Trades Technician Supervisor I – E.S.B.

September 10, 2023
North Charleston, SC
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This position plans, supervises and coordinates a wide variety of maintenance, repair, and custodial activities at the Emergency Services Building (911 Center & Emergency Management Department), included but not limited to the repair, installation, and maintenance of the HVAC system, plumbing, electrical, work order systems, painting, carpentry, and supervision of custodial staff (day porters and night staff).

Hiring Range: $57,324 - $75,129 (Estimated Annual Salary)

Must be a US citizen and have a valid SC Driver's license with no restrictions or ability to obtain one prior to hire.


Duties and Responsibilities

Assures repairs, replacements and preventive maintenance on all heating/air conditioning equipment and components. Assures HVAC coils are cleaned as recommended by the manufacturer. Provides surveillance and temperature adjustments of the HVAC system using an energy monitoring computer system. Assures repairs and replaces hot water heaters, faucets, and water lines, unclogs drains, toilets, sinks and all other plumbing repairs. Performs/assures the repairs of electrical fixtures, outlet installation, ballast, and bulb replacements. Ensures constant electrical service is provided to the facility. Working knowledge of the facility's generator equipment. Assures carpentry work including locks, sheetrock repair, plaster and painting is completed as needed. Must be able to read blueprints. Must be able to master the department's work order system. Assures all work orders are properly documented with labor and materials and are completed in a timely manner. Coordinates with other Facilities Management shops and/or contractors to ensure issues are resolved in a timely manner. Supervises all contracted maintenance work. Plan and/or support special building activities/functions to include Emergency Operations Center support. Ability to work within the County's procurement procedures. Completes all administrative reports, payroll forms, appraisals, etc. within established deadlines. Must be able be on call 24/7 and available to work various shifts.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: Position requires a High School Diploma or GED

Minimum Qualification: Five years or more of progressively responsible experience in one or more of the building trades and a minimum of two years in a building maintenance environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong Leadership skills with a focus on staff development and team building. Must be highly efficient with Microsoft office.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required and the ability to effectively problem solve and troubleshoot a variety of situations. Exemplary customer service/support skills are required and experience using word processing, email, spreadsheet functions, and experience working with Integrated Workplace Management Systems (BMS). Serves as the primary liaison between the building's occupants, general public, County Council and the Facilities Management Department. Ability to provide feedback in both written and oral forms. Must be able to obtain NCIC certification within six months of hire.
Successful candidate must be able to pass a SLED background check and preemployment medical physical. Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, frequent bending, climbing and the capability to lift 50 lbs. A valid driver's license with no restrictions is required.Closing Date/Time:

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