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Building Maintenance Mechanic II

TITLE: Building Maintenance Mechanic II


Completion of an approved Apprenticeship in electrical, plumbing or HVAC or five (5) years of experience working full time as an Electrician, Plumber or HVAC Technician or Graduation from a two year school for one of the listed trades and two (2) years experience working full time in one of the listed trades.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Thorough knowledge of the practices, processes, materials and tools of the principal trade in which the experience has been gained; good knowledge of more or more additional trades; good knowledge of modern buildings and grounds maintenance and repair practices; familiarity with the operation and maintenance of heating systems; ability to understand oral and written directions; mechanical aptitude; dependability; thoroughness.

Distinguishing Features of the Class:

This class involves a variety of building maintenance and repair tasks of a skilled nature. Although employees in this class, by reason of personal training and experience, generally devote most of their time to work of a single specialized field, they are required to work along various mechanical lines as the occasion demands. In this respect the class differs from such classes as an Electrician, HVAC and Plumber etc.which limit incumbents to a single trade. The duties of this class differs from Building Maintenance Man by reason of the more skilled nature of the work involved. Incumbents perform their duties with some latitude for independent planning or laying out of the working details. In those cases where supervisory responsibilities are involved, the Building Maintenance Mechanic II acts as foreman over a number of workers who perform maintenance work or supervise a number of semi-skilled workers in a buildings and grounds maintenance and repair program; does related work as required.

Responsibilities (Illustrative only):

Supervises or performs repairs to plumbing, steam lines, electric wiring and equipment, furniture, doors and windows, hardware and varied mechanical equipment and machinery:
Does skilled painting work;
Oversees or takes part in general building cleaning operations;
Oversees the operation of a central heating system;
Makes inspections of property to ascertain repair needs;
Estimates materials required for repairs;
Keeps daily time and material records;
Participates in a general grounds maintenance program.
Supervises and participates in a general grounds maintenance program.