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Facilities Maintenance Worker I/II Featured

  2021-06-10     Santa Cruz METRO     110 Vernon St. Santa Cruz, CA     See job description   
Description:

Salaries are on a six-step salary range schedule with 5% increases yearly.
Typical placement on this position is made at the first step of the salary range. Upon successful completion of probation, the second step shall be paid.

We are looking to hire either a Facilities Maint. Worker I or Worker II.  Information is posted for both classifications.

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE WORKER I: Pay range: $21.26 - $27.13/hr.      
Under general supervision, a Facilities Maintenance Worker I performs unskilled, semi-skilled, and some-skilled tasks maintenance, repair, and construction of Santa Cruz METRO facilities and properties; and performs related work as required.

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE WORKER II: Pay range: $23.63 - $30.16/hr.     
Under general supervision, a Facility Maintenance Worker II performs semi-skilled and skilled tasks related to the maintenance, repair, and construction of Santa Cruz METRO facilities, properties, and related equipment; and performs other duties as assigned.

CHARACTERISTICS AND EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE WORKER I:
The duties listed below represent the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them if the work is related or a logical assignment to this class.

  • Performs a limited range of unskilled, semi-skilled and some skilled tasks related to the maintenance and repair of Santa Cruz METRO facilities, properties, and related equipment.
  • Removes graffiti from bus stops, benches, signs, and surrounding areas.
  • Cuts tree branches, shrubs, remove weeds, and blows and picks up debris.
  • Collects trash and performs needed sanitation on bus stops, such as wiping down benches and cleaning up spills; responds to biohazard reports.
  • Performs minor plumbing repairs
  • Performs minor electrical repairs
  • Performs minor repairs on bus stops and shelters such as replacing roofing, cleaning roofs, cleaning rain gutters, tightening or replacing bolts that anchor shelters to concrete pads, and inserting/removing bus stop poles.
  • Paints curbs to designate bus loading zones.
  • Maintains work vehicle, tools, equipment, supplies, and work areas in proper and clean condition.
  • Drives a dump truck to the County landfill and unloads trash.
  • Refuels work vehicles.
  • Assists with moving and transporting furniture, equipment, and other heavy objects as needed.
  • Assists Facilities Maintenance Workers with projects as assigned.
  • Operates a variety of manual and power tools and equipment; operates vehicles such as dump trucks, truck mounted cranes and forklifts.
  • Performs related work as required.

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE WORKER II:
The duties listed below represent the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them if the work is related or a logical assignment to this class.

  • Performs a wide variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks related to the maintenance, repair, construction and remodeling of Santa Cruz METRO facilities, properties, and related equipment.
  • Inspects facilities and related equipment for needed repairs including lighting, electrical, plumbing, roofing, HVAC and mechanical systems; inspects walls, windows, locks, and doors; tests and checks landscaping and irrigation systems.
  • Determines materials and time needed to conduct needed maintenance or repairs; requisitions or otherwise requests needed materials and equipment to perform work; meets with vendors or contractors as necessary to review project activities.
  • Performs maintenance, repair, construction or remodeling work utilizing carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, door/window, locksmith, alarm, roofing, and related trade skills.
  • Maintains and repairs washers, lifts, cranes, water and air systems, pumping systems, dispensing systems and other equipment.
  • Monitors and maintains secondary storage systems including above-ground waste storage and hazardous materials storage; pumps out waste collection systems; collects storm water runoff samples for hazardous testing.
  • Offloads Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and diesel fuel from trucks to Santa Cruz METRO fueling facilities; monitors fuel station; implements emergency procedures for spill recovery as required.
  • Performs landscaping and hardscaping repair and maintenance; installs concrete; paints buildings; repairs benches.
  • Operates a variety of manual and power tools and equipment including hand tools, bench and table tools, welding tools and landscaping tools; operates vehicles such as dump trucks, truck mounted cranes and forklifts.
  • Prepares time and materials estimates for assigned projects.
  • Performs data entry to update and maintain information in digital files; may maintain spreadsheets and other documents to track information.
  • Operates standard office equipment including a computer, typewriter, photocopy machine, and fax machine; utilizes computer software in performing job tasks.
  • Drives a Santa Cruz METRO vehicle to perform assignments.
  • Performs related work as required.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:
Knowledge of:

