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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 6115 

Occ. Group: 

Electrical Shop Supervisor

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in supervising employees in the Electrical Shop. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Plans, organizes and schedules work.

Reads work orders, electrical schematics, specifications charts, etc.

Estimates costs, materials, man hours, etc.

Inspects work performed by subordinates.

Orders supplies and parts.

Originates and maintains various reports, forms, shop logs, records, files, etc.

Plans or designs systems for new construction or renovation as required.

Inspects systems for compliance with safety codes and standards.

Trains new workers.

Functions as electrician as necessary.

Uses special test equipment and common hand tools.

Drives truck as necessary.

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Ability to plan and supervise electrical shop activities.

Ability to inspect work for completeness and quality.

Ability to motivate employee work performance.

Ability to perform administrative activities.

Ability to operate machines and tools of the electrical trade. 

Recommended Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent, vocational school certificate in electricity or completion of electrical apprenticeship, plus two years electrical experience or two years related experience. Supervisory experience preferred. 

  Date     Skill          Eval          
5/2004      10     734232322 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. 

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