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BUILDING MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
The work involves responsibility for supervising the maintenance, repair and cleaning of a large building or a group of buildings. The employee works with considerable independence in scheduling, cleaning and minor maintenance activities within the buildings and in determining proper work methods and procedures. Supervision is exercised of a number of skilled and semi-skilled workers and other personnel. Work is performed under the supervision of an administrative superior who gives general directions regarding building upkeep and repair. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Supervises, assigns and reviews the work of personnel engaged in the maintenance and repair of government buildings.
Leads work crews and participates in maintenance and repair activities.
Schedules work in the best interest of maintenance and cleaning needs as well as in the interest of interfering the least with business operations.
Supervises the repair of building machinery, and establishes maintenance schedules for oiling, greasing, and adjusting building machinery and equipment.
Oversees contractors and vendors hired by the county to provide services such as plumbing, heating, telephone repair, guard services etc. to insure satisfactory completion of the work and to coordinate the work within the department.
Submits requisitions for major repairs to supervisors.
Selects and requisitions essential supplies or materials.
Estimates cost, labor, time and materials.
Maintains accurate records necessary for the efficient and economic operation of this function.
May use a personal computer (PC) for filing or obtaining information.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Thorough knowledge of the maintenance, repair, and cleaning procedures essential to the upkeep of large buildings.
Good knowledge of the basic principles of plumbing, painting, plastering, masonry, carpentry, and electrical and mechanical building trades.
Good knowledge of effective supervisory methods and techniques.
Ability to plan, assign, and supervise the work of skilled trades people and unskilled workers in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.
Ability to estimate cost, labor, time and materials, and to keep accurate records.
Ability to make, interpret, and work from technical sketches and plans.
Two (2) years of permanent non-competitive class status in the title of Maintenance Worker II.
Five (5) years of work experience, or its part-time equivalent, in building maintenance work in one or more of the building trades, such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical or HVAC, two (2) years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.
Experience in building cleaning only does not constitute qualifying experience.