Employment Opportunities

Building Maintenance Manager
Reports To:     Director of Operations
FLSA Status:   Non-exempt

Summary:  Supervise and perform maintenance of hangars and other buildings, new construction, and remodeling by performance of the following duties personally or through supervised workers.

The Building Maintenance Manager is required to be on continuous 24-hour call, 365 days per year.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Directly supervises all employees in the Building Maintenance Department. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the department, including:
-Reviewing job orders to determine work priorities;
-Studying schedules and estimating worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment;
-Preparing work schedules to obtain optimum utilization of human resources and facilities;
-Inspecting completed work for conformance to blueprints, specifications, and standards.

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Authority’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include personally performing or assisting the Director of Operations in:
-Interviewing, hiring, terminating, and training employees;
-Planning, assigning, and directing work;
-Appraising individual performance;
-Suggesting changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of work crew;
-Motivating and disciplining employees;
-Addressing complaints and resolving issues;
-Conferring with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.

Evaluates training and performance records of employees to determine and formulate training designed to increase employee effectiveness and/or efficiency:
-Assisting Director of Operations in development of the training curriculum and materials;
-Personally, training or recommending training options for employees.

Assists Director of Operations in total performance of Operations Division by:
-Developing and implementing department goals;
-Preparing and administering the department budget;
-Conferring with management, engineering, and quality control personnel to resolve maintenance issues and recommend measures to improve operations and conditions of machines and equipment;
-Developing new equipment specifications;
-Preparing reports and records on an ongoing basis;
-Requisitioning tools, equipment, and supplies required for operations;
-Maintenance of time and production records, preparing reports on an ongoing basis;
-Assists other departments as assigned.

Receives, assigns, and supervises all building maintenance, including:
-Scheduling contractors;
-Working with contractors to plan, schedule, and complete work;
-Cleaning of buildings;
-Removing snow adjacent to building, maintaining the roadway, and parking lot lighting system and electric gates.

Supervises and performs general repair and installation of mechanical, plumbing, HVAC, electrical and other equipment, including:
-Scheduling repair, maintenance, and installation of machines, tools, and equipment to ensure continuous operations;
-Maintaining utility systems to provide continuous supply of heat, electric power, gas, water supply, and drain systems required for operations;
-Developing and maintaining a preventative maintenance program;
-Requisitioning tools, equipment, and supplies required for operations;
-Directing divisional purchasing activities in accordance with established purchasing and bidding policies and requirements;

Demonstrates the ability to get along with others, function as a team player, accept constructive criticism from supervisor and follow work rules.

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 the essential functions.

Desirable Education/Experience:   Six to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desirable Knowledge and Skills:  Considerable knowledge of the methods, practices, materials and tools used in general building maintenance, including snow removal operations; occupational hazards and safety precautions involved in the maintenance of facilities and general maintenance of a variety of equipment in order to ensure the safety of employees, customers, tenants and/or the public.

Language Ability:  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, financial reports, or governmental 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, and the general public.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies.

Math Ability:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ration, and percent.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with issues involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:  Good working knowledge of Windows-based programs, including  e-mail and work processing.

Certificates and Licenses:  Must have HVAC 608 license.  CDL required within 6 months.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the environment is moderate.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell.  The employee is occasionally required to lift from 10 pounds up to 100 pounds.  The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

How To Apply for This Position
Email Cover Letter and Resume to tcleveland@dupageairport.com:

Tom Cleveland
Director of Operations and Facilities
DuPage Airport Authority
2700 International Drive, Suite 200
West Chicago, Illinois 60185






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