Salary: Up to $26,759.11
Posting Closing Date: 08/18/2017
Real Estate Development & Management
State of Florida Department of Management Services
This position is located in Tallahassee
The Florida Department of Management Services (DMS) is a customer-oriented agency responsible for managing various business-related functions throughout state government. Under the direction of Governor Rick Scott and DMS’ Executive Leadership Team, the agency oversees the real estate, procurement, human resources, group insurance, retirement, telecommunications, private prisons, and fleet and federal property assistance programs utilized throughout Florida’s state government. The Department of Management Services is relied upon to establish, maintain and improve the business processes used by state employees to create a better, not bigger government. The Department of Management Services facilitates the delivery of these programs and services and provides tools and training to bolster the efficiency and effectiveness of the state’s workforce. It is against this backdrop that DMS strives to demonstrate its motto, “We serve those who serve Florida.” Under the leadership of DMS Secretary Erin Rock, DMS’ employees embody four pillars on a daily basis: establishing a process-oriented mindset; challenging the status quo; creating efficiencies; and respecting state employees.
This position is highly responsible work, performing a variety of maintenance and repair functions to the heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) and mechanical systems in the Capitol Complex, and as required any other state facilities managed by the Department of Management Services throughout the state of Florida. Such duties and responsibilities require the incumbent to accomplish tasks related to refrigeration, plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems.
Incumbent works as part of a team and independently to perform the following duties that include but are not limited to:
Inspection, operation and repair of various types of mechanical equipment such as: pumps, electrical motors, AHUs, VFDs, VAVs, boilers, water heaters, chillers, fans, ducts, hydraulic systems, hydronic systems.
- Perform chemical water analysis on boiler water as required by boiler manufacturer.
- Operate boilers in accordance with standard operating procedures and boiler manufacturer requirements.
- Manually operate mechanical systems to maintain occupant comfort and building safety in the event of Building Automation System (BAS) failure.
- Inspect gauge readings to determine proper mechanical equipment operation.
- Fabricate and install metal duct systems and flex ducts as required.
- Perform laser alignment on pumps and motors.
- Participate in boiler and chiller watch as required.
- Safely operate vehicles and various types of heavy equipment i.e. forklift and backhoe.
Confined Space Entry
Employee is expected to perform work in areas not designed or configured for continuous occupancy (confined spaces) in the performance of his/her daily job duties. Due to the personal protection equipment (PPE) requirements for this work the employee is also required to undergo and pass an annual occupational physical examination and OSHA confined space entry certification. This work may include but is not limited to work performed in areas of limited or restricted access, atmospheric hazards, exposure to wet, dusty, dirty, hot, cold, dark and other safety or health hazards.
Employee is expected to conduct administrative tasks in the performance of his daily job duties. These tasks include but are not limited to:
Accurately enter time worked, leave requests and leave taken into the People First system.
Accurately punch in/out each work day using the time clock.
Accurately enter and maintain data in the work request/PM system.
Operate a computer to check email, create and respond to assigned work request, conduct research, locate and order repair parts.
Operate and maintain a DMS issued cell phone.
Maintain vehicle logs and ensure vehicle maintenance is performed at established intervals.
Participates in on-call rotation and after hour call back as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of mechanical system operation, troubleshooting and repair i.e. chillers, boilers ahu’s, variable frequency drives, variable air volume systems, pumps and motors.
- Knowledge and operation of computer applications i.e. Windows 7 operating system, Microsoft Office applications.
- Ability to operate, troubleshoot and repair mechanical systems i.e. chillers, boilers ahu’s, variable frequency drives, variable air volume systems, pumps and motors.
- Ability to properly operate a computer utilizing the latest operating system and perform work related computer tasks.
- Ability to undergo and pass an annual occupational physical examination and OSHA confined space entry certification.
- Ability to climb ladders in excess of ten feet in height.
- Ability to properly operate a vehicle.
- Ability to lift, carry and/or move weight in excess of 100 pounds.
- Must have a valid and applicable driver's license.
- Ability to be on-call afterhours and on weekends.
The Department of Management Services is committed to increasing recruitment and hiring of individuals with disabilities and improving employment outcomes.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact the DMS Human Resources (HR) Office at (850) 488-2707. DMS requests applicants notify HR in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
DMS appreciates the service and sacrifices made by veterans and their family members. Further, DMS recognizes the immeasurable value veterans bring to the workplace and is committed to increasing the number of veterans that serve in its workforce.
Successful completion of background screening will be required for this position.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee