AC Transit is currently hiring for a Facilities Maintenance Supervisor in our Maintenance department. Under general direction of the Facilities Maintenance Manager, using moderate skills for this series, plans and directs the maintenance and repair of assigned District facilities, physical plant, and equipment; supervises lower level employees in such activities; performs other related duties as required.
This is an excellent opportunity to work for the largest bus agency in California. In addition to working with some of the best in the business, AC Transit also has an excellent benefits package that includes pension, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending and a 457 savings plan.
• Plans, schedules, supervises, and inspects the work of subordinate staff engaged in the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of District facilities and facility equipment; and in the maintenance and routine upkeep of buildings and grounds, including building interiors, pedestrian walks, and vehicle parking areas; • Supervises and manages assigned staff, including assisting in the selection of employees, providing for their training and development, and being responsible for staff morale, productivity and recommending discipline; • Creates maintenance schedules and establishes job priorities; • Inspects repair and maintenance work in progress and on completion to ensure conformance with standard maintenance and repair procedures, and state, county, and local building codes; • Inspects equipment, machinery, and tools to ensure such items are clean and in good operating condition; • Plans and directs a continuous facilities preventive maintenance program; • Prepares and administers facilities maintenance program budget for assigned facilities; • Acts as liaison between the District and building contractors, building and electrical inspectors and utility companies; • Coordinates with other supervisory maintenance personnel relative to ongoing development and refinement of preventive maintenance programs; • Orders equipment and supplies to support facilities maintenance activities; • Supervises the entry and update of work order and defect information into a computerized maintenance system; • Uses computers and appropriate software to carry out functions, including generating preventive maintenance schedules, parts lists, and other management and control reports; • Investigates complaints concerning the maintenance and repair of assigned facilities; • Maintains library of building and construction blueprints; electrical, mechanical and plumbing blueprints and schematics; equipment servicing schedules and warranties; and related information.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Training: Equivalent to completion of the 12th grade, and two years certified or trade school training in building trades (carpentry, electrical, plumbing, heating and air conditioning), including a course in reading and drawing blueprints and diagrams.
Experience: A minimum of five years progressively responsible experience in plant or facility maintenance, including two years of supervisory/lead experience.
Highly Desirable: Strong technical knowledge of building maintenance of different systems; understanding of budgeting and performance management; 2 years of increasingly responsible facility maintenance experience including some lead supervisory experience; 2 years (60) units of college level coursework in business, management, engineering, or related field; Janitorial supervision experience; Construction Supervision/Foreman experience; Facility Management certificates (i.e. FMP, SFP, etc.); FEMA NIMS training certificates.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: THIS POSITION IS A UNION POSITION, REPRESENTED BY AFSCME
The Selection Process: The Human Resources department must receive a completed online application by the filling date. If this recruitment is "Continuous," it may be closed at any time without notice. Applications will be screened for job related qualifications, and those candidates who best meeting the qualifications listed on this Job Announcement will be invited to participate in an examination process that may include written, oral and/or performance segments. Current District employees must have satisfactory attendance and performance records. Finalists will be placed on an Eligibility List. When filling vacancies, the Human Resources Department will refer the top candidates to the hiring department for final screening and recommendation.
Vaccination Requirement for Candidates Seeking Employment: Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District has implemented a requirement that requires all candidates for District employment to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including variants, prior to being employed by the District, subject to limited exceptions. AC Transit adopted this vaccination policy as an emergency public health response to mitigate the negative public health consequences associated with increased incidence and test positivity rates and the prevalence of new virus variants, including increased hospitalizations, intensive care unit admissions, and deaths.
As such, candidates seeking District employment will be required to: (1) be fully vaccinated (two weeks after completion of the entire recommended COVID-19 vaccination series) and (2) submit a copy of their COVID-19 vaccination card prior to their start date, unless a reasonable accommodation request for a medical or religious exemption has been approved.
Benefits: The transit professionals who call AC Transit home represent the rich cultural diversity of the Bay Area. For more than 60 years, we have been an equal opportunity employer honoring religion, ethnic background, national origin, gender, gender expression, genetic information, disabilities, age, and veteran status. We are not only an inclusive employer but also offer a comprehensive benefits package rooted in choice, flexibility, and affordability. Most Benefits are effective the first of the month following your hire date. Employees and eligible dependents have access to the following benefits*: • Medical - Choice of two Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs): Kaiser Permanente and Health Net. $10.00 office visit co-pays; $5.00 - $35.00 prescription co-pays. • Dental – MetLife Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) $50 annual deductible per person/$150 per family; $3,000 per person annual maximum; preventative care covered at 100%; basic and major care covered at 90%; $4,000 lifetime maximum orthodontia covered at 50%. • Vision - Vision Service Plan - $10.00 copay; eligible for an exam, lenses, frames or contact lenses every 12 months – based on the last date of service. $200 frame allowance or $120 allowance for contact lenses. • Employer paid Basic Life Insurance • Employee paid Voluntary Term Life Insurance • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) • Retirement – employees automatically participate in a lifetime defined benefit plan and have the option to contribute to a 457 deferred compensation plan via payroll deductions. All employees hired on or after January 1, 2016 may be in the District's Tier II pension plan covered by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA). As such, employee may be required to contribute a small portion of annual income towards the cost of the pension. • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health Care, Dependent Care, Parking, Transit • AC Transit contributes up to $50.00/month towards an employee's FSA Transit costs • Free AC Transit Bus Pass • Federal Credit Union • Vacation and Sick Leave or Personal Time Off • Nine (9) paid holidays; 2 paid floating holidays; 1 paid birthday holiday • Tuition Reimbursement – up to $2500 per fiscal year on approved courses • Wellness Program
*AC Transit benefits are negotiated and subject to change based on collective bargaining agreements.
Pension: All AC Transit employees participate in a lifetime defined benefit pension. All employees hired on or after January 1, 2016, may be in the District's Tier II pension plan covered by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA). As such, he/she may be required to contribute a small portion of annual income towards the cost of his/hers District pension.
ADA Compliant and Drug Free Workplace: The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you have a need for an accommodation, please call Human Resources at (510) 891-4783.
The Alameda Contra Costa Transit District has established the goal of a 100 percent drug and alcohol-free workplace. Applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment and those in safety sensitive positions will be subject to further drug and alcohol testing through their period of employment, including random drug and alcohol testing.
In accordance with federal requirements, all job applicants selected for appointments in a safety sensitive position are subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. A final job applicant will be tested for five prohibited drugs: Cocaine, PCP, Amphetamines, Marijuana and Opiates. During employment, employees holding safety sensitive positions are subject to random, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, return-to-duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing. Additionally, in the event of an absence of more than 90 days from a safety sensitive position, pre-employment drug testing will be performed.