The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station is currently accepting applications for Maintenance Supervisor I to perform maintenance on agency buildings and laboratories and research and building equipment; oversee custodial staff. Position will work 1st shift 8:00 - 4:30pm (37.5 hours per week). Applicants will be expected to have general knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and steam heating system, as well as good supervisory skills.
All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Michael P. Last at Michael.Last@ct.gov, (203) 974-8442.
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 trades workers, 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.
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 communication 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 maintenance and repair of buildings.
Note: Experience performing technical duties within the maintenance trade area on a military base, aircraft carrier or large compound may be substituted for the General Experience on a year for year basis.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Three (3) years of the General Experience must have included performing skilled tasks in either the maintenance and repair of buildings or the military experience referenced above.
Note: For State Employees this is interpreted at or above the level of Skilled Maintainer.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
Graduation from vocational or technical school may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.
Microsoft Office; Experience in performing duties in maintenace trades.
1. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.
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.
2. A physical examination may be required.
1. Incumbents 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.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.