Absedu - Kuwait



Primary Purpose:

The Supervisor keeps the facility running efficiently by overseeing both personnel and equipment. Daily duties of a facility supervisor entail managing from a big-picture view, as well as dealing with details -- all of which affect the maintenance of the physical premises and the security of people who do business there.


  • Through subordinate supervisors, plans organize and schedules the work of various craft workers, such as HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) repair workers, carpenters, electricians, plumbers, and painters.
  • Directs facility repairs, installations, small construction remodeling, grounds improvement, and maintenance projects; coordinates with other departments to complete remodeling projects; reviews remodeling plans for energy efficiency and proper construction methods; maintains records of materials used; orders and purchases new materials.
  • Supervises, assigns, and reviews the work of staff; sets performance standards and evaluates staff; reviews performance evaluations prepared by subordinate supervisors; trains, counsels, and disciplines staff; conducts interviews and selects staff to be hired or promoted.
  • Ensures that County facilities comply with state, federal, and local laws, ordinances, regulations, and codes pertaining to the building industry.
  • Supervises emergency repair jobs; inspects fieldwork performed; plans and estimates maintenance and repair work; maintains records of work order requests and completion.
  • Administers security and janitorial contracts; reviews work of contractors to ensure that work is completed in accordance with the timeliness and standards of quality set forth in the contract.
  • Analyzes and investigates maintenance and personnel problems or issues, and prepares and compiles written reports to the Facilities Manager with solutions and/or recommendations.
  • Prepares worker accident reports; identifies and resolves safety hazards for staff; arranges for employee safety training; maintains safety records.


  • Bachelors’ Degree from an accredited college or university
  • A minimum of two years of supervisory experience in building construction, maintenance, or repair work
  • A positive attitude and a willingness to provide exceptional service and to act as a leader in all culinary activities.

About American Baccalaureate School:

ABS is a private, non­-profit school offering an American-based curriculum including a wide variety of advanced courses, and a college preparatory program, guiding students to become independent, intellectual global citizens. It is our goal to develop responsible and accountable young adults who are prepared for the challenges of international universities. The American Baccalaureate School opened its doors in September 2006 to 550 students. We now have over 1,300 students enrolled from pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade.

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