The Maintenance Supervisor is a working supervisor position who also provides leadership and supervision to a team of maintenance technicians and reports directly to the Director of Recreational Sports as well as the Chief Administrative Financial Officer for Student Health. Major responsibilities include participating in and planning general and specialized maintenance, repair and installation of systems related to cardiovascular and weight training equipment, carpentry, electricity, plumbing, HVAC system failure diagnosis and repair relevant to the safe operation of the department. Additionally, this position is responsible for managing the maintenance budget, ordering supplies and training technicians.
This position requires a strong ability to diagnose and troubleshoot problems, plan preventative maintenance, maintain proper parts, procurement, accurate record keeping, and repair of complex cardiovascular, weight training, custodial equipment, golf cart repair, turf management, furniture, masonry, paint maintenance, plumbing fixture repair and other department equipment.
The position is responsible for equipment in all Recreational Sports facilities as well as the Student Health Center.
As a supervisor to full-time staff, this includes hiring, goal setting, evaluation and all other personnel decisions related to the maintenance technicians. Effective job performance requires maintaining safe working conditions and appearance of buildings within the Departments of Recreational Sports and Student Health and restores malfunctioning equipment to normal operation with minimal interruption. Position is considered essential personnel and may be required to report to work in the event the University is closed due to inclement weather. Some weekend and evening work may be required.
Experience with maintaining and repairing cardiovascular and weight equipment;
Experience with and working knowledge of electrical, carpentry, welding, design and fabrication;
Experience in the diagnosis of various machinery, HVAC systems, plumbing systems, recreation equipment, and electronic devices;
Experience with a wide variety of fasteners, adhesives, mounting devices, and materials properties;
Ability to read technical documents, blueprints and publications in order to apply knowledge to provide accurate diagnosis and troubleshooting;
Ability to analyze, be precise and read, comprehend, follow, and provide written instructions, and receive, comprehend, follow, and provide oral instructions;
Ability to supervise multiple employees with good communication skills, both oral and written.
Has an electrical license or is a master electrician
Internal Number: 516110
About Virginia Tech - Recreational Sports
The Department of Recreational Sports operates within the Division of Student Affairs. The Department maintains two recreation/wellness facilities: McComas Hall and War Memorial Hall. McComas Hall offers three basketball/volleyball courts, an eight-lane indoor swimming pool, a weight training and cardiovascular workout area, two fitness studios, spin studio, fitness assessment center, TRX and core area, locker and shower facilities, equipment check out, an elevated jogging track, and a lounge area. The facility is also home to the Student Health and Counseling Centers. War Memorial Hall offers an indoor swimming pool and diving well, 6 basketball courts, 13 racquetball courts, 2 wallyball courts, a gymnastics room, locker and shower facilities, a handball court, a weight room, volleyball courts, a squash court, saunas, a dance/fitness room, and a multi-purpose room. The Department provides programs and services in open recreation, fitness, aquatics, instructional programs, intramural sports, sport clubs, outdoor recreation and special events. The Department also maintains the university tennis courts and golf course. For more information on the department, visit the Recreatio...nal Sports website: http://www.recsports.vt.edu. To learn more about the Division of Student Affairs visit www.dsa.vt.edu.