Trades Helper

Job | Posted a year ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Title:  Trades Helper

Position Summary:

Supports assigned trade person by taking directions and fulfilling assigned maintenance tasks and projects; May be assigned to any trade and reassigned as necessary; May be assigned tasks to be completed independently

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performs manual tasks such as assisting mechanics in carrying tools and materials to and from the job; lifts and holds parts; cleans work areas
  • Works under the direction of the tradesperson to use tools and/or operate machinery needed to complete assigned tasks
  • Helps mechanics or tradespersons with dismantling, overhauling, and assembling of equipment and machinery
  • Cleans and washes equipment and machinery
  • Performs occasional tasks independently
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator
Education and Experience:
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Vocational school or any equivalent combination of training and experience preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience preferred
  • Valid Georgia Driver's License required
  • Must be insurable by Fulton County Schools' insurance carriers
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of materials, tools, and equipment of the trade
  • Knowledge of safety procedures
  • Must be able to understand and follow directions both written and verbal
  • Must be semi-skilled in building maintenance procedures
  • Must be able to complete simple task independently
  • Must be able to work variable shifts
  • Regular exposure to moving machinery and/or vehicles
  • Regular exposure to weather including heat, cold, dampness, and/or humidity
  • Must be able to climb tall ladders and work from scaffolds or lifts
  • Typically requires climbing ladders, pushing and/or pulling
  • Requires manual dexterity skills
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and carry for short distances
  • Frequently works with gloves and eye protection

Salary Information:
Salary Range for 2019-2020

  • $28,124 - $33,191

Step placement credit may be granted for up to a maximum of 8 years (Step 9) of prior verifiable experience. Salary placement with Fulton County Schools is non-negotiable. Actual salary placement will be based on Fulton County Board of Education experience calculations from the Non-Teaching Salary Schedule A-235, Professional Scale, Step 1 - Step 9.


Complete Application:

  • Application
  • Resume
  • 7 year MVR Report

It is the policy of the Fulton County School System not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability in any employment practice, educational program, or any other program, activity, or service.  If you wish to make a complaint or request accommodation or modification due to discrimination in any program, activity, or service, contact Compliance Coordinator Ron Wade, 6201 Powers Ferry Rd, NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30339, or phone 470-254-4585.  TTY 1-800-255-0135.

Posted By

Fulton County School District

6201 Powers Ferry Road NW , Atlanta, GA 30339

At the following locations

Maintenance North

6201 Powers Ferry Road NW , Atlanta, GA 30339

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $10,179

% ELL Students


State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.55

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%



State Average: 968