JOB FUNCTION: Perform skilled maintenance, repair and construction of school buildings and equipment in one or more craft or trade; lead other Maintenance Workers and Technicians as necessary; work independently in trades such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, electronics, locksmithing, and vehicle maintenance/repair.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform a variety of skilled work in the maintenance and repair of school facilities and equipment; prioritize, schedule, assign and coordinate the work of assigned staff to accomplish a wide variety of duties related to the building trades. Construct, rebuild and repair school equipment and facilities including various wood and metal structures, equipment and furniture; prepare surfaces for painting and varnishing and apply surface coverings as required. Estimate cost of labor and materials for work orders; obtain competitive prices for equipment and supplies needed by the school. Perform a variety of skilled building maintenance including repairs to doors, windows, and other building parts; construct or assemble furniture and other wood and metal structures; install and maintain grand master and electronic lock systems and electrical security systems. Operate a variety of equipment and machines including saws, drill presses and various hand and power tools to perform repair and maintenance work; maintain tools and equipment in a safe, clean and proper working condition. Assure compliance with appropriate safety practices and procedures and with applicable federal, State and local codes, regulations and requirements. Maintain various records related to labor, materials and work orders. Use our computer maintenance management system Asset Essentials for work orders and PM’s. Purchase tools, equipment and materials; operate light trucks to pick up and deliver equipment and supplies: Perform other duties as assigned. Snow removal with a truck plow if needed. Maintain regular attendance.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
KNOWLEDGE OF: Trade tools, equipment, materials, methods and techniques used in skilled and general maintenance and repair involving at least one of the following: electrical, electronics, heating and air conditioning, locksmithing, plumbing, carpentry, painting, vehicle maintenance/ repair or welding. Appropriate health and safety precautions and procedures. Technical aspects of field of specialty. Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies. Basic record-keeping techniques. Requirements of maintaining school buildings in a safe, clean and orderly condition. Federal, State and local building codes and regulations.
ABILITY TO: Perform a wide variety of skilled journey-level work in the maintenance and repair of school facilities and equipment. Prioritize, schedule, assign and review work. Train and provide work direction to assigned personnel in the performance of a wide variety of duties related to the building trades. Interpret, explain and apply codes, rules and regulations involved in assigned maintenance activities. Effectively and safely operate a variety of assigned tools and equipment. Interpret blueprints, shop drawings, sketches and work orders to others. Understand and follow oral and written directions. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Estimate labor and materials costs. Make arithmetic calculations quickly and accurately. Work independently with little direction. Meet schedules and time lines. Maintain routine records. Observe legal and defensive driving practices. Operate a school vehicle and perform heavy physical labor. Lift heavy objects.
JOB DESCRIPTION PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking. Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing. Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations. Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching. Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull medium weights, up to 75 pounds. Requires activities involving being around moving machinery, exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity, and exposure to dust, fumes and gases.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or G.E.D. Certificate. 3 years journey-level experience in one or more trades areas preferred.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Valid California driver's license.
Idyllwild Arts is a co-ed boarding and day school for 275 students in grades 9-12. The Summer Program, founded in 1950, is an eight-week program that brings more than nearly 2,000 children, teens, and adults to Idyllwild each summer. The Academy was established in1986 to extend the Summer Program's commitment to the arts through the only boarding high school for the arts on the west coast. The school has developed into an exceptional high school for pre-professional training in the arts combined with high academic standards and a residential life curriculum.Idyllwild graduates attend the top colleges and universities in the United States and abroad, and the very best conservatories and art schools, such as Julliard, Curtis, New England Conservatory of Music, and the Rhode Island School of Design. Many have established celebrated careers as artists. The arts disciplines include dance, music, visual arts, theatre, moving pictures and creative writing. Students may major in any one discipline or combine their interests in an interdisciplinary arts major.