Electrical and Mechanical Supervisor

Recruitment #111322-MCCZ13-550400

Summary Statement

The class incumbent is involved in electrical work installing and maintaining electrical equipment/HVAC systems in various structures throughout the state and has credentials to certify installation according to national standards. Incumbent will also assist other personnel and manage contractors to correct issues in electrical/HVAC systems, supervise subordinates, determine/analyze facilities electrical systems. This position must be available to work overtime as needed and during storm events and other emergencies with occasionally no advance notice. Weekend work would be for emergencies.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
  • Directs the operation and maintenance of electrical, water, heating distribution and air conditioning systems.
  • Analyzes technical problems of power, heating and air conditioning distribution, recommends economic and efficient utilization and purchase of electrical energy and plans for standardization of equipment and control systems.
  • Plans and supervises preventative maintenance program of mechanical, building and utility equipment.
  • Supervises maintenance personnel in servicing and repair of lighting, heating, air conditioning and other electrical and mechanical systems and equipment.
  • Maintains maintenance and related records and prepares reports.
  • Repairs and maintains proper operation of AHU units, HVAC units, cabinet and unit heaters, heat and chilled water pumps, gas fired boilers, water heaters and circulating pumps, wall heat and A/C units which includes motors, controls, bearings, valves, relays, thermostats, pneumatic controls and probes.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Electrical and Mechanical Supervisor
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Possession of a Delaware Limited or Master Electrician license OR possession of a Limited Electrician or Master Electrician license from another state which meets Delaware license requirements or equivalent requirements as determined by the State Board of Electrical Examiners.
  2. Six months experience in HVAC/R installation, troubleshooting, and repair.
  3. Six months experience in interpreting blueprints and schematics. 
  4. Six months experience in staff supervision which includes planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others.
  5. Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving). 

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our Job Seeker Resources. DelDOT does not provide employment-based sponsorship.

As a condition of hire you must possess a valid CDL Class A or B drivers license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving) OR obtain one during the initial 90-day probationary period.

DelDOT Medical Exam:  Applicants who meet the job requirements for the position, and who are made a conditional offer of employment, shall be required to meet the physical qualifications and examination requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations to hold a commercial driver’s license unless they are approved for either an Intra-State CDL Waiver of a Federal Waiver or Exemption.  In addition, applicants must not have incurred four or more serious traffic violations during the previous three years as defined by the Federal Motor Carrier Code.  The Department of Transportation will obtain driving record information maintained by the Division of Motor Vehicles for the preceding three year period.

Pre-employment Drug Testing:  Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.

As a condition of hire the successful applicant must be able to report to their duty station within forty-five minutes to provide timely response to vehicle or operational emergencies, as stand-by is required for this position.


To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at StateJobs.Delaware.gov.


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.

The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.