Under general supervision, functions as a leader of a small to medium
sized team involved in lower graded mechanical trades work. Performs
as a working member of the team with expertise in the assigned trades
area, provides guidance and instruction or supervision to others, and
has responsibility for project completion.
1. Organizes, assigns, and coordinates the technical maintenance
work and installation services rendered by skilled, semi-skilled,
and unskilled workers assigned to a multi trade work team.
2. Performs journey level work in the assigned trade; troubleshoots
problems and performs maintenance and repairs.
3. Supervises and trains assigned personnel; assigns specific tasks
and evaluates results.
4. Participates in performance evaluations and recommends areas for
individual training and development.
5. Inspects completed job assignments for adherence to trade
6. Prepares estimates of time, labor and materials; prepares bills
of materials. Ensures that assigned projects adhere to time and
cost estimates. Monitors work on site and notifies supervisor of
problems, scheduling or deadline issues.
7. Prepares requisitions and obtains materials needed to complete
assigned projects. Ensures cost effective use of materials
8. Prepares a variety of special and recurring reports reflecting
daily operations and project status.
9. Operates standard equipment including power and hand tools.
10. Ensures operational readiness and safety of work areas, tools,
and equipment; conducts routine inspections; performs routine
repairs and maintenance on equipment and tools.
11. Assists higher level supervisors in administrative tasks such as
scheduling, occupational safety, security, and other workplace
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EXPERIENCE: Five years progressively responsible experience in the
trade(s) where assigned to include at least two years in a lead or
Comprehensive knowledge of and skill in the methods and techniques of
the trade where assigned; of the OSHA regulations related to the trade
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
care and storage of equipment and supplies used in the area where
assigned. General knowledge of the principles of supervision in the
maintenance trades. Skill in the use and maintenance of the tools and
equipment of the trade where assigned. Ability to read, interpret, and
work from blueprints, schematics, drawings, and specifications; to
communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to lead and train
skilled and unskilled employees in assigned trade(s) work; to prepare
summaries and reports; 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 equipment.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits 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
may 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.