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Kansas Employer Maintenance Specialist (C) - 619 - Buildings in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12753107

Distinguishing Features of Work:

This is repair and maintenance work that is specialized and narrow in scope. Work involves maintenance, repair and/or rebuild of a narrow range of similar types of equipment or structure, and will require constant monitoring of building control systems for a number of city-owned buildings. General direction is given for routine tasks. A supervisor is consulted for special instructions when changes are made in established procedures, for emergency situations, and/or for new or unusually difficult situations.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • May operate building controls by computer, and document records.
  • May perform some routine building and equipment maintenance duties, including rough carpentry and plumbing work, plastering and cement work, painting and minor electrical repair work.
  • May perform some routine custodial duties and/or grounds maintenance tasks,
  • May perform processes of lighting the Keeper of the Plains fire effects, and service of the misting and water flow features.
  • May work outside in weather-related situations, such as snow & ice removal.
  • May respond to emergency calls to secure city owned property.
  • May perform scheduled test run on generators, fire pumps and emergency P.A. system.
  • May operate complex commercial building systems involving Boilers, Chillers, Cooling towers, and associated heavy mechanical equipment.
  • These examples are not intended to be all-inclusive. Other related duties may be assigned as needed.

Requirements of Work:

  • Knowledge of and ability to operate a computerized building operation system
  • Knowledge of all tools and equipment used in the trade and the ability to use these tools to perform repair.
  • Considerable knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Ability to read, interpret, and apply information contained in technical manuals and blueprints
  • Ability to interpret and work from rough sketches and penciled layouts
  • Ability to use hand tools, portable power tools, and equipment needed in commercial building maintenance and repair work
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders; to bend, twist, and reach as necessary to repair equipment
  • Ability to lift and carry bulky items, weighing up to 80pounds
  • Ability to work outside in inclement weather for extended periods
  • Ability to tolerate minor exposure to chemicals used in building maintenance and repair; airborne environmental nuisances associated with machine exhaust and open grounds; and machinery noise (with the use of ear plugs)
  • Ability to perform continuous manual and physical labor
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, employees of other Departments
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to acquire and maintain a valid Kansas driver\'s license
  • An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

Required Experience and Training:

  • Two years of experience performing mechanical work related to commercial building maintenance.
  • knowledge of and ability to operate a computerized building operation system is preferred.
  • Must have a valid Kansas driver\'s license.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need of a sponsorship.

Offers of employment are contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical, which includes drug screening, and upon satisfactory evaluation of the results of a criminal record check. May also be required to pass a KBI background investigation.