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MAINTENANCE CREW LEADER
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
The work involves responsibility for supervising the work of employees engaged in a variety of skilled maintenance and repair tasks in the upkeep of public buildings and their grounds. An employee in this class is responsible for supervising a maintenance staff and to complete work projects in an efficient, cost effective and timely fashion. Work is primarily supervisory and administrative in nature, although the employee may assist in work performed on various projects. Supervision is exercised over a number of skilled and semi skilled employees. Work is reviewed through conference, inspection and submission of reports on completed projects. The crew leader is responsible to complete work independently, using judgment in the cost effective and productive use of available staff, materials and resources. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Assigns and supervises the work of employees engaged in the maintenance and repair of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, electrical and plumbing systems found in public buildings.
Assigns and supervises the work of groundskeepers and laborers engaged in the maintenance of public grounds.
May participate in the work assignment of a particular job.
Advises supervisor of needs for major repairs and maintenance in a particular building.
Estimates costs, time and materials necessary for a certain job.
Inspects equipment used in building operations to insure efficient operation and safety.
Keeps records appropriate to operations of the maintenance staff.
May assist in monitoring department spending.
May use a computer in the performance of job duties.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Good knowledge of the operation and maintenance of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems used in public buildings.
Good knowledge of the principles, practices, terminology and tools used in the carpentry, electrical, plumbing
and heating trades.
Ability to estimate cost of repairs and amount of time necessary to complete a job.
Ability to supervise subordinate maintenance and repair staff.
Ability to schedule repair projects and to assign crews in the most efficient and effective manner.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Two (2) years of non-competitive class status in the title of Maintenance Worker II or Maintenance Mechanic; or,
Four (4) years of non-competitive class status in the title of Maintenance Worker I.
Six (6) years of skilled work in either plumbing, electrical, carpentry work, or HVAC.