Location Supervisor (Plant Operations)

Statesboro, Georgia
May 05, 2017
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Community College

Position Title Location Supervisor (Plant Operations)

Position Number S00217

Job Description Summary

This position performs skilled duties in the maintenance and repair of campus buildings.

Major Duties

•Troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of campus systems including HVAC, electrical and plumbing
•Inspection and minor repair of roof and roof systems
•Carpentry and other minor renovation work to include interior and exterior painting
Completing work orders and associated paperwork
•Inspecting fire alarm panels, emergency lighting systems, fire extinguishers, and other life safety systems
•Oversight of maintenance contracts
•Repairing doors and locks; replaces locks
•Responding to after-hours emergencies(on-call)
•Moving office furniture and hanging pictures
•Providing setup and break down for campus events
•Blowing debris from sidewalks, parking lots and roads daily
•Inspecting and reporting parking lot and roadway lighting problems
•Removal of garbage and debris from exterior receptacles
•Supervision of custodial staff (2) and assisting with custodial duties as required
•Checking campus vehicles
•Performing other duties as assigned

Knowledge Required by the Position

•Knowledge of relevant building codes and practices
•Knowledge of the installation, repair and maintenance of HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems.
•Skill in the repair and maintenance of building systems.
•Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions.
•Skill in oral and written communication.

Supervisory Controls

The Plant Operations Director assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.


Guidelines include building, ADA, and life safety codes; OSHA regulations; the National Electric Code; and National Fire Protection Association standards. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.

Complexity/Scope of Work

•The work consists of related skilled maintenance duties. The variety of systems to be maintained contributes to the complexity of the position.
•The purpose of this position is to participate in the maintenance of college buildings. Success in this position contributes to a safe, well maintained, attractive and efficient campus environment.
•To assist all other Plant Operations units with their duties as required.
•To be available for campus emergencies as needed.


•Contacts are typically with co-workers, other college personnel, students, contractors, vendors, and members of the general public.
•Contacts are typically to provide services, to give or exchange information, or to resolve problems.

Physical Demands

•The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending or crouching. The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes the sense of smell.
•The work is typically performed in an office, stockroom, warehouse and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to dust, dirt, grease, noise, and machinery with moving parts.

Supervisory and Management Responsibility

Supervision of Custodial Staff (2) and part time maintenance staff (1); management of contracted services (landscape/grounds, elevator maintenance, fire alarm and security alarm maintenance, backflow preventer, fire sprinkler system and HVAC system annual maintenance)

Minimum Qualifications

•Must have a High School Diploma
•Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of a certificate or degree program or having had a similar position for three years
•A minimum of three years verifiable supervisory experience
•Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia

Preferred Qualifications

•Completion of a technical certificate or degree program in general building maintenance or construction, HVAC maintenance, electrical or plumbing maintenance

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AA/EEO Statement

Individuals who need reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at 478-289-2035. Deaf and Hard of Hearing callers may access our campus phone numbers by utilizing your state relay service (such as the Georgia Relay Service) or by utilizing Video Remote Services. East Georgia State College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Tobacco-free Institution, Federal law requires ID and employment eligibility verification prior to employment. Georgia is an Open Records state. East Georgia State College (EGSC) is an associate and baccalaureate degree granting, residential, liberal arts state college of the University System of Georgia, providing its students access to both academically transferable programs of study, collaborative programs in occupation-related fields, and targeted baccalaureate level degrees. East Georgia State College is accredited by the University System of Georgia, providing its students access to academically transferable programs of study, collaborative programs in occupation-related fields, and targeted baccalaureate level degrees. East Georgia State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of East Georgia State College.

Complete College Georgia

East Georgia State College strives to create and maintain a learning environment maximizing the opportunity for each student to succeed. Each individual student’s academic success is important. Accordingly, every employee of the college has a responsibility to carry out his/her position duties in a manner which enhances the learning environment and communicates that message to students each working day.

This position description describes the specific duties and responsibilities of this position. In addition, each EGSC staff member has the responsibility to contribute as needed to other projects and initiatives to assure that EGSC carries out its mission and attains its vision. This may, from time to time, require active participation on committees or performance of other duties not specifically described in this position description.

Open Date 05/01/2017

Close Date 05/31/2017

Background Check

An offer of employment is contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with East Georgia State College, as determined by East Georgia State College in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials, and if applicable, a satisfactory credit check and a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).

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