University System of Maryland
Job Class Specification
TITLE: FACILITIES SUPERVISOR JOB CODE:N16FAS
FLSA: NONEXEMPT JOB TYPE:SYSTEMWIDE
EEO6: H60 JOB FAMILY/SERIES:PHP MNT
APPROVED BY: Chancellor Designee: EFFECTIVE DATE: 02/07/2013
Joann Goedert, Assistant Vice Chancellor
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Under general supervision, provides administrative and expert technical supervision of the
general and daily operations of one or more work teams involved in significantly complex or
higher graded mechanical, and electrical trades work. Incumbents at this level typically
supervise Trades Chiefs, Trades Supervisors, and/or Engineering /Electronic Technicians.
Serves as a working supervisor for the specialty area.
1. Plans, organizes, assigns, and reviews the maintenance work, installation services,
and/or complex systems upgrades rendered by unskilled, semi-skilled, and skilled
workers/technicians assigned to work team(s).
2. Supervises and trains assigned personnel. Participates in the hiring process and
implements progressive discipline. Resolves work-related and personnel issues on a
daily basis. Performs on-the-job training and participates in performance management
3. Assists in budget projections, budget preparation and departmental planning for
area of responsibility.
4. Recommends and oversees internal operating procedures.
5. Reviews work orders; determines work priority and makes appropriate personnel
assignments; makes recommendations regarding work that falls outside the scope of
the shop and suggests alternatives for timely and appropriate completion.
6. Ensures adequate supplies, materials, and equipment are maintained for area(s);
initiates and/or prepares documentation related to purchase transactions; recommends
and supervises vendors; oversees the ordering process.
7. Performs estimates of time, labor, and materials to be used on assigned projects.
Prepares contractual specifications for construction, renovation, or overhaul work to
be done by outside contractors.
8. Prepares a variety of special and recurring reports and analyses reflecting daily
operations and project status.
9. Inspects shop and work areas for adherence to safety, sanitary, and security regulations.
Develops safety procedures related to specific work tasks. Ensures area(s)
10. Inspects completed job assignments for adherence to trade standards and contract
11. Troubleshoots problems and performs maintenance repairs.
12. Operates and ensures operational readiness and safety of the tools and equipment
of the trade(s). Repairs and/or directs the repair of machinery and equipment using
hand and power tools, precision measuring devices and testing instruments.
13. Performs the duties of the specialized trade.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide arepresentative summary
of the major duties and responsibilities ofthis job. Incumbents perform other related
duties assigned. Specificduties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED
EXPERIENCE: Ten years progressively responsible experience in the
trade(s) where assigned to include at least three years in a lead or supervisory capacity.
Comprehensive knowledge of and skill in the methods and techniques of the trade(s)
where assigned; of the OSHA regulations related to the trade(s) area. Thorough
knowledge of and skill in the practical application of electronics, hydraulics,
and mechanics as used in maintenance work; of basic mathematics including area,
volume, weights and the practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios
and proportions; of the principles of supervision in the maintenance trades. Skill
in the care and storage of equipment and supplies used in the area(s) where assigned;
in the use and maintenance of the tools and equipment of the trade(s) where assigned;
in reading, interpreting, and working from blueprints, schematics, drawings, and
specifications. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to
supervise and train skilled and unskilled employees in assigned trade(s) work; to
plan and organize maintenance work; to determine sufficiency of cost estimates
prepared by others; to prepare specifications for tools, equipment, materials,
and supplies; to prepare summaries and reports; to use a computer to prepare
correspondence, reports, to maintain and keep current an automated work management,
timekeeping and warehouse system; to work in, on, around, over and under fixed
equipment and machinery; to work from ladders and scaffolding; to manipulate
heavy equipment, tools, and supplies and/or exert force up to 70 lbs.; to
concurrently manipulate multiple controls on machinery and equipment; to
work in hazardous or irritating environments, confined spaces, and adverse
weather or temperature conditions; to wear and work in personal protective
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained theknowledge,
skills, and abilities required for full performance of thework of the job class
may be substituted for the education orexperience requirement on a year-for-year
basis with 30 collegecredits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or
medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job. Valid Maryland
Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver's license with fewer than six
points will be required. Employees in this job class may be required to be
trained to work with asbestos. Employees in this job class assigned to work
with equipment containing CFC refrigerants must achieve and maintain valid
certification in accordance with federal law. Employees in this job class
may be required to possess a journey or masters license or special certifications,
dependent upon the trade(s) where assigned.