In-House Construction Supervisor

Position Information

Career Opportunity Number 20-081 Position Title: In-House Construction Supervisor Location Administrative Center - Facility Services Position Type: Full-Time Class Category Classified Staff Job Open Date 01/08/2021 Job Close Date 03/14/2021 Open Until Filled No Initial Screen Date: 03/17/2021 Minimal Qualifications:
  • Associates degree with four years of specialized or technical training in building trades including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, carpentry;
  • Valid Driver’s License required.
  • Minimum Qualification can be substituted with an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
Preferred qualifications:

Preference will be given to individuals who possess:

• Supervisory Experience
• Ability to Read Construction Documents, Plans, and Blueprints
• Construction Project Management

Work Hours

Normally scheduled Monday through Thursday; however, may be required to work other shifts to include evenings and/or weekends. Schedule subject to change based upon department needs.

Compensation Salary commensurate with education and experience. A competitive benefit package is included. Special Instructions to Applicants Class Summary

This is the fourth level in the Facility Maintenance series. Incumbents supervise custodial, ground, maintenance and construction work and personnel for assigned campus. Major duties and responsibilities include: supervising, evaluating, and coordinating work of subordinate staff; overseeing all maintenance and construction activities at an assigned campus; determining schedules and priorities; overseeing assigned budget; determining maintenance, repair and construction needs; ordering and maintaining supplies, parts, and equipment; ensuring compliance with guidelines related to energy consumption and safety procedures.

  • EOE /M/F/Vet/Disabled
Typical Essential Duties

Supervises staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; preparing work schedules; conducting performance evaluations; coordinating staff training; and implementing hiring, discipline, and termination procedures.
Oversees maintenance and construction activities at an assigned campus; work may involve scheduling preventative maintenance repairs, preparing plans, and ensuring that staff follow applicable policies and procedures.
Manages an assigned budget, to include monitoring expenditures, assessing maintenance/construction needs, and preparing budget estimates.
Responds to work requests, and determines and prioritizes maintenance, repair, and construction needs; ensures compliance with guidelines related to energy consumption and safety procedures.
Orders supplies, parts, and equipment, and ensures that equipment and vehicles are maintained and used in accordance with applicable policies and procedures.
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
This job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.


• Supervisory principles;
• Applicable principles and practices in assigned area of responsibility;
• Budgeting principles;
• Equipment, tools, materials, and methods of assigned specialty area;
• Occupational hazards and related safety precautions;
• Maintenance equipment;
• Variety of hand and power tools;
• Inventory and procurement principles;
• Applicable safety standards;
• Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.


• Supervising and evaluating employees;
• Prioritizing and assigning work;
• Interpreting, applying, and communicating applicable laws, codes, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures;
• Preparing, reviewing, and maintaining records, files, and reports;
• Preparing and administering budgets;
• Mediating, negotiating, and resolving conflict;
• Using computers and related software applications;
• Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and others sufficient to exchange or convey information.

Positions Supervised
  • Maintenance Mechanics
  • Lead Groundskeepers
Physical Requirements

Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and seeing.

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

Incumbents may be exposed to hazardous physical conditions, such as, mechanical parts, electrical currents, and vibrations; atmospheric conditions, such as fumes, odors, gases, and poor ventilation; hazardous materials, such as chemicals, blood, and other bodily fluids; extreme temperatures; inadequate lighting; work space-related movement restrictions; and intense noise.

Licensing Requirements


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have as conferred through an official transcript?
    • Have not completed High School/GED
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Doctorate degree
  2. * How many years of specialized or technical training in building trades including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, carpentry do you have; as supported by your application materials.
    • 0 to 3 years
    • None
    • 4 to-8 years
    • 9 or more years
  3. * How much full-time, directly-related work experience do you have, including supervisory experience, as supported by the employment history listed on your application?
    • none
    • less than 1 year
    • between 1 and 2 years
    • between 2 and 3 years
    • between 3 and 4 years
    • between 4 and 5 years
    • five years or more
  4. * A requirement for this position is the possession of a valid driver's license AND an acceptable driving record. Do you currently meet this requirement?
    • No
    • Yes
  5. How did you learn about this position?
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Dos Mundos
    • Employee referral
    • Facebook
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Kansas City Call
    • Kansas City Globe
    • Kansas City Hispanic News
    • LinkedIn
    • MCC Website
    • Monster
    • Other Source
    • Twitter
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript 01
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 02
  2. Transcript 03
  3. Transcript 04
  4. Transcript 05
  5. Other Document 01
  6. Other Document 02

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