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Maintenance Worker

Montrose County Montrose, CO
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

General Statement of Duties: Primary responsibilities include a variety of skilled and semi-skilled work related to building maintenance.

Supervision Received: Works under the general supervision of a Facilities Program Manager and normally receives little instruction on a day-to-day work and receives general instructions on new assignments.

Supervision Exercised: This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Essential Functions: Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class.

  • General knowledge in more than one function of facilities, including basic plumbing, basic electrical, basic HVAC, and basic carpentry or construction.
  • Performs minor repairs on various mechanical equipment.
  • Performs various semi-skilled and skilled maintenance and repair work using a variety of hand and power tools; is responsible for cleaning and maintaining equipment/tools.
  • Performs routine maintenance and repair work to interior/exterior of all facilities including but not limited to: replacing light bulbs, hanging pictures/bulletin boards, painting, plumbing, preventive maintenance on equipment, and other routine maintenance.
  • Performs lawn maintenance and snow removal as necessary. Methods include manual and machinery.
  • Keeps records on work performed and time allocated.
  • Operates light equipment including but not limited to: pick-up trucks, tractors, snow-removal equipment and lawn maintenance equipment.
  • Communicates current and anticipated problems to supervisor.
  • Uses computer for entering and maintaining work orders and e-mail communications.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Education: A High School graduate or equivalent.

Experience: A minimum of two (2) years experience in facilities maintenance, or basic plumbing/electrical/HVAC or other maintenance trade.

Required Knowledge: Possess a working knowledge of the standard practices, procedures, materials and equipment used in facilities maintenance. Possess a working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions necessary for the position.

Language Skills: Must have the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and the skill to organize materials and present information clearly and concisely in verbal and written form. Must be able to read, understand, and interpret complex documents. Must understand and follow verbal and written instructions. Must have proficient knowledge of the English language, proper grammar, punctuation and spelling in other oral and written communication and have understanding of current technical report and business correspondence writing techniques and methods. Must be able to read, comprehend and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and standard operating procedures required for this position, as well as, technical reports, procedure documents and manuals. Must be able to make effective and persuasive presentation on complex topics to a wide variety of audiences.

Interpersonal Skills: Must possess the ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with fellow employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations and members of the community. Have strong customer service orientation and work collaboratively within a team environment. Interact professionally and diplomatically with County employees, other agencies and organizations and members of the community and manage difficult or emotional customer situations. Must have the skill to organize work flow and accomplish established objectives. Possess the ability to recognize when confidentiality is required and maintain strict confidentiality. Must maintain appropriate professional boundaries in relationships with customer/clients and the general public.

Mathematical Skills: Must have the ability to work with basic mathematical concepts such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Skills: Must be able to apply principles of logic and reasoning or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems and work independently with minimal direction. Must be able to prioritize work and simultaneously manage multiple responsibilities at times under pressure of tight deadlines and emotional situations. Must have the skill to solve problems involving concrete and abstract variables in a variety of situations within established guidelines.

Office Technology/Computer Skills: Must be able to effectively use modern office technology and equipment, including computers, calculators, telephone, copiers with scanning and faxing capabilities. Must have fundamental experience with word processing, database manipulation, spread sheets, email, and the knowledge to save and retrieve documents from a variety of destinations and sources. Must be able to learn the software and programs related to the position and the County.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and stand for long periods of time; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; and reach with hands or arms. The employee is required to stand, walk, climb or balance, twist, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Must be able to respond to the customers' needs and perform tasks requiring extensive hand and eye coordination. Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse and other devices and objects. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to smell to distinguish between normal odors or controlled substances. Physical ability and mobility to drive a motor vehicle to and from field and meetings. Ability to navigate uneven terrain. Ability to work extended shifts and attend training and meetings outside of regularly scheduled hours and the ability to work in stressful situations.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is regularly performed in a combination of office and shop environments. Ability to tolerate and be productive in a moderate to loud noise level in the work place. Employee will have periodic exposure to hazards in the field such as driving and all types of inclement weather. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts, in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. Individual may be exposed to smoke, noxious odors, fumes, chemicals, liquid chemicals, solvents and oil.

Special Requirements: Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado Driver's License and satisfactory driving record.

This position requires the employee to be part of an on-call rotation schedule. An on-call employee is required to remain near a telephone, cell phone or pager and to respond to a call or page as soon as reasonably practicable. The on-call employee is free to pursue personal pursuits while on-call, but is expected to be reasonably available and within a reasonable distance of their work site during the entire on-call period for the purpose of responding to an emergency. The employee must also be mentally and physically able to perform the required work.

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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Montrose County


Montrose, CO

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