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Director of Maintenance (Nonprofit)
New York, NY 10035
Recruited by: Odyssey House, Inc. | Recruiter | Odyssey House, Inc. See all my Jobs

  • Hiring Company: Odyssey House, Inc.
  • Industry: Nonprofit
  • Compensation: Salary: 70K to 90K
  • Expires: Aug 10, 2021
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Job Description

The primary purpose is to supervise, coordinate, and perform the activities of the maintenance department to ensure all Odyssey House facilities are maintained in good repair and all systems are in compliance with applicable safety and fire regulations and federal, state, and local building codes to ensure a safe, comfortable environment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to adherence to the following:
1. Acts as a consultant and advisor to the Program Directors and Deputy Directors of Operations.
2. Ensures compliance with governmental regulations including fire, safety, and quality of life standards.
3. Has oversight responsibilities for the work performed by maintenance staff workers of all facilities who report to either a Facility Director or Deputy Director of Operations.
4. Documented monthly supervision and evaluation of Maintenance personnel
5. Acts as liaison to private vendors and contractors.
6. Maintains current disaster/emergency response plans for each facility.
7. Approves and processes purchase orders for all maintenance related supplies and equipment in accordance to procedures set forth by the Purchasing Department and keeping within budget restraints.
8. Reviews and prioritizes all maintenance work performed at each facility and assigns tasks to the appropriate staff member for the assignment based on skills, priority, feasibility, availability of staff person.
9. Assure that all facilities remain compliant with fire safety standards.
10. Reviews annual preventative maintenance vendor contracts to determine compliance and recommend adjustment as needed.
11. Addresses building code violations, takes corrective action as needed.
12. Consults with Senior Clinical Managers to assure that facilities meet all health and safety standards.
13. Conduct monthly Maintenance Staff meetings
14. Ensures each facility is inspected at scheduled intervals, and ensures any noted deficiencies at the time of inspection are rectified in accordance with Odyssey House maintenance standards and procedures.
15. Maintains records regarding all of the above activities.
16. Prepares and presents a monthly report as requested by the Chief Operating Officer.
17. Develops and recommends operations policy within the Operations Department.
18. Develops specific short-term and long-term plans, together with supporting budget requests and financial estimates, capital improvement plan.
19. Identifies training needs, initiates development of subordinates, and recommends effective personnel action.
20. Keeps employees informed as to department plans and progress.
21. Works with managers at facilities to identify the needs of repairs/equipment
22. Prepare and present minor maintenance projects to OASAS, capital project division for approval.
23. Research and identify cost savings for utilities used throughout the buildings.
24. Assists the purchasing department in negotiating contracts with vendors.
25. Supervising and coordinating the work of contractors.
26. Calculate and compare costs for required goods or service.
27. Ensure that the buildings meet health and safety requirements and that facilities comply with regulations OSHA, DOH, OASAS, etc.
28. Plan best allocation and utilization of space and resources for the buildings, or re-organizing current space.
29. Review agreed work done by contractors/vendors has been completed satisfactorily and follow up on any deficiencies.
30. Respond appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise.
31. Supervise maintenance personnel.
32. Provides leadership and direction for all facilities’ maintenance issues.

Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in the field of building maintenance and or construction.
High School Diploma or equivalent required, college preferred, certification in project management or equivalent. Related experience including experience in managing a comprehensive facilities and maintenance organization to include construction. Knowledge and understanding of computerized facility management systems, applications, and tools. Requires 24 hour on-call access.

Blueprint reading
Knowledge of NYC building code
Knowledge of DOH sanitary code
Proficient in Microsoft office applications
Proficient in project management software applications

Leadership Qualities
Good communication skills (oral & written)