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Indy Gov Supervisor-Area Maintenance in Indianapolis, Indiana

Supervisor-Area Maintenance

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Supervisor-Area Maintenance


$48,942.40 Annually



Job Type

Full Time


Department of Public Works Operations

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Position Summary

The incumbent is responsible for supervision the work of personnel and equipment in the sub-district for the maintenance and repair functions of bridges, guardrails, drainage, patching, grading, clean-up details, and snow and ice control.

Position Responsibilities

Responsible to patrol specified area checking for surface conditions and investigating complaints.

Plans routes, assigns duties and reviews the work of his crew daily. Verifies completion of each project.

Responsible to Superintendent for the total maintenance of his area such as street patching, berming edges of road, trimming trees, clearing debris and driving hazards from right-of-way.

Prepares progress reports daily and weekly and crew day cards lisitn jobs, equipment and materials used.

Analyzes and solves problems that arise on the project site concerning type of maintenance required.

Checks equipment daily against a check sheet to ensure operating efficiency.

Recommends and administers disciplinary actions and counseling. Records and verifies time cards of subordinates.

Completes necessary paperwork and forwards through proper channels on all accidents that occur.

Initiates material and equipment requests.

Performs related duties and requested.


High School diploma or GED required.

Ability to delegate authority and responsibilities.

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Knowledge of departmental rules, regulations and standards involving road and street maintenance preferred.

Ability to establish good working relations with employees and the public.

Knowledge of or ability to use equipment such as dump truck, backhoe, roller, bush hog, sweeper, axe, chainsaw etc.

Ability to obtain and hold a valid driver's license.

Must posses analytical and problem solving ability.

*These are the minimum requirements for this position.

Independent Judgment

The incumbent's actions are controlled by laws, rules, regulations and departmental standards. Independent action occurs when deciding what equipment, personnel and materials to use on a project and, when handling problems which arise on the job site. Work is reviewed on a regular basis by a supervisor who is readily available.