The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for overall maintenance of buildings and grounds and equipment. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.
Provides supervision to subordinate carpenters, electricians, plumbers, groundskeepers, maintenance repairmen and custodial staff by establishing work schedules, assigning specific duties with detailed instructions, and reviewing work performed on a regular basis to ensure adherence to deadlines and proper procedures.
Interviews applicants and recommends the hiring, training, and performance evaluation of skilled workers such as: carpenters, electricians, plumbers, boiler operators, groundskeepers, maintenance repairmen, and custodial staff.
Participates in preventive maintenance activities and supervising structural repairs of buildings and grounds. Makes routine inspections of the heating, cooling, and electrical systems.
Develops annual preventative maintenance schedules and receives work orders and assigns to the proper shop for completion.
Coordinates the work of employees and outside contractors, including requisitioning supplies and tools, maintains inventory, as needed, and reviews completed contracted work.
Provides in-service training for employees on equipment, safety, and procedural changes.
Conducts on-site inspections to ensure quality of work, determines maintenance requirements, and complies with safety regulations.
Monitors building and grounds for public safety and security and checks safety systems such as, emergency lights, smoke alarms and fire extinguishers.
Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of building and grounds maintenance techniques and equipment. Knowledge of inventory control techniques. Knowledge of state purchasing procedures. Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Ability to operate, maintain, and perform minor repairs on various types of electrical and mechanical equipment. Ability to conduct on-site inspections to determine compliance of work with departmental standards and regulations. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of lower-level supervisors, skilled, and semi-skilled workers. Ability to maintain adequate supplies and inventory records.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus five years of experience in one or more skilled trades, including one year in the supervision of skilled and/or semi-skilled workers.
Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.
OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
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