Lake Norman State Park
Lead Maintenance Mechanic for the 11 state parks and 7 state natural areas within the West District of the Division of Parks and Recreation. Responsible for the overall maintenance program. Serves as an informational contact and support person for parks' maintenance staffs and superintendents. Performs a variety of journey level skilled task in construction and maintenance of park facilities, infrastructure, equipment and grounds. Frequently is the lead maintenance mechanic on major projects and coordinates the work of other park staff in both preventative and emergency maintenance and repairs. Manages the major maintenance, rails, and demolition program and projects within the district, including tracking funding, contracting, and ensuring regulatory compliance. Assists with monitoring of capital improvement projects. Acts as the district FEMA coordinator. Serves as district Safety officer as related to maintenance duties. Works directly with parks' maintenance staff and superintendents. There is regular travel to parks to provided technical assistance, monitoring, and implementation of maintenance projects. Assists and advises the District Superintendent in evaluating projects and compliance with regulations and guidelines, budgeting, equipment purchasing, and prioritizing maintenance needs. Responsible for record keeping for labor programs, major maintenance, trails projects, and demolition projects in the district. Liaison for the district to the State Office of Construction. Monitors and assists parks' maintenance staff with obtaining and retaining required certifications. Supervised by the West District Superintendent.