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Facilities Maintenance Supervisor

DeKalb County Government

Posted: Jul. 31, 2018

End Date: Oct. 16, 2018


Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to supervise the day-to-day operations and staff involved in performing skilled and semi-skilled trade work in the construction, maintenance, and repair of County facilities.  

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff; develops and oversees employee work schedules to ensure adequate coverage and control; compiles and reviews timesheets; approves/processes employee concerns and problems and counsels or disciplines as appropriate; assists with or completes performance appraisals; directs work; and acts as a liaison between employees and management and trains staff in operations, policies and procedures.

Organizes, prioritizes and assigns work; prioritizes and schedules work activities in order to meet objectives; ensures that subordinates have the proper resources needed to complete the assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; consults with assigned staff to assist with complex/problems situations and provide technical expertise; and provides progress and activity reports to management.

Ensures adherence to established safety procedures; monitors work environment and use of safety equipment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; places safety cones, markers, or signs to alert employees/citizens of work areas, wet floors, or other potential hazards; locks/secures chemical storage areas; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.

Supervises and conducts maintenance inspections of buildings, equipment, and facilities to identify potential problems, unsafe conditions, needed repairs, or other situations requiring attention; issues work orders for maintenance/repair work; and reports damage/vandalism, potentially hazardous/dangerous situations, or other problems to appropriate personnel.

Supervises building maintenance, repair, and modification projects; writes and receives work orders; prioritizes and schedules work; determines and coordinates necessary equipment, materials, and manpower to complete projects and work orders; plans most efficient use of resources; assigns projects and work orders to appropriate staff;  redirects/reassigns workers in response to emergencies or changes in priorities; monitors progress in meeting project deadlines; and responds to problems or emergency situations.

Monitors, participates in, and inspects work activities to ensure operational efficiency; coordinates general maintenance and repair work on buildings, equipment, and related facilities; and monitors and assists staff and/or contractors in performing skilled, semi-skilled, and manual work involving building maintenance, building construction, carpentry, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, heating and air conditioning, or other projects.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED required, with vocational or technical training in construction, engineering technology, skilled trade or a related field; six years of experience in maintenance and skilled trades, to include two years lead or supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Specific License or Certification Required:  Must possess and maintain a Georgia driver's license.