Superintendent of Facilities Management

City of Newport   Newport, RI   Full-time     Management
Posted on May 11, 2023
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We are seeking an independent & experienced manager to develop & oversee programs to ensure proper maintenance/safety of all City/School owned buildings promoting efficiency & longevity of facilities.

Salary Range: $37.08-$52.82 hourly. 

Experience: 5 – 10 years experience in facilities management and budgetary skills required.

Duties Include:

  • Develops & maintains a multi-year capital improvement plan & maintenance program for all municipal & school facilities; oversees execution of approved projects & implements a system to prioritize maintenance projects.
  • Oversees all municipal & school construction projects, including any approved new school or repair projects. Attends evening meetings related to any general government or school construction projects.
  • Oversees properties owned by the municipality but leased to private entities; manages the disposition of such properties whether by lease or sale.
  • Assumes responsibility for the comprehensive overall planning & scheduling & monitoring of maintenance & repair requirements of municipal & school buildings.
  • Establishes appropriate preventive maintenance plans & schedules, security systems & procedures, & custodial requirements for each building & installation.
  • Develops data regarding building maintenance costs, energy utilization, & more to facilitate informed budgeting & decision-making regarding operations.
  • Directs the maintenance of all buildings as to cleanliness & safety.
  • Tours buildings & meets regularly with city & school personnel to ensure service level is adequate.
  • Ensures that standards consistent with all applicable laws are maintained at a minimum; establishes environmental compliance programs in accordance local, state & federal environmental compliance regulations.
  • Determines & establishes detailed bid & quote specifications pertaining to purchase of supplies, materials, equipment, & contract work; oversees the acquisition, storage & issuance of all custodian & maintenance materials, supplies & equipment.
  • Responsible for the purchase, utilization & control of all forms of energy used in municipal & school buildings.

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