Job Description

Position Type: Maintenance/Custodial
Location: Buildings and Operations Department, 85033
Date Posted: 8/18/2020
Date Available: Immediately
Date Closing: Until Filled

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Incumbents are responsible for performing journey level trades maintenance activities.  Incumbents serve as a lead to Maintenance Technicians on assigned projects.
The Maintenance Specialist is the third level in a four level maintenance series.  The Maintenance Specialist is distinguished from the Maintenance Technician by its responsibility for performing lead journey level trades maintenance activities.  The Maintenance Specialist is distinguished from the Maintenance Supervisor, which has supervisory responsibility.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)
1. Serves as a project lead to Maintenance Technicians, including prioritizing and assigning work. Daily
 2. Repairs and/or regulates District buildings, fixtures, systems, facilities, and/or grounds by making journey level repairs or installations depending on area of assignment/expertise; responds to emergency calls for assistance; responds to customer complaints or safety concerns. Daily
3. Installs, makes, and/or modifies a variety of materials, fixtures, and/or equipment. Daily
4. Inspects facilities, systems, and/or fixtures and ensures periodic servicing. Daily
5. Prepares paperwork related to daily assignments. Daily
6. Maintains and cleans systems and equipment. Daily
7. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level. As Required
Knowledge (position requirements at entry):
Knowledge of:
  • Procedures and methods related to area of assignment;
  • Tools, equipment, and materials relevant to area of assignment;
  • Safety procedures;
  • Inventory principles;
  • Recordkeeping principles;
  • Safe work practices.
Skills (position requirements at entry):
Skill in:
  • Using applicable tools and equipment related to area of assignment;
  • Performing journey level trades maintenance activities;
  • Prioritizing and assigning work;
  • Reading blueprints, schematic drawings, and/or construction drawings;
  • Troubleshooting systems related to area of assignment;
  • Preparing and maintaining a variety of maintenance records;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
Training and Experience (position requirements at entry):
High School Diploma or a General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.), and two years of journey level trades experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
Licensing Requirements (position requirements at entry):
  • Valid Arizona Driver’s License;
  • Certification in assigned trades area is preferred.
Physical Requirements: 
Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, intense noises, and travel.
Very Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.
Classification History:
Draft prepared by Fox Lawson and Associates LLC (LM)
Date:  03/02

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