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Mainetance Technician III

Summary:  Performs Journey level skills in one or more of the following trades: Carpenter, Construction/Builder, Welding/fabricator, HVAC/Refrigeration, Plumbed, Electrician, Painter, Heavy Equipment Operator

Assists Maintenance Supervisor with project management, including developing material lists, cost estimating, and ordering materials after funding approval. Experience level includes good understanding of principles, controls, and troubleshooting for HVAC, electrical power distribution, lighting, fire systems, and emergency generators. Performs daily rounds and responds to radio maintenance support requests. Provides cost-effective and creative solutions for installation or repair challenges. Understands maintenance management ownership and assists Maintenance Manager and Supervisor with improving operational efficiency in these areas:

Specific Tasks (Assignments based on experience and skillsets):

This class specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.

Equipment Used:

Computer, gas powered vehicles including heavy equipment, electric carts, miscellaneous electric power tools, gas powered and hand tools, electric power and temperature sensing test equipment.

Specific Skills:

Conditions of Work:

PHYSICAL EFFORT: Occasional standing, walking, bending, twisting, climbing, crawling, kneeling, reaching motions. Some lifting up to 50 lbs.

DISCOMFORT/RISKS: Occasional exposure to extreme heat, chemicals, and dust/airborne materials. Works with heavy equipment.

HOLIDAY WORK: Holiday, evening and weekend work may be required.

TRAVEL: Conference and workshop attendance available. If funding available, some or all expenses paid.

Qualifications: Minimum of 10 years’ journey level experience in general maintenance work including carpentry, plumbing, electrical and HVAC. Must hold a valid California driver’s license and be insurable on TLD’s automobile insurance policy. Must be energetic with good communication skills and capable of working constructively with others in a team setting.

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