Building Maintenance Supervisor Job Description and Profile

Building Maintenance supervisor oversees a staff of skilled as well as semi-skilled workers in maintenance duties and tasks, and may likewise supervise contract workers in the performance of janitorial and custodial tasks; performs various maintenance tasks and other related duties as required. Essentially a building maintenance supervisor supervises and performs repair, installation and overall maintenance of projects on an assigned set of building, related facility, furnishings and shops.

Duties and Specifications

  • Makes regular inspections of assigned buildings and facilities to determine current condition.
  • Diagnoses existing problems and initiates needed action.
  • Plans and schedules necessary maintenance.
  • Establishes work and activity priorities.
  • Issues necessary work orders.
  • Prepares plans and sketches and carries out and performs remodeling projects.
  • Estimates necessary costs of materials and labor for alterations, remodeling and installation projects.
  • Issues and orders equipment, tools and supplies and supervises necessary maintenance.
  • Maintains inventories of equipment and related materials.
  • Performs various maintenance and repair tasks.
  • supervises a skilled and semi-skilled employees in maintenance tasks such as carpentry, ┬ápainting, cement work, masonry and other general upkeep which involves furnishing, structures, floor covering, equipment, acoustical ceiling, heating, plumbing, electrical, air conditioning and related systems.
  • Instructs, trains and assigns support staff and inspects done work.
  • trains and evaluates subordinate,
  • Maintains cost and time records.
  • Schedules relief, emergency and vacation coverage.
  • Ensures observance of safety regulations and standards.

Skills and Specifications

  • Able to schedule, plan train and supervise work of staff.
  • Can competently perform repair and maintenance work.
  • Maintain important daily records and prepare simple yet comprehensive reports.
  • Coordinate maintenance and building activities in the division as well as other divisions and departments.
  • Can learn and implement supervisory principles and practices.
  • Be able to learn and understand contract administration.

Education and Qualifications

  • Completion of Bachelors Degree or equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provide the desired set of knowledge and abilities.