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Building Technician - Sarpy County Facilities Management

Company: Sarpy County
Location: Papillion
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

SALARY: $20.14 - $20.14 Hourly OPENING DATE: 08/03/22 CLOSING DATE: 08/10/:59 PM JOB OVERVIEW:

STABLE WORK GREAT BENEFITS

PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO ELIGIBLE, QUALIFIED SARPY COUNTY EMPLOYEES

GENERAL PURPOSE
Under the general supervision of the Foreman or designee, performs a variety of skilled technical work to maintain County-administered buildings and equipment requiring considerable responsibility and independent judgment.

SELECTION CRITERIA
Formal application, rating of education and experience, interview, reference checks, successful completion of a national criminal background check, successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen, and other job related tests or checks as may be required.

DISCLOSURE The job description is current as of the date signed. Any omission of specific statements does not exclude them from the position if they are similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Maintain building equipment to ensure fully operational conditions and provide guidance to other departmental personnel.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, supervisors, County employees, elected officials, attorneys, law enforcement, judges, other agencies, and the general public.

Inspect and diagnose problems and determine best method to correct deficiencies utilizing available resources (e.g., blueprints, repair manuals, parts catalogs, etc.).

Provide maintenance on low pressure boilers, air conditioning units, heat pumps and exhaust fans as code allows.

Repair plumbing, including leaky faucets, stools and bathroom fixtures as code allows.

Perform electrical repairs as code allows.

Install, repair, adjust or replace equipment, re-locate office and move furniture.

Inspect and maintain assigned maintenance equipment and small tools for proper operating condition.

Perform some skilled and semi-skilled building maintenance including repair and remodeling tasks, (including, but not limited to rough carpentry work: erect partition, repair and hang doors, build shelves, repair walls and ceilings, build window frames, make minor repairs to wooden fixtures and furniture), painting, and cleaning as needed or directed.

Maintain current skills and knowledge in the proper and safe techniques of building maintenance.

Obtain supplies and repair parts from distributors or storerooms.

Apply safety practices and procedures commonly used in maintenance work.

Keep and maintain records of work completed.

Open and close, lock and unlock facilities as needed.

Respond to after-hours call-backs as assigned.

Report to work with regular, predictable, and consistent attendance.

Peripheral Duties

Assist with snow removal and may be required to pick up litter or other debris from around the Courthouse complex and grounds.

Assist with custodial and building/grounds services on an as-needed-basis when coverage and/or emergency assistance is necessary

Assist with minor capital project over-site; recommends scope of work; solicits cost proposals; and monitors construction project activities.

Serve as a member of various committees as assigned.

Perform other duties as directed and assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:

High school Graduation or GED required.

Three (3) years of experience in preventive maintenance and repair of large commercial buildings or complexes required.

Third GradeEngineer License or additional licensure/certification (e.g. plumbing, electrical, HVAC, etc.) required.

Approved combination of education, training, and/or work experience that would provide equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered and substituted for the stated education and/or experience.

Special Requirements

Valid motor vehicle Driver's License required and ability to meet and maintain Sarpy County 'acceptable driver' standards.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Working knowledge of the various types of mechanical equipment in County owned buildings

Working knowledge of equipment and supplies used to do minor repairs

Knowledge of applicable safety precautions and first aid

Skill in reading and interpreting drawings, sketches, instructions, and equipment specifications to repair equipment

Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment including snow removal equipment

Ability to work independently and to complete and log daily activities according to work schedule

Ability to lift heavy objects, walk and stand for long periods of time

Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely

Ability to work under pressure and/or frequent interruptions

Ability to navigate stressful situations while maintaining composure

Ability to understand and follow exacting verbal and written instructions

Ability to prioritize work and carry out assigned projects to completion

Ability to communicate effectively, in English, both verbally and in writing

Ability to operate a variety of common hand tools, including carpentry and plumbing tools; saws, drills, wrenches, hammers as well as specialized equipment and electronic testing devices, painting equipment and snow removal equipment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.

LINK TO JOB ANALYSIS:

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

1261 Golden Gate Drive, Suite 4E
Papillion, NE 68046

Position
BUILDING TECHNICIAN
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Keywords: Sarpy County, Omaha , Building Technician - Sarpy County Facilities Management, Engineering , Papillion, Nebraska

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