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Building Trades Supervisor, Full Time

Zoek Pin Fort Worth, TX


Permanent (Full time)

Position Title: Building Trades Supervisor

Department: Facilities Maintenance

Date Prepared: October 2020

FLSA Status: Hourly

Full Time

Submissions without completed application WILL NOT be considered.

Standard of Christian Commitment

The divine mission of the Seminary mandates that all personnel must demonstrate a commitment to the purposes of the Seminary. Every employee shall be an active member of a local church of believers in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. It is expected that conduct becoming a follower of Jesus Christ will be portrayed in the community.

Job Summary

Responsible for all repairs, alterations, and construction performed by carpenters and painters, including new construction, remodeling, renovation and maintenance on commercial and residential facilities. Also responsible for inspecting vacant housing to determine maintenance needs and coordinating with all trades in preparing them for occupancy.

Essential Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Must have thorough knowledge of materials and building techniques for carpentry, paint, and cleaning of commercial and residential properties. Must have actual experience in hands-on construction as well as a general knowledge of other trades.
  • Act as the on-site, expert resource for questions regarding the design and/or repair of structures as required by the building code, and the proper product and application of all paints, stains, wall coverings, and sealants.
  • Reads, interprets and understands blueprints. Provides estimates for carpentry, texturing, and painting work based on drawings and specifications.
  • Secures all required permits from the City of Fort Worth and communicates and coordinates with inspectors on permitted jobs.
  • Supervises all carpentry installations and repairs, drywall installation and repairs, surface preparation, texturing, and painting.
  • Supervises the building and installation of concrete forms, framing, drywall, installation and hanging of doors and trim work in commercial and residential buildings.
  • Responsible for construction, installation, and repair of cabinetry, casework, furniture and other similar interior work.
  • Possess a working knowledge of the interaction of structures with other building systems.
  • Coordinates with tenants and other trades in scheduling work.
  • Ensures all campus buildings and housing are maintained in good repair.
  • Periodically visits each job site to monitor work flow and provide whatever technical assistance is required.
  • Coordinates with Housing Office and other trades in making necessary repairs, cleaning, and ensuring that vacant housing properties are ready for occupancy in a timely manner.
  • Advises the Director of Facilities where major repairs, alterations, or changes are warranted.
  • Ensures workers understand basic safety requirements, and that they are briefed on any hazards associated with work they will be performing. Conducts monthly safety meetings to review and reinforce this information.
  • Works with Director of Purchasing to acquire material and supplies for projects and warehouse stock.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned and specific to area of responsibility.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the proper functioning of their profession’s systems and/or structures throughout the entire campus, including residential and commercial.
  • Exemplifies consistent and punctual job attendance and to be available (on-call) for advice and supervision outside of regular working hours.
  • Maintains a good working knowledge of their profession, including current building codes, industry trends, tools, techniques, and technologies as well as securing and maintaining appropriate licenses, certifications, and registrations.
  • Organizes and trains an adequate work force, including hiring, scheduling, reviewing work performance, disciplining employees when necessary, and recommending salary adjustments.
  • Plans and assigns work to their workforce and establishing priorities.
  • Ensures all work under their supervision is adequate and meets or exceeds industry standards and building codes.
  • Ensures all work under their supervision is performed in a timely manner, meeting any necessary deadlines and within budgetary guidelines.
  • Ensures accurate documentation of employee time sheets and work order data.
  • Trains and instructs all employees within their shop to observe safe work practices and proper use of all tools/equipment.
  • Plans, organizes, and requisitions the proper materials and equipment to perform required routine maintenance tasks and special projects.
  • Maintains and services the Seminary’s equipment purchased to perform the specific tasks for that shop.

Skills / Requirements

  • Must be familiar with common power and hand tools used in the carpentry and painting trade.

  • Must have high organization skills and an excellent attention to detail.

  • Possess a natural curiosity, great problem solving skills, good mechanical aptitude, and a willingness to get dirty.

  • Must have good communication skills and be able to relate well to people.

  • Exhibit exemplary social skills and ensure considerate interactions with all members and guests.

  • Must enjoy interacting with a diverse group of people from all backgrounds and age groups.

  • Exhibit a humble, patient, and collaborative spirit in order to create a healthy and vibrant work culture for the staff team.

  • Possess a strong work ethic and initiative.

  • Ability to multi-task, pays attention to detail, and be a team player.

  • Expectation to strive for personal and professional growth in leadership and general ministry effectiveness.

Qualifications / Education

  • Must have a minimum of eight years of commercial and residential experience in the carpentry and painting trade.
  • Must have an acceptable driving record with a valid USA driver’s license.
  • Successful completion of background check, MVR, and credit check may be required.


  • Reports to the Director of Facilities.
  • Responsible for training, assigning and monitoring work for thirty or more employees.

Decision-Making Responsibilities

  • Makes decisions related to planning and prioritizing work to be completed in a skillful and timely manner.

Exposure to Confidential Information

  • Yes, this position includes exposure to sensitive material regarding staff personnel records, budget information, and project information.

Physical Requirements

  • Physically able stand for long periods of time.
  • Able to bend and/or stoop.
  • Able to climb and lift up to 40 pounds to perform tasks that may be assigned in the course of operations.
  • Must be able to carry up to 40 pounds of parts and equipment.
  • Must be able to perform occasional overhead reaching, bending, stooping, twisting, and kneeling.
  • Must be able to work in crawlspaces and attics from time to time.
  • Must be able to climb ladders.
  • Must be able to withstand the heat and cold of the north Texas climate.
  • Occasionally required to stand, kneel, crouch, climb and balance, walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.

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