Apply online now for this job or download an employment application to mail or fax to us.
Job Title: Building Maintenance Technician I
Department: Streets and General Maintenance
Salary: $31,075.20 to $39,769.60 yearly
Notes: Must pass drug screening and criminal background check; must have a valid VA driver's license, a Class B CDL or obtain it in 3 months, current DMV driving record. Basic knowledge of carpentry and/or plumbing helpful.
General Definition and Conditions of Work: Performs work in the maintenance, fabrication, repair, modification, installation and construction of tools, equipment and structures in school buildings and city owned facilities; does related work as required. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Building Maintenance superintendent. Supervision may be exercised over Building Maintenance Assistants.
Requires the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects, and some heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for depth perception, color perception, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, and oils.
Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Serves as master crafts worker or equipment technician in carpentry, cabinet, plumbing, audio visual and equipment repair.
Performs carpentry and plumbing work in City and school buildings and facilities;
Repairs and installs bleachers, doors, windows, shelves, floors, ceilings and related facilities and hardware;
Designs, fabricates and builds picnic facilities, walls, sheds and buildings;
Installs and repairs locks and keys;
Paints buildings and facilities;
Designs, installs and repairs audio visual, telephone, cable, alarms, satellites, computer systems and equipment;
Designs, installs and repairs plumbing and irrigation system and equipment;
Work at this level routinely requires sketching, drawing, drafting, pricing materials and labor;
Designs, fabricates and uses special tools and devices in specialty area;
Reads complex and standard prints, diagrams, schematics, manuals and related materials;
Prepares estimates and purchases materials;
Attends courses and acquires and retains necessary training to remain current in craft;
Operates motor vehicle; assists with snow and ice removal;
Assists other trades as necessary;
Performs related tasks as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Comprehensive knowledge of the common practices, tools and terminology of the mechanical or skilled trade(s) mastered; comprehensive knowledge of the use and characteristics of common building materials; comprehensive knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions associated with assigned trade; skill in the use of tools and equipment; ability to draw and work from sketches, drawings, plans or specifications; ability to follow and issue oral and written instructions; ability to estimate needed materials and time required for various jobs; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.
Education and Experience: High school diploma (or GED), or successful completion of an approved apprenticeship in a relevant skilled trade and at least two years of experience working in carpentry, cabinet-making, plumbing or audio-visual repair, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
Special Requirements: A driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. May require a Class B commercial driver's license.
Job code: 435
Posted on: Jul 25, 2017
Closes on: August 7, 2017