Alachua County BoCC is a transforming organization with a focus on developing a shared vision among employees through an organizational structure of functional groups and multi-disciplinary work team. The county is located in the north central part of Florida - close to the Florida white sandy beaches; and it is known for its diverse culture, historical sites, scenic beauty, cultural events, and the home of the University of Florida. We offer a competitive salary and a wide selection of benefits that includes health & dental, life insurance, flex spending account, and the State of Florida Retirement System.
Graduation from high school, vocational school, or equivalent and two years of experience in journeyman level carpentry and/or painting, electrical, plumbing, HVAC systems or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. A valid Florida Driver License is required and a Motor Vehicle Record that meets the requirements of Alachua County policy # 6-7; Motor Vehicle Records will be reviewed prior to employment.
If in the past 24-month period, the record shows more than 3 moving traffic violations, and/or a conviction/pending charge for driving under the influence, the minimum qualifications are not met for the position. Successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination. Requires the successful completion of a criminal history background investigation prior to employment including finger printing and compliance with Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) requirements throughout the term of employment.
This is skilled journeyman level work in one or more building/facility maintenance areas including HVAC, electrical, carpentry, plumbing and painting in the Facilities Maintenance Department and/or the Critical Facilities division of Public Works.
This is an emergency essential classification. Upon declaration of a disaster and/or emergency, all employees in this classification are required to work.
An employee assigned to this classification is responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining furniture and fixtures, equipment, building systems including HVAC, electrical and plumbing; performing skilled carpentry work and interior and exterior painting.
Work is performed under the direction of a higher level supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of results obtained.
Examples of Duties
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Exudes a positive customer service focus.
Advocates building organizational culture through aligning decisions with core values including: integrity, honesty, respect, diversity, innovation, accountability and communication.
Performs general maintenance/carpentry work in the construction, alteration and maintenance of buildings, floors, roofs, stairways, partitions, doors, windows, fixtures and furniture.
Estimates time and materials for assigned projects and keeps records of cost involved.
Provides limited supervision and instruction to semi-skilled and unskilled helpers.
Services, maintains and repairs HVAC units/systems and energy management systems.
Completes work orders as assigned, including accurate and timely entries into the department's work order management system.
Conducts preventative maintenance/safety inspections and repairs.
Assists in planning and preparing specifications for new installation and modification projects involving air conditioning, heating and/or facilities, buildings and building systems and grounds.
Cleans and prepares exterior and interior surfaces for painting; prepares materials and erects scaffolds.
Paints buildings, walls, furniture, fixtures and equipment, as assigned, includes the use of specialized equipment such as mechanical lifts and scaffolding.
Maintains and repairs power tools and equipment, as assigned.
Installs, maintains, and replaces electrical wiring, switches, and outlets.
Performs general maintenance work on buildings and grounds.
Performs preventative maintenance on all equipment that is not under contract with the carrier.
Performs all minor plumbing repairs,notifies supervisor when contractor assistance is needed.
Replaces and repairs lighting systems,notifies supervisor when contractor assistance is needed.
Checks all equipment under contract for proper operation.
Compiles safety logs, maintenance records and accident reports as necessary.
Repairs or replaces windows, window systems, door systems and related hardware, as needed.
Drives a County and/or personal vehicle to perform required duties.
Performs the duties listed, as well as those assigned, with professionalism and a sense of urgency.
NOTE: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various kinds of work performed in positions allocated to this class. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of methods, materials, tools and practices for one or more of the following areas: air conditioning/heating systems, carpentry, electrical and painting.
Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions related to electrical and HVAC systems, plumbing, carpentry and general maintenance.
Skill in the use of tools, materials and equipment used in general maintenance.
Ability to work from sketches, plans, blueprints and schematics.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to make estimates of time and materials and prepare records of same.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with co-workers and the public.
Ability to perform duties under adverse conditions.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit, and climb or balance.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet, humid conditions (non-weather); work in high, precarious places; outdoor weather conditions; extreme heat (non-weather), and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold (non-weather); work with explosives, and vibration.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Alachua County, FL