Utilities Supervisor

Posted: March 14, 2023

Company: Blackburn College

Employer Type: Education Institution

Position Type: Full Time

Job Type: Electrician/Plumber/HVAC

Experience Level: Mid Level

Certification Required: N/A



Blackburn College, a unique four-year liberal arts college with a student-managed work program located in Carlinville, IL, seeks applications for the position of Utilities Supervisor. The Utilities Supervisor will coordinate, oversee and perform all operations and maintenance of electrical, plumbing, heating, and fire alarm systems for the entire Physical Plant. They are also charged with maintaining the hardware of the energy management system and aid with software troubleshooting.


  • High School graduate or equivalent, some college or significant experience and post-secondary technical schooling preferred.

  • Knowledge in all aspects of physical plant operations and maintenance, including ability to read and interpret blueprints, specifications, schematics and manuals.

  • Knowledge in the general field of commercial electrical wiring and plumbing systems with a good understanding of the basics of heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems.

  • Proven ability to plan and supervise work of others; team oriented

Blackburn College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks to build an inclusive community that can engage the interests of a diverse population. We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and sustaining a culture that reflects the diversity of our country, and as such we particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups such as women, people of color, LGBTQ+, veterans, and those with disabilities.

Send resume, cover letter including a diversity statement describing what diversity means to you and why it is important, and the names/addresses/phone numbers of three current, and professional references to: Human Resources, Blackburn College, 700 College Ave., Ludlum 215, Carlinville, IL 62626 or HR@blackburn.edu. Employment-based immigration sponsorship is not offered for this position. Phone calls or walk-ins not accepted. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and the position will remain open until filled.

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