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
equipment. May work independently on assigned shift.
1. Conducts scheduled and unscheduled inspections of buildings and
equipment. Performs comprehensive preventive maintenance and
repairs on mechanical systems and structural components of
buildings and equipment.
2. Responds to all related repair requests and troubleshoots
3. Inspects mechanical and structural components; ensures
operational readiness and safety of related equipment and
determines required repairs.
4. Assists in the preparation of various building components and
systems for trades units and/or contractors; disassembles and
installs equipment and fixtures.
5. Prepares estimates of time and materials required for assigned
6. Ensures operational readiness and safety of equipment. Ensures
adequate supplies, materials and equipment are maintained in
7. Operates and maintains tools and equipment of the trade or area
where assigned. Cleans work area upon completion of assignment.
8. May assist journey level trades personnel in skilled maintenance
and repair work; assists in new construction and renovation work.
9. 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.
10. Performs minor repairs to grounds construction such as roadways,
walkways, bridges; to interior and exterior walls, ceilings,
floors, and other building surfaces.
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.
EDUCATION: Four years related work experience, three years of which
must have been in the trade area where assigned.
General knowledge of and skill in a variety of semi-skilled 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. General knowledge and skill in
the use of tools and equipment of the trade. Skill in inspecting and
making adjustments, repairs, and replacements to building fixtures and
mechanical equipment. Ability to understand and follow oral and
written instructions; to communicate effectively; to prepare estimates
of time and materials required for assigned work; to apply quality and
safety standards; to complete logs and prepare records and reports; 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.