Pace Suburban Bus, Chicago, IL. GovHR USA is pleased to announce the recruitment and selection process for a Facility Maintenance Specification Writer (Maintenance & Construction) with expertise in writing technical specifications for industrial equipment and building system upgrades, repairs, and replacements for Pace's equipment and building systems for fume sensing calibration, plumbing devices back flow certifications, standby generators, fire detection and suppression systems, overhead doors, and HVAC systems and controls.
Examples of job responsibilities include:
scopes of work for inspection, testing, maintenance, and repair and
contract documents and independent cost estimates for invitations for bid and requests for quotation on repairs and replacements of existing equipment and infrastructure at all Pace garages.
and administering service contracts.
Evaluating costs for repairs, services, and improvements.
Troubleshooting equipment and building failures to determine the next course of action.
Periodically inspecting contractors' work.
Performs other duties as required.
Position reports to the Section Manager, Facilities Maintenance
A high school diploma or equivalent. An associate degree is preferred.
Must have at least five years’ experience in:
Building trades and construction industry (for example mechanical engineering, HVAC, project superintendent or crew leader who has overseen projects and knows the industry)
Hands on experience with facilities maintenance (including knowledge of various trades)
equipment replacement and maintenance service contracts;
and administering service contracts for building trades; and
technical specifications for the replacement and repair of existing building equipment and infrastructure.
strong business writing skills including accurate proofreading, editing, grammar, spelling, and punctuation and
proficiency using business software applications including email, word, spreadsheets, and online meetings and chats. (Experience in Microsoft Suite and Teams is preferred).
A valid driver’s license. Local travel to Pace locations is required.
Good verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.
2023 PACE Priorities – SAFETY | EQUITY | EFFICIENCY | ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY
Pace has a hybrid work environment after completion of the probationary period of 6 months and based on business need.
In addition to generous health, dental and vision benefit programs, Pace also extends participation in the following plans:
Retirement Benefits –Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) Pension Plan or opting out and receiving a 7% employer contribution to RTA 401(k) Plan.
Retirement Savings Plans – Voluntary deferrals are allowed on a pre-tax basis and/or Roth basis to the 401(k) or 457(b) plans
If work / life balance is important to you, Pace offers this cutting-edge package:
Vacation – 2 weeks (Accrual during the first year)
Paid Time Off (Leave) – 15 days annually with ability to convert unused hours to sick or 401(k) contribution
Paid Holidays – 6 days
Floating Holidays – 5 days
Pace is setting the employer standard for offering a full-service health and wellness programs that include:
Flexible Spending Health and Dependent Care (Pace contributes 30% up to a maximum amount of $1,500 for dependent care)
Employee Life and Supplemental Life Insurance for the entire family
Health Club Reimbursement (up to $40 per month)
On-site Wellness Program
Protection Plus Identity Theft Program and
Anticipated hiring ranges +/- DOQ – up to $90,000
Please submit résumé, cover letter, and contact information for three to five professional or supervisory references. Resumes will be reviewed as they are received, and the position open until filled.
The position posting and application instructions can be found on the GovHR USA career center at: www.GovHRjobs.com.
Questions regarding the recruitment may be directed to: Joan Walko, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, LLC at (410) 499-9586.
Pace Bus is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
GovHR USA is a certified woman-owned business that provides comprehensive executive recruitment, interim staffing, human resources consulting and organizational analysis consulting services for local governments, intergovernmental organizations, school districts as well as other governmental and non-profit entities. GovHR USA consultants have worked in all areas of local government leadership including city/county management, human resources, public safety, finance, public works, parks and recreation, and utilities. This combined hands-on knowledge and experience have made GovHR USA a proven leader in public sector consulting.