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Job Series: Plant Mechanic
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Provides general maintenance and repair of buildings and equipment in the Judicial/Heritage Center.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Maintains heating, ventilation, humidity control and air cooling equipment.
Performs preventive maintenance on electric motors of all types and sizes.
Adjusts and makes minor repairs to steam pipes, valves, traps, pumps, fittings, fixtures, connections and expansion joints.
Performs skilled painting, glazing, carpentry, plastering, masonry, cement work, plumbing, metal work, welding, electrical, mechanical maintenance and repair, and related trades work.
Builds a variety of carpentry items, hangs doors, lays flooring, installs partitions and drop ceilings, may design and execute remodeling projects.
Installs and replaces electrical conduit, controls, switches, outlets and light fixtures.
Maintains and repairs locks, appliances, boilers, pneumatic controls, heating and refrigeration systems, elevators and related mechanical devices.
Installs and repairs plumbing fixtures, water pumps, water and sewer lines; performs plumbing repairs as required.
Reads, interpreters, and works from sketches, diagrams and blueprints.
Prepares cost estimates for maintenance and repair work; forecasts material needs and orders supplies.
Attends meetings and training as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
No formal supervisory responsibility. Responsibility for one's own work product and work within a unit performing similar functions. Rarely provides lead function, advice, or explains work instructions to other employees or volunteers.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential functions satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Graduation from high school or GED equivalent and four years of progressively responsible mechanical or building maintenance and repair experience, or satisfactory completion of a recognized apprenticeship course. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required education.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. This position is subject to varying and unpredictable situations; may handle emergency or crisis situations; is subject to many interruptions; may handle multiple calls and inquiries simultaneously; and may occasionally handle absentee replacement on short notice.