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Trades/Maintenance Supt (#TRDMSTTPAO) TPAO
$22.57-$40.36 Hourly / $3,912.13-$6,995.73 Monthly / $46,945.60-$83,948.80 Yearly


Performs supervisory and technical duties planning and directing the maintenance and repair of internal and external structures and facilities, or operating, maintaining and repairing mechanical and electronic equipment.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Three or more years of experience as the supervisor of either a construction work crew or in the area of facility maintenance and repair.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, tools, materials and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of one or more of the following, or a combination thereof: buildings and other physical structures, mechanical equipment and systems, vehicular and stationary equipment, or electronic systems.
  • Considerable knowledge of codes, rules, regulations and requirements pertaining to area(s) of responsibility.
  • Working knowledge of occupational hazards and applicable safety regulations, standards, and equipment.
  • Skill in the application of supervisory techniques. 
  • Ability to locate, analyze, and diagnose structural deficiency or equipment malfunctions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with subordinates, peers, and others.
  • Ability to identify trends in malfunctions and take appropriate actions to improve system reliability and safety.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain work related records and prepare reports.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software. 


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Supervises the activities of employees and monitors contractors engaged in building maintenance and repair, and the installation, inspection, maintenance, and repair of air conditioning, heating, refrigeration systems, mechanical equipment, specialized equipment, pavements, outside structures, or major electronic systems.
  • Establishes preventive maintenance programs, procedures and schedules, supervises an equipment safety inspection program, and makes periodic inspections to ensure proper maintenance of equipment.
  • Reviews contract bids and inspect work performed by contractors to ensure conformance to specifications and contract integrity, brings contract inadequacies to the attention of management, and follows up to ensure correction of contract performance.
  • Requisitions and maintains replacement parts and materials in central stock to allow timely completion of assignments.
  • Prepares technical specifications for equipment acquisition.
  • Provides technical advice and assistance to subordinates, and trains personnel in safety procedures and operating standards.
  • Performs other related duties as required. 

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.