Electrical Supervisor Duties and Responsibilities
Purpose of Classification:
Supervises Electricians and trades helpers in the repair,
maintenance, and installation of electrical systems.
fourth in a series of four classifications. This classification
typically reports to an Assistant Director.
Examples of Duties:
- Hires, coaches, reviews, supervises, and terminates assigned
employees, or makes effective suggestions and recommendations
that are given particular weight regarding the employment status
of assigned employees.
- Schedules, assigns, plans, and monitors the work of
electrical shop personnel performing a variety of electrical
- Plans and develops work schedules, equipment usage
schedules, priority of electrical expenditures, and procedures
for equipment and appliance maintenance.
- Reviews plans for future buildings, and inspects new
buildings to ensure compatibility with existing electrical codes
and maintenance standards.
- Prepares material and labor estimates.
- Monitors the acquisition and use of materials.
- Maintains time, payroll, work order, material, equipment,
and other electrical shop records, and submits reports.
- Trains or informs employees of new work methods or
procedures, changes in safety regulations, work policies,
electrical codes and standards, and the like.
- Ensures budgeting guidelines are met; prioritizes shop
expenditures to stay within budget and assists in preparation of
capital and operations budgets.
- Interprets University and department policies to assigned
personnel and enforces safety regulations and adherence to
proper codes and standards.
- Inspects new construction and remodels.
- Assists Engineers in design requirements.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of the tools, equipment, and materials common to
the electrical trade.
- Knowledge of applicable electrical codes, standards, and
- Knowledge of supervisory principles, practices, and
- Knowledge of electrical applications for high and low
voltage electrical systems.
- Skill in the installation, repair, and maintenance of all
types of electrical system equipment and components.
- Skill in estimating time and material requirements of
assigned work projects.
- Skill in applying supervisory techniques.
- Skill in both verbal and written communication.
years of electrical repair and maintenance experience which includes
one year of supervisor experience; OR, Completion of a four-year
federally approved technical training program in electrical repair
and maintenance AND five years of electrical repair and maintenance
experience which includes one year of supervisory experience; OR,
Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which
comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
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