Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 530 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 107-acre campus, seeks an exceptional Plant Superintendent to supervise and manage all day-to-day facilities needs. Our facility includes multiple classroom buildings, residential housing, athletic fields, and a sewer plant. This position is equal parts administrative and hands-on work. This position participates in board meetings, manages remodeling projects, oversee vendors, does event set-ups, and provides leadership for an amazing maintenance crew.
After a long career at Dawson, our current Plant Superintendent is retiring in May. Our hiring timeline is as follows: Interviews will be conducted in December. The position will start in February or March to allow for training and shadowing.
Dawson School Mission Statement
Dawson School is dedicated to excellence of mind, body, and character. We prepare students through challenging and relevant learning, to become creative, resilient problem-solvers who bring their best to the world.
Professional and Personal Qualifications
Demonstrated experience in all aspects of plant operations- administration and hands-on
Lead by doing. Be a role model for work ethic and safety
An attitude that exemplifies teamwork and personal responsibility
Proficient with computer software including email, calendar, google suite, vendor software systems, payroll system, and spreadsheets.
Demonstrate enthusiasm for work with all school constituencies
Model school virtues of respect, compassion, courage, and integrity
Communicate (orally and in writing) effectively with all school constituencies
Oversee all facilities projects on-campus. This includes vendor selection, project management, and processing payments
Development and implementation of procedures for the efficient and effective operation of the maintenance department
Model workplace safety and customer service for the maintenance crew.
Interview and train new employees. Process timecards each pay period. Manage time-off requests.
Develop, implement, and maintain effective preventative maintenance and energy conservation programs
Develop procedures and maintain proper written records of maintenance and repair activities
Ensure compliance with OHSA, Fire Codes, federal/state/local ordinances, insurance requirements, and any other applicable codes or ordinances
Oversee and participate in snow removal
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Operations and Human Resources
Interested candidates should go to the Dawson website (www.dawsonschool.org), scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the Employment link, click the link under Current Job. Opportunities at Dawson, and select the Plant Superintendent posting to apply for this position. Only online applications will be accepted.