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DATE:8/4/14
STATUS:Regular, Full Time
SALARY RANGE:$32,618.66 - $52,355.34
TITLE:MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN I/II/III
GRADE:16
DEPARTMENT:Facilities Management
LOCATION:2201 Hogback Rd.
UNION AFFILIATION:AFSCME 2733 Unit B
JOB SUMMARY
Under the supervision of a higher classified employee, is responsible for the complete maintenance of the county's most technical building mechanical systems. Assigned to facilities where systems are located, performs routine maintenance and necessary upkeep and repairs on systems equipment, facilities and grounds areas, utilizes a variety of general maintenance, electrical, plumbing and carpentry skills to perform duties with a high degree of independence.
REQUIREMENTS
A pre-employment medical examination is necessary. Satisfactory completion of a Facility Maintenance written and performance examination. Obtain satisfactory clearance through a criminal background check.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Duties require sufficient mobility to move and/or transport items weighing up to 25 pounds frequently, and up to 80 pounds infrequently.
MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN I/II
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Essential Duties:

  • Maintain the general cleanliness of county buildings and grounds. Support janitorial service.
  • Provide daily coverage for stocking, spills and general emergency cleaning.
  • Change HVAC filters/belts and perform some maintenance of the units.
  • Repairs and replaces electrical outlets, switches and light fixtures.
  • Repairs and/or rebuild sinks, commodes and urinals including faucet and valve assembly.
  • Adjusts, repairs and replaces exit devices, emergency lighting and exit signs.
  • Patch and paint for new and/or remodeling projects
  • Installs receptacles, ballasts, change light bulbs
  • Removes snow and ice from sidewalks and applies salt and deicer.
  • Internal office support- moves furniture, hangs pictures
  • Provide vendors with direct access to County buildings.
  • Performs a variety of other duties as assigned.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Possession of a valid Michigan Vehicle Operator's License is required.
MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN I
EDUCATION
High School Diploma or Equivalent with some vocational or college level education in a related field is preferred.
EXPERIENCE
Minimum Requirements
1. Ability to read and follow electronic, written and verbal job tickets and requests.
2. Ability to follow-up in writing on status of work and tasks.
3. Basic computer proficiency enabling use of email, calendar, and work request system
4. Experience with most hand tools, some power tools and cleaning equipment.
5. Some exposure or experience with basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing or HVAC.
MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN II
The individual in this position would be required to work with limited supervision, and be accountable for producing an acceptable level and quality of work
EDUCATION
High School Diploma or Equivalent, and a Vocational Certificate such as electrical, plumbing, and/or mechanical systems (See attached Educational Curriculum Guide). . This level of education can be obtained with 60 credit hours of coursework (associated degree level). Associates Degree in maintenance, building trades, engineering, or a related field preferred.
EXPERIENCE
Minimum Requirements
1. Ability to read and follow written and verbal job tickets and requests.
2. Ability to follow-up in writing on status of work and tasks.
3. Basic computer proficiency enabling use of email, calendar, and work request system.
4. Ability to interpret basic blueprints and schematic drawings.
5. Extensive experience with most hand tools and some power tools.
6. Documented experience with basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing or HVAC.
MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN III
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Essential Duties:

  • Operates all heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems in County facilities: monitoring various gauges, conducting chemical analyses of internal fluids, adding appropriate treatment as needed, performing routine preventative maintenance and preparing equipment for inspections.
  • Performs the more technical maintenance, repair and upkeep activities related to heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems: assuring the proper operation of pumps, motors, air handling units, pneumatic systems, fans, cooling towers and other related mechanical, electrical and plumbing equipment.
  • Maintains historical data on completed preventative maintenance measures, providing data for entry into a centralized software system for tracking purposes. Plans and schedules preventative maintenance work; trains lower-classed employees in skills necessary to accomplish same.
  • Operates, tests, and maintains emergency electrical generating systems. Assists with technical support (including initial hook-up, run-time troubleshooting, and decoupling) of emergency electrical generating systems in the case of power failure.
  • Initiates, operates, and powers-down mechanical systems in accordance with seasonal demands, continuously checking a variety of gauges, valves, fans, compressors and motors to assure proper operation.
  • Provides support to skilled trades at a high level of proficiency, including installation/replacement of lighting fixtures and components, basic plumbing repairs, carpentry work, locksmith duties, and other mechanical tasks.
  • Monitors and coordinates control panels and thermostats of all systems to maintain standard working temperature. Utilizes control system(s) for remote management of climate in facilities.
  • Communicates with co-workers, supervisors, and customers in a courteous, professional manner regarding project status, work load scheduling, upcoming needs, budgetary issues, etc.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs control systems when necessary.
  • Responds to on-site emergencies including but not limited to those related to weather events, security needs, and/or building catastrophes; directs the work of lower-classed employees in responding to same. Emergency response may require 24 hour on-call status.
  • Performs the duties of other maintenance personnel as necessary due to excessive workloads, temporary absences or emergencies.
  • Performs a variety of other related duties as assigned.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Possession of a valid Michigan Vehicle Operator's License is required. Possession of a Low Pressure Boiler Operator's license is desirable.
EDUCATION
High School Diploma or Equivalent, and a Vocational Certificate such as electrical, plumbing, and/or mechanical systems. This level of education can be obtained with 60 Credit hours of coursework (associated degree level). Associates Degree in maintenance, building trades, engineering, or a related field preferred.
EXPERIENCE
Minimum Requirements

1. Ability to read and follow written and verbal job tickets and requests.
2. Ability to follow-up in writing on status of work and tasks.
3. Extensive experience with most hand tools and some power tools.
4. Basic computer proficiency enabling use of email, calendar, and work request system; ability to navigate automated controls systems at a basic level.
5. Documented experience with the ability to perform at the journeyman level in carpentry, electrical, plumbing, or HVAC.
This level of experience would be obtained by at least (4) years in the building trades/electrical/plumbing/ or HVAC field. The individual in this position would be required to work with limited supervision, and be accountable for producing an acceptable level and quality of work.

FILING DEADLINE: 9/3/14

CONTROL NUMBER: 1408-240-1642-0011

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