Buildings Maintenance and Grounds Engineer-Syble Hopp School
Organization Description: The Brown County Children with Disabilities Education Board (BCCDEB) provides funding for and supports Syble Hopp School and seven public school districts within Brown County. Educational programming is provided to meet the needs of children with intellectual disabilities and/or autism between the ages of three to a student’s twenty-first year.
Position Purpose: Maintains the school building and grounds in collaboration with the housekeeping team. Coordinates tasks related to HVAC, electrical, plumbing, environmental, custodial, ground maintenance and events. Coordinates the maintenance of the school building and grounds in a condition that provides staff and students with a welcoming, safe, clean, and efficient physical learning environment.
Reports to: Business Manager
Supervises: Housekeeping Staff
This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
Performs custodial duties associated to floor care of various flooring types, bio cleanup duties, lunchroom cleaning, cleaning restrooms, removing trash, various other custodial tasks, and securing building.
Supervises custodial personnel and oversees cleaning and maintenance of the school. Responsible for the training of new and current housekeeping staff.
Develops schedules in coordination with vendors for periodic inspection, cleaning, preventive maintenance and service of buildings and equipment.
Performs work in landscaping, carpentry, painting, masonry, plumbing, electrical (switches, lights, ballasts, etc.), and HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning). Troubleshoots and overhauls various building systems and equipment, makes repairs and installs parts as necessary, sets and calibrates controls and equipment and reviews system operations for proper performance after repairs.
Operates and maintains the computerized HVAC building automation systems and all fire alarm systems.
Maintains and inspects pool, including testing chemicals and monitoring related equipment.
Performs grounds maintenance work such as mowing, trimming, landscaping, debris removal, trash pick-up, snow removal plowing and salting. Coordinates necessary repairs.
Reports and coordinates work for all problems of a serious mechanical nature, which may require the assistance of outside mechanical contractors or service agencies.
Coordinates the preparation and take down of table, chairs, and other equipment for meetings, dances, or performances.
Coordinates furniture, equipment, and supply moves within building.
Cleans, services, and maintains school vehicles and ensure they are in safe operating condition for the transportation of students.
Operates and maintains hand and power tools and other equipment used in facility & grounds maintenance.
Maintains all building safety and code requirements of the Federal, State, local, and DPI guidelines.
Assists with the documentation consisting of plans, specifications, blueprint drawings, manufacturer’s literature, etc., on all buildings and equipment therein.
Responds to emergency problems and is on-call to meet with vendors, repairmen or suppliers, when necessary.
Coordinates the disposal of equipment in accordance with County standards.
Selects, recommends, and/or evaluates products relating to operation and maintenance supplies, equipment, and tools.
Responsible for appropriate budgeting, bidding and purchase of supplies, equipment, and tools.
Maintains necessary safety data sheets and asbestos documentation.
Minimum Qualifications Required
Qualifications Required: High School diploma or equivalent
Current WI Driver’s License
Three (3) years of experience in building and grounds maintenance
Qualifications Desired: Associates Degree in related field.
Certified Pool Operator
Designated Asbestos Training
Maintenance and/or construction management including experience in supervising personnel in the building trades workforce
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge in the maintenance of HVAC, boilers, and air conditioning systems
Understanding of digital temperature controls of boilers and air conditioning systems. Ability to calibrate pneumatic thermostats. Knowledge of Delta Controls and/or Tridium preferred but not required.
Training and knowledge in the maintenance and cleaning of terrazzo, VCT tile, carpeted flooring, and other surface types.
Sound knowledge of building construction and repair
Knowledge of cleaning supplies and chemicals
Knowledge of the maintenance and operation of building systems
Knowledge of snow removal and lawn care practices.
Knowledge of pool maintenance.
Experience with Safety Data Sheets and Hazard Communication standards
Ability to read and understand written materials (blueprints, schematics, etc.) and to follow written and verbal directions.
Knowledge of school asbestos requirements.
Ability to operate a scissors lift and other maintenance equipment.
Ability to prepare maintenance budget and requisition/order supplies.
The ability to work well with people, to organize and plan effectively for task completion.
Ability to communicate in effectively in writing and orally with staff, students, vendors, and visitors.
Basic computer skills.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Must participate in and implement all required trainings regarding student and employee safety and emergencies (i.e. ALICE, medication administration, etc.).
May be exposed to environmental hazards (e.g. waste anesthetics, cleaning compounds, facility chemicals), physical hazards (e.g. student kicking, biting, scratching) and blood borne pathogens.
Exposure to indoor and outdoor climate and weather conditions.
The noise level in the work environment may vary but is usually moderate.
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.
Frequent use bilateral upper extremities, above/below waist, and above/below shoulder height.
Frequent standing and walking; occasional sitting and driving.
Frequent bending, twisting, squatting, climbing, reaching, and pushing.
Ability to work in environments of extreme heat and cold.
Using hand(s)/feet for single grasping, fine manipulation, pushing and pulling, and operating controls.
Ability to lift and move up to 100 pounds with the assistance of another person and ability to lift and/or carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
Ability to distinguish sounds at various frequencies and volumes.
Ability to distinguish people or objects at varied distances under a variety of light conditions.
Materials and/or Equipment Used: Floor scrubber, Lawn and Snow Removal Tractor, Scissors Lift, General Repair Tools, Cleaning Chemicals, Computer