Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Maintenance Supervisor 1 (General) (37.5 Hour)

Recruitment #220119-5574TC-001


The State of ConnecticutUniversity of Connecticut Facilities Operations Department has a job opening for a full-time, 2nd Shift Maintenance Supervisor 1 - General position.  This permanent position has a work schedule of Monday through Friday, 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., 37.5 hours per week, with an unpaid half an hour for lunch.  The position offers a full benefits package, including medial and dental insurance, and is eligible for a shift differential.  The salary is $30.30/hour and is non-negotiable.

This position is categorized as Emergency Support Services/Essential Staff.  The individual in this role must be willing to work during emergency closures/delayed openings due to inclement weather or for significant events that effect campus operations.  Applicants must also be willing to respond to emergencies on overtime (nights, weekends, holidays).

This position is categorized as "Open to the Public".

Selection Plan

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the minimum qualifications as listed on the job opening and must specify your qualifications on your application. JobAps applications will be evaluated to ensure that the Knowledge, Skill and Ability, Minimum Qualifications and Special Requirement sections of the position have been met.  Please also be sure to demonstrate how you meet any of the preferred qualifications that you may have.

Ensure that your JobAps Master Application is complete and detailed before submitting it. Please note, resumes are no longer being accepted as part of the application in accordance with PA 21-69. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system. 

Applicants are required to indicate on their application (under the Licenses and Professional Certification section of the application) the specific current P-1 or P-2, E-1 or E-2, OR Heating/Piping/Cooling license held, including the date issued and expiration date.  If this section of the application is not completed in its entirety, the applicant will not be considered qualified for the position.

Applicants must possess and retain a current motor vehicle operator license throughout employment with the University. A current State of Connecticut P-1 or P-2, E-1 or E-2, OR Heating/Piping/Cooling license is required and must be retained throughout employment with the University. 

If selected for an interview, you will be asked to provide the names, titles and phone numbers of three professional references.  In addition, current State of Connecticut employee applicants at UConn or other State Agencies, may be asked to provide copies of their last two (2) performance appraisals and their CORE attendance records.   

At any point of the recruitment process, applicants may be contacted via email and provided an opportunity to submit addition documentation which supports their qualification(s) for this position.  These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.

Terms and Conditions of Employment

Employment at the University of Connecticut is contingent upon the successful candidate’s compliance with the University’s Mandatory Workforce COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. This Policy states that all workforce members are required to have or obtain a Covid-19 vaccination as a term and condition of employment at UConn, unless an exemption or deferral has been approved.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination, including drug testing, as well as a criminal background check.

Questions pertaining to this position should be directed to UConn HR's Services Unit phone number, 860-486-3034.


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 trade 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 trade 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.


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.

At UConn, the 2nd Shift Maintenance Supervisor 1 position for the Facilities Operations Department is responsible for supervising a crew of highly skilled trade workers.  This position is responsible for coordinating the daily work assignments for all QCW level employees; scheduling and assigning work to 2nd shift employees through AiM, estimating labor and material for jobs including writing quotes; providing information to supervisors and managers on the progress of jobs in the shop; working with contractors and other trades employees; assisting employees with troubleshooting work and resolving issues; working with the manager to address disciplinary actions as required; monitoring the progress of job assignments through completion; overseeing the progress of renovations and upgrades; establishing good customer relations/communication; reviewing/signing time sheets and completing overtime equalization rosters; completing administrative computer work and paperwork as required; working with the Facilities Operations Business Services Staff to coordinate Environmental Health & Safety and UConn training for the 2nd shift employees which includes: Asbestos Awareness, Confined Space, Lockout/Tag out, Mold Awareness, and Respiratory Protection & Fit Testing.


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.


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.


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.


Graduation from vocational or technical school may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.


  1. Extensive experience in one or more of the following trade areas:  Electrical, Plumbing and/or HVACR.  
  2. Strong leadership skills are an important qualification for this position.
  3. Strong oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills.
  4. Experience using computer software such as AiM, HuskyBuy, Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and/or Kulai Financial System (KFS) is preferred.
  5. Demonstrated experience in the use of computerized maintenance management software (CMMS).
  6. Working knowledge of the management and removal of regulated materials including asbestos, mold, lead and PCBs, as well as knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, nationally recognized standards and guidelines, as related to occupational safety and health is desired.
  7. Proficiency in the use of an iPad or similar technology.
  8. Knowledge of the NP-2 contract and University policies and procedures.
  9. Experience working in a union environment at a college, university or similar entity is desired.


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.
3.  Applicant must have a current State of Connecticut P-1 or P-2, E-1 or E-2, OR Heating/Piping/Cooling License or Electrical license, which must be retained throughout employment with the University.


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.


All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

Information concerning the University’s policies regarding the Cleary Act Statement, Non-Discrimination Policy, Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities and Recruiting Veterans can be found on UConn’s Job page at: 

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.