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MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN (On-Call)
Location: West Hollywood, CA
Under general supervision, assists with and/or performs duties related to the maintenance and/or repair of buildings, facilities, parks, landscape areas, streets, streetscape and public rights-of-way, including: performing various maintenance tasks, and making repairs; maintaining supplies and/or preparing and making purchases; and performing inspections and conducting inventories. Incumbents may work in one or more areas of specialization, including building maintenance, landscape maintenance, and/or street maintenance.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (All responsibilities may not be performed by all incumbents.)
Assists with and/or performs various functions related to the maintenance and repair of City-owned buildings, facilities, parks, landscape areas, streetscape and street/public rights-of-way, including: operating a variety of power and hand tools utilized in maintenance activities; troubleshooting maintenance-related problems; performing inspections; maintaining related records; utilizing proper safety precautions; communicating with contractors; installing or replacing signs, poles and posts; preparing surfaces and structures for refinishing and painting; performing interior and exterior carpentry work; and performing miscellaneous parking lot repairs.
Removes trash, tree branches, hazards, graffiti, and illegal signs from parks and public rights-of-way.
Maintains supplies; prepares costs, material and time estimates; purchases and picks up equipment and supplies; conducts inventories.
Performs preventative and programmed maintenance functions.
Performs routine maintenance and inspections on various vehicles, power or hand tools and equipment, including lubricating and changing oil.
Assembles, installs, and maintains office furnishings and systems.
Sets up facilities for meetings/events, including: setting up and breaking down furniture, equipment, etc.
Assists with special events as assigned, including setting up barricades and cleaning up after events.
Assembles, installs, maintains, and inspects park and streetscape equipment, fixtures and amenities.
Prepares and processes routine and non-routine reports and work orders.
Building Maintenance Duties:
Landscape Maintenance Duties:
Street Maintenance Duties:
IMPORTANT JOB FUNCTIONS:
Assists staff in emergency/disaster situations, including cleanup, repairs, traffic control and helping constituents.
Plans and leads safety-related meetings.
Oversees the work of temporary employees, outside contractors, and community services workers.
Disseminates a variety of information to various agencies, divisions, or departments via computer, telephone, mail or FAX.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Hand Tools Power Tools
Computer General Office Equipment
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Education and Experience:
High School diploma or GED; and,
Two to three years of progressively responsible related experience; or,
Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Licenses and Certifications:
Valid California Drivers License
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Various building, landscape, facilities, and/or construction trades (such as HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, electrical installation, maintenance and construction, landscape maintenance, and irrigation systems).
Street Maintenance duties also require knowledge of methods, terminology, tools and equipment used in concrete and asphalt street maintenance, repair and construction.
Safe working practices.
Current principles and practices of basic maintenance, repair, and improvements to buildings, facilities, landscape areas, and streets.
Using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines.
Operating a variety of landscape, facilities, construction, and street maintenance equipment and tools.
Identifying and performing maintenance, repairs, and improvements to City-owned facilities, buildings, landscape areas, and streets, and on all related equipment and tools.
Performing vehicle inspections and minor maintenance.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, etc.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Ability to communicate in English both orally and in writing at the appropriate level.
Ability to perform mathematical calculations at the appropriate level.
Ability to learn to use a computer to perform the essential and important functions of the job.
Ability to learn and follow City and departmental policies, practices, and procedures.
Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations.
Ability to prepare rough sketches of work and read drawings, sketches, plans, and diagrams.
Ability to identify and report the existence of different types of hazardous materials.
While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit; reach with hands and arms; use manual dexterity to operate machinery/tools; handle, seize, hold or otherwise work with hands; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; speak and hear; use shape, sound, texture, odor and color perception and discrimination; and lift and/or move up to 50 pounds frequently
While performing the essential functions of this position the employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions, work near moving mechanical parts, work in high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions.
Working conditions are typically moderately loud.
Working time may require irregular hours, various shifts, weekends, holidays and/or on-call status.
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