Maintenance Supervisor
Village at Germantown - Germantown, TN

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Under the supervision of the Plant Operations Director, the Maintenance Supervisor is primarily responsible for the supervision of the daily maintenance activities of hourly employees in the completion of their duties. Position will spend from 50%-70% performing hands-on labor with the balance of time dedicated to the supervisory/administrative functions.


Essential Functions
1. Responsible for assigning and scheduling work for department employees; maintains records of employee attendance; assists with the annual performance review process and disciplinary process.
2. Issues keys and equipment and ensures that they are handled and used properly and safely; acts as department liaison to residents and other departments with regards to customer service issues.
3. Performs scheduled maintenance on equipment according to manufacturer’s recommendations and operation manuals; performs maintenance repairs such as plumbing, electrical, HVAC and scheduled maintenance checks throughout the facility which may include assisting inspectors and contractors in the testing, inspection or repair of equipment, building/mechanical systems and structure.
4. Responsible for the orientation and hands on training of employees in maintenance areas, including trades, preventative maintenance, building/maintenance systems and other mechanical needs for the facility.
5. Responsible for filling in for department workers under your supervision when staffing shortages occur.
6. Responsible for ordering and maintaining adequate inventory levels of necessary supplies, equipment, and materials

Marginal Functions
1. May be assigned miscellaneous and other special duties as needed.

Knowledge and Skill
1. Must possess and exhibit technical knowledge of building/mechanical systems, the ability to operate hand and power tools and equipment, and read common measuring instruments.
2. Must be skilled and exhibit some expertise in one or more of the following trades: electrical, plumbing, carpentry and painting.
3. Must possess the knowledge and ability to read and understand documents of an analytical nature with a high degree of accuracy.
4. Must possess and exhibit a strong positive attitude towards customer service.
5. Must possess strong interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills
6. Must possess the ability to develop subordinates.
7. Must possess the ability to motivate while maintaining a good working relationship with subordinates.

1. High school education required. Graduates of accredited technical schools are preferred.
2. Position requires three to five years of hands-on maintenance, HVAC and other building/mechanical systems experience.
3. Position requires a minimum of one to three years of supervisory experience.
4. Position requires a valid driver’s license.
5. Position may require certifications or licenses as determined by local authority.

Special Demands
1. Must have a genuine interest in geriatric care and must believe in and uphold the philosophy of the community.

Mental & Physical Requirements
1. Requires constant standing and walking with occasional lifting and/or carrying objects in excess of 50 lbs and with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 lbs.

Job’s Normal Work Environment:
1. Works in clean, well-lighted and well-ventilated buildings.
2. Works on exteriors of buildings, roofs, crawl spaces and around landscaping.
3. May work in cramped quarters, climbing, stooping, kneeling, bending, pushing and reaching, inside and outside of buildings and equipment.
4. May be required to handle heavy objects and work in all kinds of weather.
5. Work environment involves slight physical risks that require following basic safety precautions (wearing safety glasses, work/rubber gloves, back belt, etc.).

Type of Equipment Typically Used in this Job:
1. This position requires the limited application of manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination necessary for the handling and operation of common maintenance equipment and materials.
2. The following types of equipment are typically used to perform the job: hand and power tools, HVAC and other building/mechanical equipment and systems, motor vehicles, other assorted maintenance tools for use in plumbing, electrical, carpentry and painting.


1. Ability to cope and resolve routine problems.
2. Ability to know when to refer problems to supervisor.