Maintenance Worker Duties
This is semi-skilled manual work of more than ordinary
Work requires the performance of a wide variety of miscellaneous
mechanical and building trade tasks in the maintenance and
repair of buildings and equipment and in simple construction and
fabrication tasks. Although the work frequently requires the use
of journeymen's tools for operation in several of the recognized
craft fields, the skill required in any one field is almost
always less than would be required of a journeyman. Work is
often performed without close supervision, sometimes by small
crews of maintenance men, but is subject to inspection upon
completion. Incumbent may discover his/her assignments by
inspection. Supervision may be exercised over a small group of
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Inspects buildings, fixtures, machines, and other structural
and/or mechanical units, noting need for repair; performs minor
maintenance, such as cleaning or lubricating.
Changes, washes, and cuts filters for air conditioners; checks
for bad bearings; repairs, hangs, and installs
Venetian blinds and window shades; installs drapery rods and
hangs drapes; installs restroom accessories.
Prepares grades and sets forms for concrete pouring; finishes
surface by hand and by machine.
Replaces glass, screens, locks, and door latches; repairs
chairs, doors, water faucets, dressers, drawers, and cabinet
Installs commodes, lavatories, and urinals.
Performs maintenance on pasteurizing vat, homogenizer, plate
cooler, cold storage room blower, and cup filling machine.
Makes paint, wax, and soap; loads and unloads trucks.
Issues out and receives tools; performs minor repairs on tools,
machinery, and equipment; paints ladders, keeps toolroom orderly
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Completion of the eighth school grade and experience in
maintenance and repair work as helper to a journeyman; or any
equivalent combination of training and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of the methods, practices, tools,
equipment, and materials used in a variety of building and
Some knowledge of the occupational hazards in the use of power
tools and equipment, and of necessary safety precautions.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to diagnose malfunctions and defects in mechanical and
similar equipment and to determine adequate corrective measures.
Ability to assign and supervise the work of a few less
Skill in the use and care of hand and power tools and equipment
appropriate to the area of assignment.