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Facilities Maintenance Superintendent (Building Automation)

SALARY: $61,866.27 - $98,737.81 Annually
OPENING DATE: 02/13/20
CLOSING DATE: Open until a sufficient number of applications has been received.


The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for Facilities Maintenance Superintendent (BUILDING AUTOMATION).


The Facilities Maintenance Superintendent (Building Automation) will identify opportunities to improve the operation, maintenance, or energy efficiency of buildings or process-based systems, and will educate and make energy and equipment saving recommendations to customers. The successful candidate will possess strong knowledge in the repair and maintenance of HVAC, lighting, and electrical systems, and the interrelationships between such systems. The incumbent will evaluate energy consumption data for buildings, mechanical systems, electrical systems and process-based systems, to ensure compliance with agency objectives and drive performance improvements. Microsoft Excel and database management skills are required.

The Broward County Public Works Department, Facilities Management Division, provides program and administrative management of the maintenance and repairs, roads and grounds, utilities, minor renovations and capital maintenance, cleaning, paid parking, security and real property management of all County facilities and properties.

In accordance with Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI)/Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) security policies, the FBI/FDLE Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Access Security Policy requires that all criminal justice agencies (including Broward Sheriff's Office, State Attorney's Office, and Medical Examiner's Office) have documentation of enhanced background screening on file for all personnel who may conduct any type of unescorted work or duties within any location that Criminal Justice Information (CJI) is housed (i.e., any type of computer or computer system/network with direct access to CJI).

Therefore, this FACILITIES MAINTENANCE SUPERINTENDENT (Building Automation) position may require: (1) state of residency and (2) passing and maintaining a Level 2 Background Screening.

General Description

Responsible administrative, supervisory and technical duties administering maintenance programs.

Works independently, under limited supervision, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Requires ten (10) years of technical experience in building maintenance and construction including one (1) year of lead work/supervisory experience.

Special Certifications and Licenses


  • Associate's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field.
  • Licensed General Contractor
  • Licensed Mechanical Contractor
  • Licensed Electrician Journeyman
  • Licensed Mechanical Journeyman
  • 5 + years of experience in project management
  • 5 + years of experience with building automation
  • 5 + years of experience with contract management
  • 5 + Years HVAC and electrical repair and maintenance experience


The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.

  • Manages and supervises the maintenance, repair, and remodeling/renovations of agency buildings, facilities, amenities, infrastructure, grounds and natural areas.
  • Interacts with customers, contractors, other facilities staff and other County agencies about maintenance and/or personnel issues; visits and inspects facilities in portfolio to monitor the condition of the property and gauge the performance of the staff assigned to maintain that facility.
  • Reviews compliance and exception reports and undertakes appropriate action based on the data; manages capital improvement and maintenance projects, either directly or through subordinates; identifies, budgets and submits new projects for each fiscal year.
  • Conducts and attends staff meetings, project coordination meetings, construction meetings, scheduling meetings, vendor meetings and customer meetings.
  • Reviews work management data to ensure compliance with agency objectives and drive performance improvements.
  • Responds to facilities emergencies and deploys appropriate resources and resolves facilities operational problems; develops, administers and evaluates a comprehensive preventive maintenance program; recommends building repairs and improvements, estimates time, labor and materials required, maintains records, prepares and submits reports, inspects and approves supplies.
  • Extracts data, from various computer programs, to produce reports, evaluate and assess work production/time lines and budget expenditures.
  • Consults with executive administration and agency administrations to ensure policies adhere to local and federal regulations, insurance requirements and legalities; designs, deploys, and maintains security and life-safety capabilities to meet the County's facility security and risk-based goals.
  • Ensures that assigned projects are properly resourced to successfully provide the contracted services; reviews and coordinates the work of professional and administrative personnel engaged in the direct delivery of security and life-safety services; reviews, recommends, selects, and approves security and life-safety equipment installation in new construction and equipment modification in upgrades.
  • Develops and supervises a comprehensive preventive maintenance program for security equipment.
  • Reviews contracts to provide input on their creation or to determine contractor compliance. Reviews lease agreements, codes or guidelines.
  • Engages in human resources activities: trains staff, conducts performance evaluations, reviews subordinates' performance evaluations of their employees, ranks applicants, participates in interviews, and undertakes corrective counseling, termination and disciplinary recommendations, reviews documents, some of which require approval: time cards, leave requests, mileage reimbursements, purchase requisitions, purchasing card transmittal forms, and capital project justification forms.
  • Coordinates specialized repairs or improvements with contractors and vendors; reviews construction plans, inspects and approves work performed.
  • Performs related work as assigned.


Physical Demands

Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs light work that involves walking or standing most of the time and involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, or skill, adeptness and speed in the use of fingers, hands or limbs on repetitive operation of electronic office equipment within moderate tolerances or limits of accuracy.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)

Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

Involves routine and frequent exposure to traffic; moving machinery.


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance

Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the Professional Standards/Human Rights Section.

Emergency Management Responsibilities

Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

County-wide Employee Responsibilities

All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.

All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.