General Maintenance Helper - Working Foreperson

Hoboken, NJ
Oct 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

Working under the direct supervision of the Operations Manager, will control, direct, and coordinate, all shop personnel, contractors and sub-contractors to maximize the quality and quantity of their work. Continues to work as a tradesperson in area(s) of proficiency.


1. Ensures continuity of operations in the absence of Operations Manager, or Leadsperson.

Monitors the quality of maintenance and repair work through periodic inspections and direct daily supervision. Ensures completion of maintenance, repair jobs and renovation projects in accordance with established standards and schedules. Controls maintenance and repair job costs in accordance with budgeted requirements. Maintains appropriate cost records and reports. Coordinate work to create a true image of responsiveness, helpfulness, and professionalism within the community. Anticipate College needs; identify areas for improvement by instructing staff or informing supervisor. Assist in job planning by estimating quantities of materials and supplies required. Preparation of material lists to include pricing and in formulating design of work operations. Ensures compliance with all applicable safety regulations, building codes and safety requirements. Assist in maintaining shop and work site(s) in a clean and orderly manner. May assist Physical Plant management in the supervision and direction of required activities for special events and functions. Be available for additional training and perform the task training of others. Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum High School Diploma, a Degree in Events Planning a plus.
  • Five (5) years' experience in Landscaping and Events Planning as well as five (5) years' in a supervisory capacity preferred.
  • Ability to coordinate personnel, projects and contractors.
  • Ability to work effectively in a busy environment.
  • Knowledge or proficiency in multiple trades.
  • Must have computer comprehension.

Office for Grounds/Landscaping

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