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Porter-Leath: Maintenance Technician

Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Technician I & II applies vast and varied technical knowledge in a number of areas: carpentry, painting, plumbing, HVAC, and general and vehicle maintenance. Responsible for completing assigned work tickets classified as “level 1” in a timely, efficient, accurate, and high-quality manner while demonstrating professionalism and good customer service.


-HSD or GED required is required.
-A minimum of 2 years of experience as a technician or custodian is required.
-HVAC certification is required.

Salary Range:

Maintenance Technician I – $16.30
Maintenance Technician II- $17.92

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does not include any supervisory responsibilities.

Essential Job Functions:

-Responsible for the completion of all maintenance service requests as assigned in a timely, accurate, and quality manner.
-Obtains signatures of internal customers when work is completed. Maintains and submits documentation following procedures.
-Elevates work tickets that cannot be resolved within expected timeframes or expenses.
-Ensures tools, parts, supplies, and equipment needed for each service request are available on-site at the time of need and then returned clean/prepared for next use upon completion of the work.
-Purchases, with proper approval, tools, parts, supplies, and equipment needed to complete work tickets.
-Completes work within expense limits established.
-Maintains inventory controls for cost-effective operations.
-Completes preventative maintenance tickets as assigned.
-Coordinates special repair/construction projects as requested.
-Assists in monitoring all work being performed by outside contractors.
-Monitors and maintains equipment and tools as assigned.
-Completes grounds work as directed which may include picking up trash, sweeping curb and dumpster areas, and maintaining landscaping beds and other areas.
-Responsible for alerting the supervisor of any unusual occurrence and/or damage that have taken place or that may occur.
-Assures safety standards are used which comply with all company, local, City, State, and Federal guidelines.

Operates a vehicle to conduct work as needed; operate a variety of equipment, machines, and tools related to custodial work.
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor and agency leadership.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

-Knowledge of carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, general maintenance, and vehicle maintenance.
-Knowledge of maintenance functions and techniques to complete tasks assigned, such as HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and carpentry.
-Safe driving skills with the ability to serve on-call as needed.
-Ability to exhibit initiative in asking questions, making recommendations, and independently handling or seeking new assignments.
-Recordkeeping/writing skills to maintain accurate, up-to-date maintenance logs so that information is readily researched and retrieved.
-Ability to exhibit initiative in reporting maintenance concerns to Supervisor.
-Organizational skills to determine workload priorities and complete a variety of tasks comprising a heavy workload in a timely manner.
-Ability to maintain confidentiality.
-Ability to work as a team player to interact and assist all employees as necessary.
-Effective oral and written communication skills.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger/handle/feel. Occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and color vision. Work in a non-smoking environment.

Special Conditions:

Maintain a valid driver’s license with a good driving record with an appropriate level of insurance.

NOTE: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.


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