Skilled Trades Worker
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Troubleshoots maintenance problems involving painting, carpentry, electrical, structural, plumbing and equipment repair or replacement.
- Performs and oversees preventive building maintenance efforts involving writing work orders, scheduling staff, ensuring work quality and on-time completion.
- Coordinates and oversees the efforts of outside contractors.
- Purchases supplies, equipment, and materials necessary to complete projects.
- Performs journey level maintenance work in one or more trades.
- Inspects completed work to ensure quality and conformance to code.
- Assists in the selection, training, and evaluation of maintenance staff.
- Knowledge of skilled trades related to building construction, maintenance, repair and renovation.
- Knowledge of building codes and accessibility requirements under ADA.
- Knowledge of a variety of building maintenance procedures and techniques.
- Knowledge of specialized machinery, equipment and tools necessary for the maintenance, repair and remodeling of public buildings.
- Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
- Skill in reading and following blueprints, asbuilts, and engineering drawings.
- Skill in organizing, overseeing, and reviewing the work of maintenance personnel.
- Skill in instructing, and training semi-skilled and un-skilled workers.
- Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with City staff and the public.
- Skill in communicating effectively, orally and in writing.
- Skill in following safety practices and recognizing hazards.
- Skill in using hand and power tools.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma, GED, or vocational training, and seven (7) years journeyman level experience in building maintenance, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid Florida driver’s license is required.
Last revision date: October 2001