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Building Maintenance Supervisor

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:Starting at $21.47 Hourly
  • Posted Date:December 05, 2018
  • Deadline to Apply:December 17, 2018



Please submit a resume with the application!


Must possess a valid Louisiana driver’s license, and the ability to maintain the driver’s license. 

Must possess a Stationary Building Engineer 1 License obtained from the Board of Operating Engineers, City of New Orleans or other approved licensing agency



Under limited direction, supervises a staff of maintenance mechanics in maintenance tasks; and may oversee maintenance and renovation tasks performed by contractors; and performs complex maintenance tasks; and performs related duties as required.  Employee supervises and performs maintenance, repair, remodeling, installations and similar projects for facilities maintained by General Government Buildings.


Makes periodic inspections of assigned facilities to determine conditions of the mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems

Diagnoses problems and then determines and initiates necessary corrective actions

Plans and schedules routine maintenance and establishes work priorities

Assigns and/or issues work orders for maintenance work to be performed

Prepares sketches and plans and carries out remodeling projects

Estimates materials and labor costs for remodeling, alterations and installation projects

Orders and issues tools, equipment and supplies for inventory stock and that which is required for maintenance work on an as needed basis

Supervises a maintenance mechanic staff that performs such duties as painting, carpentry, etc. and general upkeep involving structures, furnishings, equipment, floor coverings, acoustical ceiling, plumbing, heating, air conditioning, electrical and related systems


Trains, instructs and assigns subordinates to maintenance tasks and inspects completed work

Maintains cost and time records and prepares reports using computer software programs designed for building maintenance

Ensures that safety standards and regulations are observed and maintained in the workplace by subordinates and contractors

Assists in developing a yearly budget for Government Buildings and ensuring expenditures stay within the budget allowances

Performs other work as directed by the Facilities Manager


High school diploma or GED, supplemented by 3 to 5 years of work experience and or training that includes skilled trades ability and supervisory experience. Combination of training, education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities such as advanced certification in a specialized trade including HVAC, electrical, or plumbing. 



Physical Requirements:  Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated office machines including computers, typewriters, copiers, calculators, etc. Requires the ability to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Light Work usually requires walking or standing to a significant degree. However, if the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

Data Conception:  Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural, or composite characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people or things.

Interpersonal Communications:  Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information. Includes receiving instructions, assignments and/or directions from superiors.

Language Ability:  Requires the ability to read a variety of correspondence, reports, invoices, forms, manuals, etc.  Requires the ability to prepare correspondence, reports, forms, etc., using prescribed formats and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction, and style.  Requires the ability to speak to people with poise, voice control and confidence.

Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form; deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Verbal Aptitude:  Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions.  Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in standard English.

Numerical Aptitude:  Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; to add and subtract totals; to multiply and divide; to determine percentages and decimals.

Form/Spatial Aptitude:  Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width, and shape.

Motor Coordination:  Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes rapidly and accurately in using automated office equipment.

Manual Dexterity:  Requires the ability to handle a variety of items such as office equipment.  Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.

Color Discrimination:  Requires the ability to differentiate between colors and shades of color.

Interpersonal Temperament:  Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions.  Must be adaptable to performing under stress and when confronted with persons acting under stress.

Physical Communication:  Requires the ability to talk and/or hear: (talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear).  Must be able to communicate via telephone.



Considerable knowledge of building maintenance and repair methods

Considerable knowledge of materials, tools and equipment required to perform maintenance tasks

Considerable knowledge of the operation and repair of building mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems

Considerable knowledge of workplace safety standards and regulations

Considerable knowledge of the use of computers and software programs used to help facilitate record keeping related to maintenance tasks and costs

Ability to troubleshoot problems and perform complex repair and maintenance tasks involving building mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems

Ability to plan and schedule:

  • the work of others

  • routine preventive maintenance work and

  • emergency maintenance repairs as required

 Ability to train and supervise the work of others

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