30+ days ago


Berkeley, CA


Manages and coordinates the staff, system, and activities that ensure optimal functioning and maintenance of all MEC-Mayville property and equipment. 


This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as deemed necessary.

  • Directs the maintenance of all building systems including mechanical, electrical, fire/life safety, plumbing, and waste management.
  • Establishes standards and policies for installation, modification, testing, operating procedures, inspection and maintenance of equipment according to engineering principles and safety regulations.
  • Plans, coordinates, and schedules all predictive and preventative maintenance programs for structures, utilities, and equipment.
  • Tracks and maintains optimum labor utilization and efficiency.
  • Provides leadership, training, and support to a staff of employees engaged in the maintenance of the building, grounds, infrastructure, and equipment.
  • Tests newly installed machines and equipment to ensure fulfillment of contract satisfaction.
  • Manages spare parts, material, and inventories.
  • Provides technical support to other departments regarding process and/or equipment changes.
  • Oversees contractors engaged in facility renovation/repair, machinery installation, and any repair projects.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable regulatory laws and ISO/IATF requirements.
  • Participate on the safety committee to ensure all items associated with the plant and mechanical safety is addressed in a timely manner.
  • Maintenance supervisor must be able to perform electromechanical functions and fill in for absences, inefficeiencies, and troubleshooting.
  • Primary contact for emergency alarm system.


  • Directly supervises maintenance department employees. 
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with MEC’s policies and applicable laws including: interviewing, training, and hiring employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing employee issues and resolving problems; and upholding safety and quality guidelines. 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Displays ethical behavior in all situations and at all times, and acts with a high level of integrity; maintains poise and confidence even when faced with difficult decisions; displays an upbeat, positive and energetic attitude.  Uses language that is appropriate for the workplace.     



Acts as a role model – follows all safety rules, behaves in a safe manner, and wears required PPE; proactively identifies and corrects unsafe conditions; promotes safety within department and holds employees accountable for working safely. 



Meets the requirements for both attendance and punctuality; can be counted on to find a way to get the job done; responds promptly and follows through on promises in a timely manner; displays accountability and expects accountability from others. 


Customer Focus

Builds and maintains close, collaborative relationships with internal or external customers to identify and clarify their needs and expectations; Monitors the business environment to address changing customer needs; Mobilizes the team to provide exceptional, value added products, services or solutions to customers.


Making Sound Decisions

Systematically gathers key information and cuts through complexities to identify the underlying cause of problems; Understands perceived relationships between problems; Considers a broad range of factors when making decisions; Solicits the knowledge and viewpoints of others who can add value when solving problems; Uses quantitative information to support decisions; Makes sound, timely, pragmatic recommendations.


Promoting Effective Communication

Listens openly and non-judgmentally to others, seeking to understand their point of view; Holds the attention of others when speaking; Prepares clear, persuasive written communications; Creates an atmosphere in which timely and high-quality information flows smoothly between self and others; Encourages the open expression of ideas and opinions and leverages the diverse viewpoints of others.


Managing Organizational Relationships

Cultivates relationships with people in a broad range of functions and levels across the organization; Understands the perspectives and priorities of others; Is sensitive to and effectively manages the impact of own decisions and actions on other functional areas; Builds strong external networks; Uses informal networks to achieve results; Addresses conflict openly and seeks solutions that are in the Company’s best interest; Is respectful, ethical and honest in all business activities.


Building Talent

Attracts, hires and retains the talent needed to achieve business objectives; Builds a cohesive, collaborative team with diverse capabilities; Provides timely, constructive, on-going feedback and coaching to strengthen the performance of employees; Identifies the strengths and development needs of employees and provides the resources and support required to strengthen their performance; Creates stretch assignments as a vehicle for employees to build new skills.


Inspirational Leadership

Fosters the development of a common vision for the department; Clarifies roles and responsibilities and provides clear direction and priorities; Encourages others to achieve; Establishes and communicates challenging but realistic performance standards; Creates enthusiasm, a feeling of investment, and a desire to excel; Steps forward to address difficult issues in a timely manner; Earns the trust and respect of others.


Maintaining Strategic Focus

Understands and clearly communicates the organization’s strategic plans and initiatives; Aligns department strategies, plans and goals with strategic business priorities; Mobilizes people and resources to achieve strategic objectives.


Managing Performance

Displays Managerial Courage when making tough decisions; Empowers others by delegating assignments, clarifying expectations and providing the resources and authority needed to be successful; Holds employees  accountable for results by monitoring progress and taking prompt action when expectations are not met; Uses informal and formal rewards and recognition to celebrate both individual and team accomplishments; Works cooperatively toward achieving results through shared goals, values, and objectives;Establishes appropriate metrics to measure and track department performance.


Managing Through Change

Acts as a catalyst for change by challenging the status quo; Views change positively, as an opportunity to introduce new ideas and initiatives; Fosters innovation and continuous improvement throughout the department;Effectively communicates, manages resistance and builds commitment to change.



  • Associates degree and 5 years of experience; or ten years of experience and/or training in equipment maintenance operations; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 1-3 years of supervisory experience.    
  • Ability to read and understand complex electrical, mechanical and automation systems.
  • Working knowledge of electrical, mechanical and HVAC systems.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills: Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from employees, managers, clients, and customers.
  • Strong PC proficiency with Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.). Experience with a CMMS is a plus. 
  • Strong project planning and management skills. Proven delivery of projects on time and within budget.  Must be able to work on multiple projects under time restrictions.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near mechanical parts.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.