Maintenance/Repair Supervisor

General Function

Assists in overseeing activities related to performing mechanical and craft repairs

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities—Essential Functions

  • Oversees staff; assigns tasks; enforces University policies and procedures; monitors performance.
  • Monitors operations of unit; reviews completed jobs; ensures that any necessary changes or corrections are made.
  • Researches cost and availability of items; makes recommendations regarding purchase; maintains inventory of parts and supplies.
  • Maintains payroll files and other personnel records.
  • Develops and implements training programs for staff.
  • Ensures that facility meets appropriate safety standards.

Reporting Relationships

Direction Received: Reports to Senior Area Shop Supervisor or Director-Shriver Center

Direction Given: Functional supervision of classified staff (Maintenance/Repair Technicians and Maintenance/Repair Specialists)

Minimum Requirements

Requires nine months of technical training and three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires driver's license.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Worker Characteristics

  • Knowledge of skilled trades
  • Knowledge of computer
  • Supervisory skills

Working Conditions

Physical effort usually requires considerable walking and standing with some lifting of materials weighing 25 to 50 pounds. Periodic assignments given which entail dealing with modestly unpleasant physical situations.

Please note: 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 positions. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. For jobs occupied by more than one employee, the identification of non-essential functions shall be determined from the individual’s position description.

Functional Title

Maintenance/Repair Supervisor

Job Code


Classification Series

Maintenance Supervisor/Management






Non exempt

Last Updated

July 1997