Structural Superintendent Duties
Performs responsible administrative and technical work in
directing and coordinating the work of the mason, carpenter,
cabinet, and painting shops.
This individual is responsible for planning, directing, and
coordinating the work activities of a staff of foremen and
journeymen of several structural trades. Shop operations are
largely carried on through immediate staff supervisors who are
charged with responsibility for specific areas of operation. The
employee is also responsible for reviewing and preparing changes
in building plans. Work also includes the preparation of
periodic reports and the maintenance of various records. Work is
performed under general direction of an administrative superior
and is reviewed primarily through the evaluation of program
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Directs and coordinates the maintenance, repair, and renovation
of university buildings and facilities.
Directs the operations of the mason, carpenter, cabinet, and
Assists in developing budgets and evaluation reports for shop
Interviews and selects personnel.
Reviews and purchases equipment and supplies.
Prepares labor and material estimates and specifications.
Develops exterior restoration waterproofing, and interior
renovations of buildings and facilities.
Directs a roof maintenance and replacement program including the
supervision of repairs and the installation of new roofs.
Schedules manpower and materials.
Provides assistance to warehouse operations in determining
various types and quantities of materials to be stocked.
Consults with and provides technical advice to university
departments and officials in structural renovation and repair
Provides follow up on contracts for proper performance of work
by outside contractors.
Suggests changes and alterations in plans.
Compiles data for periodic reports.
Reviews work orders and certifies completion.
Establishes and maintains work and safety standards.
Attends meetings for project development and funding.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a standard high school or vocational school,
supplemented with course work from a technical school in
building, construction, and maintenance, and considerable
experience in the structural trades, including some supervisory
experience; or any equivalent combination of training and
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge of methods, techniques, equipment, tools, and
materials utilized in building maintenance, repair, and
Thorough knowledge of occupational hazards and safety
Ability to plan and organize work projects.
Ability to supervise the work of others.
Ability to understand and efficiently carry out written and oral
Ability to interpret and understand blue prints and drawings.
Ability to estimate labor, material, and equipment costs and to
prepare cost estimates.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with others.
Ability to prepare and maintain complex reports and records.