Under general supervision, performs semi-skilled tasks in building
construction and maintenance requiring the application of general
knowledge of maintenance and repair techniques, materials, tools, and
1. Conducts scheduled and unscheduled inspections of buildings and
equipment. Performs required routine preventive maintenance and
2. Performs routine and emergency repairs including correcting minor
electrical malfunctions, repairing basic plumbing fixtures, pipes
and fittings, repairing and replacing light fixtures, repairing
doors and locks, changing filters, belts, and hoses.
3. Assists in the preparation of various building components and
systems for trades units and/or contractors; disassembles and
installs equipment and fixtures.
4. Repairs equipment such as power tools, vacuum cleaners, buffers,
fans, washing machines and dryers. Performs minor repairs to air
conditioning units and motors.
5. Assists journey level trades personnel in skilled maintenance and
repair work; assists in new construction and renovation work.
6. Provides guidance and instruction to maintenance assistants. May
have lead responsibility for special projects.
7. Performs minor repairs to grounds construction such as roadways,
walkways, bridges; to interior and exterior walls, ceilings,
floors, and other building surfaces.
8. Operates and ensures operational readiness and safety of tools,
equipment, and building components. Cleans work area upon
completion of project.
9. Performs unskilled work as assigned.
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: Three years related work experience.
General knowledge of a variety of building construction or maintenance
and repair practices and techniques used in the trade areas where
assigned; of safety practices and procedures related to the assigned
trade areas. Working knowledge and skill in the use of tools and
equipment of the trade. Ability to understand and follow oral and
written instructions; to communicate effectively; to complete logs,
work order forms and prepare reports; to make 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
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. Employees in this job class assigned
to work with equipment containing CFC refrigerants must achieve and
maintain valid certification in accordance with federal law.