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Building Maintenance Technician

DeKalb County Government

Posted: Jul. 30, 2018

End Date: Oct. 30, 2018


Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to perform building maintenance operations in County buildings and facilities.  

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Performs general maintenance and repair work on buildings, equipment, grounds, and related facilities; and performs skilled and semi-skilled manual work involving building maintenance, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting and drywall, masonry, custodial, or other maintenance projects.

Ensures that operation, construction, and maintenance of buildings, equipment, and systems are in compliance with applicable laws, codes, regulations, and standards; conducts maintenance inspections of buildings, equipment, grounds, and facilities to identify potential problems, unsafe conditions, and needed repairs; and initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.

Performs various plumbing tasks; troubleshoots plumbing problems; installs and repairs plumbing fixtures; clears and unblocks water lines and drains; repairs steam lines, toilets, sinks, faucets, drinking fountains, etc.; solders pipes; and  repairs plumbing leaks.

Performs various electrical tasks; troubleshoots electrical problems; installs electrical receptacles and switches; repairs electrical components; trips or replaces breaker; and replaces light bulbs and ballasts.

Performs various tasks involving general building maintenance, carpentry, masonry or construction projects; paints interior and exterior surfaces; performs general concrete work, plaster applications and places sheetrock; removes, repairs, and replaces floor/ceiling tile; inspects, installs and repairs roofs; installs, adjusts, and repairs doors and hardware; replaces windows, doors, and glass panes; lubricates hardware; performs locksmith duties; and performs related maintenance and repair activities.

Determines amount of materials needed to complete projects; provides cost projections as requested; gathers equipment, tools, parts, and supplies; monitors inventory levels; and orders new or replacement materials as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED required, with vocational or technical training in building maintenance, HVAC, plumbing, electrical or a related field; two years experience in the maintenance field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Specific License or Certification Required:  Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license.