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Openings >> First Class Engineer- Custodian - 2020-2021 School Year
First Class Engineer- Custodian - 2020-2021 School Year
Summary
Title:First Class Engineer- Custodian - 2020-2021 School Year
ID:5009
Department:Plant Services and School Planning
Location:School Location
Division:Civil Service
Description
BUFFALO BOARD OF EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
ROOM 720 CITY HALL
BUFFALO, NEW YORK 14204

 

CONTINUOUS POSTING                                                                                                    2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR 

 
BUFFALO BOARD OF EDUCATION VACANCY
 
Civil Service Residency Requirements will apply
 
 
 
POSITION:                  First Class Engineer - Custodian - Provisional/Temporary/Substitutes
 
SALARY:                      $36,566 - $42,645
 
LOCATION:                 Plant Operations - various school locations
 
APPLICATION:  CANDIDATES FOR THIS POSITION SHOULD COMPLETE AN APPLICATION AVAILABLE ONLINE AT www.buffaloschools.org
Applications successfully received will generate a confirmation email to the account listed on the application. If you do not receive a confirmation email, we cannot guarantee that your application was received. You must submit an application until you receive a confirmation email.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

An incumbent to a position in this class has responsible charge of the operation, grounds maintenance and custodial work of a school building.  This is an important engineering-custodial position involving responsibility for the efficient and economical maintenance of a school plant within the amount of funds appropriated by the Board of Education.  It entails a high degree of responsibility for the selection of adequate personnel to efficiently maintain the building, supervise operation of a power plant and direct the work of a number of power plant and custodial employees.  This position differs from the Chief Engineer-Custodian in that the latter is responsible for a power plant of unlimited horsepower whereas the First Class Engineer-Custodian is responsible for a power plant up to l50 horsepower.  Supervision is received from higher-level personnel in the Plant Division.  The incumbent exercises supervision over stationary engineers, custodial staff and employees assigned to the First Class Engineer-Custodian.

 

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES

  • Plans and directs the work of subordinate employees in the operation and maintenance of boilers, pumps, steam and water piping and other electrical and mechanical equipment in the heating plant;
  • Directs, plans and may participate in the operation of boiler and HVAC equipment, preventive maintenance programs, the cleaning of buildings and maintenance of grounds;
  • Prepares and administers the annual budget for facility relating to plant operations including salaries and payroll, equipment and supplies, and cost of services;
  • Requisitions, receives and accounts for equipment, materials and supplies;
    • -maintains inventory and cost records and budget data;
  • Requisitions repairs for building equipment and maintains records of same;
  • Keeps time records and prepares payroll for employees employed by the First Class Engineer-Custodian;
    • -maintains various records concerning salaries, deductions, etc.;
  • Operates a personal computer or computer terminal using application programs;
  • Receives and handles a variety of requests and complaints from the school principals and/or teachers;
  • Authorizes and if necessary supervises the maintenance and repair work to school heating plant equipment;
  • Monitors and inspects work performed by private contractors to make certain work conforms in accordance with plans and specifications;
  • Performs related work as required.
 
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
 

 
  • Thorough knowledge of the construction, operation and maintenance of a power plant up to l50 horsepower and auxiliary equipment;
  • Thorough knowledge of building cleaning and maintenance tasks, practices, supplies and equipment;
  • Good knowledge of the costs and standards in relation to custodial operations;
  • Good knowledge of the tools, terminology and practices of one or more of the skilled trades;
  • Working knowledge of budget, payroll and bookkeeping procedures and office practices;
  • Ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of employees;
  • Ability to maintain complete and accurate records;
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to operate a personal computer or computer terminal using application programs;
  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Open Competitive


(A) Thirty (30) credits hours from an accredit college or university and three years of full-time stationary engineering experience, one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity where work involves the operation and maintenance of a building or plant, including heating, plumbing, electrical, and janitorial;

OR

(B)  Graduation from High School, GED or Equivalency Diploma and five years of full-time stationary engineering experience, one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity where work involves the operation and maintenance of a building or plant, including heating, plumbing, electrical, and janitorial;
 

OR

(C)  An equivalent combination within the limits of A and B.
 

 

Special Requirement

  1. Possession of a First Class Stationary Engineers License issued by the City of Buffalo which must be presented at time of filing application and maintain during employment.
     
  2. Possession of a current New York State Driver’s License which must be presented at time of filing application and maintain during employment.



 
APPROVED:
 

Ms. Jamie Warren

Associate Superintendent for Human Resources
 

This opening is closed and is no longer accepting applications

 






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