Facility Technician I

Facility Technician I
Location: Public Works Maintenance | Leawood, KS | Public Works – Facility Maintenance | Public Works Facility Maintenance
Work Schedule: 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.,
Job Status: Full-Time
Details: Starting rate of pay: $15.87 – $21.16, DOQ. Please Note: This position will close on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 4pm.

Summary / Objective
The Facility Technician I performs minor routine and preventive maintenance, and assists the Building Maintenance Supervisor to ensure the safety and reliability of City owned facilities and equipment.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities
•Responsible for the routine and preventative maintenance, on all City owned facilities and equipment to ensure the facilities and equipment are in working condition. Equipment includes but is not limited to heating and cooling, plumbing and electrical equipment.

•Performs interior and exterior construction including but not limited to: minor carpentry, drywall, masonry, roofing, concrete, wall coverings, painting, and floor coverings.

•Assists in maintaining inventory and records of all buildings, equipment, supplies, etc.

•Performs minor maintenance and verifies operation of but not limited to, security, access and fire protection systems.

•Assists with inspections, replacements, installations, and repairs of various electrical devices including outlets, light fixtures, and switches. Troubleshoots minor electrical defects.

•Conducts daily visual inspection of interior and exterior building lighting appliances. Repairs or replaces components, burnt out bulbs, ballast’s and plugs as required.

•May assist in provide routine oversight of contractual janitorial staff.

•May perform light housekeeping duties when necessary.

•Understands lockout/tagout and other safety programs.

•Ensures all division equipment including vehicles is in safe proper operating condition prior to use.

•Operates various electronic and computer based software applications including but not limited to HVAC control programs, maintenance activity tracking software, and access control programs.

•Employee may be asked by the supervisor to perform other duties that are not listed but are essential to the job.

Minimum Qualifications / Requirements –
•Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines with effective results.

•Ability to protect and maintain confidentiality of information.

•Ability to understand and follow technical manuals, blueprints, schematics, charts, and diagrams.

•Ability to use safe work practices while on the job, including following proper and stablished procedures in the use of equipment, and wearing the appropriate and/or required safety and personal protective gear.

•Ability to read, write, and understand the English language with proper spelling and grammar to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

•Knowledge of accepted building and trade practices codes tools, general related safety and hazards around machinery.

•Must be proficient in the use of electronic and computer based software applications including HVAC control programs, maintenance activity tracking software and access control programs.

•Must be able to work independently, as part of a team and/or with the public.

•Must be able to tolerate and work in confined spaces, vaults, or other areas.

•Must be able to work on facility roofs up to sixty (60) feet high.

•Must be able to withstand exposure to noise from equipment, machines, and vehicles.

•Must have adequate environmental tolerance, including the ability to work in variable and sometimes extreme weather conditions such as rain, snow, storms, heat, cold, and any other weather indigenous to the area.

Education, Training and Certification Requirements –
•Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

•Must have one (1) year experience in building maintenance, HVAC, carpentry, plumbing or electrical OR two (2) years formal training (vocational schooling) in a related field. Building maintenance, HVAC or electrical are the preferred fields of experience.

•Attend and demonstrate knowledge of a general introductory training course for confined space of backflow as determined by the supervisor.

•Must have and maintain a Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with air brakes and tanker endorsements or acquire within 90 days of hire or promotion.

•Must possess a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record per the City’s drivers Use of Vehicles for City Business policy throughout employment with the City.

Number of openings:



Starting rate of pay: $15.87 - $21.16, DOQ.

How to Apply:

Submit a completed online application by Friday, February 23rd, 2018.

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