Crew Leader - Building Maintenance

Crew Leader - Building Maintenance
Full-Time Crew Leader - Building Maintenance at City of Kingman
Available Openings: 1
Apply By: November 30, 2022
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $21.64 - $26.04 Hourly
Education Level: N/A


The City of Kingman is located in Mohave County approximately 100 miles southeast of Las Vegas and 195 miles northwest of Phoenix nestled between the beautiful Cerbat and Hualapai mountain ranges along historic Route 66. In 2019, Reader’s Digest named Kingman one of the “Nicest Places in Arizona” for its thoughtful residents and spirit of generosity. In addition to its small-town look and feel, the area also offers a wide range of recreational activities that include hiking, bike and ATV trails, camping, golf, beautiful parks, historical attractions, nearby lakes and the Colorado River.

With more than 400 full and part-time employees across 30 divisions, the City of Kingman provides exceptional public services to over 30,000 residents. Our focus on high-quality customer service, safety and teamwork underpins our efforts to foster an atmosphere where citizens and businesses can thrive.

Please see our fiscal year 2022-2023 Budget Book and our Go Kingman page for more information.  


These are lead positions affording guidance to other positions performing similar tasks.  These lead positions also review workloads, assign work, establish deadlines, obtain materials/parts/equipment needed to perform work, and train/coach employees to effectively perform their assigned duties.  Crew Leaders may contribute to performance evaluation of assigned employees, assist with the hiring process by interviewing, making recommendations, and providing input to supervisory staff and may participate in corrective and disciplinary actions.  Employees of this class are expected to perform highly skilled technical duties associated with the work performed by their assigned crew and guiding staff through their assignments.  Crew Leaders actively support and uphold the Division's goals and effectively work in support of a manager to accomplish division objectives, projects and assignments and assists in the development of policies and procedures affecting operation of the Division.  Crew Leaders are subject to call in/call back to support the operational needs of the department and to respond to emergency situations.


Work is performed in accordance with standard operating procedures and direction from the assigned Superintendent/Manager/Chief. The Superintendent/Manager/Chief/ Maintenance Operations Supervisor/Assistant Public Works Director reviews work through performance reviews and conferences.


Performs lead-worker activities by supervising assigned shift, leading staff in assigned projects and conducting job responsibilities. Provides Superintendent/Manager/Chief performance feedback on each assigned personnel.

May also supervise temporary employees, community service workers, and DOC Inmate workers as directed, or as assigned by Superintendent/Manager/Chief.


Essential Functions

Essential Functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.  They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it.

  • Leads, trains, and reviews work of work crews within the assigned department/division. Acts as coach and mentor to team members.
  • Participates in, prioritizes, and assigns work and determines needed equipment and material to accomplish work assignments.
  • Monitors work under progress and upon completion for compliance with standards and with plans and directions.
  • Ensures timely accomplishment of assigned duties and responsibilities.
  • Operates various light, medium, heavy and specialized equipment and performs maintenance and minor repairs on the equipment
  • Orders supplies and maintains an inventory of parts, supplies and equipment.
  • Notifies the public of work projects to be performed.
  • Coordinates work with supervisors, contractors, engineers, City departments, utility companies and others to ensure that installation and repair schedules are met.
  • Demonstrates continuous efforts to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes and work cooperatively and jointly.
  • Utilizes a computer to develop basic spreadsheets, memos, and electronic communications and utilizes department-specific software and management programs.
  • Accurately read and interpret maps, specifications, drawings, and blueprints. 
  • Supervises and leads DOC Inmate Labor as trained and assigned. 
  • Responds to emergency situations during regular work hours and when on call; Determines what equipment and personnel are needed to handle emergency situation. 
  • Provides communication from higher-level supervisory and management staff to work unit. 
  • Responsible for ensuring policies and procedures are followed.
  • Supports the City's goals and objectives and works with management and other staff to achieve such goals and objectives.
  • Creates and maintains a safe work environment; Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures; follows safety policies and practices, and immediately reports unsafe activity and conditions to supervisor(s). 
  • May act as Superintendent/Supervisor in his/her absence.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge in the operation of assigned area of responsibility. 
  • Maintains confidentiality of work-related information
  • Prepares and maintains a variety records and reports in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Responds to inquiries and complaints and makes necessary arrangements to resolve any problems as needed.
  • Ensures that department management is informed of critical issues. 
  • Communicates and acts in a professional manner with the public, co-workers, and work contacts. Maintains harmonious relationships and provides excellent customer service.
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this job to ensure continuity.
  • These positions are subject to overtime and emergency recall during non-working hours due to staff shortage and/or operational needs.


