Maintenance Services Supervisor

Barton College is recruiting for a Maintenance Services Supervisor to participate in skilled and semi-skilled work in the operation, facility inspection, and deficiency identification in structures and other areas.

In this role, the Maintenance Services Supervisor will supervise a maintenance staff of five full-time employees and will include conducting work performance evaluations, as well as managing budget, overtime, and compensatory time accordingly. This position will also assist the Director of Facilities in implementing unit goals as needed.

Essential Functions:

Supervision (40%):

  • Supervise staff in performing technical diagnosis, service and repairs to campus wide HVACR, electrical, and structural equipment including lights, doors, locks, chillers, boilers, pumps, motors, fans, piping systems, control valves, pneumatic and digital control systems, compressed air and vacuum systems, and all related electrical components.
  • Supervise staff by using effective written and oral communication. Hire, train and provide technical assistance to staff. Provide on-going feedback to employees regarding performance, conduct, and attendance.
  • Ensure personnel comply with federal and State laws, regulations and agency policies and procedures.
  • Ensure certificates that are required by law to test, repair and complete field audits for all equipment are maintained by shop personnel.
  • Coordinate standby and leave schedules.
  • Ensure staff is properly trained to perform assigned tasks.
  • Conduct weekly toolbox meetings. Develop others using personal mentoring; create a learning environment; challenge others to seek opportunities to learn; and use assessments to identify short and long term unit development needs.
  • Record and track employee training and development activities.

Implement and Monitor Program Activities (30%):

  • Assign, review, repair and perform supervisory and technical maintenance work orders; determine complexity of work and establish job priorities.
  • Responsible for planning, scheduling and coordination of all maintenance work orders, contractors, job layouts, job design, field audits, procurement of parts, materials, supplies, and safety equipment. Utilize the work order system to plan, schedule, and record labor, materials and supplies.
  • Tracks all compliance and permits for safety equipment required by OSHA.
  • Works with personnel installing new equipment, testing the devices, and performing field audits.
  • Inspects work of other maintenance personnel.
  • Evaluate unit work activity to identify efficiencies and continuous improvements.
  • Function as essential personnel during facility emergencies and perform standby duty as required.
  • Meet and coordinate work with customers, contractors and consultants.
  • Prepare mechanical estimates for time, material and cost.
  • Purchase and order materials and supplies, actively manage budget within approved levels, store supplies per established guidelines, maintain records and prepare reports.

Coordinate Policies/Procedures (15%):

  • Responsible for rule compliance within shop. Understand and implement current college, state, and federal rules and regulations and agency policies and procedures.
  • Maintain all working conditions and jobs so they comply with all applicable college, state, local and federal rules and regulations, including the use of personal protection equipment.

Training and Development (10%):

  • Ensure staff is properly trained to perform required tasks.
  • Ensure certificates that are required by law to test, repair and complete field audits for all equipment are maintained by shop personnel.

Other Duties as Assigned (5%):

Skills, Experience and credentials:

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent education and five years of building and facilities maintenance and/or construction experience which must have included project planning, preparation of cost estimates and budgets, and scheduling.
  • Two years of the experience must have included supervision of skilled and semi-skilled workers.
  • Must possess a journey level certificate in HVAC or Electrical work.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Working Knowledge of:

  • building and construction codes
  • safe work practices for the materials, tools, and equipment used to maintain buildings
  • budget preparation
  • project management of all trades, including but not limited to, excavation, masonry, carpentry, roofing, plumbing, electrical, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning

Ability to:

  • inspect facilities to identify deficiencies in the facility structure, systems and equipment, and to ensure preventive and correct maintenance is performed
  • Organize and prioritize a wide scope of building maintenance, repair, replacement, modification, and construction activities
  • solve related technical problems and select an effective course of action
  • develop and implement a preventive maintenance program for all facilities
  • assist in tracking utility costs and energy use in facilities
  • direct the work of staff engaged in a wide range and level of construction trades activities
  • convey maintenance and repair priorities, budget and staffing needs, and policy and procedure concerns to higher level administrative personnel
  • delegate assignments and evaluate staff effectiveness
  • Maintain effective working relationships with employees, vendors, and the general public.

Application Guidance:

Please submit application materials including a letter of interest, current resume, and contact information for at least three professional references (all documents should be MS Word or PDF format) to People & Support at References will not be checked until the candidate is informed. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Barton College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Any claims of discrimination for Title IX or otherwise should be directed to our Title IX Coordinator, Victoria A. Morris, at P.O. Box 5000, Wilson, NC 27893, or at 252-399-6330 or