  • Principles, practices, methods, equipment, materials, and tools used in the maintenance and repair of buildings and facilities, including carpentry, plumbing, painting, concreting, masonry, HVAC, welding, mechanical and electrical work.
  • Uniform Building and Electrical codes.
  • Operation and maintenance of internal combustion engines and hydraulic equipment
  • Occupational hazards of the maintenance trades and appropriate safety equipment and practices.
  • Methods and equipment used in grounds keeping operations.
  • Safe operation and maintenance of hand and power tools.
  • Methods of maintaining information in digital or hard copy files.
  • Methods of researching, gathering, organizing and reporting data.
  • Methods of prioritizing, planning and organizing work.
  • Time management techniques.
  • Customer service techniques.
  • Basic mathematics including fractions.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively in oral and written Form.
  • The effective use of modern office equipment, personal computers, and applicable standard business software.

Ability to:

  • Perform a wide variety of maintenance, repair, construction and remodeling to facilities, properties, buildings, and related equipment.
  • Read and interpret building and mechanical codes, blueprints, plans, and technical manuals.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot equipment problems.
  • Estimate costs and determine materials and equipment needed to make building and equipment repairs.
  • Use manual and power tools and equipment safely.
  • Make quick decisions in an emergency.
  • Ensure the safe handling of hazardous items and materials.
  • Maintain records and control systems with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Input data into a database.
  • Adhere to established work schedules and timelines.
  • Work independently using good judgment and discretion.
  • Effectively balance multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Utilize standard office equipment and computer software and learn to use specialized Santa Cruz METRO software if assigned.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department and with other divisions, departments, agencies, suppliers, vendors, and the public.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND OTHER CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  1. MAINTENANCE WORKER I:
    Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
    Education, Training, and Experience:
    One (1) year of experience performing building repair and maintenance work.

    LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:
    A valid California Driver's License will be required at the time of appointment and throughout employment.


    MAINTENANCE WORKER II:
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
    Education, Training, and Experience:
    Four (4) years of experience equivalent to a Facilities Maintenance Worker I.
    OR
    One (1) year of journey-level experience in one of the following building trades: carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, or painting. (Note: journey-level status typically requires four (4) years of formal training or apprenticeship).

    LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:
    A valid California Driver’s License will be required at the time of appointment and throughout employment.

    APPLICANT PROCESS: Applicants must complete and submit an official Santa Cruz METRO on-line application and any other required documents specified on the job announcement from our website, https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/scmtd. A separate application must be filled for each open position. Resumes will be accepted and are recommended, but may not be substituted for the required application. The standards and minimum requirements as stated on the front of this job announcement represent only the minimum required to file an application. Meeting the listed standards does not guarantee that a candidate will be invited for an examination or interview as the Human Resources Department reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to the most qualified for the position as determined by the Santa Cruz METRO staff. Certification of candidates from the Eligible List to the hiring department may be made each time there is a vacancy. Santa Cruz METRO is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Santa Cruz METRO will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities. Please advise Human Resources in advance of any special needs by calling 831-420-2542.

    EMPLOYMENT/MEDICAL VERIFICATION: A medical examination paid by Santa Cruz METRO may be required of each prospective employee depending on position. The candidate's physical condition must be consistent with the requirement of the job duties to be performed. Candidates are cautioned that offers of employment are conditional and subject to the satisfactory completion of the medical examination where required, reference check, fingerprints, and other aspects of the employment process. Candidates offered employment are required to sign a loyalty oath to the State of California. Proof of American Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States will be required.

    SELECTION PROCESS: The selection process may include one or more of the following: application review, application assessment, performance test, written test and/or oral interview examination. The employment application, qualifying information questions and/or supplemental questions will be evaluated based on the employment standards and minimum qualifications listed above.

    NOTE: All statements made on the application are subject to verification and investigation. False statements will be cause for disqualification, removal from the Eligible List, and/or discharge from employment.

    RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE:
    The following dates are tentative and subject to change based on the needs of the company. All applicants will be notified electronically via email as to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receive emails.

    Applications deadline 05/25/2021
    Interview dates Week of June 28, 2021
    Hire date: Late July, 2021

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