Facilities Maintenance Supervisor

CN Railway Flat Rock , MI 48134

Posted 4 months ago

Facilities Maintenance Supervisor

The Maintenance Supervisor has to organize, monitor, and supervise maintenance operations and perform a variety of technical tasks relative to building maintenance. Ensure activities are performed safely, within budgets and in strict compliance with regulatory and maintenance standards consistent with expectations of the business.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Perform disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.

  • Follow-up on job quality and crew productivity.

  • Assure maintenance team have the necessary equipment and materials according to contract specifications.

  • Follow-up on maintenance operation to assure team are performing up to company standards, and contract specifications:

  • Spot-check calibrations on appropriate systems, equipment inspections, safety inspections and team paperwork for accuracy and legibility.

  • Provide follow-up training with employees in the field.

  • Assure employees are complying with all Regulatory and Company Safety Policies and Procedures

  • Supervise work performed by external contractors and unionized staff to meet requirements

  • Enforcing labour agreements including requests for overtime, scheduling, grievances, investigations, discipline, etc.

  • Ensure CN Safety Standards are met and followed by internal and external maintenance employees

  • Perform daily safety briefing

  • Respond to requests for maintenance work from CN employees located in their respective region, evaluate request and determine the most effective way to resolve the issue.

  • Interact with senior management personnel in Operations (i.e., Directors, Superintendent, etc.) relating to repair and maintenance requests.

  • Ensure scheduled preventative maintenance is performed on critical infrastructure noting work completion in CN data base

  • Complete a prioritized assessment of buildings on your territory and schedule for repair or replacement as required to submit to Manager for approval

  • Outsource RFP or multiple bids for facility maintenance within delegation of authority

  • Responsible for cost centre budgets including prioritizing discretionary spending

Experience/Skill/Functional Knowledge required:

  • Knowledge of building maintenance system preferably with a Trade Certification or University Degree.

  • Must posses a minimum of 5 years experience as a facility supervisory within a Unionized Environment.

  • Possesses a valid Drivers License

  • Ability to prioritize work load and manage expectations of customers and employees.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong problem solving/resolution skills.

  • Works well under pressure and capable of dealing with stress.

CN is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, assuming an individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation. Only qualified candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please monitor your email on a regular basis, as communication is primarily made through email.

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