Work Controller

Bowie State University
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Nov 20, 2023

Posting Details

Job Specification Information

Job Posting Number


Position Title

Work Controller

Class Title


Regular or Contingent II

Contingent II (more than 6 mos)

Desired Start Date




$38,732 - $50,287

Open Date


Close Date

Open Until Filled


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Performs a variety of duties in the operation of the institution’s facilities management work control system
  • Schedules and coordinates flow of work to expedite production via phone, fax, or email
  • Distributes work orders to functional units; confers with unit supervisors within facilities management to determine work status and coordinates the work of various units to accomplish work sequentially
  • Confers with unit supervisors within facilities management to determine material requirements to assure availability of materials and supplies needed to complete work
  • Reviews work orders for validity, accuracy, justification and feasibility; confers with unit supervisors within facilities management on monthly maintenance budget forecasting
  • Maintains accurate records of budgetary transactions, and collects invoices and work orders to prepare budget reports reflecting maintenance work expenditures
  • Provides monthly maintenance budget forecasts and identifies short falls and surpluses; utilizes manual and/or automated work control systems to process maintenance work orders.
Minimum Qualifications

These are the job duties for required of the position


A High school diploma or GED required. Some college preferred.


Minimum four (4) years in scheduling and determining resource requirements in trades occupations.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

General knowledge of methods, practices, production procedures, and equipment used on maintenance and operations crafts; of engineering drawings, blueprints, and specifications; of basic mathematics including area, volume, weights, angles, and the practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions. Working knowledge of work control procedures; of supply and purchasing procedures. Skill in scheduling and determining resource requirements in trades occupations. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to operate automated work control and recordkeeping systems; to wear and work in personal protective equipment; read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications; to perform required inspections of trades work, equipment and materials.

Conditions of Employment
  • Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job. Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver’s license may be required. Candidates selected for employment may be required to be trained to work with asbestos. Employees in this job class assigned to work with equipment containing CFC refrigerants must achieve and maintain valid certification in accordance with federal law.
  • This position is an essential function/employee position. Employees in this classification will be required to report to work or remain at work during inclement weather and/or other campus events or emergencies.
  • Please be advised, COVID -19 vaccinations are not required but encouraged for faculty and staff to be employed at Bowie State University. This protocol is subject to change.

This is a Union position.

Bowie State University offers an excellent benefits package! This includes tuition remission including eligible dependents; choice of medical/vision plans, Carefirst BC/BS, United Health Care and Kaiser plans, dental, prescription, life insurance, and training and development.

Posting Detail Information

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Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Do you have a High School Diploma or GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of four (4) years in scheduling and determining resource requirements in trades occupations?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application

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