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Operations Manager
 
JOB CODE:108425
 
PAY GRADE:2140
 
SALARY RANGE:$27,282 - $37,765
 
LOCATION OF WORK
Library Board of Control
 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Under the general direction of an employee of a higher classification, performs highly responsible professional and technical work in various departments within the City-Parish. Work involves meeting with contractors, architects and Public Works employees on repair work, renovation or construction projects ensuring the work is being done in a manner consistent with the bid specifications and all state and local codes or ordinances. Work is performed with broad technical discretion, and responsibilities, including the development of safety and security standards and inspecting structural soundness of buildings. An employee in this class may supervise small repair projects and be on twenty-four hour call for situations needing immediate attention. Performs other work as requested.
 
ESSENTIAL WORK TASKS
Develops safety and security standards of library buildings; inspects buildings for structural soundness ensuring building facilities are properly working, reporting problems and recommending appropriate corrective measures. Prepares equipment and construction bid specifications for purchase of various materials for repair work, and renovation of construction projects. Calculates cost estimates for various projects; secures quotations on roofing, plumbing, electrical and mechanical facility problems; repairs and/or supervises the repair of minor building problems. Reviews facility usage, usage forecasts, and other sources of information to develop proposals for construction, modification, maintenance and operations. Consults with architects, contractors and other building professionals on library facility renovation and construction projects; develops alternative designs, proposals and cost estimates. Maintains records and reports on contractors and various projects. Troubleshoots facility problems for the departments. Attends training and appropriate continuing education programs related to facilities management.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of the principles and practices of the electrical trade, construction trade, plumbing trade, and other mechanical trades. Knowledge of the materials, methods, techniques, tools and equipment used in general maintenance, construction activities and design. Knowledge of City-Parish ordinances and codes relative to the construction and alteration of buildings. Knowledge of purchasing methods and procedures. Knowledge of available sources of replacement parts and service assistance. Ability to read and interpret blueprints and building design sketches. Ability to prepare sketches and/or drawings to illustrate construction features. Ability to develop and compare specifications and bids and to tabulate and analyze bids. Ability to detect needed repairs and to repair and/or supervise the repair of minor building problems. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, contractors, architects, engineers, subordinates, and the public. Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent certificate of competency, and four years experience at the journeyman level in one or more of the major building trades, including two years supervisory experience.
 
SUBSTITUTIONS
Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES
None.
 
OTHER JOB ASPECTS
None.
 
NOTE:
The work examples described in this specification are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from job performance requirements if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the job.