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East Tennessee State University

General Maintenance Mechanic Supervisor

Title Code: 6135 

Occ. Group: 

General Maintenance Mechanic 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 coordinating and reviewing the general maintenance function. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Plans, organizes, and schedules work for General Maintenance.

Inspects and reports on the status of general maintenance work in progress and completed.

Coordinates with other supervisors for the scheduling of work to be integrated with or accomplished by the crafts or commercially.

Orders materials, supplies, services, and/or equipment.

Performs personnel administrative functions.

Maintains files, records, and logs.

Works as an electrician, carpenter, or air conditioning/heating mechanic as required.

Attends and participates in supervisors meetings.

Trains subordinate personnel in the efficient use of materials and supplies and the proper use and control of equipment and tools.

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Ability to plan, organize and schedule work.

Ability to train and supervise employees and to evaluate performance.

Ability to forecast needs, and to order services, supplies and equipment.

Ability to prepare general specifications for maintenance and repair work.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to read, interpret and evaluate blueprints and plans. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. High school graduate or GED; four years experience in building maintenance, repair and renovation. Two years experience scheduling and supervising maintenance repair and/or renovation. 

Date     Skill         Eval          
5/2004   10     734232323 

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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