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Master Trades Specialist

Clayton County Board of Commissioners

Posted: Jul. 20, 2018

End Date: Sep. 20, 2018

Salary: 38,085

MUST MEET MINIMUM REQUIREMENT:  High school diploma or GED preferred; six years of experience performing skilled building maintenance and repair work.  Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license. Some positions may require journey level certifications in an assigned trades specialty area.

NATURE OF WORK:  The purpose of this classification is to perform highly skilled mechanical, electrical, plumbing and/or carpentry work in the maintenance and repair of County buildings and facilities.  Employees in this class perform complex trade work on major maintenance and repair projects; and serves as lead worker by instructing, directing and training other trades specialists. Work involves the installation, evaluation, diagnoses, repair and maintenance of heating, water, air conditioning, electrical and/or ventilation systems, related components and/or building interiors, exteriors and structures.

SOME OF THE ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:  Performs highly skilled maintenance, diagnostic evaluations and repair work on County buildings and facilities; work involves a combination of trade areas to include extensive experience in carpentry, plumbing, electrical and/or heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC); serves as a lead worker at assigned job sites; provides direction and guidance to other trade specialists and/or inmates; demonstrates proper techniques and safety principles;  assigns and reviews work; installs, maintains, diagnosis and repairs of building systems and related structures and components such as plumbing, security, sprinkler, electrical and/or heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems;  performs skilled carpentry work in the installation, construction, remodeling, and repairing of building structures, interiors and exteriors; performs the full range of tasks for assigned trades work to include construction and installation, inspecting, diagnosing and troubleshooting; repairing and replacing components; removing and/or demolishing old components; hauling materials, supplies and tools; reads and interprets blueprints, plans and schematics of systems/structures being repaired; inspects and adjusts mechanical systems such as boilers, chillers and water heaters; examines and maintains fire alarm systems to ensure proper functioning; operates various types of hand tools, power equipment and machinery, precision instruments, specialized tools, gauges and devices and automotive vehicles in the performance of varied skilled trades work; maintains and performs preventive maintenance on tools and equipment.  Performs other related duties as required.

Tasks require the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on climbing and balancing, involves some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds); may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 100 pounds).  Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals.  Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.  Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, and toxic agents.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:  Selection will be made from a register of eligible applicants that may be established by education, work experience, test score, personal interview, credit check, criminal history, driving history (copy of driver’s license may be required), drug screen, and/or physical examination.