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Technician Supervisor

Technician Supervisor DISC Chart

Job Summary

A technician supervisor is an experienced expert with excellent leadership skills. They are responsible for managing the day-to-day assigned duties of preventative maintenance and work orders, as well as visiting worksites to verify all work is completed in a timely and accurate manner. Supervisor duties include providing technicians with mentoring and training programs, and ensuring that all OSHA safety protocols are followed. Technician supervisors typically have years of experience in an industry-related field and work closely with senior management and their team of technicians.

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Personality types of a Technician Supervisor

Each letter of DISC represents polar personality types with correlating behaviors and characteristics. Learn more about their strengths and weaknesses, how they communicate, and more

high D - Problem Solver

Likes to make decisions

high I - Influencer

Likes to interact with people

low S - Voyager

Likes a flexible work environment

high C - Rule Follower

Likes to follow procedures

Behavioral Qualities for a Technician Supervisor

Behavioral qualities make people naturally act in a certain way. Utilize people's natural behaviors and strengths at work.
  • Assertive. Comfortable inserting opinion or thoughts.
  • Social/Outgoing. Extroverted and people oriented.
  • Active. Movement/Action oriented.
  • Detail oriented. Attentive to all levels of detail.

Motivators for a Technician Supervisor

Motivators are values that drive people. To retain passionate employees, place people in a role that utilizes their values
  • Economic: A utilitarian drive for results and maximal returns. To tend to the economic drive, assign projects that relate to the bottom line and drive revenue.
  • Political: A drive for authority, to take command. To tend to the political drive, provide opportunities for them to continually develop their management skills and grow their career.
  • Regulatory: A drive to maintain order and the status quo. To tend to the regulatory drive, offer ample structure for them to follow and give clear expectations.

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