Provides general direction, organization, monitoring, and supervision for facility maintenance operations. Provides technical assistance to the department director and spot-checks work completed by team frequently and reviews work for neatness, cleanliness, efficiency and overall results.
Performs routine to complex assignments using existing procedures
Completes designs, projects and programs
Provides context on functional policies, as requested
Performs a variety of standard assignments and responsibilities and makes recommendations for improvement/efficiency, as necessary
Uses existing procedures to solve standard problems
Researches and analyzes information and uses standard practices to make informed judgments and recommendations
Has limited impact on own work team
Works within standardized procedures and practices to achieve objectives and meet deadlines, noting when obstacles may impact outcomes
Exchanges information, asks questions, and checks for audience understanding
Develops working relationships with various internal parties and may work with external parties, as needed
Reporting directly to the Maintenance Manager, the Facilities Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing the duties of the maintenance staff, overseeing and conducting maintenance on equipment and the facility, and managing relationships with vendors. This individual provides supervision on site to coordinate activities of workers and/or service employees engaged in facilities operations and services.
Assess and organize workload for a team of maintenance staff assigned. Work with manager to best balance assigned workload on staff. Serve as a working head, coordinating activities of maintenance staff. Regularly assign, instruct and check the work of maintenance staff. Inspect assigned area to determine if maintenance staff work is performed to meet the standards of the institution. Communicate instructions for manager to staff.
Report status and condition of assignments to manager. Train and instruct new employees in proper techniques generally expected of maintenance staff. Monitor safety practices of staff.
Order and distribute equipment and supplies as needed; monitor the use and care of assigned equipment and supplies. Use tools or equipment with expertise.
Maintain record of work orders; assist in data entry of work orders to Maximo computer system. Develop and maintain preventive maintenance and replacement task, schedules and records or service. Perform record keeping operations and making changes to existing records, including computerized records.
Assist the manager in identifying special maintenance or repair needs. Respond to questions, complaints and concerns regarding maintenance of facilities. Read and understand complex written materials such as blueprints, metrics and technical manuals.
Participate in interviews for hiring hourly and student employees. Assist the manager in evaluating the performance of staff. Verbally address performance problems while reporting up any issues to the manager for possible disciplinary actions.
Assist the facility maintenance budgeting process.
Perform related duties as assigned.
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Previous success as a supervisor.
Work independently with minimal supervision.
Possess strong and positive team-building leadership skills to motivate staff.
Physical ability to do the work and 3-5 years of hands on experience as a journeyman craft in maintenance and/or construction of large facilities.
At least 1-2 years of leadership or strong leadership experience/capability, plus demonstrated ability to follow instructions, direct and train others, maintain good organization, and maintain a positive safe and constructive work environment.
Ability on a daily basis to:
Grasp, lift, maneuver, rotate and otherwise use small to large trades tools and equipment
Grasp, lift, carry, and set down heavy objects (50-80 lbs.)
Grasp, turn, twist, pull, push, lift and otherwise move equipment, controls, parts, etc.
Visually assess maintenance, construction and repair needs
Climb and work from ladders, stairs and scaffolding.
Experience with call-in events during non-working hours.
Proficient computer skills.
Experience providing excellent customer service to a variety of individuals.
Understand written and verbal instructions in English. Effectively interact and communicate in a variety of situations.
An eye for detail. Dedication to a high level of customer satisfaction.
A valid driver's license.
The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.
Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.
The University's nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities. Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim's educational experience or the overall campus environment.
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