Classified/Competitive 
Class Code Pay Plan Class Title Eff.Date
6294  TC - 28 PLANT FACILITIES ENGINEER 1  Nov 29, 2013
6277  MP - 63 PLANT FACILITIES ENGINEER 1  (MANAGERIAL) Nov 29, 2013
PURPOSE OF CLASS:
This class is accountable for directing physical plant operations in one of the following ways:
1.
As chief assistant to a Plant Facilities Engineer 2 at a major state institution,* assists with the direction of the physical plant.
2.
As chief physical plant employee at a large State institution *or a major geographic region, is in complete charge of the total physical plant including:
A. All operational maintenance, repairs and alterations;
B. Plant utilities including heating, power generation and wastewater treatment;
C. Complete grounds and equipment maintenance;
D. Administration of repairs and contracts pertaining to facilities maintenance;
E. Code compliance for fire safety and environmental conditions.
GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE:
At a large State institution or region, functions in a managerial/directorial capacity with broad responsibility for technical plant engineering problems. Major emphasis of the work is on directing and coordinating the functions of building maintenance and distributing manpower and material resources to provide for preventive, operational, and emergency plant maintenance.
At a major State institution, assists the Plant Facilities Engineer 2 in the management and direction duties.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Receives administrative or executive direction from Plant Facilities Engineer 2 or other employee of higher grade.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
Directs employees in each of the following categories: Levels A, B and C, at a major state institution, possibly subordinate classes in Level D *or a combination of the above and contractual services to provide the services required.

*See Addendum
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Directs the staff and operations of the physical plant; coordinates, plans and manages physical plant activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in the development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; prepares or assists in the preparation of the physical plant budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of the physical plant who might impact on program activities; develops and maintains large-scale preventive maintenance programs; writes specifications and draws plans for minor capital improvement projects; develops specifications for and requisitions maintenance equipment and supplies; may serve as safety officer, OSHA compliance officer, energy coordinator and/or fire officer in accordance with agency needs; may develop and administer security programs, including training of security personnel; may administer housekeeping operations; responds to emergencies on a 24-hour basis; performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in the maintenance, operation and repair of buildings and all utilities, services and equipment; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant State and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of materials and methods of building construction; knowledge of preventive maintenance techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications; ability to plan, supervise and inspect building repair and maintenance work; ability to utilize computer software.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
General Experience:
Eight (8) years of technical experience in the maintenance and repair of large buildings and utility services.
Note:
Experience performing technical duties within the maintenance trade area on a military base, aircraft carrier or large compound may be substituted for the General Experience on a year for year basis.
Special Experience:
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a first-line supervisory capacity responsible for the direction of a large crew of trades workers, contractors or similar highly skilled maintenance specialists above the apprenticeship level.
Note:
For State Employees this is interpreted at or above the level of Maintenance Supervisor 2.
Substitution Allowed:
College training in architecture, mechanical or electrical engineering or a related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.
WORKING CONDITIONS:
Incumbents may be exposed to some risk of injury from equipment when inspecting jobs.

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Plant Facilities Engineer 1 in Salary Groups TC 28/MP 63 approved effective October 12, 2007. (2013 SCOPE Review)

6294A 11/29/13 cm
CC Final#  Occup. Group Bargaining Unit EEO
6294  1922  (16)-Labor-Trades, Laundry
(06)-SERVICE/MAINT (NP-2)
(8)-Service Maintenance
6277  1922  (16)-Labor-Trades, Laundry
(02)-MANAGERIAL
(8)-Service Maintenance

ADDENDUM


DEFINITION OF INSTITUTION TYPE

MAJOR STATE INSTITUTION:

Encompasses a wide variety of large trade shops and very complex building utilities (power plant, wastewater treatment plant, etc.) Staff is large (usually 51-150 workers) and highly skilled. There is a heavy layer (usually 10-20) of subordinate administrative/supervisory personnel (Level D) and crewleaders and supervisors (Level C). Buildings are spread over a large area and provide a variety of services (e.g., cafeterias, auditoriums, armories, residence halls, administration buildings, classrooms, gymnasiums, hospitals, etc.).

LARGE STATE INSTITUTION:

Encompasses a wide variety of trade shops and complex building utilities (wastewater treatment plant, power plant, etc.). Staff size is moderate (usually 26-50) and is highly skilled. There is a layer (usually 4-10) of subordinate crewleaders and supervisors (Level C). Buildings are spread over a large area and provide a variety of services (e.g., cafeteria, auditoriums, residence halls, administration buildings, classrooms, gymnasiums, hospitals, etc.).

MODERATE-SIZED STATE INSTITUTION:

Encompasses a variety of small trade shops and basic building utilities (power plant and possibly a small wastewater treatment plant). Staff is small to moderate (usually 15-25) and is primarily skilled/semiskilled with a core of highly skilled workers. There is a thin layer (usually 1-3) of subordinate crewleaders and supervisors (Level C). Buildings are spread out and provide a variety of services (e.g., cafeterias, gymnasiums, auditoriums, residence halls, administration buildings, classrooms, hospitals, etc.).

SCALE FOR LEVEL OF SUPERVISION

LEVEL A - SEMI-SKILLED AND SKILLED WORKERS

EXAMPLES: Maintainer, Skilled Maintainer, Custodian, Boiler Tender

LEVEL B - HIGHLY SKILLED WORKERS WITH SOME POSSIBLE ON-LINE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

EXAMPLES: General Trades Worker, Qualified Craft Worker, Water Systems Operator, Wastewater Treatment Technician, Stationary Engineer

LEVEL C - CREWLEADERS AND SUPERVISORS

EXAMPLES: Maintenance Supervisor 1 and 2; Lead Stationary Engineer; Supervising Stationary Engineer; Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor 1 and 2; Building Superintendent 1, 2, and 3, Lead Custodian, Supervising Custodian

LEVEL D - MANAGERIAL/DIRECTOR

EXAMPLES: Building Maintenance Supervisor, Plant Facilities Engineer 1 and 2