Maintenance Supervisor

Facilities & Maintenance Oakland, California


The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for the daily oversight of technical and mechanical performance of the central plant and building systems and the production of the department staff. This includes knowledge of electrical, mechanical, HVAC, plumbing, cold storage, and fire alarm systems.


  • The Maintenance Supervisor tracks and monitors resident and staff work order requests and insures timely completion of routine and project related work orders, and appropriate follow-up communications.
  • Directly supervises the daily activities of each Maintenance staff person for accuracy, efficiency, and cost effectiveness
  • Completes purchase order requisitions for supplies, parts, and equipment needed using the budget as a guide for ordering
  • Responsible for maintaining upkeep of inventory information, preventative maintenance controls, purchase order requisitions, and work order requests
  • The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for maintaining all equipment and services in the Skilled Nursing Facility at peak performance levels and maintaining appropriate records for regulatory compliance.
  • Trains staff on all required safety procedures, proper equipment use, and department and facility policy and procedures as required
  • Responsible for time and attendance monitoring of each maintenance person on the computer
  • Responsible for the initial recruiting and interviewing of prospective employees as needed
  • The Maintenance Supervisor participates in financial performance improvement, and participates as directed in activities relating to quality improvement and resident/employee satisfaction.
  • Substitutes in the absence of the Director of Facility Services at mandatory meetings and in response to requests or inquiries, and provides back-up support to the Director of Safety and Transportation for emergency drills

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Title 22 and 24
  • High level of computer literacy on Word, Excel, and Preventative Maintenance Programs required
  • Project planning and implementation skills required
  • Excellent customer service skills required

Education and Qualifications

  • Graduate of College of Technical School equivalent related to mechanical, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing equipment maintenance and repair
  • Minimum of three years supervisory/management level experience required

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