Physical Plant Supervisor I

  • Physical Plant Supervisor I
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  • Do I qualify?
  • Can I be successful?
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Class Number: 
6111
Exam Components: 
Rating of Education & Experience, 100%
Annual Salary Range:
$35,640.00 – $50,112.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,485.00 – $2,088.00
Pay Grade: 
A22

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Definition

This is professional and technical supervisory work in directing the operations of a maintenance department, heating plant, or heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC)/chilled water system in a small state facility or as the overall assistant in a moderate-to-large state facility.

Job Duties

Supervises and inspects the operation and maintenance of a steam/hot water heating plant, or a central HVAC/chilled water systems, or complex building automation system in a small state facility.

Acts as the over-all assistant to the head of maintenance, facility director, or central office administrator in a moderate-size state facility, assuming responsibility for heating, air conditioning, building and grounds maintenance work, central HVAC/chilled water systems, and other related building maintenance areas.

Assigns and inspects the work of skilled and semi-skilled employees and/or offenders, and other trade personnel; monitors and evaluates employee performance and follows established personnel management policies.

Participates in complex repair and maintenance activities requiring the application of advanced mechanical and/or building skills and techniques.

Supervises building and plant maintenance work and related repair functions to insure the most efficient and economical use of personnel, equipment, supplies, and energy.

Advises administrative supervisors of the feasibility of proposed construction and remodeling projects, and the need for major equipment replacement; assists in developing capital improvement budget requests.

Conducts inspections of assigned areas; plans, schedules, and assigns maintenance repair work.

Requisitions supplies and materials as needed and maintains records and prepares reports on the cost of materials used, power produced or consumed, and other similar information.

Exercises considerable independence in the performance of responsibilities; general supervision is received from an administrative supervisor or higher level Physical Plant Supervisor.

Performs other related work as assigned.

Areas of Interest: 
General Services & Maintenance; Skilled & Specialized Trades

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility and may be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

Two or more years of experience as a Maintenance Supervisor I (or higher-level supervisory position involving building maintenance/construction) with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.

OR

Eight or more years of experience in building and plant maintenance, building construction, or the operation, installation, or maintenance of a steam/hot water heating plant or central HVAC/chilled water system, including two or more years in a supervisory capacity; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.

OR

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, or Architectural Engineering, or in Construction Management; and,

Four or more years of experience in building and plant maintenance, building construction, or the operation, installation, or maintenance of a steam/hot water heating plant or central HVAC/chilled water system, including two or more years in a supervisory capacity.

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Intermediate knowledge of the principles and practices involved in the operation and maintenance of steam/hot water heating plants, central HVAC/chilled water systems, and other related building maintenance areas.

Intermediate knowledge of the mechanical and building trades and skill in the use of a variety of maintenance tools.

Intermediate knowledge of occupational hazards pertaining to the mechanical and building trades, including safety precautions relating to the operation of steam/hot water heating plants, central HVAC/chilled water systems, and other related building maintenance areas.

Ability to plan, organize, assign, and supervise the work of labor and trade personnel.

Ability to interpret and work from sketches, penciled layouts, and construction documents.

Ability to effectively utilize personal computer applications.

Ability to prepare equipment specifications and estimate the costs of materials and equipment.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.

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