Salary: $17.52-$21.39 hourly / $3,048-$3,720 monthly / Range:
DEFINITION: Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of
skilled and semi-skilled building maintenance and repair tasks; and
performs related duties as required.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Incumbents in this class perform
maintenance and mechanical duties for assigned buildings and related
facilities, furnishings, and equipment. The required duties may
include painting, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, masonry, cement
work, heating, welding, roofing, and related work. Incumbents may
work independently, under supervision as a craftsworker, or as a
leadworker over others to accomplish specific projects.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
1. Repairs structures; builds and installs cabinets, partitions,
blackboards, and shelves; repairs furniture and equipment; installs
floor coverings, acoustical ceilings, and window glass; repairs
roofs, floors, doors, locks, and related items.
2. Performs electrical repairs such as replacing switches and
wiring; repairs refrigeration equipment; installs sprinkler systems
and water lines; repairs faucets, sewers, plumbing, boiler room
equipment, pumps, check valves, boiler lines, heating and
ventilating systems, water solar systems, and photovoltaic
3. Paints building interiors and exteriors, furniture, cement, and
other materials and items; pours and finishes concrete.
4. Estimates materials, labor, and time needed for projects;
operates light automotive equipment to travel to facilities
throughout the County and to transport materials, furniture, and
1. One year of experience at a journey level in a building trade
such as carpentry, painting, masonry, electrical; or,
2. a combination of training, education, and experience that is
equivalent to the employment standard listed above and that provides
the required knowledge and abilities.
Additional Qualifications: Possession of a valid California Class C
Knowledge of: the materials, tools, methods, and equipment used in a
building trade, such as carpentry, plumbing, painting, masonry,
cement work, and electrical work; repair methods and maintenance
practices for structures, furnishings, and equipment; work safety
Ability to: prepare estimates of time, materials, and labor; work
from plans and specifications; work with limited supervision; follow
oral and written instructions; form and maintain effective working
relationships with others; provide supervision, training, and
assistance to others as required.
Most duties in this class are performed under periodically
disagreeable working conditions, including: working outside, at
times in inclement weather; and exposure to water, dust, dirt,
grease, paint fumes, chemicals, and equipment noise and vibration.
Positions in this class require frequent lifting/carrying of objects
weighing up to 25 pounds, and less frequently up to 50 pounds, and
occasionally up to 100 pounds with assistance. Examples include the
ability to: carry a 90-pound bag of cement, carry an extension
ladder, use a 14-pound sledge hammer.
Incumbents in positions in this class are also required to bend,
kneel, crouch, reach, climb, walk and run. Examples include the
ability to: shovel or dig in the ground, kneel to lay carpet, bend,
twist, and stretch while painting, climb up and down an extension
ladder, climb up and down stairs, walk on the roof of a building or
uneven surfaces, and run to shut off water when a water line has
Positions in this class are required to drive and operate vehicles
and machinery. Examples include the ability to: drive a truck, drive
a tractor, and operate a forklift.