Specialized Trades Manager

General summary

This is a managerial-level position specializing in areas such as: electrical; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); electronics; carpentry; concrete and masonry; welding; plumbing; and/or painting. Employees at this level manage construction, remodels, maintenance, or replacement for state building or facilities. Manage the vocational and supervisory-level employee resources. Employee supervision includes hire recommendations, training, planning and assigning work, performance assessment, coaching, and progressive discipline. Supervision at this level also requires these employees to have the knowledge and skills to perform and review the work overseen.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Knowledge of business and management principles. Skill in reviewing potential resolutions to issues and considering relative costs and benefits to discern appropriate action. Ability to evaluate processes and make recommendations. Ability to manage staff and multiple projects.

Typical qualifications

5 or more years of semi-skilled or higher level experience in trades, building maintenance, or construction, and 1-2 years of supervisory experience.

Pay grade