Supervisor, Maintenance #75934

Company: Regional Municipality Of Woodbuffalo

Job Description


  • The Supervisor, Trade Services is accountable for detailed maintenance work execution within the Water Treatment Services Branch as well as providing support to operations groups for any maintenance issues through application of the maintenance management system.
  • The incumbent will take into consideration cost control to minimize operational downtime of water treatment equipment while achieving budgeted targets in a safe, cost effective, and timely manner.
  • Performs supervisory tasks for assigned team members.
  • Works with team to plan and balance workload.
  • Ensures teams are managed fairly and consistently and that work processes are followed and coordinated to ensure service levels.
  • Mentors, coaches, and provides support to staff.
  • Assists in recruitment and training of staff.
  • Participates in the continuous research, development, improvement, and implementation of effective departmental programs and make suggestions for further improvement.
  • Provides input to department business plans, initiatives, and budget to ensure continuous achievement of department goals.
  • Consults with and informs the public, community user groups, and other stakeholders of facilities operations and progress.
  • Routinely inspects work in progress and advises crews of required changes.
  • Reviews and advises on the maintenance and issuance of tools, equipment, supplies, and materials required for the operation and maintenance of all facilities.


  • Alberta-certified Journeyperson in a related field (Millwright, Electrical, Welder, Steamfitter, Plumber/gasfitter) is required.
  • Seven (7) years’ experience in a related industrialized maintenance setting with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a supervisory role is required.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • May require use of personal or municipal vehicle for business travel purposes.
  • Ability to empower people and use innovative approaches in situations involving rapid change, shifting priorities, and/or simultaneous demands.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Proven ability to formalize, prepare and present technical reports.
  • Detailed and thorough knowledge of production equipment and control systems in an industrialized setting.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of computerized maintenance programs (SAP or similar preferred) and materials management systems, processes, practices performance measures, and scheduling tools and equipment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, leadership and communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess situations from a business perspective.
  • Strong team player with a collaborative style.
  • Project management and facilitation skills.
  • Proven customer focus with demonstrated ability to build effective relationships with internal customers, external providers, and industry contacts.
  • Proficient in various software applications.
  • Ability to demonstrate sound, practical judgement using independent decision making.
  • Strong mechanical acumen.
  • Valid Alberta Class Five (5) driver’s licence is preferred as incumbent may be required to operate a personal or municipal vehicle for business use.

Additional Information:

  1. Competitive Salary
  2. Excellent training and development opportunities
  3. An extensive employer paid benefits plan
  4. An additional annual payment of $12,480 which represents a cost of living allowance

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