State of Washington Classified Job Specification
PLANT MANAGER 1
Inspects buildings, grounds, and equipment; determines need for maintenance and repair; assigns work to employees and inspects completed projects; reviews progress and makes reports;
Responsible for operation of facilities such as heating, water distribution, power and light, gas, steam, refrigeration, laundry, and sanitation;
Proposes alterations of existing facilities, including preparation of plans, specifications, and estimates of cost;
Supervises skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled workers in maintenance and repair work;
Requisitions materials, supplies, parts, and tools and maintains control over storage and use;
Analyzes operation and maintenance costs and prepares detailed reports;
Directs fire safety operations and trains subordinates in safety precautions;
Performs other work as required.
Knowledge and Abilities
Knowledge of: construction, maintenance, and repair of buildings, grounds, plumbing and electrical systems, and building fixtures and equipment; materials and supplies used in building and equipment maintenance and construction; preparation of plans and specifications for construction and alteration of buildings; occupational hazards and safety precautions.
Ability to: plan, assign, coordinate, and supervise work of maintenance and operations employees, patients or inmates; plan long-range maintenance program; prepare comprehensive reports.
Two years of supervisory experience in operation and/or maintenance of physical plant in industrial, commercial or public establishment.
Note: Experience supervising and/or directing a crew of at least three inmates in a State correctional institution engaged in the operation and/or maintenance of a physical plant will be considered qualifying supervisory experience as required above.
Class Specification History
Revise class. Revises minimum qualifications; adopted March 14, 1989.
Revise class. Revises minimum qualifications; adopted June 10, 1992.
Revise class. Revises class code (formerly 75700), general revision; adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.