PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In a state agency, this class is accountable for performing in one of the following ways:
1. Supervises a small crew (usually 1-5 workers) of highly skilled trades workers (Qualified Craft Workers and General Trades Workers) and skilled workers (Skilled Maintainers) but not solely Skilled Maintainers unless they are on a grounds crew and other lower level employees.
2. In large crews (6 or more workers) of highly skilled tradesworkers, assists the Maintenance Supervisor 2 in carrying out supervisory functions. This is appropriate only when there is a demonstrated need for a subordinate supervisory level.
GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE
Incumbents in this classification should have full proficiency in the technical aspects of their trade area and should have on-going full-time supervisory responsibilities to include such things as completing or providing input for completing service ratings, training and motivating workers, delegating work, setting job priorities, scheduling work, inspecting work for quality and consistency with standards and handling disciplinary action.
Class code 5567, Maintenance Supervisor 1 (Utilities), is restricted to the University of Connecticut's Utilities Shop.
Receives general direction from a Maintenance Supervisor 2 or an employee of higher grade.
1. As supervisor of a small crew, supervises the work of Qualified Craft Workers and other employees as assigned.
2. As assistant to a Maintenance Supervisor 2, assists in supervising a large crew of Qualified Craft Workers and other employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans crew work; establishes and maintains crew procedures; develops or makes recommendations on the development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence; performs some of the more skilled duties involved; may estimate time, skills and material needed for proposed repairs or improvements; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of modern methods and equipment involved in the trade indicated by the parenthetical title of the class; considerable knowledge of relevant State and national codes and regulations; interpersonal skills; oral and written communications skills; skill in performing technical duties of the class; ability to read and interpret specifications, blueprints, and sketches; ability to utilize computer software; supervisory ability.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Five (5) years of experience in the trade area indicated by the parenthetical title.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have included performing highly skilled duties in the trade area indicated by the parenthetical title.
Note: For State Employees, this is interpreted at the level of Qualified Craft Worker.
1. Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain of appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications including possession and retention of a license as an Unlimited Journeyperson or in the trade area indicated by the parenthetical title.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
At State Airports: In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.
1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties of the class.
2. A physical examination may be required.
1. Incumbents in this class may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights; may be exposed to extreme weather conditions and to risk of injury from equipment.
2. The appointing authority may require completion of an asbestos removal program consistent with EPA guidelines for operations and maintenance during employment in this class. Incumbents may be required to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety goggles.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
This replaces this existing specification for the class of Maintenance Supervisor 1 (Electrical) (HVACR) (Plumbing and Steamfitting) in Salary Group FM 22 approved effective November 29, 2013. (Revised to implement NP-2 Stipulated Agreement)