Job: Director of Plant Maintenance

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Jobing Description

Position ID: 191201
Position Type: Full-Time Professional Contractual
External Position: Yes

This position manages, and coordinates the maintenance and day-to-day operations of the physical plant and grounds departments for all campuses.

  • Participates in implementing the annual budget for the maintenance and grounds departments
  • Participates in recruiting, supervising, evaluating and managing maintenance personnel
  • Implements and monitors systems and programs in a cost-effective manner
  • Coordinates with the Colleges technical staff, Director of Construction and with outside construction and design consultants to ensure the Colleges standards for maintainability and quality are maintained
  • Directs and manages maintenance projects and capital renewal assessment of existing facilities
  • Coordinates with other Facilities Management staff and department heads
  • Manages and works alternate schedules and coordinates emergency stand-by process
  • Knowledge of energy management systems, access control, fire alarms, central chilled water utilities, generally accepted construction practices and scheduling
  • Promotes the College Sustainability initiatives to promote Green environment
  • Travel to and within Campuses is an essential function of the Director
  • Performs other duties as assigned

    Skills / Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in an appropriate field with nine (9) years of experience in Facilities Management/Maintenance to include progressively responsible professional, managerial and supervisory experience; or a Masters Degree in an appropriate field and five (5) years of experience in Facilities Management/Maintenance
  • All educational degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge of plant maintenance including building and grounds repair
  • Knowledge of spreadsheets, database programs, and office automation
  • Ability to interpret architectural and engineering drawings
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and work well under limited time constraints
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the public
  • Ability to supervise and train assigned staff including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty, staff, and Community partnership
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments
  • This function/position has been designated as essential. This means that when the College is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at the College.

    Important Notes

    This is an essential position



    Miami Dade College
    Employment Department
    11011 SW 104 Street
    Kendall, FL 33176
    (305) 237-2559


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