Entry-Level Maintenance Foreman

    State of Indiana
    Plainfield, IN
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    Work for Indiana

    Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana's communities every day.

    About the Indiana Department of Correction:

    We promote public safety by providing meaningful, effective opportunities for successful re-entry. As the model of best correctional practices, we strive to return productive citizens to our communities and inspire a culture of accountability, integrity and professionalism.

    Salary Information:

    This role traditionally hires at a base salary of $34,398.

    About the Job:

    As the Maintenance Foreman, you will be responsible for preventative maintenance and/or maintenance repair work in a state facility. This individual supervises a crew of maintenance workers following general instructions and standard practices of the trade.

    A Day in the Life:

    The essential functions of this role are as follows:
    • Oversees and participates in alterations, repairs and general maintenance of state facilities.
    • Prepares detailed estimates of new or repair projects.
    • Arranges for acquisition and transport of materials and equipment to job site.
    • Checks materials to determine if they meet specifications.
    • Inspects maintenance projects to ensure repair work is being properly completed.
    • Supervises and coordinates maintenance work crews in assigned work.
    • Provides on-the-job training for unique or special jobs as needed.
    • Ensures that all safety standards and precautions are followed by all subordinate workers.
    • Maintains work order log, keeps time records of crew and submits time reports.
    • Amends work plans as needed to efficiently complete projects.
    • Writes procedural manuals as needed.
    The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

    What We're Looking For:
    • Thorough knowledge of standard practices, processes, materials and procedures and the ability to use tools and equipment of the various trades such as carpentry, plumbing and electrical.
    • Thorough knowledge of IOSHA regulations.
    • Thorough knowledge of qualities and adaptabilities of various materials used in the repair of maintenance projects.
    What You'll Need for Success:
    • Ability to plan, layout and estimate proposed projects in terms of equipment, man hours and costs.
    • Ability to layout, assign, schedule and supervise the work of skilled maintenance workers.
    • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.
    Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

    This role may serve as a team lead for an assigned work group.

    This role provides supervision for offenders and requires a high level of judgment and care.

    Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

    The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:
    • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
    • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
    • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
    • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
    • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
    • Group life insurance
    • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
    • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
    • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
    • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
    • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
    • New Parent Leave
    Equal Employment Opportunity:

    The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    Posting ID: 558410133Posted: 2020-05-22