Stationary Engineer Supervisor

General Function

Oversees activities related to performing mechanical and craft repairs and maintenance. Directly supervises classified staff.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities—Essential Functions

  • Supervises staff; establishes schedules and assigns tasks; enforces University policies and procedures; monitors and evaluates performance.
  • Oversees operations of unit; set priorities; reviews completed jobs; ensures that any necessary changes or corrections are made.
  • Initiates the purchasing of parts and supplies for unit; researches cost and availability of items; maintains inventory of parts and supplies.
  • Maintains personnel files and other departmental records and files.
  • Develops and implements training programs for staff.
  • Ensures that facility meets appropriate safety standards.

Reporting Relationships

Direction Received: Reports to Director of Building Maintenance or Physical Facilities Manager

Direction Given: Direct supervision of classified employees

Minimum Requirements

Requires an associate's degree in technical field, or the equivalent in coursework and training, and four years of technical experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A 3rd Class Stationary Engineer's License is required. Driver's license required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Worker Characteristics

  • Mechanical knowledge
  • Supervisory skills
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and mechanical diagrams

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

Stationary Engineer Supervisor

Job Code


Classification Series

Stationary Engineer Supervisor






Non exempt

Last Updated

September 2013