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Facility Maintenance Technician


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REPORTS TO: Operations Coordinator
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt
CLASSIFICATION: Personnel System - Requires satisfactory completion of a six month probationary period
SAFETY SENSITIVE: Yes; Subject to random drug testing per the Athens-Clarke County Drug and Alcohol Ordinance.
Purpose of Job
The purpose of this job is to provide labor services and support in Unified Government buildings under the jurisdiction of the Central Services Department. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, repairing and maintaining plumbing, electrical and security systems; performing painting and carpentry tasks; performing grounds keeping tasks; supervising inmate helpers; and performing additional tasks as assigned.
Job Related Requirements
WORK SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

May be required to work on religious holidays.
Regular and predictable attendance is required.
Must work cooperatively with others.
When requirements include vehicle operation, responsible for the safety, readiness and operation of the vehicle and must abide by ACC's safe driving policy.
Emergency Position
This position is designated as an emergency position that requires your attendance at work under all types of emergency conditions. Some examples of emergencies include inclement weather, utility failure, fire or other forced evacuations or as determined by the Manager.

Minimum Training & Experience Required

Vocational or technical diploma or equivalent in a related discipline with one year of experience in electrical systems, plumbing, heating and air conditioning, flooring, construction, general/mechanical repair and maintenance work or related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position.
Must possess a valid driver's license.
Must obtain security training for the supervision of inmate workers as set forth by the Georgia Department of Corrections Standard Operating Procedures within six months of date of hire or first available opportunity.
May be required to successfully complete the training requirement (2 week Basic Jail Course) set forth in O.C.G.A. Title 35, Chapter 8 Section 24 by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council within six months of date of hire.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The following duties are normal for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Performs various skilled functions and general building maintenance tasks (e.g., plumbing, electrical, heating and air conditioning maintenance/repair, carpentry, masonry and block work, flooring installation and maintenance, painting, general cleaning, etc.).
Prioritizes work orders and establishes preventive maintenance schedule.
Performs various grounds keeping tasks.
Operates various machinery, equipment and tools associated with carpentry, plumbing, electrical, grounds maintenance, construction, and general maintenance projects; performs general and preventive maintenance as needed.
Installs, repairs, and replaces security fixtures/hardware, light fixtures, door locking devices, gates and closing devices, laundry and kitchen equipment, and lawn maintenance equipment, etc.
Maintains fire alarm systems; maintains jail furnishings and inmate recreational equipment.
Tests machinery, equipment, systems, etc., for proper operations; ensures that the electromechanical doors are working properly throughout the facility.
Maintains inventory of departmental supplies; initiates orders for new or replacement materials.
Performs various rough and finish carpentry tasks such as building cabinets and shelves, clearing out offices and buildings, hanging doors, and repairing furniture.
Responds to calls for emergency service on a twenty-four hour basis.
Prepares and/or receives various forms, reports, and other documents; processes and forwards as appropriate.
Communicates via telephone and/or two-way radio; provides information; takes and relays messages and/or directs calls to appropriate personnel; returns calls as necessary.
Responds to routine requests for information from officials, employees, members of the staff, and the public.
Provides direction and guidance to assigned inmate workers; assigns work and directs work activities.
Performs other related duties as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position of Facility Maintenance Technician.
Knowledge of the terminology used within the department.
Knowledge of departmental policies and procedures, of repair and maintenance techniques for building systems and equipment, and of other procedures and methods as required in the performance of duties.
Knowledge of construction, mechanics, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, masonry and other trades as they relate to the position.
Knowledge and ability to operate various machinery, equipment and tools associated with carpentry, plumbing, electrical systems, grounds maintenance, construction, and general maintenance projects.
Knowledge to read blueprints and electrical schematics.
Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and other staff members.
Ability to use independent judgment in routine and non-routine situations.
Ability to handle required mathematical calculations.
Ability to plan, organize, and/or prioritize daily assignments and work activities.
Ability to comprehend and apply regulations and procedures of the department.
Ability to perform a variety of repair and maintenance tasks, and to perform manual labor as it relates to the repair and maintenance of buildings, electrical circuits, plumbing, and related systems.

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