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Construction Maintenance Tech

F41

Basic Purpose

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities related to the construction, maintenance, repair or upkeep of buildings, grounds or other state property, requiring no license.  This may include assisting in the construction or renovation of buildings, general maintenance and upkeep of plumbing, heating, air conditioning, electrical and other systems, minor repairs to machinery or other equipment, and general maintenance of grounds or lawns. 

Typical Functions

The functions within this job family will vary by level, but may include the following:

    • Performs carpentry work in the construction or renovation of buildings or additions to existing structures; erects and maintains scaffolds, sheds, forms, frames, fences and other structures; alters and repairs doors, floors, partitions, stairways, windows, screens, and other fixtures; fits and glazes glass in windows and doors; maintains and repairs roofs.
    • Installs, replaces, alters, maintains and repairs plumbing fixtures such as sinks, traps, faucets; makes minor repairs to laundry equipment, sterilization equipment, kitchen equipment and other equipment using water, steam air, or other feed line and return or waste disposal lines.
    • Maintains and repairs light fixtures, receptacles and switches; replaces light bulbs; maintains generators and motors; oils and cleans motors; troubleshoots and makes electrical repairs not requiring a license; maintains and makes minor repairs to various types of heating, refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment, such as components, pumps, fans, humidifiers, electric motors, and heat exchangers.
    • Installs and maintains locks and other security devices; repairs or replaces tumblers, springs and other parts; cuts new or duplicate keys; uses files, hand tools and special equipment to change combinations or shorten tumblers.
    • Constructs, maintains and repairs concrete and other foundations; builds retaining walls, walks, fireplaces, chimneys, stairways and similar projects; mixes mortar and lays common brick, face brick, cinder brick, concrete block, stone, terra cotta or other materials.
    • Operates, maintains and repairs various types of equipment used in construction and maintenance of building and grounds, such as trucks, tractors, bulldozers, power shovels, cranes or semi-trailer tractors, fork lifts, mowers and edgers.

Level Descriptors

This job family consists of three levels which are distinguished based on the complexity of work assignments, the expertise required to perform assigned duties, and the responsibility assigned for providing supervision to others.

Level I: Code: F41A Salary Band: F

This is the career level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibilities involving semi-skilled to skilled work in general maintenance, repair, construction, renovation or other work related to state owned or leased buildings, property or equipment.  This may include assisting in construction or renovation projects and performing general maintenance and minor repairs to plumbing, mechanical, or electrical fixtures and systems.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of the materials, methods, tools and equipment used in various building and maintenance trades; and of hazards and safety precautions related to the trade in which work is performed.  Skill is required to use tools and equipment; to maintain and repair various types of materials and equipment; and ability is required to follow written and oral instructions. 

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of two years of experience in one or more of the building trades or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Level II: Code: F41B Salary Band: G

This is the specialist level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibilities for performing specialized skilled work in one of the building trades as well as performing general maintenance and repair work or other related duties or assisting in the completion of other work involving the construction or renovation of buildings or other structures.  Positions that are assigned responsibility for the supervision of various projects or activities and other employees or other personnel and the completion of assigned projects as a crew leader or team leader may also be included in this level.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include those identified in Level I plus knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, fixtures, tools and equipment used in various building and maintenance trades; of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.  Skill is required to use various tools and equipment; to construct, maintain or repair various types of structures or equipment; and ability is required to follow written and oral instructions; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level I plus two additional years of qualifying experience.

Level III: Code: F41C Salary Band: H

At this level employees are assigned responsibilities for the supervision of workers engaged in building and grounds maintenance and repair operations or construction and renovation activities, including employees, inmates and others.  This may include overall responsibility for a maintenance program which is small in size, scope and complexity or serving as an assistant to a higher level position in a larger maintenance program, with responsibility for one or more phases of the overall operation.  Responsibilities also includes the inspection of buildings, premises, or equipment for needed repairs or maintenance, estimating costs for labor and material, determining equipment and personnel needs, making on-site inspections to evaluate work in progress, and preparation of various reports and other information concerning work activities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include those identified in Level II plus knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.  Ability to supervise the work of others; to write and maintain records and reports; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level II plus one additional year of qualifying experience.

Selective Qualifications

Some positions may require training or experience in a specific field of construction or maintenance work.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Some positions may require that applicants be willing and able to perform all job-related travel normally associated with the position.

Some positions may require possession of a valid Oklahoma Commercial driver’s license with appropriate endorsements referred to in the United States Department of Transportation Title 47, Chapter 6, Section 101 et seq. at the time of appointment.

Some positions may require performing moderately heavy lifting or other manual tasks.

Upon a conditional offer of employment, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services applicants must submit to a physical examination and shall meet the physical examination requirements of occasionally lifting/carrying 80 pounds, 25 pounds frequently, able to push and pull a maximum force of 40 pounds and able to lift and hold overhead up to 40 pounds.

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