Town of Braintree, MA
Norfolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Braintree 5-18-2010 by Ord. No. 09-053. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There shall be a Director of Facilities and Equipment, who shall be appointed by the Director of Public Works, with the consent of the Mayor.
A. 
The Director of Facilities and Equipment shall oversee all maintenance and internal construction, repairs and renovations undertaken by the Town on all buildings under the care and custody of the Town, including maintenance, repairs and renovations to the electrical, security, plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning systems of any Town building, as well as external components of said buildings, including but not limited to sidewalks, walkways, ramps, parking lots, and entrances.
B. 
The Director shall direct, supervise and assign all custodians and caretakers of Town buildings relative to the daily care and maintenance of such buildings and the preparations and cleaning of rooms within the buildings before and after meetings and elections.
C. 
The Director shall regularly inspect and keep himself acquainted with the condition of each building under the care and custody of the Town, shall employ suitable mechanics and specialists to make alterations and repairs when necessary and when authorized by the Mayor, and shall render such other service in relation to such buildings as shall properly belong to his/her office.
D. 
Through the Director of Public Works, the Director shall provide an annual report to the Mayor on the condition and capital needs of all Town buildings and Town equipment.
E. 
The Director shall oversee all maintenance and repairs of all Town equipment, including motor vehicles, special or heavy motor equipment, and other similar equipment, undertaken by the Town on all equipment owned by the Town.
F. 
The Director shall direct, supervise and assign all mechanics relative to the care and maintenance of all Town equipment.
G. 
The Director or his/her designee shall insure that each Town building is properly secured, locked, or alarmed each night and weekend.
H. 
The Director shall, subject to the approval of the Mayor and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, make reasonable rules and regulations relative to the duties of the custodians and caretakers as convenience or necessity may require.