  • Coordinates and participates in the skilled and technical tasks of building repair, remodeling, maintenance and custodial care of City Buildings and properties.  
  • Oversees, directs and participates in numerous trades and skills such as rough and finished carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, roofing, painting, and concrete/masonry.
  • Oversees and participates in estimating, costing and ordering materials to complete work assignments.
  • Coordinates and participates in building plan review to determine materials, tools, and sequence of work to be performed. 
  • Coordinates record keeping and work logs, materials required, labor hours, etc. 
  • Oversees the planning and assignment of work schedules for building maintenance crews.
  • Coordinates and participates in safety training.
  • Gathers data for reports and presentations.


  • May serve on various employee or other committees as assigned.
  • Subject to "on-call", and may be required to work evenings and weekends. 
  • As assigned to Parks & Recreation Department, drives recreation van on field trips, as assigned. 
  • Performs special assignments as assigned.


Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of procedures, guidelines, regulations, materials, tools, equipment, and safety hazards and precautions common to the assigned area of responsibility: fleet services, fire hydrant/water system maintenance, water and wastewater system maintenance,  parks/golf course maintenance, sanitation services and equipment operation, street maintenance, and public facility maintenance.
  • Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of effective work assignment and project management.
  • City and department procedures, policies and guidelines; Federal and State safety rules and regulations.
  • Use and storage of chemicals, including OSHA Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
  • Techniques of traffic control in hazardous roadway environments.
  • Personal computers and software (word processing, spreadsheets, project and scheduling – Trakit, other departmental software and database uses, etc.). 
  • Demonstrated skill in the operation of equipment, tools, and instruments used for assigned work areas.
  • Communicate effectively verbally and preparing and maintaining clear, concise and accurate records and reports.
  • Troubleshoot problems.
  • Establish and maintain safe work zones.
  • Work independently and in a team environment. 
  • Perform manual labor. 
  • Effectively supervise and lead DOC Inmate Labor Resources.
  • Mediate crew conflicts to acceptable resolution.
  • Read and interpret basic maps and blueprints.
  • Estimate time, costs and material requirements for work projects assigned.  
  • Ability provide instruction, lead assigned crew(s) and inspire confidence.
  • Perform required mathematical computations.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
  • Adapt to changing work priorities and meet deadlines. 
  • Wear OSHA required personal protective equipment. 

Building Maintenance: 

Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and standard practices of the building maintenance trade, with particular reference to troubleshooting and repair. 
Operating and maintenance requirements of maintenance equipment.  
Skilled in and participates in all technical aspects of building repair, remodeling, maintenance and custodial care of City Buildings and properties. 
Directs and participates in numerous trades and skills such as rough and finished carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, roofing, painting, and concrete/masonry.


 It is the policy of the City of Kingman to ensure a safe, healthful workplace for all its employees. It requires that every person in the organization assumes the responsibility of individual and organizational safety. Injury and illness losses from incidents are costly and preventable.  The City of Kingman will employ an effective accident and illness prevention program and a comprehensive wellness program that involves all its employees in the effort to eliminate workplace hazards and promote employee health and wellness.

All employees are expected and encouraged to participate in safety and wellness program activities including the following: reporting hazards, unsafe work practices and accidents immediately to their supervisors or a safety committee representative; wearing required personal protective equipment; and participating in and supporting safety committee activities.   


The work environment characteristics attached to the job description 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.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel in this position.  This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the position changes.


Minimum Qualifications/Special Requirements

Education and Experience: 

Graduation from high school diploma or GED equivalent;
At least two (2) years of experience leading crew activities with four (4) years' experience at skilled or journey-level work repair and maintenance work in the respective areas Street Maintenance, Parks & Golf Course Maintenance, Fleet Services, Building Maintenance, Sanitation, or Fire Hydrant Maintenance or, in public transportation services for KART, Water or Wastewater system maintenance. 
Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work.


  • Valid Arizona Driver's license or ability to obtain one within 6 (six) months.
  • May require other specialized licenses, endorsements or certifications depending on assignment.
  • May require own hand tools.
  • Based on assignment, may be required to participate and obtain NIMS (National Incident Management System) training certifications.

Building Maintenance: 

  • Valid Arizona Driver's license appropriate for the type of equipment being operated.

City of Kingman

310 N 4th Street
Kingman, AZ 86401