Area Technician

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Area Technician

Tracking Code598-280 Job Description

Performs skilled tasks in the operation and in the diagnosis, maintenance, repair, renovation and installation of building systems, structures and equipment.


  • Performs Preventive Maintenance tasks such as inspecting, checking operation, cleaning, lubrication, changing HVAC filters, and servicing equipment and building components or structures, such as windows, doors, roofs, stairs, furniture, ceilings, and flooring, consistent with contemporary standards of good practice
  • Responds to building complaints, remedies problems and keeps constituents informed in a timely manner
  • Performs general building repairs including constructing, installing, replacing, renovating or repairing cabinets, furniture, interior walls, paneling, insulation, roofs, stairs, screens, doors, door hardware, windows and window framing, chalkboards, hand railings, decking, ceilings, flooring, plumbing leaks, clogged pipes, light fixture lamps and ballast, switches, electrical outlets, etc. Performs minor carpentry, masonry, glazing, drywall hanging, plastering, painting, and caulking. Repairs or assists in repairs to plumbing fixtures such as faucets, water closets, urinals, lavatories, showers, bathtubs, drinking fountains, circulation pumps, water heaters, valves and drain, sewer and water lines.
  • Effectively plans and performs in a multi-task environment, and meets self or pre-imposed objectives and deadlines; Exercise the use of independent judgment
  • Maintains an effective working relationship, both inter and intra-departmentally
  • Participates on Quality Improvement Teams, as assigned
  • Prepares time and material estimates as required for facilities renewal, maintenance and renovations
  • Performs periodic inspections of work areas, buildings and related structures and assures steps are taken to maintain same in accordance with recognized standards of good practice
  • Responds to student and other group issues in a supportive, professional, timely and problem solving manner
  • Advises supervision on upgrading/replacement needs of systems and related components; and assists in the development of recommendations for their purchase
  • Assists in the oversight of outside vendors and contractors to assure their compliance with contractual obligations
  • Performs other duties or special assignments as assigned

Minimum Education: HS Diploma/GED

Required Skills
  • Functional literacy in computers
  • Valid Florida Drivers License and an insurable driving record
Required Experience
  • Minimum high school diploma or GED required. Two (2) years of vocational training in a skilled trade highly desired and preferred
  • Training courses directly related to building repair and maintenance
  • Ten (10) years hands-on experience in the operation, maintenance, repair and renovation of buildings, building systems and related structures, including some exposure to heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, and domestic hot water, electrical and plumbing systems, or Eight (8) years hands-on experience as outlined above and State certification in a technical trade area through completion of a vocational training program

Salary Grade: 5

Job Location DeLand, Florida, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular




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Posted: 4/8/2021
Application Due: 7/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time