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Maintenance Supervisor Job Description

First Apostolic Church
December 13, 2002

1. Responsible for maintenance in the following areas:

  • Church sanctuary
  • Educational and office building
  • Family Life Center
  • Maintenance garage
  • Parking lots
  • All church-owned grounds
  • Church-owned vehicles
  • Church equipment

2. General maintenance work in buildings:

  • Minor repairs to doors, windows, cabinets, floors, ceilings, etc.
  • Minor plumbing repairs
  • Minor electrical repairs
  • Minor installation projects
  • Cyclical maintenance on HVAC
  • Change light bulbs throughout all buildings and on grounds

3. General maintenance on grounds:

  • Leaf removal
  • Emergency snow and ice removal
  • Minor projects on playgrounds, fencing, irrigation, etc.
  • Minor tree and branch removal
  • Minor lawn and landscaping projects

4. General vehicle maintenance:

  • Keep oil, lubricants, filters and tires schedule
  • Clean vehicles when necessary
  • Make any minor repairs when possible
  • Be responsible for scheduling major repairs, including pickup and delivery

5. Maintenance equipment responsibilities:

  • Keep maintenance garage clean and organized
  • Maintain and service all church-owned tools and equipment
  • Order and store supplies for maintenance work

6. Other responsibilities:

  • Help office personnel in heavy-lifting jobs, moving equipment, etc.
  • Drive van for church youth groups to camps, conferences when needed
  • Assist ACA and Son-Shine Day Care in various maintenance projects
  • Change lettering on marquee
  • Run various errands for all ministries when asked
  • Do set-up and take-down work for various functions:
  • Funeral dinners
  • Youth activities
  • Ladies ministry activities
  • Special functions (conferences, seminars, etc.)
  • Assist in drama productions

7. Major repairs and projects:

  • Consult with project leaders in repairs and installations*
  • Run various errands necessary for job
  • Assist in the project whenever possible

8. Authority given to maintenance supervisor:

  • Keys to all doors and other locked areas
  • Decision-making authority for minor projects and repairs
  • Purchasing authority for minor projects and repairs
  • Rental of equipment for repair and projects
  • Phone numbers for fire alarm system
  • Knowledge of Honeywell HVAC system
  • Authority over equipment use by church members

9. Expectations and requirements for Maintenance Supervisor:

  • Become familiar with all aspects of building and systems
  • Credit card and charging authority
  • Provide receipts for all purchases
  • Consult with pastor or next in authority before spending over $150.00
  • Fill out purchase order for all routine supplies and equipment
  • Maintain paperwork on all service agreements and warranties
  • Keep files for safety-related information (toxins, dangerous equipment, etc.)
  • Work in cooperation with all other supervisors of ministries
  • Attend monthly planning sessions (Wednesdays at 6:45 )
  • Notify office in advance for time away from site
  • Finish all repairs and projects in reasonable time

The position of MS is largely unsupervised. It requires self-motivation, accountability for time and expenses, and integrity. While the MS is not expected to perform at super-human levels, he should put forth a reasonable effort in doing his job. Also, the MS should constantly look for projects and repairs without being instructed or informed. Much of his work should result from routine checking.

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The Maintenance Planner and the Maintenance Supervisor are focused on completing vital activities at different time periods of the maintenance work cycle. Their duty statements need to very clear about what they are responsible to deliver so that the maintenance work is successfully completed.

January 14, 2012 | Unregistered Commentergarage equipment

A maintenance supervisor is in charge of overseeing other workers in the construction and building repair industry. As a supervisor, it's possible--depending on the job itself--to become the person in charge of making decisions about contractors, required maintenance and inspections.

April 29, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterplumbing

Maintenance Supervisors play an integral role in joining the dots between management goal setting and actual performance. They are management’s front-line task force, delivering unity between daily operation and strategic direction. The role of the supervisor is riddled with challenges that require a niche skill-set; for example, amongst being the orchestrator for hitting performance targets, on time and on budget, they are required to effectively motivate employees and cultivate an environment of team-work and continuous improvement.

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