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MD Anderson Cancer Center Supervisor, Operations & Maintenance - Interior Finishes in Houston, Texas

Ideal candidate will have first-hand experience in performing interior architectural work so as to coordinate a workforce of diverse technicians and contractors performing repairs and modifications of finishes.


The primary purpose of the Supervisor, Operations and Maintenance position is to provide experienced administrative and technical support for the maintenance and operation of all buildings, structures, systems, components and utilities and assists the department manager with the coordination and supervision of designated shops and all associated activities. Impacts the activities of trades/crafts personnel in management of building maintenance and operations for patient care, research and/or administrative facilities. Supervises maintenance activities related to finishes and maintaining the building(s). Coordinates the efforts of both journeyman and non-journeyman employees to ensure continued operations within the assigned facilities area for both scheduled and non-scheduled work. Manages human resource functions, including planning, recruitment, employee relations, and development. Functions as the front line contact with clients to ensure efficient delivery of services. Oversees contracted work to ensure quality workmanship and adherence to institutional policy. Acts as the interim incident commander during emergency situations and coordinates response efforts as needed. Provides information in the development of campus budgets and capital requests. Confers with management, engineering, and Environmental Health to resolve maintenance problems and recommends measures to improve operations and conditions of equipment. Supports the development of the preventative maintenance program. Requisitions tools, equipment, and supplies required for maintenance operations. Implements performance improvement initiatives.

Operations & Maintenance

• Responsible for regulatory compliance of fire and smoke barriers to NFPA guidelines through a formal inspection and repair program.

• Ensures ADA requirements are met and works with Environmental Health & Safety to address safety concerns throughout buildings.

• Assesses building finishes and works with Space Planning & Design to make recommendations to meet institutional guidelines.

• Checks and amends plans and drawings for upgrades and new construction.

Workforce Development

• Hires staff, recommends promotions, salary adjustments, and handles other personnel matters as required.

• Develops workforce through cross training, peer guidance and continuing education.

• Ensures that required and desired training, skill building, safety compliance programs, and developmental programs for staff are prepared and administered.

• Prepares and reviews employee performance evaluations in accordance to institutional requirements.

Financial Planning

• Assists in the development and managing of departmental expense budget for assigned accounts.

• Prepares capital repair and renewal requests in accordance with UT MDACC system requirements.

• Plans and consults in designing and initiating equipment replacement and expansions.

• Composes financial reports as required.

On Call Communications

• Position is expected to regularly carry a pager or other communication device to answer questions or give direction if needed.

• This role is required to participate in an off hour response rotation to respond to provide direction either remotely or on property to address emergencies.

• This requirement does not imply any other limits during non-working hours.

• This time is not considered on-call and will not be compensated.

Backlog Management

• Position utilizes institutional CMMS to monitor work backlog.

• Develops and oversees PM task sheet information utilizing OEM recommendations and industry best practices.

• Ensures work updates for both routine equipment work and preventive maintenance is documented through regular updates in CMMS.

• Regularly meets with departmental Planners to review backlog and provide input on weekly scheduling efforts.

• Identifies work that can be outsourced and requests quotes to submit for funding.

Other duties as assigned



Required: High school diploma or equivalent.


Required: Five years of experience in one or more craft areas including three years lead/supervisory experience. Successful completion of the LEADing Self Accelerate program may substitute for one year of required supervisory or management experience.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 138482

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 59,600

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 74,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 89,400

  • Science Jobs: No