Parks Maintenance Worker II, Maintenance Mechanic B

$14.97 hourly
  • Vermont State Parks
  • Vermont, USA
  • 17 Jan, 2020
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Job Description

 (PG 15 - $14.97/hour)

Skilled maintenance work at or above the journeyman level of difficulty and responsibility in construction, structural maintenance and repair of park facilities, buildings, grounds, small equipment and utilities. The duties include performing routine maintenance and repair work in an independent park setting on a project by project basis. To perform duties, the use of a variety of construction and mechanic tools, small equipment and vehicles is typical. A background in carpentry, plumbing and/or small equipment repair is a plus. Position is in Northeast VT with workstation at the Groton Maintenance Shop, Marshfield, VT. Apply to “Groton Maintenance Shop” in the Park Preferences section in the online portal.

Class Definition:

Skilled maintenance work at or above the journeyman level of difficulty and responsibility in the construction, structural maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds and utilities. An employee in this class may supervise Maintenance Mechanics A and other maintenance personnel and volunteers in construction repair, alteration or general preventive maintenance work and may also independently perform specialized and difficult work in a skilled trade area. Positions report to a technical supervisor.

Examples of Work:

Plans, lays out, draws sketches, and orders materials for new construction or difficult alteration work which does not requires engineering level design skills. Supervises volunteers and employees engaged in actual construction and alteration work. Supervises skilled and semi-skilled tradesmen in the maintenance and repair of machinery, equipment, buildings and utilities. Supervises and participates in the installation and repair of electrical equipment, wiring, plumbing and heating and ventilation equipment and lines. May prepare daily/weekly project status reports and related paperwork. Ensures that proper safety procedures and applicable codes are observed. Performs related work as required.

 

Environmental Factors:

Duties are performed outdoors and inside buildings. Incumbents must be able to climb ladders, lift heavy weights (up to 60 lbs.), and work in cramped, damp, or poorly ventilated areas. Manual dexterity is needed to operate equipment and use tools. Some evening or overtime work may be necessary. Certain positions may require possession of a valid driver's license. Certain positions may be assigned work in State institutions and correctional facilities, where exposure to patients and inmates is present.

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Considerable knowledge of the methods, practices, tools and materials used in building and mechanical maintenance and repair work.
  • Considerable knowledge of safety procedures used in construction and maintenance activities.
  • Skill at or above the journeyman level in the use and care of tools and equipment.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints of significant complexity.
  • Ability to follow complex oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to plan, lay out, assign, inspect and supervise the work of apprentices and other laborers.
  • Ability to estimate materials and to order and control materials to effect most economical use.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain basic project reports/records.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

 

Education and Experience:

High School diploma or equivalent AND three (3) years or more in building construction,

structural maintenance, or automotive, building, or machine repairs, including one year at the

journeyman level.

OR

Completion of a one-year vocational/technical training program in building trades, mechanical

repair, industrial arts or closely related area AND two (2) years or more in building construction,

structural maintenance, or automotive, building, or machine repairs, including one year at the

journeyman level.

OR

Completion of the eighth grade AND five (5) years or more in building construction, structural

maintenance, or automotive, building, or machine repairs, including one year at the journeyman

level.

OR

Associate's degree in building trades, mechanical repair, or closely related area AND one (1) year or more in building construction, structural maintenance, or automotive, building, or machine repairs at the journeyman level.

OR

State licensure at the master level in any particular skill area.

Special Requirements: n/a