The Department of Parks & Recreation has the overall responsibility for planning, supervising and coordinating all park/recreation facilities and services throughout Prince George’s County. The Maintenance & Development Division (M&D) is the largest Division within this Department and is composed of six major work areas: Fleet Management, Buildings & Structures (Trade Shops), Horticulture & Forestry, Major Maintenance & Inspection, Critical Projects (Aquatics, Sustainability, Heavy Equipment and ADA) and the Administrative section. The mission of M&D is to provide professional, high quality maintenance and maintenance support services for all parks and recreation facilities and to support the diverse work programs of the Parks & Recreation Department in Prince George’s County and its customers.
The Electrical unit falls under the operational supervision of the Building & Structures section, which provides preventive maintenance, routine/emergency repair, renovations and alterations to over 430 park buildings and structures. The Electrical unit’s mission is to be responsible for maintaining electrical systems and equipment in all facilities (i.e. buildings, stadiums, ice rinks, etc.) and large units throughout the Prince George’s County parks system.
The Trades Shop Supervisor independently plans the responsibilities of work programs and ensures it is carried out in accordance with established policies and procedures and accepted customer practices; keeps the supervisor informed; resolves problems or variations referred by subordinates or management by selecting and applying the appropriate guidelines and brings challenging and highly sensitive problems to the supervisor for guidance or resolution. The Trades Shop Supervisor is also responsible for leading, coordinating and monitoring the technical day to day projects to a team of providing technical and day-to-day leadership to a team of ten (10) professional electricians; assisting the Senior Trades Shop Supervisor with a full range of skilled electrical work of the highest complexity and variety, providing logistical resources and project assignments; defining the unit’s goals/objectives, and interacting with senior management, external stakeholders (such as utility company representatives, the County Permits & Inspections) and other Trades professionals – i.e. Plumbing, HVAC, Carpentry) as needed to coordinate program activities.
Reporting directly to the Electrical Supervisor will lead the team to: participate in construction projects (new installs and renovations/additions) to conduct electrical assessments of wiring systems, add/change lights or lighting systems and re-arrange power systems; provide electrical support to events; implement the County-wide emergency generator inspection and maintenance program; implement a hi-voltage system inspection and maintenance program and provide preventive maintenance of our electrical systems within our major venues such as indoor swimming pools and ice skating rinks.
As team lead, the successful candidate will be able to effectively handle employee relations issues and learn the appropriate Commission personnel guidelines to effectively administer human resources policy, as needed. Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for: training and instructing staff on new regulations and equipment issues; providing valuable input to the budget, based on cost projections, longevity and predictability cycles and projected material/labor needs; submitting weekly, on-going or occurrence related reports to the Asst. Division Chief, as needed.
The ability to communicate effectively with senior managers, customers, engineers, external agency/corporate representatives and staff is a must, along with the ability to train and instruct electrician team members, as needed. Excellent supervisory skills are also required. Flexibility and the willingness to change gears is a must. This position requires an Electrician with experience in residential, commercial (office buildings/recreation centers) and industrial (indoor swimming pools, skating rinks, ball fields, etc.) electrical systems. The candidate will also be knowledgeable regarding construction issues and have an excellent ability to effectively troubleshoot problems, as they arise.
Some Important Duties:
Ensure that all work being performed meets all electrical codes
Considerable pressure to meeting deadlines
Indoor/outdoor, exposure to varied weather conditions
Ensure staff continues training to recent and current changes in the Electrical trade.
Candidate required to work an After Hour Rotation Shift
On-call 24 hrs. (Emergency Responses Only)
(Work Hours are 6:00 am – 2:45 pm)
MASTERS ELECTRICIANS LICENSE IS REQUIRED AT TIME OF HIRE
1. H.S. diploma or GED; and
2. Completion of approved apprentice program or four years of progressively responsible experience in a skilled trade; and 3. Four years of progressively responsible experience including at least two years leading a crew or crews of trade workers or administering trade projects (e.g. procurement of materials, work scheduling, processing staff evaluations); or
4. An equivalent combination of education and experience totaling eight years.
5. Master's license or certification (issued by appropriate local jurisdiction) in related trade as applicable. 6. Valid driver's license. 7. Pass Commission medical examination.
About The Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Created in 1927, The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission embodies the vision of forward-looking community leaders who saw the need to plan for orderly development and protection of the natural resources in the two suburban counties bordering the District of Columbia. During the Commission's proud 80 plus years of existence, the population of the area it serves has increased to more than 1.6 million residents who inhabit a bi-county area of great economic, racial, ethnic and geographic diversity.The Commission's facilities, programs and responsibilities have constantly evolved and expanded to keep pace with the needs of this vibrant community. From assuming responsibility for the entire public recreation program in Prince George's County in the '70s, to building and strengthening ongoing regional business partnerships, the Commission has continued to plan, fund and deliver quality, innovative programs, facilities and services for over three-quarters of a century. M-NCPPC benefits the citizens of Montgomery and Prince George's Counties by Turning Visions Into Reality.