Skilled Maintenance Worker

Tulelake Basin Joint School Di   Tulelake, CA   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on November 5, 2021

Skilled Maintenance Worker

Summary of Duties: Under the direction of the Head Building/Transportation Maintenance, performs skilled work in a variety of the building maintenance trades in the maintenance and repair of district buildings, facilities and equipment, independently or on an assigned maintenance crew.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES · Perform skilled maintenance and repair of district buildings, facilities and equipment in a wide variety of the building trades including electrical, plumbing, carpentry, locksmith work, glazing, painting, roof repair and others; assist other maintenance personnel as directed. · Perform locksmith work; repair and replace hardware, tumblers, cylinders, locksets, door closures, cabinet and file locks, door stops, kick panels and hinges and other related hardware as directed; cut keys and maintain records of keys issued to personnel and school sites. · Perform minor repair to electrical and plumbing fixtures, equipment, systems and other installations; replace light fixtures, ballasts, switches and other electrical and plumbing accessories. · Repair, maintain and perform preventative and routine maintenance for district equipment; troubleshoot equipment malfunctions. · Perform a variety of carpentry work; frame walls, counters and window frames; install doors and cabinets; repair, patch and maintain roofs as necessary. · Perform a variety of concrete work; set forms, pour and finish slabs, work with rebar. · Operate a variety of specialized equipment, and hand and power tools related to work performed or assigned; repair, maintain and assure equipment is in safe and proper working condition; drive a district vehicle to various work sites. · Prepare and maintain a variety of records related to work performed, supplies and materials, labor costs and others. · Assist other maintenance personnel with daily work assignments as directed. · Diagnose and perform necessary repairs on District vehicles and equipment. · Perform preventive and routine maintenance and inspections on vehicles as required and keep records on these activities. · Operate arc welder and acetylene torch in repairing school vehicles and equipment. · Operate school bus for maintenance purposes. · Assist bus drivers in conducting safety checks. · Train employees on proper use and safety of vehicles and mechanical equipment. · Maintain service records on district vehicles and equipment. · Assist with washing, cleaning and fueling of District vehicles, as needed. · Perform related duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION The essential functions of the job include all the duties and responsibilities as well as the physical demands listed herein.

Knowledge of: · Requirements of maintaining buildings, equipment and facilities in good repair · Operation and use of hand and power tools and equipment · Shop math applicable to the building trades · Health and safety regulations and procedures · Proper methods, materials, tools, terminology and equipment used in the building maintenance trades · Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies · Diesel mechanics

Ability to: · Perform skilled work in the construction, maintenance and repair of building and facilities · Operate a vehicle and a wide variety of power equipment and hand tools related to the building trades · Prioritize and schedule work · Apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures · Observe legal and defensive driving practices · Observe needed and completed repairs · Work at heights · Climb ladders · Reach overhead and horizontally · Stand for extended periods of time · Lift heavy objects; at least 50 lbs. · Bend, kneel or crouch

Supervision: Under general supervision, reports to the Superintendent. May receive direction and technical assistance from Head Building/Transportation Maintenance.

Work Environment:

Environment: · Indoor and outdoor work, subject to noise from equipment operation · Regular exposure to fumes, dust, dirt, oil/grease · Driving a vehicle to conduct work · Seasonal heat and cold or adverse weather conditions

Hazards: · Working in cramped or restrictive work chamber · Working with power saws and flying debris · Working at heights on ladders or scaffolding Physical Demands: This position requires: · Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard. · Hearing and speaking to exchange information. · Sitting or standing for extended periods of time. · Seeing to read a variety of materials and inspect work in progress. · Climbing ladders and scaffolding. · Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling heavy objects. · Reaching overhead, above the shoulder and horizontally. · Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching.

Educational Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent.

Experience Requirements: Training or experience to demonstrate the ability to perform skilled-level work in two or more of the building maintenance trades and/or two years of experience in the transportation maintenance trades that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities

Licenses/Language/Testing Requirements: A valid Class C, California driver's license, a good driving record and use of a private automobile may be required, and if so, must be maintained during employment. A Class B driver’s license is desirable. Possession of (or willingness and ability to obtain) a valid CPR and First Aid Certificate, is desirable. The ability to speak, read and write in Spanish, in addition to English, is desirable. Fingerprint/criminal justice clearance (Department of Justice clearance, paid for by the successful candidate); Tuberculosis clearance and pre-employment drug testing.