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General Maintenance Supervisor


Lewiston, 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'.
  • Oversee General Maintenance's labor relations activities, through coaching, disciplinary action and handling step "'A'" grievance meetings.

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.

New York Power Authority is committed to providing fair, competitive, and market-informed compensation. The target salary range for this position is:  $109,000.00 to $133,000.00.  Salary offered will be determined based the successful candidates’ relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.


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