Stony Brook University Maintenance Supervisor 1 - High Voltage in Stony Brook, New York

Maintenance Supervisor 1 - High Voltage


Required Qualifications: Per Civil Service Standards and Specifications. One year of experience as a skilled trade’s person in Electrical, High Voltage with appropriate experience which will vary based on the assigned responsibilities in mechanical, electrical, building or other trades subsequent to the completion of an apprenticeship program or equivalent training and experience. Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver’s License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations. **(\

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  • Out-of-State Applicants, see "Special Notes”)** . Must be available and respond promptly in the event of emergencies or when needed. Candidate must be able to perform the physical tasks of the position such as bending, lifting, stretching and climbing. Must have the ability to work in confined spaces and from a scaffolding or man lift over ten feet in height.

Preferred Qualifications: Associates Degree in related fields. Five (5) years of trade’s experience in High Voltage field. Experience supervising staff. Strong computer skills including MS word, Excel, experience with CMMS (Infor – work order system). Experience with email communications.

Brief Description of Duties: The Maintenance Supervisor 1 is responsible for supervising and coordinating the activities for the High Voltage shop. This position is a working supervisor position, where you plan and lay out work, assign staff, provide instruction and assistance and inspect work. The Maintenance Supervisor will need to have knowledge of OSHA, PESH and safety Regulations. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following.

  • Supervise various types of skilled/semi-skilled employees. Observe, assist, and inspect work while in progress and when completed to ensure that specific codes and regulations are followed, materials and equipment are used properly, schedules are met, and work is performed according to plan and schedule. Ensure preventive maintenance is being kept up on equipment and buildings.

  • The Supervisor will implement current edition of NEC; OSHA (P.E.S.H) and N.F.P.A 70-E and enforce these as well as U.S.B’s policies and procedures for all work on or around 13 kV or 69 kV equipment owned and operated by the University. The H.V Supervisor will follow P.P.E requirements and reinforce these safety practices with all personnel. H.V Supervisor will alternate leading monthly safety meetings with management.

  • Prepare and maintain written and electronic (INFOR) records of work performed, completed and accounts for labor and material used. Prepare reports of job progress including employee time, material, supplies, equipment and work completed. Responsible to order equipment and supplies for the department.

  • Reviews all work orders, blueprints and specifications and, as required, visits the project site to determine dimensions, materials and labor required to complete the project.

  • Prepares rough sketches or plans to scale from oral or written instructions.

  • Plan, organize and assign daily and emergency work. Assigns staff to the project and provides oral instructions and blueprints, specifications and plans. Prepare schedules and work orders using electronic INFOR CMMS system.

  • Meets with supervisors representing other trades involved in the projects to coordinate activities and schedule work to be performed to insure the effective utilization of staff, materials and equipment and completion of the project on schedule.

  • As assigned, inspect work performed by outside contractors to ensure conformance with project specifications.

  • Supervise, train and evaluate subordinate personnel. Prepare, review and sign employee’s timesheets. Prepare performance evaluations, counseling’s, and overtime requests. Keep records regarding area equipment, tools, materials and supplies.

  • Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.

Special Notes: This is a full-time temporary position, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m with an anticipated end date of May 31, 2019. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Mandatory rehire roster candidates have preference.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Seniority for promotion is the length of service in the Operational Services Bargaining Unit. Seniority applies only to those who meet the posted qualifications/job requirements for vacant non-competitive class positions in salary grades higher than the applicants grade.

You must show how your training and experience meets the qualifications and requirements specified on the vacancy announcement. Applications failing to show the necessary qualifications will not be considered. The requirement to prove qualifications rest with the applicant.

Upon conditional offer, the State Classified Appointments Unit will ask for proof of experience. The State Classified Appointments Unit will accept only DD-214 discharge papers for a branch of the Armed Forces; and W-2 or 1040's - federal documents which give legal/taxable information about employment. Official letterhead documentation regarding length of time worked, detailed description of job duties, title, etc. will be accepted.

Time and attendance, past evaluations, disciplinary history and the ability to perform the physical and supervisory aspects of this position will be considered as part of the selection process. Verifiable proof of credentials as states above are the responsibility of the applicant. Please be prepared to document proof of qualifications with application.

Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such are required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.

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  • Out-of-State Applicants: Please note as a condition of employment and in order for this position to be tendered, the successful incumbent will be required to provide evidence of a valid license and driving abstract from the state issuing the license within five business days of a conditional offer and must obtain a NYS driver's license within 30 days of acceptance of offer.**

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Job Field: Skilled Trades

Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook

Official Job Title: Maintenance Supervisor 1

Department/Hiring Area: Facilities Operations - High Voltage

Stony Brook University

Schedule: Full-time

Pass Days: Day Shift

Posting Start Date: Sep 12, 2018

Posting End Date: Sep 26, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

Salary: As per civil service guidelines

Salary Grade: SG14

Req ID: 1802925