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Maintenance Supervisor in Saint Paul, MN at Gavilon

Date Posted: 6/22/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary: 

Supervises staff responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of field elevators.  Schedules and supervises employees in conjunction with elevator operations.  Works with internal staff and oversees any outside contract work/repair of facility

Job Responsibilities:

  • Compiles and maintains information on field elevators.
  • Establishes and maintains maintenance standards on parts and procedures.
  • Provides technical support and direction to maintenance mechanics and non-exempt support personnel.
  • Directs technical efforts to maintain all equipment.
  • Directs building repairs and alterations.
  • Oversees construction and repair projects; includes design.
  • Provides direction on future plans for field elevators.
  • Communicate and implement the organization’s EHS Management System and its requirements to employees, visitors, and contractors
  • Direct individuals under your supervision, including but not limited to supervisors, regular and temporary employees, contractors, and other affected personnel to obtain any required EHS Management System-related training
  • Develop a process to maintain incident/illness prevention and health and safety programs
  • Develop a process to perform risk assessments
  • Determine that EHS Management System objectives and needs for units/departments are met
  • Incorporate EHS Management System requirements and responsibilities into each appropriate job description, and ensure that system requirements and expectations are communicated to each employee
  • (Engineering) Assess the health and safety impact of new processes and equipment, and incorporate appropriate controls
  • (Procurement/Contractor) Include EHS performance when evaluating and selecting suppliers and contractors
  • Maintain and improve programs for occupational health, hazardous materials management, radiation safety, general safety, incident/fire prevention, and biological safety
  • Conduct periodic health and safety audits (hazards, risks, and management systems) of work areas and/or facilities
  • Maintain and improve emergency action and disaster preparedness plans that provide clear roles and responsibilities for all personnel, in order to ensure familiarity and coordination between facility personnel and emergency responders

Job Responsibilities:

  • Other Duties as assigned


  • BS Degree in a Mechanical or related technical field preferred
  • 5-7 Years of experience as a maintenance supervisor in a related industry.
  • Experience with PM programs preferred
  • Prior experience with planning and budget control, overhaul and equipment modification.
  • Troubleshooting unusual mechanical and electrical problems, planning and organizing elevator-wide overhaul. 
  • Experience working with a union workforce a plus
  • Development of training and skills testing programs. 

Special Demands:

  • Heavy-duty, operational, mechanical, and technical hands-on responsibilities
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, use hands, kneel, and bend
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud
  • Outdoor work environment, including heights and inclement weather, approximately 80% of the time