Texas Military Department Program Supervisor III (Regional Facility Manager) in Grand Prairie, Texas

Performs complex (journey-level) administrative and supervisory maintenance and construction work involved in the installation, care and repair of Texas Army National Guard (TXARNG) facilities and equipment. Plans, coordinates, oversees and supervises maintenance and construction staff. Establishes program goals and objectives; develops program guidelines, procedures, policies, rules and regulations; develops schedules, priorities and standards for achieving program goals; evaluates program activities; develops budget requests; and coordinates maintenance and construction activities. Assigns and supervises the work of others. Reports to Facilities Branch Manager and works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


  • Oversees the work of assigned maintenance and construction staff. Prioritizes work tasks and performance periods for completion of agency work orders.
  • Develops service contracts to address repair and preventive maintenance needs at TXARNG facilities.
  • Solicits service contracts to support mechanical, electrical and plumbing needs throughout the region.
  • Conducts facility inspections at TXARNG facilities on a regular basis.
  • Develops, implements and schedules preventative maintenance programs.
  • Prepares and reviews reports on the effectiveness of program activities.
  • Prepares program budget requests.
  • Prepares and/or oversees the creation of facilities management training, operational manuals and educational materials.
  • Confers with staff on program issues and problems to identify and implement solutions.
  • Plans, implements, coordinates, monitors and evaluates regional maintenance and construction activities.
  • Develops and recommends program guidelines, procedures, policies, rules, and regulations and monitors compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Participates in the development of regional maintenance and construction program goals and objectives.
  • Conducts special investigations, program analyses, inspections and facility research studies; and recommends improvements.
  • Provides maintenance and construction training and technical assistance to regional staff.
  • Prepares and conducts maintenance and construction presentations for stakeholders and management staff.
  • Coordinates regular safety meetings as a part of the regular personnel training.
  • Assigns and supervises the work of others.Develops performance plans and conducts performance appraisals to document employee and program efficiency.
  • Performs related work as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university is required. (Substitution Allowed) PREFERRED EDUCATION:
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in engineering, construction management or a related field is preferred. EXPERIENCE:

  • Three years experience working in construction operations is required.

  • Experience in facility and equipment repair is required.
  • Three years experience in supervising the work of others is required.
  • Experience in building heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and electrical systems is required.
  • Experience with fire and safety regulations and procedures are required.
  • Experience with developing, implementing and managing budgets is required. PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
  • Knowledge of the State of Texas purchasing procedures, procurement methods, contract development and implementation is preferred. SUBSTITUTION:
  • Additional years of experience working in construction operations or facility and equipment repair may substitute for required education on a year-per-year basis. REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE:
  • Valid driver's license is required.*The ability to obtain a Texas Driver's License will be required within first 30 days of employment.A satisfactory driving record is required for driving state or federal vehicles to conduct agency business.
  • Certified Facility Management (CFM) through the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) is preferred.
  • Certifications and/or training in HVAC, electrical, plumbing or construction is preferred. OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Selected candidate must pass federal security background investigation. The process includes a National Agency Check and Inquiry (NACI) and fingerprinting. New employees must complete and sign the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Form SF85. Completed forms are submitted to the OPM for the background investigations.
  • The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all new employees to present proof of eligibility to work in the United States within three (3) days of being hired. The Texas Military Department participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization;
  • Upon hire with the State of Texas, males between the ages of 18 through 25 must provide proof of registration or exemption with the Selective Service. For further information, visit the Selective Service website at https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfVerification.aspx. PHYSICAL/ WORKING CONDITIONS

Work is performed both inside and outside. When inside, incumbent is exposed to normal office temperatures and noise. When outside, incumbent may be required to work and exposed to seasonal inclement weather. Work typically involves standing, walking, and working with hand and power tools. May lift, carry, move, and/or set up equipment and materials that weigh up to 40 pounds. Must be able to operate a vehicle and travel extensively throughout in the region. Must be able to perform fieldwork that sometimes involves walking long distances and exposure to potential hazards (heat, rain, insects, snakes, etc.).


Knowledge of:

  • local, state and federal laws related to building systems and operations;
  • construction techniques;
  • building, HVAC and electrical systems;
  • fire and safety regulations and procedures;
  • building/facility inspection criteria;
  • Fire, Life Safety and Accessibility Codes;
  • Fire and Building Codes;
  • public administration and management techniques;
  • statistical analysis processes;
  • budget processes;
  • research techniques;
  • training and marketing techniques;
  • project management processes; and
  • program management processes and techniques. Skill in:
  • identifying measures or indicators of program and staff performance;
  • communicating effectively both orally and in writing; and
  • operating computers using Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and Access).

Ability to:

  • establish goals and objectives;
  • gather, assemble, correlate and analyze facts;
  • devise solutions to administrative problems;
  • prepare complex and concise reports within required timeline;
  • develop, evaluate and interpret administrative policies and procedures;
  • assign and supervise the work of others;
  • communicate effectively to small or large groups;
  • work in a team environment;
  • establish effective working relationship with supervisor, co-workers and subordinates; and
  • travel to a variety of work sites.


If you qualify for a Veteran Employment Preference, it is mandatory that you provide the required documentation at the time of applying. Documentation must be provided before a Veteran Employment Preference can be granted.


Veteran – DD Form 214 or; Surviving Spouse of a Veteran who has not remarried - Marriage Certificate and DD Form 1300 or; Orphan of a Veteran who was killed during active duty – Birth Certificate and DD Form 1300

VETERANS: Use your military skills to qualify for this position or other jobs! Go to www.texasskillstowork.com to translate your military work experience and training courses into civilian job terms, qualifications and skill sets.

Veterans, Reservist or Guardsmen with an MOS or additional duties that fall in the following fields or other related fields pertaining to the minimum experience requirements may meet the minimum qualifications for this position and are highly encouraged to apply:

United States Army: Supply and Services (92) United States Navy: Operations Specialist (OS) United States Coast Guard: Operations Specialist (205) United States Marine Corps: Requirements Manager (8640) United States Air Force: Operations Management (86M0)

Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at: http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

Job Title: Program Supervisor III (Regional Facility Manager)

Opening Date/Time: Tue. 10/11/16 12:00 AM Central Time

Closing Date/Time: Tue. 10/25/16 11:59 PM Central Time

Salary: $3,293.41 - $5,239.75 Monthly

Job Type: Regular Full-Time

Location: 1013 Lake Crest Drive, Grand Prairie, Texas

Department: CFMO