that we have to offer!
Relocation Provided?: No
Includes the management of campus maintenance, custodial services, grounds care and maintenance and small project management. Involves planning, organizing, coordinating, directing, managing, leading and controlling all Plant Operations functions. The Director for Plant Operations is responsible for all physical facilities, systems and equipment; physical plant budget; supervision of physical plant personnel; repairs and maintenance; housekeeping and supporting services of facilities; and systematic quality control inspections, planning, and accomplishment of repairs to facilities, equipment and grounds. This position ensures the delivery of Plant services promoting industry best practices and safety standards, exemplary customer service and support of the academic mission of the College. This position requires the ability to use varying styles, approaches, skills and techniques that reflect an understanding and acceptance of the role of culture in a diverse, multicultural workplace. This position reports directly to the Chief of Operations. Provides leadership, teambuilding, supervision and training to all Maintenance, Grounds and Custodial Services team members. This position is designated as essential personnel and as such will provide on-call emergency services for the campus as described in the essential duties and responsibilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are the functions essential to performing this job:
1. Manage the maintenance functions of the campus including emergency, routine and preventative maintenance functions, schedules, and ensure priority of work orders that supports academic and instructional spaces first, then student support and activities spaces, followed by office and meeting spaces and then all general use spaces.
2. Manage the custodial services functions of the campus for all three work shifts inclusive of developing, training for and enforcing appropriate cleaning standards for higher education; schedule for periodic floor care and deep cleaning activities for all spaces; oversee and manage event set-ups and tear-downs inclusive of quality control and space cleanliness prior to and during campus events; ensures the aesthetic appearance and curb appeal of all building facilities.
3. Manage the campus grounds care and maintenance program inclusive of mowing, trimming, landscape bed maintenance planting schedule for three season flower and shrubbery color and annual greenery/shrubbery; fall seasonal leaf collection/removal; once or twice per year landscape bed mulching; daily campus trash pick-up by policing grounds and empty trash receptacles; and snow removal and ice control for designated areas of the campus.
4. Manage and oversee the operations and maintenance of the campus central heating/cooling equipment and operations for the EcoStuxure energy management controls system.
5. Manage and oversee the preventative maintenance program for the campus ensuring scheduled maintenance and system checks for all equipment and fixtures related to all mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) campus and building infrastructure. This includes the seasonal exchange of (2-times per year) of HVAC air filters. Identifies problem areas and addresses continuity of services for all MEP systems.
6. Manage and oversee the Keying structure and key management process. Maintain accurate and up to date records of all key assignments, core locations, and core biting records utilizing a software package that provides for reporting. Maintain & program a key control system that controls and provides records for Master keys for the entire College.
7. Maintain a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS), currently Asset Essentials inclusive of daily operations for the submission of campus work orders (WO's), tracking of timely repairs or related service requests for room or space temperature issues or concerns, and maintains the CMMS system with industry standard best practices utilizing it as a critical management tool for all Plant functional areas. Generate reports as requested.
8. Maintain all service contracts for the Plant functional areas as needed, measuring contractor performance, maintaining the service contracts per purchasing practices and regulations; rebidding or obtaining new contracts as needed by contract expiration or service performance issues.
9. Maintain records for all federal, state and local code enforcement for life safety equipment and systems, pressure vessels, science lab hood systems, kitchen hood venting and fire suppression systems, elevators, backflow preventers and all code compliance areas for which the campus must meet scheduled inspections and/or certifications.
10. Maintain all ancillary equipment such as backup generators, electrical power distribution equipment, parking lot and walkway lighting, etc. per best practice or manufacturer scheduled maintenance and upkeep.
11. Enforce all campus policies and procedures through scheduled annual of periodic staff training and review applicable policies for updating as needed.
12. Maintain all athletic facilities including natural and artificial turf fields, the athletic center and all related functionality for the gym floor and bleacher maintenance, lighting and scoreboard systems, field bathrooms, locker rooms, etc.
13. Maintain all campus motorized equipment and vehicles in good and safe working order and in accordance with manufacturer specifications and maintenance schedules.
14. Maintain parking lots and walkways inclusive of surface maintenance, resurfacing or paving, and lot striping and other repairs as needed. Maintain the parking deck structure per O&M specifications.
15. Maintain all power equipment such as custodial service floor care equipment and machinery in safe and good working order. Develop and advise of scheduled maintenance and obsolescence replacement schedule.
16. Schedule and coordinate painting projects and other aesthetic improvement or maintenance projects with Facilities Planning and/or applicable department.
17. Maintain employee records and perform annual and other scheduled performance appraisals and individual development plans and other human resource matters or disciplinary matters as needed.
18. Provide staff development and training for safety training, policy review/enforcement and teambuilding working to uphold a positive and safe work environment.
19. Perform purchasing and invoice processing in accordance with Operations and Accounting best practices and established procedures.
20. Manage and facilitate inclement weather and emergency procedures and response planning and execution of prompt snow/ice removal and/or emergency building or infrastructure repairs as needed to maintain or reinstate campus schedules as quickly as possible.
21. Participate in campus committees and/or professional organizations as directed and contribute and represent the college as directed or required.
22. Work to control expenses and provide stewardship of campus resources.
23. Oversee and direct Plant staff and provide a management presence at high profile campus events or functions as needed or directed.
24. Prepare the annual budget for Plant Operations in coordination with the Chief of Operations.
25. Possess knowledge of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, HVAC controls, and ability to read and interpret blue print and systems operations and maintenance manuals.
26. Develop and maintain both an equipment and tools inventory control system and supplies and materials inventory control system and produce inventory reports and conduct periodic inventories to ensure minimal shrinkage.
27. Test and specify products, equipment, cleaning supplies and chemicals in accordance with OHSA safety standards and planned new efficiencies of operations.
28. Attend both on-campus and off-campus meetings and professional conferences as directed or with requested approvals.
29. This is an essential personnel position and maintaining a presence on campus to manage and/or coordinate emergency and or snow removal processes is a requirement of the job description.
30. Perform other duties as assigned.
Salary: $95,000+ annually
FCC offers a generous benefits package which includes medical insurance, dental and vision plans, waiver of FCC tuition for employee and eligible dependents, tuition reimbursement, generous leave benefits, retirement plans, and more! Frederick Community College prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its activities, admissions, educational programs, and employment. Frederick Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values campus diversity in students and staff and encourages members from historically under-represented groups to apply.
Frederick Community College (FCC) is a public college accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). FCC is distinguished by its quality and affordability, making it attainable and valuable for local students. Accredited programs, comprehensive instruction, and affordable costs of attendance have made FCC the learning destination for more than 200,000 students since 1957.