Physical Plant Supervisor III

  • Physical Plant Supervisor III
  • What will I be doing?
  • Do I qualify?
  • Can I be successful?
  • Benefits
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Class Number: 
6113
Exam Components: 
Rating of Education & Experience, 100%
Annual Salary Range:
$42,780.00 – $62,556.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,782.50 – $2,606.50
Pay Grade: 
A27

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Definition

This is professional administrative supervisory work as the head of maintenance of a large/complex state facility in directing the operations of the maintenance department, heating plant, or heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC)/chilled water system.

Job Duties

Directs and evaluates all building and plant maintenance operations in a large/complex state facility.

Directs and inspects the operation and maintenance of a large steam/hot water heating plant, central HVAC/chilled water, or complex building automation systems.

Determines the efficiency of system operations through observation and analysis of reports.

Directs and inspects the operation and maintenance of auxiliary mechanical equipment in the facility, including a central HVAC/chilled water system, refrigeration equipment, pumps, motors, fans, and controls for overall performance of operations and repairs.

Directs and inspects the work of skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled employees, contractors, and/or offenders engaged in building and grounds maintenance and repair work; may personally participate in complex or special work projects.

Develops, and directs the implementation of, a comprehensive preventive maintenance program.

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.

Approves requisitions for maintenance and power plant supplies and equipment; estimates needs; conducts inspections; prepares periodic studies; reports personnel, equipment, supplies, and energy costs; and, evaluates the cost of peak energy usage for lowered operating costs.

Advises an administrative supervisor in regard to advancements in the construction and maintenance field and assists in the selection of equipment and supplies best suited to the needs of the facility.

Exercises considerable independence in the performance of responsibilities; receives general administrative direction.

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 Physical Plant Supervisor II with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.

OR

Nine 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 three or more years of large scale supervisory experience in the building construction or maintenance trades (comparable to that of a general construction supervisor, Maintenance Supervisor II, or higher-level position) with responsibility for carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and related building or plant maintenance areas; 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,

Five 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 three or more years of large scale supervisory experience in the building construction or maintenance trades (comparable to that of a general construction supervisor, Maintenance Supervisor II, or higher-level position) with responsibility for carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and related building or plant maintenance areas.

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?

Comprehensive 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.

Comprehensive knowledge of current methods, techniques, and equipment used in building and mechanical maintenance activities.

Comprehensive 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.

Comprehensive knowledge of codes, safety laws and regulations, and methods of prevention and control of fires.

Ability to make detailed plans for repairs, alterations, and limited additions to the physical plant of a large facility.

Ability to plan and direct the work of lower level supervisors and large numbers of skilled and semi-skilled workers, other trade personnel, and/or offenders.

Ability to develop, and direct the implementation of, a comprehensive preventive maintenance program.

Ability to maintain production, cost, and other records and make necessary reports to insure the most efficient and economical use of personnel, equipment, supplies, and energy.

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.

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