Building Maintenance Specialist I/II/III - Facilities Maintenance
Under immediate supervision of the Division Manager, to perform a variety of non-skilled and skilled work involved in the maintenance and repair of buildings, and building systems to include carpentry, masonry, plumbing, electrical and HVAC.
Building Maintenance Specialist I exercises no supervision.
Building Maintenance Specialist II may exercise technical and functional supervision over Building Maintenance Specialist I.
Building Maintenance Specialist III may exercise technical and functional supervision over Building Maintenance Specialist I and II.
IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Operate a City vehicle daily to travel to various city buildings for repairs and service. These include but not limited to: water treatment plants, pump stations, storage tanks, radio towers.
Perform general plumbing repairs to cold and hot water systems.
Operate an auger type sewer clean out machine.
Unclog sewer and sink lines as necessary.
Construct and build cabinets, shelves, and counters. Remodeling duties include moving and building walls; installing flooring and ceiling tile.
Operate table mounted saws, drill press, grinder, and cordless hand tools.
Perform minor carpentry work, glass replacement, and locksmith work.
Assist others in carpentry, masonry, plumbing, electrical, data cabling, and HVAC work.
Obtain cost information and estimates for materials and supplies.
OTHER JOB RELATED DUTIES
Perform other job related duties and responsibilities as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Plumbing knowledge to address leaks, clogs or other drainage problems.
Standard practices, processes, materials, and tools of the carpentry/plumbing trade.
Principles, practices, materials, processes, and tools involved in carpentry, masonry, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC trade.
Principles and practices of general commercial maintenance.
Locksmith maintenance and repair of door hardware, and rekeying/repining of locks as well as the operation of key cutting machines.
Learn to operate and maintain a variety of tools, equipment including table mounted circular saw, band saw, router, drill press.
Operate corded and cordless power hand tools such as a skill saw, hammer/drill, demolition hammer, sander, grinder wheel. Also use arc welders, cutting torch, and metal saw.
Operate an auger type sewer clean out machine.
Safely operate a motor vehicle.
Operate office equipment including a computer and work order software.
Follow and carry out proper safety procedures while performing work related duties.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, both internally and externally.
Follow and embrace the City of Abilene Core Values – Respect, Integrity, Service Above Self, and Excellence in All We Do.
Perform as a team member in a manner that accomplishes the Division’s mission and treats team members with dignity, courtesy, and respect.
Building Maintenance Specialist II and III
Lead and manage a team in a manner that accomplishes the Division’s mission and treats team members with dignity, courtesy, and respect.
Experience and Training Guidelines:
For positions with more than one level, all listed requirements at the lower levels are required at the higher levels. Any combination equivalent to experience and training to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying. Knowledge, skills, and abilities may be obtained through:
Building Maintenance Specialist I
This is an entry level position. One (1) year of experience in carpentry, plumbing, and general commercial building maintenance repairs is preferred.
Building Maintenance Specialist II
Three (3) years of experience in carpentry, plumbing, and general commercial building maintenance repairs is required.
Building Maintenance Specialist III
Five (5) years of experience in carpentry, plumbing and general commercial building maintenance repairs is required. Locksmith certification required or Journeyman plumbing license required.
A high school diploma or GED is required.
Building Maintenance Specialist III - Locksmith certification required or Journeyman plumbing license required.
License or Certificate:
A valid Texas driver’s license is required.
Ability to obtain:
● A Security Clearance from the Abilene Police Department (APD) to work in their buildings.
● Pass a Federal Government (FBI/Homeland Security) background check to work in the FAA/Abilene Regional Airport properties, and
● Maintain those clearances while employed.
Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:
With or without accommodation, the “X” indicates the overall strength demand of the position during a typical workday:
___ Sedentary – lifting of no more than 10 pounds
___ Light – lifting no more than 20 pounds; carrying up to 10 pounds
___ Medium – lifting no more than 50 pounds; carrying up to 25 pounds
_X_ Heavy – lifting no more than 100 pounds; carrying up to 50 pounds
___ Very Heavy – team lifting over 100 pounds; carrying more than 50 pounds
Physical Demand Codes: The following describes whether or not the position is expected to exert the physical demands listed during a typical workday as well as the overall frequency of the task:
Codes for how often:
N = No
E = Extensive (100 – 70% of the time)
M = Moderate (60 – 30% of the time)
I = Infrequent (20 – 10% of the time)
A = Almost Never (<10% of the time)
Code / Task
I Overhead Work
M Fine Dexterity
- Pay Type Hourly
- Min Hiring Rate $17.77
- Max Hiring Rate $25.39
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