Maintenance Technician

City Of Raleigh North Carolina Raleigh , NC 27611

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description:

This class is the second level in a nine-level Maintenance and Operations Series devoted to providing repair, waste removal, maintenance and equipment operation for an assigned city maintenance, waste disposal or operational function. Incumbents provide semi-skilled or skilled general maintenance based on assignment to any City department or maintenance function. Work may include repairing and maintaining buildings and/or grounds; performing maintenance and minor repairs on equipment and parts; operating assigned equipment, typically of a smaller variety involved in grounds maintenance such as mowers, blowers, weed-eaters; maintaining cleanliness of work area, tools and equipment; and following safety policies and procedures.

HIRING RANGE: $35,154.00 - $36,912.00 (Promotional Range may vary)

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

  • Performs semi-skilled or skilled general maintenance supporting City department(s) or maintenance function; selects proper maintenance tools and equipment for tasks; performs work following established safety policies and procedures and applicable codes and regulations.

  • Operates and maintains assigned equipment and tools; performs inspections to ensure safe operating conditions; performs routine repairs and/or replacement of parts; cleans and performs preventative maintenance; and monitors need for replacement or advanced repairs.

  • Prioritizes and responds to customer requests and addresses issues or maintenance needs; reviews operational issues and/or parts requirements; performs troubleshooting of equipment issues which may include HVAC, electrical and/or plumbing.

  • Plans, monitors and reviews inventory, resources and materials needs; initiates orders for resources based on requirements; may work with contract workers and trade specialists by scheduling and coordinating repairs and maintenance services.

  • Maintains activity logs, records, work orders and related reports.

  • Position will operate numerous small equipment as in weed eaters, pole saws, chain saws, etc.

  • Will work in clearing heavy brush on easements.

  • Will assist the operator in locating manholes, repairing sewer lines, waterlines, raising reconstructing manholes, easement maintenance and general grounds maintenance.

  • May be required to repair lines in trenches, repairing sewer mains.

  • Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.

Typical Qualifications

Education and Experience

High School Diploma or GED and two years of maintenance experience related to assignment.


An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.


  • Valid North Carolina Class C Driver's License with a satisfactory driving record.

  • Valid North Carolina Class A Commercial Driver's License with a satisfactory driving record (Or the ability to obtain one within 45 days)

  • May be required to work during periods of inclement weather, major storms and other emergencies.

  • Required to work call duty, after hours and on weekends on a rotational basis.

Additional Information

Knowledge of:

  • Standard practices, methods and materials of assigned work.

  • Basic mathematical concepts.

  • Basic filing and record-keeping principles.

  • Occupational hazards and applicable safety principles and practices.

  • Uses and properties of supplies and equipment.

  • Applicable federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations (based on assignment).

  • Customer service principles.

  • Specialized equipment relevant to area of assignment.

  • Modern office technology.

Skill In:

  • Following directions and meeting standards.

  • Providing attention to detail in assignments.

  • Performing routine inspections to ensure safe operating conditions.

  • Proofreading and error correction.

  • Monitoring and maintaining required supplies, materials and inventory.

  • Performing basic math calculations.

  • Comprehending reference books and manuals.

  • Operating assigned tools and equipment.

  • Organizing and maintaining records and files.

  • Interpreting and applying applicable laws, codes, regulations and standards (based on assignment).

  • Providing customer service.

  • Utilizing a computer and relevant software applications.

  • Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisors, the general public and others to sufficiently exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

ADA and Other Requirements

Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Heavy Work:

Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in both the field and in an indoor office environment with moderate exposure to atmospheric conditions (such as fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, etc.); moderate exposure to environmental conditions (such as disruptive people, imminent danger, or a threatening environment); and frequent exposure to intense noise.


This job classification description is intended to be generic in nature. It is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and responsibilities and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) designation may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.

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