Facilities Technician

CITY OF OWATONNA

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

DATE:5-21-13

JOB TITLE:Facilities Technician
DEPARTMENT: Parks and Recreation
DIVISION: Building Maintenance

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:Building and Grounds Superintendent

DIRECTION OF OTHERS:Part-time and Temporary/Seasonal employees

NATURE OF WORK:To perform general repair, construction and remodeling of government buildings and other city facilities.

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EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Minimum Qualifications:High school graduate with 5 years work experience in construction, repair, and remodeling of buildings. Class A CDL Driver’s License,or obtain one within six months of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:Special Engineer Boilers License and a Certified Pool Operator License.  

WORK PERFORMED/ AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
I. Involved with all carpentry projects, inclusive of pre-fabricated buildings, stick built design, building repair, new interior construction or renovation, cabinetry, exterior walls, planters, and bridges.

II. Performs general building maintenance as directed.

  1. Performs independently or assists other employees in a variety of duties which can include electrical, plumbing, masonry, painting, plastering, and grounds care.

III. Responsible for conducting tasks within a framework established by state and federal historical preservation requirements.

IV. Participates in the maintenance and inspection of low pressure boiler systems.

V. Supervises and instructs part-time and seasonal/temporary employees.

A. Demonstrates and effectively communicates the safe operation of equipment and tools to part-time and seasonal/temporary employees.

B. Communicates work orders and directions to part-time and seasonal/temporary employees and reports employee problems to the Building and Grounds Superintendent.

 

VI. Coordinates work with other trades.

 

VII. Responsible for safety measures at each job site so as to provide employees and
the general public with protection.

X. Performs other related tasks as assigned.

A. Plows and sweeps streets, sidewalks, and parking lots.

 

EXTENT AND TYPE OF INTERACTION WITH THE PUBLIC:Answers the questions of the general public when in the field, or directs public to the proper authority.

EXTENT AND TYPE OF INTERACTION WITH THE PUBLIC:

  I.  Answers the questions of the general public when in the field, or directs public to the proper authority.

 

 EQUIPMENT AND TOOL OPERATION:

I.  Employee must be capable of operating a variety of tools and equipment relative to this position which shall include but not be limited to: table saws, circular saws, reciprocating saws, routers, jig saws, drills, screwguns, levels, ceramic saws, tile installation equipment, mauls, shovels, picks, masonry equipment, boom trucks, fork lifts, skid loader, calculators, and other hand and power tools as required.

 

WORKING HOURS AND CONDITIONS:

  I.  Generally 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Occasional evening, weekend,

      or holiday work is required.  This is a non-exempt position.

 

 II.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may frequently be exposed to outside

      weather conditions including extreme heat and humidity, extreme cold, as well as wet and

      slippery conditions.  While outside the employee is occasionally exposed to direct sunlight,

      dust, pollen, and equipment exhaust fumes.  The employee may need to traverse rough and

      uneven terrain and paved and unpaved trails.  The employee occasionally works with toxic or

      caustic chemicals.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be

      loud when around machinery or equipment.

 

In compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act the following representsthe Physical and Environmental Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employees is regularly required to walk on uneven and rough terrain as well as paved and unpaved trails, use hands and arms to handle and manipulate objects, tools or controls; and operate foot controls on equipment. The employees frequently is required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, and hear. When operating or training others in equipment operation the employee is frequently exposed to bouncing, jostling, twisting, and turning of the upper body. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally must lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.