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Facilities Maintenance Technician

Company: City of Arlington
Location: Arlington
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description/Description of Work FACILITIES MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN Definition: This highly motivated, organized professional will work under the supervision of the Parks Director. The employee devotes a significant amount of time to routine maintenance tasks, and often works closely with the Parks Crew Leader, contractors, vendors, and department heads to provide all aspects of Building and Facilities Maintenance. Employee must be able to work independently with minimal supervision. This position will work Monday through Friday from 7 AM until 3:30 PM. Afterhours on-call rotation will be required. Essential Functions of the Job: The listed examples may not include all duties performed by the person in this position. Duties may vary from time to time and are at the discretion of the Parks Director. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate an individual with a disability. Maintains and repairs Town buildings and facilities inside and out including but not limited to carpentry, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, drywall repair, masonry, painting, windows, doors, floors, ceilings, restrooms, kitchens, and preventative maintenance tasks Inspects buildings and other structures to determine needed repairs Performs routine maintenance and repair of HVAC systems and/or oversees contact with vendor for such work, makes recommendations, reviews, and evaluates work by vendors for repairs Performs minor electrical maintenance to include but not limited to replacement or repair of fixtures (eg, wall Switches and outlets, various light bulbs and tubes, ballast, sockets, fuses, minor appliances, cords, etc.) using appropriate hand, power, and specialty tools Performs minor plumbing (eg, replacement or repair of leaks in drains and faucets, unclogging of drains, trenching, and laying new lines, sprinkler systems, replacing hoses or lines on fixtures or appliances etc.) Performs minor painting, carpentry, and masonry work (eg, preparing surfaces and using, brush, sprayer, or roller to apply paints, stains, and varnishes, hanging doors, fitting locks, and handles, etc.) Performs minor exterior repairs such as fences, roofs, gutters, drainage, replace rooted wood and repair leaking windows or doors Utilize maintenance software to document work orders and preventative maintenance scheduling Move and relocate office furniture, repair locking systems on doors, cabinets, and lockers Responsible for monthly Building and Facility Maintenance Inspections to include in-house and outside contracted inspections Complete Purchase Requisitions for building maintenance supplies, materials, and equipment; monitor inventory; order parts and maintain required documents Interacts with all Departments including Fire Department Safety Officer, OSHA inspectors and Town staff to ensure that all safety items related to facilities comply with local, state, and federal regulations Contacts and schedules vendors for any work outside of expertise with approval of Department Head Performs other duties as assigned. Required Knowledge and Abilities: Proficient in Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, and Outlook; Ability to learn town-wide maintenance software and prepare work orders and reports Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, professional colleagues, representatives of other public agencies and other employees Ability to manage multiple projects to successful completion Ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and work independently in the absence of supervision Ability to cope with a considerable volume of detailed work and adapt to interruptions in workflow; use assorted power/hand tools and multi meters in a safe and effective manner; read and interpret blueprints and plans Knowledge of methods and principles of building maintenance, carpentry, plumbing, painting, electrical work, HVAC, and systems Knowledge of locksmithing and building locking and security systems Knowledge of OSHA safety practices Required Qualifications: High school diploma or GED; Education in the Building Maintenance Field including, but not limited to, HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical and supplemented by 5 years previous experience involving facility maintenance operations work or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job; Electrical license, HVAC license, plumbing license, and/or certificate in refrigerant transition and recovery preferred but not required. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable those with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed in the office and in field settings. Considerable outdoor work may be required in the inspection of various buildings, construction jobs, or public works facilities. The employee occasionally is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes, airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock and vibrations. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, talk, or hear; use hand to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Employee may be exposed to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, pollen, odors, chlorine gas, methane gas, wetness, humidity, rain, temperature and noise extremes, fumes, hazardous materials, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, bright/dim light, toxic agents, disease, or pathogenic substances. Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of color, sounds, depth, texture and visual cues or signals. The noise level can be moderate to loud. Normal work responsibilities not only require a sighted individual (vision corrected to 20/20) for computer usage and visual inspections of storm water systems or construction activities, but also requires an individual with normal hearing (hearing corrected to normal ranges) for direct and telephone contact with contractors, developers, employees, and the public. The typical work schedule is Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Employee will be required to work after normal business hours including nights and weekends as workload and/or emergency situations arise. Participation in after hours on-call required. The typical work schedule is Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. recblid 29q3xtblmyqx273ezdk7pb9imzejzr

Keywords: City of Arlington, Memphis , Facilities Maintenance Technician, Professions , Arlington, Tennessee

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