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General Maintenance Supervisor


Astoria, NY, US


Provide managerial oversight of the preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, and minor construction programs covering the civil-structural facilities, on a day-to-day basis. Supervise and coordinate the activities of the Union craft under direct responsibility.


  • Provide General Maintenance; prepare and monitor the day-to-day work activities of the crafts; work with the MRM department planner in scheduling work activities; oversee the safety of the departmental employees and labor relation activities for the department.
  • Implement the MRM Program through the following actions:
    • Ensure maintenance is performed as planned and scheduled.
    • Provide input to the planning, scheduling and evaluation of preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance within the General Maintenance discipline.
    • Ensure maintenance is performed according to the Priority Level established in the MRM Program.
    • Support the development and use of Work Plans, Job Plans and Job Packages for the performance of maintenance.
    • Review and co-approve technical maintenance procedures within the General Maintenance discipline.
    • Monitor, review and evaluate methods, procedures and practices associated with the implementation of the MRM Program.
    • Interface with other disciplines’ 1st Line Supervisors, the Maintenance Resources Superintendent and Planner for evaluation of the MRM Program effectiveness.
  • Foster a "'Safety First" attitude and environment, through the implementation of the Safety Action Plan for St Lawrence.
  • Provide input and justification for the annual departmental budget for maintenance requirements.
  • Perform daily job site inspection to insure a safe work environment and productive craft accomplishment of work tasks.
  • Identify and develop future skill requirements through training and job enrichment for departmental employees to maintain an acceptable level of technical and crafts expertise, using the "'Three-Year Training Plan".

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A working understanding of the present and the future operating systems, throughout the Northern Region's area of maintenance control.
  • Understand the working systems used to schedule maintenance activities, and used to monitor budgets and regulatory compliance.
  • Ability to solve problems as they arise.
  • Excellent leadership and organizational skills.
  • Good oral and written skills, with the ability to facilitate and address group meetings.
  • A working knowledge of the contract and corporate policies to effectively guide the department.
  • Ability to mentor, coach and administer discipline to the craft personnel as required.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • High school diploma.
  • Experience supervising craft personnel.
  • Must have completed a recognized apprenticeship training program or have equivalent experience.

Physical Requirements

Must be physically capable of performing the duties at each level of the craft classifications.


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