Zone Maintenance Supervisor

Job description

Job location: Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-10-16
Req: R0010840

Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of U.Va.'s buildings, infrastructure and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.

We are seeking a Zone Maintenance Supervisor who supports the Health System Physical Plant Zone’s goal of providing consistent, cost-effective, efficient, reliable, and environmentally sound working conditions for University facilities. The incumbent performs mechanical, technical and diagnostic work to resolve problems concerning the operation, maintenance, repair within the zone, and provides training, guidance, and supervision to zone maintenance personnel which may include electricians, plumbers, trades utility workers and apprentices assigned to the workgroup.

Duties Include:

  • Direct skilled and unskilled staff in the maintenance of buildings, grounds, and equipment.
  • Supervise and train employees that may specialize in several different trades.
  • Delegate assignments to ensure timely and efficient completion of projects.
  • Recommend or initiate personnel actions, and administer the organization's policies for the department.
  • Provide information for record-keeping, and management of supply and equipment resources.
  • Plan and schedule building and maintenance work, making modifications as necessary.
  • Collaborate with architects, engineers, and project managers.
  • Solve technical problems and keeps current of new products and techniques.
  • Foster a safe work environment by instructing and monitoring compliance of OSHA, federal, state, and local regulations.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned. This includes snow removal shifts at the Medical Center, in snow emergencies

Position Compensation Range: $27.88 - $32.70 Hourly


Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Experience: A minimum of four years' journey-level experience in licensed trade discipline and a minimum of two years' supervisory or leadership experience. Strong preference for hospital experience.

Licensure: Journeyman or higher license in electrical, plumbing, or HVAC required.

Physical Demands:

The employee must be able to variously sit, stand, walk, climb stairs and ladders, crawl, stoop, bend, squat, lift, pull, and use both hands-on repetitive tasks (including overhead tasks). The employee must have normal vision and hearing (correctable), and for some areas of employment, color vision and sense of smell.


Application Process for External Applicants: Please apply through Workday and search for 'Zone Maintenance Supervisor'. Fully complete the online application, attaching the following required documents:

  • Resume and
  • Contact for three professional references (name, email address and telephone number).

Application Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for ''Zone Maintenance Supervisor' and complete the application, attaching the following required documents:

  • Resume and
  • Contact for three professional references (name, email address and telephone number).

** Note: multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV/Resume box. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration. This position is open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Eirine Vlavianos, Recruiter at

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 10/18/2019
Application Due: 2/7/2020
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