Job Description / Essential Elements:
Under general supervision, to do electrical, painting, locksmith, plumbing and/or carpentry work in the alteration, repair and occasional new construction of equipment and structures; and to do other work as required.
Examples of Duties
Electrician: Install, maintain and make repairs to motors, bells, clocks, lighting circuits, electrical control equipment, transformers, conduit and duct systems and other types of electrical lighting and power equipment; check circuits and make electrical repairs on kitchen, refrigerating, heating and ventilating equipment; interpret electrical plans and specifications and check for conformity with codes, regulations and safety orders; perform welding and brazing work.
Painter: Use brush, roller or spray gun in applying paint, varnish, shellac, enamel, lacquer or other protective or decorative finishes to various surfaces such as wood, metal, glass, plaster, stucco, wallboard, brick and cement; scrape, sand, fill or in other manner prepare surfaces for painting and finishing; apply under and finish coats; size and tint plaster walls and other surfaces; refinish furniture and other equipment; erect, rig or move scaffolding and platforms; clean brushes, tools and other equipment; mix paint and match, blend, harmonize and contrast colors.
Hardware Repairman: Install new locks; repair locks; change lock combinations; open and remove locks; operate a key-cutting machine and make new or duplicate keys; disassemble padlocks, door and safe locks, or other types of locks using various hand tools, including screw drivers, cold chisels and hammers; repair or replace tumblers, springs and other parts; file tumblers to fit locks with a hand file and replace them in lock cylinder; remove broken or worn springs and attach new springs to lugs; maintain file and security of duplicate keys; repair or adjust other building hardware such as panic bars, latches, door closers, door checks and window hardware; repair and replace door jambs.
Plumber: Make installations of general plumbing systems and repair existing systems; install water piping; tap water and sewer mains and laterals; repair and replace pipes, valves, fittings, ball-cocks and other fixtures; cut and thread pipe; pack faucets; repair water supply, waste, sewage and drainage pipes; clean out drains and obstructions in water and sewer systems; work from sketches, drawings and blueprints.
Carpenter: Alter, repair or construct articles and structures of wood such as partitions, counters, doors, window frames, sheds, scaffolds, forms and fences; make and repair school and office furniture, equipment and wooden fixtures; maintain and repair woodwork of buildings; lay and repair floors and roofs, including work with asphalt tile and other composition materials; build stairways, closets, cases and shelving; fit doors, windows, sashes and screens; operates lathes, planers, shapers, jointers, band saws and other woodworking tools, equipment and machinery; sharpen hand tools and see that tools and equipment are properly cared for; install equipment constructed.
General Maintenance: Service, lubricate, clean and keep equipment in good repair; install and repair playground surfaces and equipment; repair fences and gates; help keep drainage systems clear and in working order; build forms for retaining walls, walkways, and curbs; dig and cover ditches; do minor repair work on doors, windows, roofs, floors and other building parts; load trucks with furniture, building materials, supplies or trash, and deliver load to destination; assemble furniture and other structures; operate such power machines as tractors, trucks, skip loaders and ditch diggers on school grounds; perform heavy manual labor; may keep simple records; may perform general painting and carpentry duties; may perform custodial and gardening work as required.
Knowledge of: Standard practices, methods, materials and equipment used in the building trades; applicable codes, regulations and safety orders.
Experience: One year of relevant experience.
License: Valid California Driver's License.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
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 the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and reach forward. The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp tools and climbs on to ladders. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds such as a tool box. Occasionally the employee will lift and/or move up to 90 pounds such as piping and tool valves. The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as tables, scaffolds, and air compressors.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works indoors and outdoors. The employee will work near or with moving mechanical equipment. The employee may occasionally work with toxic or caustic chemicals such as petroleum products, degreasers, and sprays and non household dust. The employee must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints. Frequently the employee will work alone and occasionally will work irregular or extended hours. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally will work in a loud area.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
Amended 5/19/89; amended 10/97