The Skilled Trades Supervisor is responsible for overseeing skilled tradesmen in one or more of the following skilled trades: HVAC mechanical (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning), plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and painting. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.
Supervises and monitors the work activities of subordinates by planning and establishing specific duties for one or more of the skilled trade areas.
Inspects the work of subordinates to determine that standards are being maintained in accordance to standard trade practices.
Maintains records of projects by tracking materials needed/used, equipment, tools, and labor requirements. Requisitions materials and supplies, such as tools, equipment, and replacement parts.
May determine schedules and assignments for work activities based on priority, deadlines, quantity of equipment, and skill of subordinates.
May read and interpret blueprints, manuals, schematics, building plans, and/or work drawings for one or more of the skilled trades.
May calculate estimates and actual costs of materials, labor, and/or outside contractors.
May process work orders assigned to one or more of the skilled trades.
May assist in the training of apprentice tradesmen for one or more of the skilled trades.
May coordinate work activities with other skilled trades working on renovation and/or construction projects.
Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of policy and procedures, laws, and regulations relating to one or more of the skilled trades Knowledge of licensure and certification required for one or more of the skilled trades. Knowledge of the methods, practices, and safety precautions in one or more of the skilled trades. Knowledge of the standard practices, processes, materials, and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of buildings and equipment. Knowledge of materials, methods, and tools involved in the maintenance, repair, and/or construction of buildings or other structures. Ability to calculate time, materials, and labor needed for projects. Ability to read and interpret blueprints, manuals, schematics, building plans, and drawings for one or more of the skilled trades. Ability to communicate information and ideas in various environments.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus completion of required education or training along with the required license or certification in one or more of the applicable skilled trades listed below: plus one year of experience in the skilled trade area listed below, including six months in a leadership capacity.
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus six years of experience as a carpenter or painter, including six months in a leadership capacity.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Must be licensed as a Journeyman Electrician in accordance with ACA 17-28-304, Journeyman Plumber in accordance with ACA 17-38-301, or HVAC Mechanics in accordance with ACA 17-33-301.
Additional requirements determined by the institution for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.
OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.