OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under general direction, performs responsible administrative work in planning, organizing, directing, evaluating, managing and directing all phases of a complex program of physical plant operation and maintenance and serves as lead worker of craftsmen and other employees engaged in operating, maintaining and repairing building systems including, but not limited to, the heating, air conditioning, electrical, water, drainage and power systems; recommends procedures and policies necessary to sustain a successful maintenance program; monitors all maintenance contracts for major electrical and physical plant equipment; implements policies in support of operations; develops and directs the implementation of procedures affecting program responsibilities.
ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:
1. Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the operation and maintenance of all mechanical systems in physical plant operation or buildings; reviews program needs, determines necessary program changes; approves the establishment and implementation of operational procedures and workflow; formulates and implements major policies affecting program responsibilities; serves as lead worker to subordinate staff.
Education and Experience
Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of high school. Requires seven years of experience in the operation of a commercial or institutional power plant or as a skilled craftsman in the mechanical or building trades. May require possession of a valid certificate as a Universal Technician under U.S.E.P.A. Section 608 Rules *
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Requires thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and methods used in operating high-pressure coal, gas or oil fired boilers and appurtenances. Requires thorough knowledge of steam engineering, electrical generation and distribution. Requires thorough knowledge of refrigeration and air conditioning apparatus. Requires thorough knowledge of the repair and construction of buildings and equipment. Requires thorough knowledge of the underlying principles of water and sewage treatment. Requires thorough knowledge of the various chemicals used in boiler systems and other closed systems. Requires extensive knowledge of public health regulations and building codes. Requires skill in the use of tools and equipment used for maintaining power equipment. Requires ability to diagnose problems in mechanical, electrical, heating and air conditioning systems. Requires ability to recognize potentially dangerous situations and to make appropriate emergency responses. Requires ability to direct the work of employees engaged in the maintenance of mechanical systems. Requires ability to perform the physical tasks associated with the duties of the class. Requires ability to express complex ideas clearly in both orally and written forms.
* The possession of a valid certificate as a Universal Technician under U.S.E.P.A. Section 608 encompasses positions which perform refrigeration/air-conditioning work that has the possibility of release of chlorofluorocarbons into the atmosphere.
HOURS OF WORK: Rotating Shift
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send resume with cover letter to:
Office of the Attorney General
An Equal Opportunity Employer
The Illinois Attorney General's Office is an equal opportunity employer. The Office considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability.