Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Maintenance Supervisor in Geneva:
"The accurate cost of health insurance and pay raise."
Too much work for 1 person, salary is very low considering the health insurance is expensive with a 2600.00 deductible.
Maintenance Supervisor in Phoenix:
Never ask your employees to do something your not willing to do yourself. Lead by example!!
Maintenance Supervisor in Atlanta:
"Very stressful, and not very rewarding."
Get your job description in writing, consider the hours. Always find out the comand structure, who is over you and your budget. Make sure you know if it's a working or management supervisor. Find out if you are the person respondsable for after hour calls and emergencys.
Maintenance Supervisor in San Diego:
"Do What You Love."
While it is overly optimistic to think that the perfect job exists, it will help if you do something that you would do even if they didn't pay you to do it. It's not always possible, but the closer you get to this, the better you work-life balance will be.
Maintenance Supervisor in Rittman:
"How much extra work would be required."
Make sure you ask about their maintenance management system and what other responsibilities you will be tasked with.
Maintenance Supervisor in Wanaque:
Get all the training you can handle for this position, As in any job such as mine, the more you know on how everything works the easier it is to repair.
Get all the training you can to obtain your wastewater licenses.
Maintenance Supervisor in Mt. Vernon:
"Know what your getting into."
Be sure you know what your getting hired for. What "extra responsibilities will be placed on you?