Under direct supervision, assists building construction and
maintenance personnel by performing simple and repetitive tasks using
standard procedures, tools, and equipment.
1. Functions as an unskilled helper to maintenance mechanics, trades
personnel, and/or stationary engineers in performing maintenance
and repair work.
2. Inspects building components and equipment according to prescribed
schedules and instructions.
3. Assists in preparing interior and exterior walls, ceilings,
floors, and other building surfaces by washing, brushing, sanding,
and scraping; assists in appling paint, varnishes, stains,
water-proofing agents and other protectives.
4. Performs simple repairs and maintenance such as changing filters
and light bulbs, cleaning sewer lines and traps, oiling and
lubricating equipment, or cleaning maintenance and construction
5. Assists in maintaining grounds, roads and walkways. Patches or
caulks cracks in walkways, road surfaces, or interior or exterior
6. Performs snow and ice removal from assigned areas using hand and
power snow removal equipment. Spreads salt, sand, and de-icers to
7. Completes simple reports reflecting status of assigned maintenance
8. Operates and maintains tools and equipment. Cleans work area upon
completion of project.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EXPERIENCE: One year related work experience.
Elementary knowledge of building construction or maintenance and
repair practices; of related safety practices and procedures.
Elementary knowledge of basic tools and equipment used in maintence
and repair work. Ability to follow oral and written instructions; to
complete simple logs and work order forms; to make simple adjustments,
repairs and replacements to building fixtures and mechanical
equipment; to work in, on, around, over and under fixed equipment or
machinery; to work at heights up to 35 feet; to manipulate heavy
equipment, tools, supplies and/or exert force up to 70 lbs.; to
concurrently manipulate multiple controls on machinery and equipment;
to work in hazardous or irritating environments, confined spaces and
adverse weather or temperature conditions; to wear and work in
personal protective equipment.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries
and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job.
Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver's license
may be required. Candidates selected for employment may be required to
be trained to work with asbestos.