Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: P6002 / Supv,Maint/Construction
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Grade: 12

This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.

The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.


Oversees and coordinates the activities of multi-craft technical workforce engaged in maintenance and/or construction work in assigned area. Organizes work flow and arranges logistical support for facility repair projects. Inspects work for appropriate craftsmanship and quality.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Supervises technical personnel up to master level technician.
  2. Organizes workload to ensure deadlines are met; schedules work assignments in order of priority and date received.
  3. Ensures that employees are appropriately trained on equipment, methods, procedures, and techniques.
  4. Surveys assigned work area to determine maintenance or construction needs; inspects work in progress for compliance with plans and regulations; compiles daily activity reports on work done.
  5. Coordinates work assignments with customers, project technicians, and outside contractors to ensure timely completion of required repairs and/or construction.
  6. Independently estimates job costs for multi-trade projects; reviews work orders for compliance and billing purposes; purchases or orders supplies and materials.
  7. Maintains records on employees, equipment, and maintenance activities.
  8. Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  9. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Certification/Licensure: Current NM licensure in one or more construction trades disciplines
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Knowledge of planning and scheduling techniques.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Records maintenance skills.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Ability to supervise and train assigned staff.
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
  • Ability to coordinate and/or supervise independent contractors.
  • Knowledge of ordering job materials and accounting for job labor and material costs.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Employee development and performance management skills.
  • Ability to perform complex tasks and to prioritize multiple projects.
  • Knowledge of computer-based work order management systems.
  • Ability to perform inspections and make necessary adjustments to conform to job specifications.

Conditions of Employment

  • Possession of a valid New Mexico driver's license is a requirement for this job.
  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • Light physical effort. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 10 pounds or some standing or walking. Effort applies to no more than two (2) hours per day.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
  • Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.

Revised Date: 08/29/2018