Salt Lake City


    Requisition ID
    Minimum Salary
    USD $25.40/Yr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $34.66/Yr.
    Post End Date
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview

    The Division of Streets is hiring an Operations Supervisor. The Operations Supervisor is responsible for supervising operations in several areas in areas which will include concrete sidewalk and curb maintenance, asphalt maintenance,  snow and ice control.


    The Supervisor plans, organizes and directs the general maintenance activities for the groups, sets priorities, schedules work and adjusts work to meet the plan. Provides and tracks concrete installation estimates to the public for the SLC 50/50 concrete program. Promotes efficient and safe work habits. When necessary, recommends measures to improve product methods, equipment performance and quality of work. Makes changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency. Determines and resolves work problems and/or assists in reaching solutions. Recommends or initiates personnel actions such as promotions and disciplinary measures. Trains supervisors leads and new employees, as necessary. Maintains maintenance records. Estimates and requisitions materials and supplies required to complete work within budgetary restraints. Is required to be adept in the activities of the workers supervised, equipment used, and the maintenance programs assigned.




    • Assigns and coordinates the action of one or more crews assigned to the maintenance of the technical sections such as grounds, facilities, electrical and water systems, construction, roadways and other public right of way. Directly supervises personnel to ensure completion within necessary time frames and budget as directed by senior management. Provides technical assistance. Inspects work in progress and coordinates activities between crews at different sites.


    • Assigns maintenance projects to supervisors or lead personnel to maintain all assigned areas and equipment following manufacturers' specifications, industry and City standards, business and resident needs and/or accepted maintenance practices. May consult with subordinate journey-level and other technical personnel for advice on complex maintenance projects. Assess budgetary constraints, equipment availability and time frame available to complete any project.


    • Responsible for routine reports, time records including hours worked, days off, overtime and daily log used to track maintenance project status and personnel. Utilizes computer program for equipment monitoring as a record keeping tool and/or for report generation.


    • Provides training to supervisors and other maintenance personnel to attain and retain each individual’s maintenance proficiency. May also provide training to City subcontractors according to contract specifications and perceived needs.


    • Assist in preparation of annual operating and capital budget for the assigned section and submits it for approval to the Operation Manager or Director for inclusion in the Division’s annual budget. Monitors equipment and materials for possible upgrade or replacement and provides management with recommendations. 


    • Coordinates maintenance program activities with other division’s maintenance supervisors and City departments. Advises supervisors and necessary Engineering staff of technical problems encountered and suggests possible solutions.  Attends Engineering and Transportation project and design review meetings.


    • Maintains all maintenance records and uses these records and personal observations to evaluate and recommend replacement and/or modification of equipment or operating methodology to ensure efficient utilization of resources.


    • Resolves personnel issues in accordance with established rules, policies and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Initiates disciplinary action when necessary.  Maintains documentation on performance of all employees under his or her supervision.  Conducts the interview process and selection of new employees.
    • Prepares reports for management which reflects such items as equipment condition, staff efficiency, energy conservation proposals and any suggested changes in procedures. Prepares time records of assigned employees. Approves leave, compensatory time and overtime requests.
    • Works with employees, tenants, in-house staff, the general public and various contractors to ensure smooth accomplishment of maintenance goals and objectives.
    • Monitors field operations. Ensures all designated equipment and materials are ready for operation.  Coordinates, updates and post equipment breakdowns and repairs.  Ensure accidents are investigated properly. 
    • Performs other related duties as required.




    • Graduation form a four-year accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in engineering, project management or related field. Additional experience may be substituted for education on an equal basis.


    • Two years of supervisory or lead experience.


    • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret blueprints, circuit diagrams, and various types of equipment operation manuals.


    • Demonstrated knowledge of OSHA safety rules and accident prevention measures associated with maintenance procedures involving the operation of maintenance equipment.


    • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable software to create functional spreadsheets and reports utilizing Kronos, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and proprietary software.


    • Possession of a valid driver’s license or driving privilege card.


    • Demonstrated ability to coordinate a variety of work requests and schedule completion in optimum time frame.


    • Must work rotating shifts which may include days, afternoons, graveyards, weekends and holidays.


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