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Supervisor, Building Maintenance

Basic Position Information

Job Code: 7132

Title: Supervisor, Building Maintenance

Department: Facilities Management

Essential Personnel: Y

Job Family: Administrative Operations

Job Sub-Family: Facilities Management

FLSA Classification: NE

Job Grade: 14

Grade Min: $52,981

Grade Mid: $63,578

UHD Succession Plan: N

Criticality of Position: N/A

Career Ladder: In-Range

Campus Security Authority: Y

Screening Committee: N

Motor Vehicle Record Check: Y

Job Summary

The Supervisor, Building Maintenance monitors and determines the maintenance needs of the university and ensures that resources are available for projects. The Supervisor schedules work for the carpenter shop and laborers and inspects completed work.

Duties

  • Allocates work requests, prepares work schedules, and evaluates the quality of work completed on repairs and remodels
  • Provides materials and estimates needed to complete tasks; purchases items needed and keeps track of vendors
  • Communicates as necessary with staff, faculty, students, and contractors to implement and coordinate work requests for approved projects
  • Inspects repairs and ensures repairs are completed in a timely manner
  • Maintains and distributes tools to workers; ensures that all required tools are available and operating
  • Schedules the removal of furniture from offices, classrooms, and labs as necessary
  • Schedules laborers to work on events; sets up and tears down materials as needed

Marginal Duties

  • Performs all other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports:

  • Full Time Employees

Delegation of Work:

  • Regularly assigns work to subordinate(s)

Supervision Given:

  • Has primary responsibility for conducting performance evaluations and making recommendations for hiring and dismissing employees.

Qualifications

Required Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of related job experience, including three (3) years of supervisory experience

License/Certification:

  • Must maintain a valid, current driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of building maintenance procedures, and the related trends, issues, and accepted practices

Skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Abilities:

  • Ability to manage a team; ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community

Work Location and Physical Demands

Primary Work Location:

  • Works in some or all of the following areas: an office environment, lobby, customer service island or reception area, classroom, training room, auditorium, outdoor areas, gymnasium or other physical training room, machine shop, carpentry shop, custodial/janitorial room
  • May work in tight spaces, including tunnels and attics

Physical Demands:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any unpleasant elements. Work involves occasional exposure to demolition and construction sites, and elements such as adverse weather conditions, extreme temperatures, dirt, and dust
  • Position requires maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing, or walking for prolonged periods of time, as well as for bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling, jumping, climbing, and frequent reaching May be required to work in a confined space, in a high, dangerous place, or be exposed to vibration
  • May be exposed to the loud noises of a construction site. Must be able to climb and maintain balance on a ladder. Must have precise hand-eye coordination, good spatial awareness, and the ability to identify and distinguish colors
  • Must have the ability to move items of up to 150lbs
  • May be required to drive or operate a university vehicle

Position Specific Competencies

Commitment to Excellence - UHD

  • Demonstrates a commitment to competently perform his/her job duties and responsibilities within established time frames.
  • Continuously strives to improve work performance.
  • Accepts responsibility for his/her commitments to the university.
  • Contributes to the success of the university by consistently providing quality results in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.

Respect and Cooperation

  • Treats others with courtesy, respect, and dignity in the workplace.
  • Promotes cooperation through open and honest communications and consideration of others ideas, thoughts, and opinions.

Integrity

  • Demonstrates high ethical standards of conduct in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.
  • Accepts responsibility for his/her actions.
  • Respects and complies with department and university policies, procedures, and work rules.

Proficiency

  • Possesses required job skills and knowledge.
  • Demonstrates the ability to apply those skills and knowledge to competently perform his/her job duties and assignments.

Dependability

  • Takes responsibility to accomplish job assignments within reasonable deadlines.
  • Willing to accept new projects and/or commitments.
  • Does due diligence to complete projects within specified timeframes and/or fulfill commitments.
  • Arrives to work on time prepared and ready to contribute.

Flexibility

  • Willingly adjusts to changing work assignments or conditions.
  • Open to changes in operational procedures, technology, and/or organizational structure.
  • Views changes as opportunities for learning and professional development.
  • Displays a positive attitude to encourage others.
  • Promptly responds to changes in work priorities and/or unexpected circumstances or situations.

Focus on Customer Service

  • Focuses on customer's needs and expectations. (Customers can be students, external constituents, employees, or university guests.)
  • Respectfully ascertains customer's needs and determines appropriate response.
  • Promptly responds by providing requested information, takes appropriate action, or refers customer to appropriate individual or department.
  • If further actions need to be taken, advises customers of realistic timeframes for a response to their request.
  • Follows up with customers on outstanding requests in a timely manner.
  • Tactfully explains to customers why their needs and/or expectations cannot be met if the university does not provide the requested information or services.

Work Leadership

  • Leads the work of assigned staff.
  • Assigns projects and tasks with clear instructions and understanding of work to be performed.
  • Mentors and guides by sharing expertise, knowledge of work rules and procedures, and best practices.
  • Follows up to ensure tasks and projects are completed within reasonable timeframes.

Equipment Operation

  • Demonstrates the essential skills required to use equipment and tools needed to perform job duties and responsibilities.
  • Follows maintenance and operation procedures and safety rules to minimize equipment malfunctions and prevent personal injuries.

This job description may not encompass all duties and responsibilities associated with the position.

Last updated 4/27/2022 6:12 AM