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Facilities Maintenance

City of Sugar Hill

Posted: Mar. 2, 2018

End Date: Mar. 30, 2018

The Building Maintenance Technician is an hourly (non-exempt) position responsible for the minor repair of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems in city buildings and facilities, including carpentry, painting, lighting, and other building trade functions at a general level.
  • Implements, and improves a strong preventative maintenance program
  • Performs light carpentry, masonry, electrical, plumbing, painting and related work in the daily up-keep of city assets
  • Cost-effectively addresses building maintenance and related issues
  • Assists with the planning, preparation, and administration of projects involving City facilities 
  • Assists with custodial services, energy conservation, facility capital projects, tenant improvement projects 
  • Keeps current with best practices in work methods, organizational structure, technology and use of materials in the field of building management and proposes need changes that are cost effective, provide quality of life for staff and patrons, are efficient and provide for redundancy and flexibility
  • Monitors and ensures compliance with various required inspections for each facility (Fire Marshal, Elevator Inspections, Alarm systems, boilers, back flow inspections, and fire extinguishers)
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
    Education and Experience
  • Graduation from high school or possession of a GED
  • Two (2) years of experience in the building construction trades, preferably in the maintenance of occupied buildings
  • Hold a valid driver’s licenseKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Self-control
  • Maintain a clean work area 
  • Shows initiative on the job
  • Accepts criticism and accepts direction
  • Follows standard methods, materials, and equipment used in the building construction trades
  • General familiarity with applicable codes
  • Operate basic computerized software programs; Microsoft Word, Excel & Office
  • Environmental and safety practices, procedures and standards
  • Work on a shift basis, staggered work week, and be able to work unusual hours in emergency situations.