Building Trades Supervisor 11

State of Michigan Lansing, MI
Job Description

Functions as a Building Trades Supervisor in the Building Operations Division overseeing a crew of multiple skilled trades persons. Responsibilities include coordination, direction and scheduling of labor and trades personnel and their work relating to the repair and maintenance of state owned and operated facilities. Oversees the safe use of equipment and materials, inspects work, equipment and tools to ensure compliance with codes, guidelines and safety standards. Selects and assigns staff and ensures proper labor relations and conditions of employment are maintained. Ensures proper completion and documentation of preventative maintenance in the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS). Ensures proper collection of equipment information and operating conditions. Manages storage and integrity of electronic data*. Ensures proper analysis of data and use of data to maximize energy efficiencies and equipment longevity while minimizing downtime. The employee will provide customer service with courtesy, respect and attention to detail, work cooperatively with staff, and assure all staff are customer service oriented, expressing a positive and helpful outcome to projects and during daily interaction with tenants. Assumes Facilities Supervisor's duties during his/her absence.


Knowledge of supervisory techniques, employee policies and procedures. Thorough knowledge of methods, practices, tools and equipment of the various building trades. Thorough knowledge of construction methods, occupational hazards and safety precautions of the building trades. Ability to monitor and evaluate programs. Ability to work with sketches, blueprints and communicate with clients and customers.


Required Education and Experience


Education level typically acquired through completion of high school.


Two years of experience equivalent to the experienced level in a recognized skilled trade or one year equivalent to a crew leader in a recognized skilled trade.

Alternate Education and Experience

If applicable, attach copies of official college transcripts to your application. (Internet version of transcripts will not be accepted) Failure to attach applicable transcripts may result in your application being screened out.

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The department reserves the right to close this posting prior to its original end date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

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Additional Requirements and Information

Building Trades Supervisor 11 - Position Description

The Department of Corrections will not hire individuals who have been convicted of a felony or who have felony charges pending, in accordance with Public Act 140 of the Public Acts of 1996. This law does not apply to individuals employed by the Department of Corrections prior to March 25, 1996.