Arkansas Government Job Maintenance Technician in Washington, Arkansas

Summary

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for overseeing and participating in the maintenance and operation of facilities and equipment. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

Typical Functions

Develops preventative maintenance schedules for facilities and equipment and participates in overall planning by providing information and advice concerning equipment status, maintenance replacement, or purchasing needs. Performs skilled and semi-skilled tasks, including building wooden structures, replacing faulty plumbing fixtures, repairing broken pipes, replacing electrical fixtures and receptacles, welding broken parts, rebuilding small motors, overhauling carburetors, tuning up vehicles, operating power tools, pouring and finishing concrete, and servicing refrigeration units. Reports maintenance and repairs needed in maintaining facilities. Prepares employees work schedules, trains new employees, and recommendsdisciplinary actions, as needed. Maintains records and prepares reports including vehicle utilization, equipment history,and materials purchased. May operate a waste water treatment facility by monitoring equipment to ensure proper operation, making repairs, taking samples, and completing reports. Performs other duties as assigned.

Special Job Dimensions

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and structural requirements used in the construction and maintenance of buildings and grounds. Knowledge of state government procurement practices. Ability to plan, assign, and coordinate work activities, and monitor the performance of co-workers and/or subordinates. Ability to determine repair/maintenance requirements, perform manual labor, and operate and maintain the necessary tools and equipment. Ability to prepare reports and maintain records. Ability to maintain inventory and purchase supplies. Ability to train others in the use of tools and equipment in order to maintain facilities.

Minimum Education and/or Experience

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of vocational technical training in maintenance operations; plus two years of experience in general maintenance operations. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Preferred Qualifications

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Agency Specific Information

Maintenance Technician (Animal Curator) Position #: 22092133 Salary: $29,046 Grade: GS04 Location: Historic Washington State Park, Washington, AR

Closing date:

Applicant must be competent as a driver of wagons, carriages, surreys, and horse-drawn farm implements. Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to traverse rough terrain on foot. This position operates the park’s animal program. Duties include caring for and keeping records on the park’s animals. Must have knowledge of domesticated farm animals, including cows, horses, mules, sheep and chickens. Other job duties include presenting interpretive programming for park visitors related to the animal program and 19th century life, implementing a pasture maintenance program and building or maintaining fencing, structures and tack.

This position offers a full benefit package including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health insurance and retirement pension.

Applicants must meet or exceed the following qualifications: The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of vocational technical training in maintenance operations; plus two years of experience in general maintenance operations.

We are an EOE/ADA/AA employer. Minorities and women encouraged to apply.

Applications accepted online ONLY: www.arstatejobs.com