Maintenance Worker

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
This is varied and skilled work in the maintenance and repair of buildings and equipment. An employee
in this class performs manual and semi-skilled maintenance work in several facilities. Assignments may
include routine preventive maintenance and performing semi-skilled work in the maintenance and repair
of buildings, grounds and equipment. Duties are performed according to specific instructions from the
Maintenance Manager.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

Work may include but is not limited to the following examples:

1. Remain alert during work hours and comply with attendance policies.
2. Performs preventive maintenance and monitoring activities on equipment such as air handlers,
refrigeration and air conditioning units, high and low pressure steam systems, HVAC systems, etc.;
meter and gauge readings; cleans filters and oils motors; and replaces belts, filters, switches,
gauges, motors, etc.
3. Paints buildings and equipment; patch plasters walls; and repairs or replaces tiles and other wall
coverings.
4. Repairs and constructs wood and metal equipment, furniture, doors, shelves, floors, and fixtures.
5. Opens stopped sewage and drain lines; replaces or repairs faucets, toilets, sinks, valves, water lines,
and other plumbing equipment and fixtures.
6. Repairs and replaces electrical outlets, light fixtures, switches and other controls; performs more
complex electrical work (such as working with high voltage electrical systems) with appropriate
training and education.
7. Repairs, adjusts and calibrates a wide variety of machines and equipment such as window air
conditioners, general office equipment, automotive equipment, kitchen appliances, etc.
8. Complies with all existing OSHA requirements and regulations.
9. Performs other related work as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Working knowledge of the standard tools and practices of the various trades such as mechanical,
electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry and plastering
Working knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the mechanical and building
trades
Knowledge of OSHA requirements relating to agency facilities
Ability to perform semi-skilled and skilled work in a variety of mechanical and building trades
Ability to interpret and work from sketches, blueprints and penciled layouts
Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions
Ability to work with minimum supervision
Ability to establish and maintain positive professional relationships with staff

REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB

Physical Mental Environmental
On the job the employee must: On the job the employee must On the job the employee:
(X) Bend (X) Sit (X) Read/Comprehend ( ) Is exposed to excessive noise
(X) Squat (X) Stand (X) Write (X) Is around moving machinery
(X) Crawl (X) Walk (X) Perform calculations (X) Is exposed to marked changes in
(X) Climb (X) Push/pull (X) Communicate Orally temperature and/or humidity
(X) Kneel (X) Reason and analyze (X) Is exposed to dust, fumes, gases,
(X) Handle objects radiation, microwave
(X) Reach above shoulder level ( ) Works in confined quarters
( ) Use fine finger movements
Must carry/lift loads of:
( ) Light (up to 25 lbs) ( ) Moderate (25-50 lbs) (X) Heavy (over 50 lbs)

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS

The following education and experience qualifications are the minimum requirement used to admit or
reject applicants for consideration.
Four years of semi-skilled work experience in building and plant maintenance work; and completion of
the eighth school grade. (Post secondary training in an accredited vocational-training school in one of
the building, mechanical or electrical trades may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to two
years of the required experience.)

NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS

No candidate may be considered for employment who is, or has been for the past two (2) years under
the supervision of Federal, State, County or Municipal Corrections Department nor have any pending
felony or misdemeanor charges other than minor traffic charges.

Driving may be required for this position. The successful candidate must have and remain in possession
of a valid current driver’s license, automobile insurance, and be insurable under the agency’s motor
vehicle insurance policy.

All candidates for employment must meet the established minimum qualifications for employment as
identified by the applicable regulatory agencies.

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