Makes visual inspections of fixtures and appurtenances as well as building shell, components, and surrounding areas to determine condition and nature and extent of repairs required. Estimates material and equipment required. Utilizes skills and knowledge of a variety of trades primarily of journeyman, carpentry and plumbing skills and other trades of intermediate skill level, such as mechanical, electrical, and painting. Operates various types and sizes of motor vehicle and industrial equipment associated with maintenance work requirements.
Performs carpentry work involving utilization of skills and techniques required to install, repair or modify wood products such as building renovation, doors and window frames, walls, partitions, trim work, and other items such as furniture, cabinets, benches, etc. Works from sketches, blueprints, and other written and oral instructions. Constructs displays for special events, signs, templates and other material. Determines tools, equipment, and materials required such as woods, metals, plastics, etc. Plans and completes work from initial layout to final product completion.
Installs, modifies and repairs a variety of plumbing systems such as faucets, ballock assemblies, urinals, lavatories, toilets, traps, and fuel systems, re-grouts tubs. Works from blueprints and other sketches, etc. when installing new or modifying existing systems. Uses copper, steel, galvanized and other metals, mortar, cement, plastic and other materials in accomplishing work requirements.
Performs routine repair of electrical fixtures requiring the removal and replacement, etc. Items repaired or replaced include switches, controls, circuit breakers, receptacles, lighting fixtures, etc. Performs work from verbal instructions, work orders, and wiring diagrams.
Replaces or repairs fixed operating machinery by bolting down parts and accessories, hydraulic lines, fuel lines, and lubricating equipment. Determines requirement for item replacement or higher echelon repair for contract or replacement.
Performs a variety of work assignments involving brush, roller and/or spay paining. Determines the methods and techniques, as well as material and equipment needed to accomplish assignment using standard brushing or spraying techniques primarily to insure protection from rust, weather, etc. Prepares surfaces by methods such as smoothing with pumice and rottenstone, filling, shaping, and leveling with metal and synthetic resins, and mixing and applying precoating agents, for example, pickling and alkali compounds. Determines color and consistency of paint required and mixes and pigments, thinners, and oils to produce paint that will flow evenly and consistently. Responsible for planning the materials, tools, and techniques needed and completing the work as required.
Operates motor vehicle equipment in conjunction with maintenance work requirements and delivery or removal of surplus equipment, furniture and other material. Equipment operated normally includes from 3/4 to 6-ton capacity for hauling material such as timber, pipe, concrete blocks, concrete and aggregate samples office furniture, supplies, and equipment. Assignments may require trips away from duty station at any location throughout the District. Performs necessary operator maintenance and required trip tickets, etc. May be required to operate fork lift equipment in storing materials or in performing plumbing and other related work.
Is expected to be skilled in the techniques used in a variety of trades. (i.e. journeyman level carpentry and plumbing skills, and at intermediate level skill in other trades work. Operate a variety of motorized vehicles. Must be qualified to use a variety of tools such as saws, hammers, metal and wood files, augers, shovels, paint brushes, spray guns, torque wrenches, feeler gages, planes, skill saws, radial arm saw, band saws, chain saws, joiners, electric sanders, pantographs, voltmeter, ohmmeter, fuse tester in the performance of assigned duties.
Based on work orders and implementing oral instructions, performs duties independently, utilizing standard trade techniques to insure completeness and quality of end product within the guides established by supervisor, performs the full scope of duties relative to determining the methods, techniques, materials, and tools best suited to the particular demands of each job. New work is discussed in terms of approach rather than procedure. Assignments are reviewed for adherence to time schedules, labor and material costs, and satisfaction of activities receiving service.
Uses moderate physical effort in the process of stacking, loading, unloading, moving, and carrying tools and equipment, and materials ranging in weight from 10 lbs. to 50 lbs. Occasionally is required to stand, stoop, bend, kneel, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions.
Works inside and outside and the jobs usually are dirty, dusty, and greasy. Is sometimes required to perform work outside in bad weather and in work areas that are noisy. Is frequently exposed to the possibility of broken bones, burns, cuts, bruises, shocks and strains. Occasionally is required to wear uncomfortable protective clothing.
Performs other duties as assigned.