City of Asheville Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 22, 2017
Job Summary Do you have basic handyman skills in electrical, plumbing, HVAC and carpentry? Consider joining our team! The City of Asheville is currently looking for a full-time Building Maintenance Technician to maintain and repair City Parking Garages. The successful candidate will perform routine and special tasks to ensure the safety and well being of garage occupants. Main responsibilities will include troubleshooting and repairing all areas of the garage's mechanical, electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems. Full-Time, Non-Exempt Positions, 40 hours per week Work Schedule: M-F, 8-5 Work Environment: Work will be performed in open air parking garages. Employee will be exposed to all weather extremes, e.g. cold air, but generally dry conditions. Will also be exposed daily to vehicle exhausts and emissions. City of Asheville Benefits Package Includes: Health Insurance (choice of plans) Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Health Services Clinic available to employee and dependents during work hours Nationally recognized disease management programs 5% employer contribution to 401(k) ICMA 457voluntary Contributory retirement system (LGERS) 12 days paid vacation leave per year; increases with service to 20 days per year 12 days paid sick leave per year; increases with service to 15 days per year 11 paid holidays per year Employee Assistance Program Sick Leave Sharing Bank Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans Life Insurance Tuition Reimbursement Program Employee Discounts Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Performs preventative maintenance checks and troubleshoots all HVAC, electrical and plumbing failures. Repairs roof leaks and drainage issues. Evaluates the need for repair or replacement systems and devices. Evaluates and researches technical data to determine the cause and necessity of repairs. Tests and traces circuits and wiring. Routinely starts and visually checks back-up generators to ensure readiness in the event of an emergency. Operates and uses computers for daily performance of skilled trade duties. Paints as needed. Answers and evaluates customer and employee complaints to determine necessary repairs or services needed to correct the situation. Performs customer relation's duties by handling issues promptly and courteously. Operates trucks, construction equipment, power tools and various maintenance devices. Processes work orders and purchases parts and materials. Performs locksmith duties. Trains subordinates in skills to assist and complete various installations and repairs. Supplemental Functions: Performs other similar duties as required. Education and Experience Education/Experience Requirements: High school diploma or equivalency, plus One (1) to three (3) years of related building repair and maintenance experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing and Certifications Requirements: Valid North Carolina Driver's License. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: Basic understanding of electrical, plumbing, HVAC and carpentry principles and techniques. Skills: Ability to conduct research of existing, internal policies and procedures Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc. Ability to conduct advanced research on organizational policies and procedures, best practices and innovative techniques. Ability to compile data into a formal report or recommendation shared with others and often verbally presented. Ability to think creatively in all areas for the purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form. Ability to research program documents and narrative materials, and develop reports from information gathered. Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to understand and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks. Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution.