Midway ISD Director of Operations
Director of Operations Reports to: Assistant Superintendent Dept./School: Maintenance and Transportation Exemption Status: Exempt Date Revised: 5/25/2023 Primary Purpose: Direct and manage the maintenance and custodial operations of the district. Maintain the physical school plant in a condition of operating excellence so that full educational use may be made at all times. Provide students with a physical learning environment that is safe, clean, attractive, and functional. Direct and manage the transportation and vehicle maintenance program of all districtowned vehicles. Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Transportation Department. Coordinate and oversee all new construction and renovation projects in the district. Ensure compliance with all planning and zoning requirement. Qualifications: Education/Certification: Bachelor’s degree preferred Special Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of energy management Knowledge of vehicle repair and maintenance Knowledge of school plant maintenance, and custodial operations Knowledge of project planning and construction principles Knowledge of mechanical and electrical design and installation Knowledge of health and safety regulations Knowledge of building codes, zoning ordinance, and the inspection certification process Ability to read blueprints and schematics Ability to conduct on-site inspections of all district facilities Ability to manage budget Ability to manage personnel Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Experience: Experience in maintenance operations of a large plant, building, or school Experience in construction project management, architectural, or engineering experience Experience in supervision of personnel Major Responsibilities and Duties: Facility Responsibilities and Repair 1. Develop and maintain written departmental procedures for maintenance, repair, and operations of all district buildings and equipment. 2. Prepare plans and specifications for contracted repair work and site improvement for submissions to purchasing department for bids. 3. Serve as liaison to architects, engineers, and consultants to develop, review and finalize project plans, drawings, schematics, and specifications. Coordinate and conduct project development and construction progress. 4. Work with city, county, state, and federal officials to ensure conformity with codes and ordinances regulating district construction projects. 5. Develop and maintain construction progress schedules. 6. Conduct on-site inspection of construction projects to ensure conformance with construction documents, programs and needs. 7. Inspect existing facilities and make recommendations for improvements as needed and establish and recommend priorities for repair projects. 8. Expedite documentation and completion of punch-list items and coordinate transition of building operation from general contractor to district upon acceptance of a facility. 9. Track warranty expiration dates and make final warranty check prior to end of warranty periods. Oversee warranty correction work. 10. Participate in the prequalification of approval process for architects, engineers, and contactors. 11. Consult faculty, administrative staff, and community to determine program-driven design needs. Policy, Reports, and Law 12. Complete periodic reports of construction project progress and make presentations to the board. 13. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required including coordinating the storage and handling of construction documents. Budget and Inventory 14. Plan and direct inventory and stock control program for equipment and supplies. 15. Recommend and oversee disposal of obsolete equipment and purchase replacement equipment when necessary. 16. Initiate purchase orders and bids in accordance with budgetary limitations and district policies. 17. Estimate cost of construction and repair projects, including labor, materials, and other related costs and assist with the preparation of bidding documents, including notice and instructions to bidders, drawings, and specifications. 18. Assist with the evaluation of formal bids and provide input into recommendations for the awarding of contracts for school board approval. 19. Review and authorize requests for payment from contractor(s) and designer(s). 20. Ensure that programs are cost-effective and funds are managed wisely. Safety 21. Maintain safety standards in conformance with federal, state, and insurance regulations. Other Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervise and evaluate performance of the Maintenance Coordinator, the Transportation Coordinator, Custodial Coordinator, and department secretary. Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals, district vehicle Posture: Moderate standing; occasional kneeling, squatting, bending, and stooping Motion: Repetitive hand motions, frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); may lift and move books and classroom equipment Environment: May work prolonged or irregular hours; occasional districtwide and statewide travel Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.
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