Job Description

Location:

Facilities Management

Recruiting Start Date:

08/20/2021

Estimated Start Date:

09/01/2021

Facilities Compliance Specialist manages, investigates, and ensures compliance with all environmental issues in the District. Primary contact with local and state fire marshal’s regarding fire code compliance. Main point of contact for schools/sites pertaining to fire code compliance. Establishes and implements in-house fire code inspections. Oversees contracted fire and life safety projects, as related to code compliancy, and annual maintenance inspections. Develops and implements procedures designed to control and dispose of hazardous materials (including asbestos, PCBS, mercury, chemicals, radon gas, lead based paint and other hazardous materials) in accordance with State, Federal and local regulations. Point of contact for the state and federal agencies concerning underground fuel storage tanks.

The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and other key duties that may be required. The description may not include all functions performed by the incumbents in various locations. The district reserves the right to modify or change the duties or the essential functions of this job at any time.

  • Reports consistently for work as scheduled

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Attains proficient or higher evaluations on established Performance Standards

  • Analyzes problems, plans for safe repair, acquires necessary materials, and repairs problems

  • Assists sites in meeting fire code compliance.

  • Attends construction coordination meetings

  • Completes a visual inspection of all completed abatements and reviews sample results for all environmental projects

  • Cooperates with trades as a team member

  • Coordinates and escorts fire department inspectors through all district owned facilities

  • Coordinates and escorts inspectors of fire suppression equipment including fire sprinkler systems, kitchen hood suppression systems, fire extinguishers, roll up fire doors and stage smoke hatches at all district sites.

  • Coordinates and inspects underground fuel storage tanks

  • Coordinates contracts with fire protection and life safety contractors for annual maintenance inspections and repairs.

  • Develops specifications, plans and independents estimates for environmental projects

  • Develops updates training and procedures manuals and provides training for District personnel

  • Directs or performs prompt emergency repairs

  • Enforces management plan including continued monitoring of changing conditions

  • Evaluates work orders to assess hazardous material involvement

  • Inspects and evaluates district facilities for the presence of hazardous materials

  • Inspects and maintains all types of fire suppression equipment throughout district.

  • Interfaces with State and local agencies on all environmental issues

  • Maintains computer databases for hazardous material histories throughout the District

  • Manages, inspects and coordinates lead based paint testing and removal based on EPA and state regulations

  • Meets with non-environmental contractors, other individuals, departments and organizations to address plans and procedures for working with hazardous materials

  • Meets with personnel as needed to assign work, discuss general information, coordinates and conduct department business

  • Performs 6-month and 3-year periodic ACM inspections on all sites

  • Performs integrated pest management (IPM) mitigation and prevention duties as required.

  • Performs monthly radon mitigation system preventive maintenance inspections

  • Performs quality assurance functions for all environmental and abatement contracts

  • Performs state/EPA radon gas testing as needed

  • Provides documentation to state agency for tank/site certification annually

  • Provides initial investigation into all environmental problems and issues

  • Researches, develops, and designates handling procedures according to federal regulations

  • Responds first to all environmental emergencies

  • Responds to emergency calls (24 hour on-call)

  • Supervises and schedules all environmentally related projects, hazardous waste disposal, air monitoring, abatement, environmental and indoor air quality contractors

  • Takes material samples following AHERA/EPA procedures

  • Takes material samples following inspects and evaluates district facilities for the presence of hazardous materials

  • Updates and develops asbestos management plans per State regulations

  • Writes site-by-site environmental information sheets

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of asbestos containing construction materials

  • Knowledge of handling, labeling and disposal of hazardous materials

  • Knowledge of AHERA, State Reg., other state and EPA regulations for asbestos removal and handling

  • Knowledge of state, federal, and local regulations pertaining to hazardous materials

  • Knowledge of EPA/state Radon Gas regulations as it pertains to schools

  • Knowledge of International Fire Code and NFPA standards as it relates to educational occupancies

  • Knowledge of EPA/state regulations concerning lead-based paint

  • Ability to communicate effectively (both written and oral)

  • Ability to read and understand contracts, construction drawings and specifications

  • Ability to work cooperatively with others

  • Strong computer skills in both standard and unique software packages and basic knowledge of computer hardware

  • Knowledge of indoor air quality issues

  • Knowledge and experience in supervising the planning and layout of environmental projects

  • Skills in using the tools, equipment and materials of the trade

  • Ability to work independently

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a staff member typically encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive.

  • Works with and disposes of hazardous materials

  • May be exposed to risk of physical injuries through performing duties with hand or trade tools.

  • Duties performed in uncomfortable positions, in tunnels, crawl spaces on ladders

  • Works in areas containing hazardous materials

  • Exposed to various weather conditions

  • Requires wearing of personal protective equipment including respirators

  • 24-hour on-call emergency response

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive. All physical demands, if listed, are considered essential functions.

  • The work is regularly active with periods of heavy exertion. Typical positions to walk or stand for long periods; lift and carry up to 50 pounds, climb stairs, ladders and scaffolding; bend, kneel crouch and crawl; reach hold, grasp and turn objects; feel the size, shape and temperature of items; and use fingers to operate computer or typewriter keyboards.  The work requires the ability to speak normally, to use normal or aided vision and hearing, and to detect odors.

  • Sits, stands, walks, stoops, kneels, and crouches/squats while performing duties

  • Has oral and auditory capacity enabling interaction interpersonally and/or through communication devices

  • Uses eyes, hands, and finger coordination enabling the use of equipment and writing utensils

Required Qualifications:

  • High school graduate -high school diploma or equivalent

  • Work related experience in the fields of HVAC, plumbing, and electrical

  • AHERA/EPA building Inspector for asbestos abatement

  • AHERA/EPA contractor supervisor training for asbestos abatement

  • Colorado Driver's License - Department of Revenue - Division of Motor Vehicles

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's (Baccalaureate) degree (e.g., B.A., A.B., B.S.)

  • Experience as an Environmental Specialist at the R04 grade - or equivalent

  • AHERA/EPA asbestos management planner for asbestos abatement

  • EPA hazardous waste site workers/supervisor training

  • NIOSH respirator wear guidelines and issuing respirators to others

  • NIOSH 582 air monitoring and sample analysis

  • NIOSH 582 air monitoring and sample analysis

  • State of Colorado underground storage tank A/B operator

  • EPA RRP for lead-based paint

Timeline:

Posting Date: Friday, August 20

Salary Placement: Based on job relevant experience

Compensation Range:

$55,094-$65,094

(Based on job relevant experience at 100% FTE)

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Hours per Day:

8.0 hour(s) per day

Number of Days per Year:

230 days M-F

Benefits Eligibility:

Full-time - Regular

FLSA Status:

United States of America (Exempt)

How to Apply:
New applicants (including current district staff members) must use the Workday application portal. Documents emailed directly to a supervisor will not be considered for application purposes and will not receive a response. A completed online application also includes the following uploaded documents in PDF format:

  • A letter of application which states why you feel you are qualified for this position, and your background and experience relating to this position
  • A current resume
  • Three current letters of recommendation (i.e., less than one year old)
  • Complete undergraduate and graduate transcripts (in color, readable, and reflecting official status where applicable)


Please do not call to request site visits or interviews at the school/location. Please direct all inquiries via the email address indicated on the posting.

Hiring Manager Email:

michael.redmond@asd20.org

Application Instructions

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