High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent. Four years of experience in performing a variety of semi-skilled maintenance and repair work in one or more craft areas. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Provides assistance to a journeyperson in the performance of a variety of maintenance and repair work in one or more craft area.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Performs semi-skilled tasks in construction, repairs, and maintenance of structures, equipment, and appliances. Installs and repairs locks, door hardware, and window dressing. Performs sheetrock repair, texturing, painting, lathe, rough concrete laying, and patch plastering. Unstops sinks, drains, commodes, hand basins, sewer lines, and heating, ventilation and air conditioner (HVAC) condensate drains. Makes minor repairs and adjustments to electrical (switches, plugs, and light fixtures), carpentry (furniture and doors), plumbing (commodes, faucets, and shower fixtures), electronic and HVAC equipment, and appliances. During maintenance rounds, checks equipment, and takes care of general emergencies. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Other Specifications/Instructions for the Position:
Ability to use the tools of the trade in which the work is to be performed. Absence of serious hazards, but normal attention is required to avoid injury to self and others. Working conditions are considered fair, but involve more than average exposure to one or more disagreeable elements such as dust, dirt, fumes, wet, etc. Work schedules may vary according to the needs of the department or special projects. During emergencies, operational failures, and peak use periods, employee may be called in when off shift to work an extended shift. Special procedures sometimes require extended hours.
Internal Number: 19752
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