Performs semi-skilled work in one or more of the building or craft trades to become a competent generalist in painting, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC maintenance and repair, cement masonry, dry wall, roofing, welding.
Under the supervision of a journeyman worker in the specified trade, performs general maintenance, repair, remodeling or new construction of city owned buildings or facilities. Inspects and services equipment such as boilers, chillers, compressors, elevators, steam systems, pumps, refrigerant use and management, air conditioners, swamp coolers, emergency power generators, fans and motors.
Under the supervision of a journeyman worker, places equipment in operation, checks and records various gauges and instruments to maintain the proper level of water, oil and refrigerants, and to control system output.
Under the supervision of a journeyman worker, repairs and ensures the proper operation of such systems as pneumatic, electric, hydraulic, and overhead doors; diagnosing problems, repairing equipment, and when necessary, rebuilding inoperative parts and equipment, using hand and power tools, brazing/mig and arc welding.
Reads and interprets performance charts, control panels and blueprints which reflect the operation and layout of each piece of equipment in a system. Records all necessary information on equipment operation.
Operates equipment and hand or power tools, and performs those tasks which may be required to complete projects, including preparation and clean up responsibilities. Inspects, services and calibrates controls for various electrical and pneumatic systems.
Under the supervision of a journeyman worker, operates valves and controls to regulate services to designated areas.
Ensures the work area conforms to the security and safety measures in effect for that particular facility. Practices good housekeeping.
May operate heavy equipment, snow plows, blowers, backhoes, or other similar equipment as needed to perform the responsibilities of the position or in emergency situations. Lubricates machinery and equipment. Performs other preventive maintenance and repairs on equipment and component parts such as fan belts, pump seals, filters, bearings, etc.
Performs other related duties as required and responds to emergency situations.
One year construction, building maintenance, or building operation experience or one year of education related to building maintenance.
Possession of a valid Utah State Commercial Driver's License, Class A or Class B may be required depending upon position.
Knowledge of the methods, tools and materials used in the trade specified.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints, circuit diagrams, and various types of operations manuals.
Ability to relate well with the general public, supervisors and fellow employees.
Must be able to perform heavy labor, including lifting up to 75 pounds.
Previous experience in the operation and maintenance of electronic controls and refrigeration systems.
May be able to obtain certificates or licenses in the performance of the craft or trade.