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Building Maintenance Crew Supervisor

Full Time
Real Estate Field
  • Facilities Management / Engineering
Postal Code
United States

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To supervise assigned facility maintenance personnel working in small crews; to perform tasks requiring specialized knowledge in facility design and related maintenance procedures; to perform a variety of semi skilled and skilled work involving painting, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC and minor electrical repair, and alterations to maintenance equipment; and to participate in the beautification of public facilities.

This is the advanced journey level in the Building Maintenance Worker class series. Positions in this class are distinguished from the Building Maintenance Worker II position in that they regularly lead a field crew, perform and supervise the most technically complex tasks in the assigned area, and are required to operate and train others in the operation of a variety of equipment.

Receives direction from the management staff.

Exercises direct supervision over building maintenance personnel.

Duties may included but are not limited to the following:

Supervise and coordinate the work of assigned personnel; prepare employee performance evaluations.

Assist and/or confer with outside contractors in the performance of more complex repairs and construction of city facilities.

Receives and prioritizes work requests for maintenance or repair needs.

Purchases materials needed for maintenance and construction tasks.

Provide training to assigned personnel.

Evaluate the maintenance needs of assigned areas; initiate responsive actions.

Assist with the administration of the Facility Maintenance division; order and purchase supplies; keep time cards and records; prepare reports; participate in budgeting for assigned area; provide time and material cost estimates for work requested.

Respond to public inquiries and complaints; respond to emergencies on a volunteer call out basis.

Perform skilled and semi-skilled trades, including carpentry, painting, locksmith, plumbing and minor electrical and HVAC in the maintenance, preventive maintenance, remodeling and construction of municipal facilities.

Drive vehicles used to transport materials, tools, and equipment as required.

Assist in a variety of carpentry and building maintenance tasks for municipal facilities including remodeling, HVAC maintenance and repair, locksmith, and concrete work.

Repair, install, and construct tables, shelves, cabinets, counter tops, and other wood equipment and fixtures.

Perform hand and bench work, operating planers, drill presses, power saws, and other woodworking machinery.

Apply paint to building interiors, fixtures, equipment or exterior; strip and paint or stain cabinets, doors, and woodwork.

Install, maintain, and repair plumbing systems and a variety of plumbing fixtures such as faucets, sinks, toilets, and water heaters, including unclogging or unstopping drains and toilets.

Build rough wooden structures such as barricades and fences, and perform rough carpentry on park and other city buildings.

Finish cabinets and counter tops as required.

Install tile and carpet as necessary.

Make repairs on doors, windows, floors, lockers, gates, roofs, and ceilings.

Prepare surfaces for painting, staining, or re-texturing; water/sandblast buildings and structures.

Repair and maintain specialized equipment such as stage lift, elevator, and solar equipment.

Move heavy equipment and/or furniture as necessary.

Clean work areas following completion of maintenance, construction or repairs.

Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other city employees and the public using principles of good customer service.


Perform related duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:
Principles, practices, methods, techniques, materials, tools, equipment, layouts and set-ups used in the area of carpentry, plumbing, locksmith, HVAC, electrical, painting or other similar qualified experience.

Principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluation.

Basic budgeting and accounting.

Basic computer skills to access computerized data.

Proper and effective use of maintenance tools, equipment and materials used in building maintenance.

Safety precautions in the use and maintenance of power tools, equipment, and hazardous materials.

Principles and practices of work safety.

Ability to:
On a continuous basis, know and understand assigned area activities and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze problem equipment; identify safety hazards; locate equipment; interpret work orders; remember how to operate equipment; explain jobs to other employees.

Supervise the work of others; provide training to new and journey level personnel.

Keep records accurately and neatly; prepare clean and concise reports; assist with budgeting and other administrative duties.

Evaluate the condition and maintenance needs of assigned areas.

Operate a variety of light and medium equipment.

Read and interpret plans and diagrams; draw sketches for remodeling and new construction work.

Repair fences, playground equipment, and other facilities.

Operate a personal computer to access data.

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Experience and Training

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:


Two years of responsible journey level experience performing duties similar to a Building Maintenance Worker II with the city of Davis.


Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by training in facility maintenance, basic mechanics or a related field.

License or Certificate

Must possess and maintain a valid California driver's license.

Intermittently sit while driving vehicles and equipment; stand and walk while performing maintenance activities; bend and twist to adjust equipment; kneel and squat to review work; climb ladders; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; lift or carry weight of 100 pounds or less.

Benefits include:  paid vacation, paid holidays, paid sick leave, monthly premium allotment toward medical and dental plans, flexible spending and dependent care accounts, deferred compensation plans, bike and computer loans, various voluntary plan options and excellent CalPERS retirement! For additional benefit information, please click the benefits tab on the job posting.

Job Functions

  • Facilities Management
  • Maintenance
  • Operations

Job Sector

  • Government/Education


2+ to 5 years

This job is no longer active.

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