Scheduled work week will be five days per week and may include weekends. Under the direction of the Director of Facilities. The Facilities / Construction & Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for the construction, remodeling, repair and maintenance of facilities including buildings, exhibits, electrical, lighting, plumbing, mechanical, drainage and environmental systems. Typical functions of the supervisor include assignment of staff and contractors in the maintenance, repair and construction of facilities; prioritizes work orders, monitors progress, checks quality and verifies completion. The supervisor also acts as construction coordinator from concept to completion; coordinates with affected departments, architectural staff, contractors and regulatory agencies; prepares plan proposals and obtains quotes as required; develops and administer department budgets; conducts monthly departmental and safety meetings; conducts regular safety inspections and attends Risk Management meetings; maintains work order system, produces work order status report and maintains administrative files as required; develops and administers employee performance evaluations; maintains necessary contracts to respond to requests and coordinates activities.
Qualifications for this Supervisor position include considerable experience managing Facilities and a team of staff in all trade areas; excellent communication skills; ability to read plans and evaluate proposals; ability to utilize a personal computer for word processing and spreadsheet systems; ability to work effectively with all levels - internal and external; extensive knowledge of construction project coordination; reasonable knowledge of building codes and safety regulations; ability to administer/manage work requests.
Desirable qualifications include experience with managing the maintenance of a facility with multiple structures, course work in Civil, structural or related engineering field, architectural training or course work as well as a California contractor license. A valid California driver license is required. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. For more information and to apply: www.sandiegozoo.org/jobs. Deadline to apply Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Pacific Time.
The Construction and Maintenance Supervisor performs all job assignments with a positive attitude that supports San Diego Zoo Global’s mission and vision of saving species worldwide by uniting our expertise in animal care and conservation science with our dedication to inspiring passion for nature and leading the fight against extinction. The Construction and Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for the preventive and corrective maintenance of the facility as well as overseeing construction projects and the department’s day to day operation. This position reports to the Director of Facilities.
Supervises assigned staff performing operations, maintenance and testing