Under close supervision, assists other skilled craft and senior skilled craft specialists as well as independently performs a variety of construction, maintenance and repair duties relating to such crafts as electrical, carpentry, painting, plumbing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), and/or welding as assigned.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)
Performs troubleshooting and repairs to County facilities and equipment through the application of general craft skills, such as electrical, carpentry, painting, plumbing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), and/or welding; acquires and/or fabricates parts; may perform layout and design, testing, and inspection of completed work assignments. Is involved in workplace safety, blueprint reading and other general maintenance activities within incumbent’s area of specialty; operates a variety of craft related tools and equipment. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics
Knowledge of service manuals and other documentation for their respective crafts and related equipment; usage and operation test equipment and tools.
Knowledge of Hamilton County policies and procedures.
Knowledge of relevant Federal, State and County codes and regulations relating to building maintenance and workplace safety.
Knowledge of County geography, facilities and work sites.
Skill in reading, interpreting, understanding and applying applicable Federal and State rules and regulations, Hamilton County Policies and Procedures.
Skill in working with a variety of tools and equipment; service manuals, engineering specifications and drawings.
Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with the public, department staff, other County departments and contractors.
Skill in the performance of craft work and techniques.
Skill effectively communicating in both oral and written form.
The equivalent of a High School diploma, plus five (5) years of direct work experience( in any combination) in the areas of electrical, welding, painting, carpentry, plumbing, or HVAC. A valid driver’s license is required.
This position has been identified as “safety sensitive” under the definition of 49 CFR Part 40-Department of Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Policy. This position will be subject to drug and alcohol testing for the following: 1) post offer pre-employment 2) when there is reasonable cause 3) after an on-the-job accident or contributing to an accident 4) on a random basis 5) prior to return to duty after suspension and/or 6) as follow-up. This is additional and also subject to the Rules and Regulations of The Employee Handbook.
Work requires sustained physical effort in all weather environments, involving considerable walking and standing with limited sitting. Driving a county truck or van for prolong periods of time to access work sites, may be required. Must be able to set up and climb ladders/scaffolding, and access bucket trucks using appropriate safety equipment. Ability to access manways, and scuttles, and roof ladders in the performance of work. Ability to walk on sloped surfaces (roofs) with proper safety equipment. Lifting and carrying of 50 fifty pounds is required, as well as bending, crawling/stooping, and overhead arm reaching for prolong periods of time, all in the performance of work. Work environments include areas with dust, such as basements and attics. A valid driver’s license is required.
ALL POSITIONS WITHIN THE FACILITIES MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT: Private insurance will be required on any take home vehicle.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Any overtime hours offered in this position are not guaranteed, are an estimate, and are subject to change.
All positions within Hamilton County Government are considered work in-person and require regular and punctual attendance.
All positions within Hamilton County Government may require work on Holidays or weekends. Additionally, irregular hours and shift work may be required, including possible extension of shift hours, at times with short notice.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Hamilton County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services. A copy of Hamilton County's Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP) & Utilization Report is available on the County’s Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Office home page.