Supervisor, Physical Plant Services

Supervisor, Physical Plant Services


Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: 336-249-8186


Commensurate with experience


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Service/Maintenance

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, November 9, 2023
Closes: Thursday, November 23, 2023

Target Start Date

Thursday, November 23, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications


Associate Degree from regionally accredited institution in building trades, or other

   related field (substantial relevant work experience and/or a certificate or diploma may

   be substituted for degree requirements)

Minimum six months supervisory experience

Good computer skills

Experience and skills in building repair and renovation, grounds maintenance, and


Knowledge of electrical system, mechanical skills and repairs

Ability to work effectively in a team environment

Ability to make sound decisions in a prompt manner

Ability to utilize a customer-focused approach in performing duties

Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication

Ability to manage multiple projects

Read and understand building plans and construction documents

Must have a valid North Carolina driver’s license

Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college

Preferred Qualifications


Commercial maintenance experience

Supervisory experience in a higher education setting

Participation in initiatives including, but not limited to, sustainability, facilities

   maintenance safety and training, electrical safety, and mail services

Ability to re-key locks and maintain alarm systems

Position Description


The Supervisor, Physical Plant Services is responsible for supervising a team of technicians and assisting with the general maintenance of buildings, grounds, and equipment. Hours M-F 6:00 am to 2:30 pm. The Supervisor reports to the Director of Physical Plant Services and has the following responsibilities:



Provides leadership consistent with College purpose, values and vision


Plans and coordinates the implementation of Physical Plant Services projects in collaboration with Director


Exercises advanced planning and priority schedule to meet College needs and uses creative problem-solving techniques as appropriate


Promotes continuous improvement and cross-training opportunities among team members


Must be able to communicate with staff and discuss issues with Director as appropriate


Demonstrates effective customer service skills with internal and external constituents of the College


Performs necessary carpentry, electrical, masonry, painting, wall installation, plumbing, and other maintenance repairs for all College facilities


Performs regular routine maintenance tasks, including replacing filters, greasing motors, replacing light fixtures, bulbs, floor tiles, etc.


Assists in keeping buildings and equipment painted


Assists in keeping maintenance and repair records


Completes work orders involving repair, cleaning, maintenance and moving furniture and equipment, mail services


Performs preventative maintenance tasks on equipment, grounds, and facilities


Assists in the servicing of College vehicles and grounds equipment


Assists in maintaining campus grounds and buildings, including mowing, planting, seeding, grading, pruning, cleaning, etc.


Manages the snow and ice removal during inclement weather


Participates in rotating on-call schedule for emergency situations during off duty hours. Is the 2nd contact on the on call list after the On Call Maintenance.


Assists in performing routine housekeeping tasks, including dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, washing walls and windows, picking up trash, emptying trash receptacles, as needed.


Participates in department meetings


Attends College meetings


Serves on College committees as appropriate


Performs other tasks as assigned that support the mission and initiatives of the College

Job Post Contact

Davidson-Davie Community College


Fax:  336-249-1933