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In addition to the essential duties and responsibilities, the Trades Specialist II will be responsible for HVAC maintenance and repair. The successful candidate must possess knowledge of electrical installation and demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot electrical issues while also having general building maintenance repair experience. Current CFC certification is required or the ability to achieve certification within 12 months of hire. Weekend availability is required from May through August.
Overview: Under the general supervision of the Trades Manager, the Trades Specialist II performs construction and maintenance of park district physical assets.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 1.Prepare, build, maintain, and repair all aspects of park buildings and facilities including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, masonry, chemical related systems and painting tasks. 2.Inspect, maintain, and repair HVAC: furnace, boiler units, AC, other facility environmental controls, facilities, hardscapes and systems. 3.Accept, update, and close work orders in work order system software. 4.Order and inventory equipment and supplies. 5.Perform set-up, support and take-down for special events. 6.Perform diagnostic work including review, interpretation and application information in operator's manuals. 7.Respond to afterhours emergency service request. 8.Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with residents, customers, vendors, community partners and co-workers. 9.Follow and model compliance with all District, State, Federal and departmental safety and risk management, personnel, administrative policies and procedures, ordinances and regulations. 10.Maintain a proactive approach to safety and risk management. Report all accidents, incidents and unsafe conditions in a timely manner. 11.Comply with District financial policies. Communicate budgetary requests to supervisor. 12.Monitor work of contractors. 13.Gather information for and prepare reports, proposals and records.
Other Duties and Responsibilities: •Operate a variety of equipment and motor vehicles (i.e. dump trucks, pick-up trucks, end loaders, and back hoes). •Assists in training, preparing work schedules, and delegating work to part time staff in their performance of duties.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: •Understand and follow oral and written instructions. •Knowledge of the methods, practices, use, and operation of equipment and tools used in general maintenance and construction. Ability to read and interpret mechanical and technical drawings. •Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work schedule. •Working skill in performing a variety of skilled maintenance and manual tasks. •Knowledge of HVAC, Building Automation Systems and pump systems required. •Knowledge of MMIS, Word and Excel spreadsheet applications preferred. •Working skill in the operation of tractors, trucks, and other light automotive equipment. •Skill in maintenance and repair of building roofing and envelope systems required. •Skill in electrical systems required for installation and maintenance of interior and exterior lighting systems. •Skill in installing and maintaining plumbing, drainage and irrigation systems. •Skill in cutting, welding and soldering a plus. •Ability to perform both rough and finish carpentry required.
Education and Experience: •High school graduate or equivalent required. •Certificate program or associates degree desired in facility maintenance or technical field. •Five (5) years experience in general maintenance or construction, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. •Valid (Class B CDL) driver's license or ability to obtain within three (3) months of hire.
Special Considerations: •Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions. •Ability to move from site to site. •Ability to occasionally lift, carry and move heavy (>50 lbs.) objects. •Exposure to pesticides, chemicals, dust, exhaust fumes, dirt, loud noises, and insect bites. •Prolonged standing, lifting, stooping, bending, twisting and climbing for extended periods of time. •Exposed to heights. •Subject to confined space entry. •Subject to respirator use. Employee will be required to pass a Quantitative Fit Test. •Manual dexterity and strength to operate power-operated equipment/machines. •Occasional manipulation of assigned office equipment. •Schedule may change based on District requirements.