Posted 2 months ago
Anne Arundel County Public Schools - Annapolis, MD
$23.65 per hour
Determines the cost of construction projects, plans, and schedules the work. Works closely with contractors and in house staff to evaluate projected time frame needed to complete a project and additional factors like labor needs, materials, budgets, and potential setbacks. By gathering first-hand information from a site, an Estimator understands the project and is a subject matter expert in appropriate trade for assigned department.
Additional Work Days/Hours
Based on the assignment, the following additional work days and/or hours may be required as needed:
Ability to work flexible schedules
Inclement weather conditions
Outside of negotiated hours*
Outside of normal business hours
Overtime as needed
Develops detailed job plans, bills of materials, work hour/cost estimates and coordinates projects with other maintenance trades and crafts.
Oversees a multi-craft request and submits a complete set of project documentation to the Program Manager and Sr. Specialist for final approval.
Prepares third party project estimates and schedules by evaluating specifications, reviewing blueprints, and providing thorough field information resulting in takeoffs, inclusive of estimated project costs.
Participates in meetings to ensure projects are being completed on time and within budget and to resolve potential issues with the respective Program Manager.
Coordinates meetings with the other Maintenance Planner Estimators to discuss multi craft projects and to ensure that all aspects of the project are properly covered.
Produces reports related to project costs and inspects work in progress and resolves problems, as necessary.
Expedites orders for materials and supplies for Manager and Sr. Specialist approval.
Schedules and monitors contracted services work through the department as required.
Assists with overall management of the component file.
Performs other related duties as assigned within the same classification or lower.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High School Diploma or Equivalency Certificate required; and
Technical or Vocational School Beyond High School within a maintenance or construction trade preferred.
Five (5) years progressive work experience required in the appropriate trade required.
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities deemed sufficient to prepare the applicant to successfully perform the duties of the position.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Advanced knowledge of the appropriate trade for assigned department.
Proficiency in mathematics.
Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.
Ability to read, interpret, and apply work orders, diagrams, sketches, blueprints, drawings and specifications, and manufacturers manuals.
Ability to read and interpret and to assist in preparing project documents and specifications, as necessary.
Knowledge of procedures and regulations pertaining to hazardous materials and "The Right to Know Law."
Demonstrated ability to effectively work and communicate with diverse populations.
Ability to employ business technology tools (e.g. E-mail, AACPS Intranet, electronic benefits enrollment tool, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).
Must provide own basic hand tools.
Satisfactory score on any tests required.
Licenses and Certifications
Employee must retain active licenses, certifications, and enrollment as a condition of employment.
Upon hire, HVACR (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration) Journeyman License issued by Maryland Board of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractors (HVACR) required; and
Upon hire, Universal Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) Certification issued by US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) required; or
Upon hire, Electrician Apprentice License issued by Maryland Board of Master Electricians required; or
Upon hire, Plumbing Journey Plumber/Gas Fitter License issued by Maryland Board of Plumbing required; and
Upon hire, Driver's License (DL) Class C Non-Commercial issued by Maryland or State of Legal Residence (MVA/DMV) required;
Proof of a good driving record required.
Daily access to reliable transportation.
Driving is required to conduct bona fide Board business that is within the scope of employment in this position.
This position acts as the lead for 1 to 5 direct staff.
This position acts as the lead for 1 to 10 indirect staff.
Lead Worker Duties/Responsibilities
Directs the work of employees.
Plans the work.
Instructs employees in specific techniques and technical methods to use.
Performs same type of work as employees the Lead Worker is assigned to lead.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS
The physical demands and working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Standing: over 2/3 percent of the time
Walking: over 2/3 percent of the time
Sitting: under 1/3 percent of the time
Using hands to handle or feel: between 1/3 and 2/3 percent of the time
Pinching (fine motor skills): under 1/3 percent of the time
Wrist deviation: between 1/3 and 2/3 percent of the time
Keyboarding: under 1/3 percent of the time
Pushing: over 2/3 percent of the time
Pulling: over 2/3 percent of the time
Reaching (with hands and/or arms): over 2/3 percent of the time
Climbing (Ascend/Descend): between 1/3 and 2/3 percent of the time
Balancing: between 1/3 and 2/3 percent of the time
Stooping: between 1/3 and 2/3 percent of the time
Kneeling: between 1/3 and 2/3 percent of the time
Crouching: between 1/3 and 2/3 percent of the time
Crawling: between 1/3 and 2/3 percent of the time
Bending: over 2/3 percent of the time
Twisting: between 1/3 and 2/3 percent of the time
Squatting: between 1/3 and 2/3 percent of the time
Hearing: over 2/3 percent of the time
Tasting: between 1/3 and 2/3 percent of the time
Smelling: over 2/3 percent of the time
Repetitive Motions: between 1/3 and 2/3 percent of the time
As required by the duties and responsibilities of the position.
The vision demands with correction described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Color vision (ability to identify/distinguish colors)
Office, school or similar indoor environment: over 2/3 percent of the time
Outdoor environment: between 1/3 and 2/3 percent of the time
Street environment (near moving traffic): under 1/3 percent of the time
Construction site: under 1/3 percent of the time
Confined space: under 1/3 percent of the time
Temperature Change: under 1/3 percent of the time
Outdoor weather conditions: under 1/3 percent of the time
Extreme cold (below 32 degrees): under 1/3 percent of the time
Extreme heat (above 100 degrees): under 1/3 percent of the time
Work near moving mechanical parts: under 1/3 percent of the time
Work in high, precarious places: under 1/3 percent of the time up to 40 feet on vertical ladder/scaffolding; up to 80 feet on boom lift
Communicable diseases: under 1/3 percent of the time
Fumes or airborne particles: under 1/3 percent of the time
Toxic or caustic chemicals, substances, or waste: under 1/3 percent of the time
Risk of electrical shock: over 2/3 percent of the time
Vibration: under 1/3 percent of the time
Moderate: over 2/3 percent of the time
Weight & Force
Lifting and carrying requirements
Up to 50 pounds: under 1/3 percent of the time
30% daily day travel within the county traveling from school-to-school to complete work assignments.
Employee Safety Statements
The employee is required to use safety devices and protective equipment in order to minimize the frequency and severity of work-related accidents.
Adheres to safe practices and methods in the operation of equipment and supplies related to the job.
The employee is responsible for correcting and/or reporting any conditions within an AACPS building or grounds that may be hazardous to employees and students.
We offer excellent benefits, a pension, above average leave days and holidays, employee assistance program, and a number of other benefits. Apply to learn more!
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