CITY OF OVERLAND PARK - POSITION DESCRIPTION
JOB SUMMARY STATEMENT: The position of Crew Leader Construction & Improvements acts as a lead person on remodel and facility improvement projects. Instruct and direct Facility personnel to complete demolition, framing, drywall, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, flooring, furniture, moves, clean up, etc. required to modify and update City facilities. Work with Facilities Supervisor estimating, planning, and coordinating remodel and improvement projects.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Acts as lead person on construction, remodel and improvement projects in City facilities.
Instructs and directs facility workers in demolition, framing, carpentry, electrical, painting, plumbing, clean up, etc. to expedite facility improvement projects.
Assists in the planning, estimating and coordination of planning and scheduling facility improvement projects.
Maintains necessary records of project specifications, paint charts, plans, etc.
Oversees facilities workers in daily job directions and scheduling assignments to complete HD requests and other improvement projects.
Performs routine inspections of building envelope, grounds and interior to ensure watertight and sound building structure.
Inspects buildings and systems for proper operation. Checks mechanical systems, electrical and lighting systems, plumbing, and life safety systems daily. Makes necessary repairs and adjustments as needed.
Assists in overseeing and coordinating outside contractors when required.
Responsible for safety on projects including barricades, signage, scheduling and notification. Proper usage of PPE and oversees safe work habits.
General understanding of building codes and proper construction methods. Ability to read blueprints and interpret building plans and specifications.
Assists in emergency operations, including snow removal and other City emergencies, as required.
Ability to perform duties that require independent judgement to assess facts and draw conclusions.
Ability to manage daily activities, schedules, routine tasks along with larger projects or scheduled improvements and emergencies as they may occur.
Manages schedules and timelines of construction/improvement projects to ensure they are on schedule and budget.
Maintaining project schedules as problems arise, lead times on materials, changes in plans, etc.
The employee must work the days and hours necessary to perform all assigned responsibilities and tasks. Must be available (especially during regular business hours or shifts) to communicate with subordinates, supervisors, customers, vendors and any other persons or organization with whom interaction is required to accomplish work and employer goals.
The employee must be punctual and timely in meeting all requirements of performance, including, but not limited to, attendance standards and work deadlines; beginning and ending assignments on time; and scheduled work breaks, where applicable.
EDUCATION & SPECIAL LICENSE(S)/CERTIFICATIONS:
Basic education, High school diploma or equivalent. Associate's Degree in Construction Management is preferred.
Possession of an appropriate, valid driver's license.
Must maintain an insurable driving record.
Employees hired on or after May 12, 2008, must have or obtain a commercial driver's license (CDL) within 12 months of employment with the City.
Three to five years of general maintenance experience with knowledge in the following trades: Construction, HVAC; plumbing and electrical; and carpentry; or an equivalent level of experience.
Safely and effectively operate a wide range of shop hand and power tools.
Ability to operate necessary office equipment, including phone, computer, printer, copier, fax and related equipment.
Working knowledge of required tools, specifically: screw drivers, tape measures, pliers, wrenches, hammers, benders, drills, saws, grinders, vacuums, sewer machine, generators, etc.
Ability to work independently.
Good listening skills.
Good organizational skills.
Working knowledge of necessary trades.
Ability to prioritize work projects.
Ability to understand laws, statutes and ordinances impacting the public buildings division
Ability to estimate equipment and supply usage and order replacements based on need and use.
Ability to use judgement, tact and diplomacy when dealing with co-workers, other city employees and outside contractors.
Ability to analyze situations and recommend an appropriate action plan.
Ability to read and comprehend technical manuals that relates to equipment usage and mechanical components.
Ability to read and understand building plans and specifications.
Ability to train and guide others.
Alpha and numeric recognition.
Ability to analyze safety situations.
Ability to work under distracting conditions.
Hand and eye coordination adequate to safely operate hand and power tools appropriate for the job.
Mobility to travel to all City facilities.
Ability to visually inspect work sites.
Ability to communicate work assignments to appropriate personnel.
Ability to distinguish colors.
Ability to distinguish smells.
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
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