Building Maintenance Supervisor
Kent Campus - Kent, OH
Supervises Maintenance Repair Workers and other classified employees assigned to the maintenance of buildings, grounds, and equipment; maintains inventory and inspects completed work; plans work projects and prepares reports. Building Maintenance Superintendent or designated administrative supervisor.
Additional Basic Function if applicable:
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Supervises Maintenance Repair Workers and other classified, temporary, or student employees involved in general building, grounds, and equipment maintenance; has authority and responsibility to exercise independent judgment in:
Planning and directing the work activities of employees; assigning and monitoring work duties and responsibilities; establishing and modifying work methods, schedules, and priorities.
Interviewing job applicants and conducting performance evaluations of classified employees.
Recommending formal personnel actions (e.g., hiring, termination, promotion, discipline, layoff/recall) for assigned employees and initiating appropriate action to implement recommendations.
Communicating and enforcing policies and procedures; resolving problems; addressing employee concerns and complaints and adjusting grievances.
Monitoring and maintaining records of employees' work hours, overtime/compensatory time, sick leave, vacation, performance, and related information; authorizing time worked and recommending the approval/disapproval of leave requests.
Ensuring appropriate training of staff; identifying training needs; developing and implementing training activities.
Maintains inventory of supplies and equipment; orders materials and supplies; may deliver supplies and equipment to job site.
Inspects buildings, equipment, and grounds to determine conditions and to insure compliance with state and local regulations.
Inspects and approves completed work; trains and instructs workers in equipment operations.
Plans work projects and estimates time and costs; consults with supervisors, staff, engineers, and facilities planning office regarding work projects and repair needs.
Attends various meetings; maintains and prepares job records and related reports, records, and documentation.
Performs related duties as required.
Additional Examples of Duties if applicable:
High school diploma or equivalent. A minimum of three years experience in building and maintenance repair (e.g., electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, etc.), to include one year supervisory experience.
Valid Ohio driver's license.
Electrical wiring, plumbing, carpentry, painting, etc.
Interpersonal communication to effectively interact with University personnel and public in person and over the telephone (e.g., to transmit work directives, to discuss and clarify requests for work, to order supplies from vendors)
Written communication (e.g., to compose correspondence, reports, etc.)
Use of hand and power tools
Operation of related equipment (e.g., tractors, snow plows, mowing equipment, fork lift, etc.)
Supervise, interview, evaluate, discipline, and train employees
Plan and direct work activities, to manage time effectively, and set priorities
Resolve problems independently and make decisions
Understand system of mechanical procedures (e.g., wiring, plumbing, heating, carpentry, etc.)
Read and comprehend a variety of written materials
Interpret and apply blueprints and schematic diagrams
Demonstrate mechanical aptitude to include building and equipment maintenance and repair
Demonstrate physical dexterity and lift 100 pounds
Work in high places, tunnels, and crawl spaces
Perform basic mathematics (e.g., add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimals, and to calculate percentages)
Operate computer for data entry/retrieval
Preferred Qualifications if applicable:
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Exposed to dirt, odors, moisture/wetness, variable temperatures and weather conditions, loud equipment noise, air fumes, potentially dangerous equipment (e.g., hand and power tools) when demonstrating use, and electricity; requires moderate physical effort involving extended periods of walking and standing and occasional lifting of up to 100 pounds (e.g., motors, pumps, pipe); may work varied hours and shifts to include early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays; requires on-campus travel.
This position works at the Kent Student Center. Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; however, schedule may vary to meet departmental needs.
Must pass a security check.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For official job descriptions, visit www.kent.edu/hr.
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The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
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