Physical Plant, Director
State of Mississippi - Mississippi

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This is administrative and supervisory work involving planning, supervising, inspecting, and coordinating maintenance and custodial services for a large complex of buildings. Incumbents are responsible for developing current and long range plans to ensure adequate facilities and recommend new construction. Work also includes responsibility for proper operation of a variety of mechanical and electrical systems and devices including high pressure steam power plants or low pressure plants and large air-conditioning systems. Incumbents generally receive supervision from an administrative superior, chiefly with regard to major construction problems or administrative matters; however, the work is planned and performed with considerable independence.

Examples of Work:

Examples of work performed in this classification include, but are not limited to, the following:

Coordinates and directs the efforts of interdepartmental supervisors in large scale improvements, repairs, remodeling, and construction work.

Directs subordinates or other workers in the mechanical and building trades.

Supervises subordinates who are responsible for the operation, maintenance, and improvement within their respective fields; namely, buildings, utilities, custodial services, and property accountability.

Reviews, approves, and modifies Managerial Staff Development Training Programs.

Evaluates the performance of management personnel on a continuing basis.

Inspects, personally or through assistants, buildings with a view of issuing maintenance orders for repairs, upkeep, and elimination of fire hazards.

Inspects operation of power and water plants, including boilers, pumps, refrigeration machinery, air conditioners, turbo generators, and the keeping of records incidental to their use.

Directs cost studies and the development of standardized maintenance procedures to determine operation expenses; prepares statistical informational reports relating to operation of physical plant.

Monitors and approves for submission regular and special budget reports.

Estimates material and supplies needed for maintenance and repair.

Presents recommendations of needed repairs to supervisor with information concerning costs or expenses for needed maintenance repairs.

Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

These minimum qualifications have been agreed upon by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in this job class and are based upon a job analysis and the essential functions. However, if a candidate believes he/she is qualified for the job although he/she does not have the minimum qualifications set forth below, he/she may request special consideration through substitution of related education and experience, demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any request to substitute related education or experience for minimum qualifications must be addressed to the State Personnel Board in writing, identifying the related education and experience which demonstrates the candidate's ability to perform all essential functions of the position.


Education :
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Engineering, Construction, or Mechanical Technology;


Four (4) years of related experience.


Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED);


Eight (8) years of experience in work related to the described duties, four (4) years of which must have been directly related experience.

Substitution Statement:

Related education and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis, except there shall be no substitution for the directly related education or directly related experience.

Essential Functions:

Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring agency. The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Provides supervisory leadership to the Maintenance Department.

2. Provides on-site inspections of on-going construction projects both contractual and in-house.

3. Provides service in developing budgets.

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