2nd Shift Engineer

Racine Unified School District | Racine, WI

Posted Date 5/24/2023


Grade 7

Second Shift

Full Time

Position Summary:
The Engineer provides leadership support for custodial and preventative maintenance operations performed on 2nd shift. Position has responsibilities for conducting building operations, custodial cleanliness, minor maintenance and activity support. Provides leaderships over the district’s day-to-day operations in their assigned building by maintaining a clean, sanitary, orderly and safe workplace. Engineers perform all aspects of Preventative maintenance, light mechanical and cleaning operations completing proper forms and schedules, operation of equipment in a safe manner. Custodians maintain an assigned cleaning area and perform to standards of care established by the Department of Facilities and Maintenance Services.

Essential Functions:
1. Prioritize work orders; assigns duties and work orders; outlines work methods; directs work in process; trains staff; reviews completed work; monitors absences; conducts employee evaluations and provides ongoing formative feedback; takes or recommends disciplinary action as needed.
2. Collaborates with facilities supervisors and FMS divisions to ensure work performed does not interrupt instruction or school/ office operations. Attends to emergencies when necessary following established protocols.
3. Orders necessary supplies following district procurement procedures and maintaining an accurate up-to-date inventory records. Instructs staff on proper procedures for storing, utilizing and documenting inventory. Advises and makes recommendations on cost of service/s for equipment and projects to ensure effective and efficient resource utilization.
4. Supports the effective and efficient operation of the RUSD electronic facility management system, ensuring dashboard metrics reflect best practices and current district needs, ongoing data quality and data utilization to inform decision-making.
5. Coordinates and performs all phases of preventive maintenance on heating, ventilating, electrical, life safety and other building related equipment.
6. Understands, operates, monitors and schedules building managements system (BMS) effectively to ensure both maximum efficiency and occupant comfort.
7. Performs daily monitoring, testing and operation of boilers and related equipment.
8. Plans and directs the staffing, scheduling, inventory, cleaning and maintenance of their assigned building and grounds.
9. Coordinates and assists with the setup of facilities for meetings, classes, conferences, events, etc. and develops alternate cleaning schedules to cover for vacancies internally.
10. Monitors state of building to detect and anticipate issues and problems that may arise and takes corrective action.
11. Submits work orders to correct building mechanical, structural, life safety and support conditions.
12. Performs playground inspections and insure any unsafe conditions are corrected.
13. Requisitions, receives and accounts for equipment, materials and supplies.
14. Maintains adequate inventory levels.
15. Coordinates building snow removal and deicing activities to ensure student, staff and public safety. Cares for lawns and shrubs; cleans sidewalks and driveways.
16. Develops, coordinates and performs summer cleaning activities including summer school and deep cleaning
17. Cleans and sanitizes restrooms/bathrooms; dusts, and wipes furniture; sweep, mop, and/or vacuum floors; washes walls and equipment; empty/clean trash and recycling receptacles; replace light bulbs; refill restroom dispensers.
18. Strips, cleans, buffs and applies floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors, vacuum and shampoo carpets.
19. Uses, maintains and safely operates assigned power equipment and hand tools; buffers, auto scrubbers, extractors, high pressure washers, high speed buffers and vacuums, brooms, mops, and squeegees for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, furniture, etc.
20. Locks and unlocks assigned buildings: secures building when facilities are not in use checking for unlocked doors and windows, reports any unauthorized occupants, turns off lights.
21. Moves furniture, equipment, supplies and tools on an incidental basis; washes accessible interior and exterior windows; cleans blinds; and launders cleaning rags and dust mops.
22. Maintains clean and organized storage areas for tools, cleaning equipment and supplies.
23. Takes classes as required in cleaning methods and techniques, new products, First Aid, CPR, and working relationships.
24. Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
25. Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position and actively supports the RUSD Strategic Plan.

Education and Experience:
1. Associate’s degree in facility management, business administration, structural, mechanical or manufacturing Engineering or a related degree from an accredited college or university, preferred.
2. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
3. Three (3) years’ of increasingly responsible custodial experience preferred.

Licenses and Certifications:

1. Low Pressure Boiler Operator License
2. Blood Borne Pathogen and other RUSD required safety training (lead, asbestos, ALICE, etc.) within 12 months of employment.
3. RUSD supervisory certification within 12 months of employment.

Must have excellent attendance and have no pending disciplinary action on them. If all qualifications are not met, the school district may assist the most qualified applicant with developing a plan for achieving them.

Work Environment:
1. Busy work environment with multiple priorities and frequent interruptions. Work includes a commitment to irregular working hours, when needed.
2. Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person or on the telephone; seeing to read a variety of documents; sitting for extended periods of time; walking; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate office equipment; intermittent bending, stooping or reaching overhead to retrieve or store materials; driving a vehicle to conduct business activities.
3. Primarily an indoor work environment with potential exposure to hazardous materials and construction equipment.
4. Most of the workday is spent walking, standing and lifting.
5. Work with a schedule of activities to perform daily, weekly and at other intervals.
6. Job duties may require working outdoors in adverse weather conditions.

Statement of Supervisor:
Performs a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature. Frequently, the application of multiple, technical activities is employed; therefore, analytical ability and inductive thinking are required. Problem solving involves identification and analysis of diverse issues. Requires regular contacts with internal persons of importance and influence involving considerable tact, discretion and persuasion in obtaining the cooperation of others. Requires the handling of delicate/sensitive relationships and complex situations.

Performs with frequent interruptions and/or distractions. Makes appropriate job decisions following standard operating procedures and best practices. Recognizes an emergency and take appropriate action. Thinks through the consequences of a decision prior to making it. Must have the ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and the public. Complete heavy workload within established time frames. Adjusts priorities quickly as circumstances dictate.

Employee is responsible for taking all steps necessary to protect yourself and others against occupational accidents, injuries, and illnesses. Employee is responsible for ensuring all work performed meets the highest industry standards and is done in compliance with all local, state and federal requirements.

It is the policy of the Racine Unified School District not to discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, marital or parental status, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, or physical, mental, emotional or learning disability in its education programs, admissions policies, and practices, or employment policies as required by Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendment, and Wisconsin Statute.

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