Skilled Trades Worker/Building Maintenance

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JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for performing skilled work in the maintenance of electrical, plumbing, HVAC, mechanical, and building systems.

MAJOR DUTIES

                 

  • Overhauls and services refrigeration, air conditioning and heating units by repairing, replacing or adjusting worn or broken parts on condenser, compressor, and water and vacuum pumps.
  • Installs, repairs, and services electrical appliances, devices, and equipment; installs conduits, wires, pull boxes, switchboards, and switches required in making additions, extensions, or alterations in electrical systems.
  • Manufactures a wide variety of metal and plastic components through the operation of lathes, shapers, milling machines, drill presses and similar equipment; gauges work carefully by using precision tools; fabricates mechanical devices and units.
  • Repairs and inserts valves and ball cocks; packs faucets; repairs waste sewage and drainage pipes; replaces broken fixtures; caulks and packs joints.
  • Repairs and maintains doors, floors, windows, partitions, ceilings and exteriors of buildings; builds and installs door and window framing.
  • Acts as a lead worker over other maintenance technicians and helpers; assigns duties and instructs group work; insures continuing performance among the work group; serves in a technical support role for the work group providing instruction in complex or unfamiliar tasks.
  • Installs, repairs and services heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration appliances and equipment by troubleshooting, replacing necessary parts, and adjusting the operation of those devices for optimal performance and energy savings.
  • Performs related duties.

    KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

  • Knowledge of facilities maintenance principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of best practices and safety procedures.
  • Knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical system installation, repair and maintenance principles.
  • Knowledge of carpentry repair and construction principles.
  • Skill in the safe and efficient operation of a variety of hand and power tools.
  • Skill in decision making and problem solving.
  • Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

 

 

 

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Job No: Skilled Trades Worker/Building Maintenance
Posted: 2/26/2021
Application Due: 4/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time
Salary: $30,460.07