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First Class Engineer- Custodian - Continuous Posting School Year

Company: Buffalo Public Schools
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

BUFFALO BOARD OF EDUCATIONDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCESROOM 720 CITY HALLBUFFALO, NEW YORK 14204 -CONTINUOUS POSTING - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR - - BUFFALO BOARD OF EDUCATION VACANCY -Civil Service Residency Requirements will apply - - -POSITION: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - First Class Engineer - Custodian - Provisional/Temporary/Substitutes -SALARY: - - - - - - - - - - - $36,566 - $42,645 -LOCATION: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Plant Operations - various school locations -APPLICATION: - CANDIDATES FOR THIS POSITION SHOULD COMPLETE AN APPLICATION AVAILABLE ONLINE AT Applications successfully received will generate a confirmation email to the account listed on the application. If you do not receive a confirmation email, we cannot guarantee that your application was received. You must submit an application until you receive a confirmation email.DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASSAn incumbent to a position in this class has responsible charge of the operation, grounds maintenance and custodial work of a school building. - This is an important engineering-custodial position involving responsibility for the efficient and economical maintenance of a school plant within the amount of funds appropriated by the Board of Education. - It entails a high degree of responsibility for the selection of adequate personnel to efficiently maintain the building, supervise operation of a power plant and direct the work of a number of power plant and custodial employees. - This position differs from the Chief Engineer-Custodian in that the latter is responsible for a power plant of unlimited horsepower whereas the First Class Engineer-Custodian is responsible for a power plant up to l50 horsepower. - Supervision is received from higher-level personnel in the Plant Division. - The incumbent exercises supervision over stationary engineers, custodial staff and employees assigned to the First Class Engineer-Custodian. -TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES

  • Plans and directs the work of subordinate employees in the operation and maintenance of boilers, pumps, steam and water piping and other electrical and mechanical equipment in the heating plant;
  • Directs, plans and may participate in the operation of boiler and HVAC equipment, preventive maintenance programs, the cleaning of buildings and maintenance of grounds;
  • Prepares and administers the annual budget for facility relating to plant operations including salaries and payroll, equipment and supplies, and cost of services;
  • Requisitions, receives and accounts for equipment, materials and supplies;
  • -maintains inventory and cost records and budget data;
  • Requisitions repairs for building equipment and maintains records of same;
  • Keeps time records and prepares payroll for employees employed by the First Class Engineer-Custodian;
  • -maintains various records concerning salaries, deductions, etc.;
  • Operates a personal computer or computer terminal using application programs;
  • Receives and handles a variety of requests and complaints from the school principals and/or teachers;
  • Authorizes and if necessary supervises the maintenance and repair work to school heating plant equipment;
  • Monitors and inspects work performed by private contractors to make certain work conforms in accordance with plans and specifications;
  • Performs related work as required. -FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS - -
    • Thorough knowledge of the construction, operation and maintenance of a power plant up to l50 horsepower and auxiliary equipment;
    • Thorough knowledge of building cleaning and maintenance tasks, practices, supplies and equipment;
    • Good knowledge of the costs and standards in relation to custodial operations;
    • Good knowledge of the tools, terminology and practices of one or more of the skilled trades;
    • Working knowledge of budget, payroll and bookkeeping procedures and office practices;
    • Ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of employees;
    • Ability to maintain complete and accurate records;
    • Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing;
    • Ability to operate a personal computer or computer terminal using application programs;
    • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position. -MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSOpen Competitive(A) Thirty (30) credits hours from an accredit college or university and three years of full-time stationary engineering experience, one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity where work involves the operation and maintenance of a building or plant, including heating, plumbing, electrical, and janitorial;OR(B) - Graduation from High School, GED or Equivalency Diploma and five years of full-time stationary engineering experience, one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity where work involves the operation and maintenance of a building or plant, including heating, plumbing, electrical, and janitorial; -OR(C) - An equivalent combination within the limits of A and B. - -Special Requirement
    • Possession of a First Class Stationary Engineers License issued by the City of Buffalo which must be presented at time of filing application and maintain during employment. -Possession of a current New York State Drivers License which must be presented at time of filing application and maintain during employment. -APPROVED: -Tami Hollie-McGeeChief of Human Resources

Keywords: Buffalo Public Schools, Buffalo , First Class Engineer- Custodian - Continuous Posting School Year, Professions , Buffalo, New York

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