Maintenance Manager

$83,934 yearly
  • Ilisagvik College
  • 100 Stevenson Street, Utqiagvik, AK, USA
  • Dec 13, 2022
Full time Installation-Maint-Repair Management

Job Description

REPORTS TO: Director of Maintenance & Operations

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday. 7:30a.m. to 4:30p.m.  

COMPENSATION: $83,934.09/year + DOE, Exempt Position


Under the supervision of the Director of Maintenance & Operations (M&O), the selected individual will promote and support a positive safety culture within the institutional setting and assist with daily operations of M&O.


  • Acts on behalf of the Director of M&O when needed. Completes reports as needed and may serve on various college advisory committees.
  • Supervises temporary maintenance staff and directs them in the maintenance of buildings and grounds including but not limited to: Building 360, Huts, Building 5, Warehouse, Gym, Browerville Center and rental units.
  • Assists with overseeing the functioning of building systems including mechanical, electrical, HVAC, fire/life safety, renovation projects.
  • Plans for work activities, based on work priority, skill of personnel, equipment availability, and weather conditions.
  • Evaluates work to assure quality and compliance with industry standards. Performs routine and advanced maintenance tasks, facilitates inspections, equipment and grounds, and unscheduled repairs including carpentry, plumbing, and electrical work to support preventative maintenance.
  • Demonstrated skills in reading and evaluating blueprints and/or technical schematics.
  • Assists with overseeing preparation of preventive maintenance plans and scheduling of the building systems including mechanical, electrical, HVAC, fire/life safety, renovations projects. Works closely with the Safety & Compliance Technician/Specialist to ensure preventive maintenance and overall repairs.
  • Assists with providing a safe and healthy workplace free from recognized hazards and take the necessary steps to reduce employee risk of exposure to COVID-19.
  • Responsible for recommending and implementing renovation projects of facilities to maximize funding allocations; ensures that the facilities and grounds are maintained in accordance with applicable regulations, agency standards, and fiscal consideration. Seek quotes to ensure cost savings to ensure cost comparison.
  • Works to reduce the frequency and severity of accidental losses and achieve a workplace environment committed to safety and loss prevention.
  • Operates heavy equipment, including 966 DJB, D9 dozer, Excavator, and forklifts as necessary. Understands and periodically reviews the Ilisagvik College Emergency Action Plan and Long-Term Facilities Master Plan and supporting documentation such as hazard mitigations and other specific incident plans.
  • Monitors and reports on all automated systems within the facilities; includes fire protection, suppression and alarm systems; including scheduling contracted inspections.
  • Maintains cooperative relationships with other personnel, landlords, vendors, contractors, public and non- public entities.
  • Flexibility required in responding to after-hours maintenance and operation calls, including holidays, and weekends.
  • Performs purchase requisition processing, obtains quotes from vendors, availability and shipping costs.
  • Complies with College policies, procedures and administrative directives, as well as state, federal, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge and skills in one or more of the following trades; carpentry, electrical, heating, and plumbing.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with OSHA safety regulations. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Demonstrated ability to interact effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in one or more of the following areas: post-secondary educational systems, North Slope Borough [NSB] institutions and organizations; Iñupiat culture, language, values, and traditions.
  • Ability to interpret and represent North Slope community values, customs, and beliefs for the College. Ability to interpret and represent College actions and western institutions to the North Slope community. Ability to support Iḷisaġvik College’s mission.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Five or more years of building maintenance or construction work, including a combination of carpentry, heating, plumbing, and electrical experience.
  • Two or more years of supervisory experience with a team of skilled and/or unskilled employees or workers.
  • Valid CDL or ability to obtain one within the first 180 days of employment.


  • Associate’s degree or equivalent in Construction Trades or Journeyman standing in a construction trade.
  • 5 years of supervisory experience with a team of skilled and/or unskilled employees or workers.
  • Valid driver’s license.


The physical demands 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, talk, and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to climb or balance, and may drive a vehicle.

The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The environmental conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is regularly required to work indoors with a usually moderate noise level in the work environment.


Leave - 16 days of holiday paud leave and up to 36 days of personal leave.

Retirement - Iḷisaġvik College is a public employer whose employees contribute to the State of Alaska, Public Employees Retirement System.

Health Insurance - Iḷisaġvik College is self-insured and Meritain Health is the health insurance third party administrator. Iḷisaġvik College offers health insurance to our employees with a no cost premium, and $50/month for each additional dependent and a low cost annual deductible of $200 for employee only and $600 for family.

Life Insurance - Iḷisaġvik College offers Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment coverage through Guardian Life to employees at no cost to the employee in the amount of $100,000/per benefit.

Additional supplemental or voluntary retirement, life insurance, disability benefits offered.