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State of Washington Classified Job Specification


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Class Code: 596F
Category: Maintenance Trades & Labor


Supervises field operations on construction and maintenance projects for a specified program. 

Typical Work

Coordinates use of equipment, materials, and crews to accomplish efficient and early completion of work assignments; 

Analyzes specifications and bids on materials and equipment to be purchased for construction; 

Prepares preliminary and final cost estimates, from plans and specifications, for supplies, equipment, and personnel necessary to complete projects; 

Reviews daily reports of superintendents and foremen and discusses field problems and progress with supervisor; recommends changes or other remedial action to accomplish more workable installations; 

Inspects projects for conformance to plans and specifications and assists project foremen or superintendents with construction or maintenance problems; 

Prepares reports and correspondence; 

Performs other work as required. 

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:  construction methods, equipment, and materials, principles of engineering and their application to construction work; building materials, their cost, use and sources of supply.   

Ability to:  read blueprints and analyze construction plans and specifications; supervise others; coordinate work, supplies, equipment, and personnel; evaluate situations and arrive at sound decisions; maintain good public relations; prepare accurate, concise reports; issue clear directions, orally and in writing.

Legal Requirement(s)

There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification.  It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.

Desirable Qualifications

Six years of construction experience, including two years at level equivalent to construction superintendent.   

College training involving major study in engineering or architecture may be substituted, year for year, for non-supervisory experience. 

Class Specification History

New class adopted December 15, 1978.
Revise class. Revises class code, title (formerly 9704 Parks Shops Manager); adopted
March 13, 1981.
Revise class. Revises definition; adopted April 12, 1985.
Revise class. Revises class code (formerly 70620), general revision; adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.