Job Vacancy Building Trades Supervisor 11 – Building Operations State of Michigan

Job title: Building Trades Supervisor 11 – Building Operations

Company: State of Michigan

Job description: Job Description

About DTMB:

The supports the business operations of state agencies through a variety of services, including building management and maintenance, information technology, centralized contracting and procurement, budget and financial management, space planning and leasing, construction management, motor vehicle fleet operations, and oversight of the state retirement systems.

About this position:

Functions as a Building Trades Supervisor in the Building Operations Division overseeing a crew of multiple skilled trades persons. Responsibilities include coordination, direction and scheduling of labor and trades personnel and their work relating to the repair and maintenance of state owned and operated facilities. Oversees the safe use of equipment and materials, inspects work, equipment and tools to ensure compliance with codes, guidelines and safety standards. Selects and assigns staff and ensures proper labor relations and conditions of employment are maintained. Ensures proper completion and documentation of preventative maintenance in CMMS. Ensures proper collection of equipment information and operating conditions. Manages storage and integrity of electronic data*. Ensures proper analysis of data and use of data to maximize energy efficiencies and equipment longevity while minimizing downtime. The employee will provide customer service with courtesy, respect and attention to detail, work cooperatively with staff, and assure all staff are customer service oriented, expressing a positive and helpful outcome to projects and during daily interaction with tenants. Assumes Facilities Supervisor’s duties during his/her absence. *Relating to physical plant equipment and conditions.

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Please attach a cover letter and detailed resume to your application. Failure to do so will result in your application not being considered.

Required Education and Experience


Education level typically acquired through completion of high school.


Two years of experience equivalent to the experienced level in a recognized skilled trade or one year equivalent to a crew leader in a recognized skilled trade.

Additional Requirements and Information

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Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.

The department reserves the right to close this posting prior to its original end date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

State employment benefits include everything from health insurance to retirement income and can be worth 25% to 50% of salary depending on wages and benefits.

This page briefly explains some benefits provided under Civil Service rules or union contracts.

Leave Time

Full-time employees receive between 15 and 35 vacation days per year. Employees also receive 13 sick days per year and 8 hours of leave to participate in certain school functions or community activities. Employees may also qualify for up to 12 weeks of paid or unpaid leave for certain family or medical situations.


State employees receive 13 scheduled holidays each year, including New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Memorial Day, and Veterans Day, just to name a few. State employees also receive Election Day off every other year.

Alternative Work Schedules

Flexible work schedules and telecommuting options are available in many jobs.

Insurance and Other Benefits

Eligible employees can choose from a variety of health insurance plans, including a PPO, HMOs, and a High Deductible Health Plan with HSA. Other coverage includes vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, as well as tax-deferred Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for health, prescription, dental and vision eligible expenses, dependent care expenses, and Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits (QTFB). Employees also have the option to purchase additional life, accidental death, and long-term care insurance, auto/home insurance, identify theft protection, and legal services. For additional information, visit

Paid Parental Leave

Provides eligible individuals up to 12 weeks of paid leave immediately following birth or adoption of a child.

Deferred Compensation

Employees may invest income in a tax-deferred retirement investment program. The state offers two optional deferred compensation plans, the 457 and 401(k). Employees decide the amount deducted from their paychecks.


Employees receive a minimum 4% state contribution toward their retirement fund. If an employee elects to contribute more, the state will match up to 3%. The Office of Retirement Services administers two different retirement plans for State of Michigan employees: and . New hires can also receive up to a 2% employer match into a Personal Healthcare Fund and a lump-sum credit to a tax-deferred account if eligible. More information is available at the .

Expected salary: $25.28 – 34.79 per hour

Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Job date: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 07:25:02 GMT

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