General Repair Worker

State Of Minnesota New Ulm , MN 56073

Posted 7 days ago

Job Details

Job Class: General Repair Worker

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 03/11/2019

Closing Date: 03/25/2019

Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Department of Natural Resources

Division/Unit: Operations Services Division / Regional Office

Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift

Days of Work: Monday - Friday

Travel Required: No

Salary Range: $21.71 - $25.00/hourly; $45,330 - $52,200/annually

Classified Status: Classified

Bargaining Unit/Union: 202 - Craft, Maintenance, Labor/AFSCME

AFSCME Work Area: New Ulm Region

Work Location: New Ulm, MN

Employment Condition: Unlimited, Full-Time

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary

Job Summary

The DNR Regional Office in New Ulm is hiring a full-time, permanent General Repair Worker. Days of work will be Monday-Friday. This position works with the Management Resources Regional Supervisor to manage the day-to-day activities for the operation of the Southern Region complex. This position is also responsible for assisting with the DNR's Regional Facility Management Program activities, working towards a safe, functional, and well-maintained facility, and promoting cost-effective preservation and maintenance of the department's facilities. This position performs semi-skilled tasks in a variety of trade areas both indoors and outdoors. The tasks include making minor adjustments and repairs to machinery, buildings, and equipment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform minor facility maintenance repairs.

  • Direct and provide maintenance for the regional headquarters buildings and grounds; including plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and security systems.

  • Perform duties such as safety equipment checks, freight receiving and distribution, painting, janitorial duties, lawn maintenance, and snow removal.

  • Assist with specification preparation and construction oversight for maintenance, repairs, and retrofit of DNR facilities.

  • Maintain a comprehensive condition assessment of facilities throughout the region.

  • Coordinate the operation, maintenance, and inspection of the regional hazardous materials storage building.

  • Instruct and/or direct other workers.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience performing semi-skilled work in at least 2 of the trade areas (i.e. carpentry, plumbing, minor electrical, masonry, roofing, HVAC system operation/maintenance).

  • Knowledge of building components, mechanical and electrical systems, building codes, construction methods, and architectural and engineering principles.

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, establish priorities, and make appropriate decisions.

  • Basic knowledge of occupational hazards, safety requirements, and the types of personal protective equipment appropriate to carry out tasks.

  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.

  • Ability to operate and maintain a variety of equipment, power tools, and hand tools.

  • Ability to work as a team member and cooperate with co-workers.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with the public and other employees.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of the construction trades, including frame and log construction, electrical, plumbing, heating, water and sanitation systems, masonry, asphalt and landscaping.

  • Knowledge of state and local codes sufficient to collaborate on design and implementation of development and maintenance projects on buildings and facilities.

  • Knowledge of proper building maintenance procedures.

  • Basic computer skills with knowledge and application of windows based operating systems, databases and spreadsheet applications, word processing applications, and email.

Physical Requirements

Requires occasionally lifting articles such as 50-pound bags of feed maximum and frequently lifting and/or carrying objects such as heavy tools and file boxes. This job may require walking or standing to a significant degree on rough terrain or may involve sitting most of the time with pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls.

Additional Requirements

This position requires an unrestricted Class D Driver's License with a clear driving record.

It is policy of the Department of the Natural Resources that all candidates submit to a background check prior to employment. The background check may consist of the following components:

  • Employee Reference Checks

  • SEMA4 Record Check

  • Criminal History Check

  • Education/License Verification

Application Details

Why Work For Us

The Department of Natural Resources is proud to operate within a Culture of Respect that provides a healthy, safe, and productive work environment for all employees. This means that our employees are supportive of a diverse workplace, are respectful to one another and to our customers. We believe that promoting a Culture of Respect allows our employees to do their best work in support of the agency's mission.

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

How to Apply

Click "Apply" at the bottom of this page and submit an application/resume that clearly describes how you meet the minimum qualifications listed above. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.

For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.

Contact

If you have questions about the position, contact Jerry Conlon at jerry.conlon@state.mn.us or 507.359.6028.

If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please submit your certificate to Chelsie Fisher at chelsie.fisher@state.mn.us or fax to 651.296.6494 by the job posting close date.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) encourages participation in all its programs, services and activities and does not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities. Anyone who believes they may need a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate in the job application, interview or selection processes may contact any agency official with whom applicant has contact in the processing of their employment application to request an accommodation. Applicants may also contact the DNR's Affirmative Action office to request an accommodation by: E-mail: ADAdiversity.DNR@state.mn.us or by calling Sarah Spence-Koivisto at 651.259.5016; or using MN Relay 711.

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