Master Tradesworker - Food Service 12 MO

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Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Journeyman Tradesworker - Food Service

Salary Range:  $59,550 - $76,388

Position Function:

Performs intermediate skilled work in the maintenance, repair, modification, installation and construction of structures in buildings, equipment and facilities; does related work as required.  Work is performed under regular supervision.

This is medium work requiring the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for depth perception, color perception, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts at or within arms length, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, and determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, hazards, atmospheric conditions, and oils.

Essential Functions:

This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, knowledge or skills associated with 

  • Performing semi skilled or skilled maintenance and repair work in electrical, painting, carpentry, plumbing, mechanical, refrigeration, masonry, roofing, welding or a related field.

  • Performs rough and finished carpentry; builds shelving and cabinets;

  • Repairs wooden structures and equipment such as doors, door locks, windows, roofs, walls, floors, benches, desks, chairs, fences, counter tops, etc.;

  • Patches roof leaks; tars and gravel roofs; cleans out and repairs roof drains;

  • Installs paneling, tile, ceilings and other items in buildings;

  • Replaces roof top filters;

  • Paints interior and exterior of buildings, tables, benches, shelters, etc.;

  • Installs and replaces electrical equipment or wiring, breakers, switches, controls, motors and light sources;

  • Performs masonry work; installs sidewalks; 

  • Maintains air conditioning systems in buildings;

  • Installs, rebuilds and maintains plumbing in buildings; installs faucets, flush valves, etc.;

  • Maintains heating systems including cleaning and replacing filters;

  • Maintains food service equipment;

  • Does welding and fabricates metal fixtures;

  • Assists other trades as necessary;

  • Performs related tasks as required.

  • Note:  The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

.General knowledge of the common practices, tools and terminology of the mechanical or building trade to which assigned; general knowledge of the use and characteristics of common building materials; general knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions associated with the assigned trade; skill in the use of tools and equipment; ability to work from sketches, drawings, plans or specifications; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to estimate needed materials and time required for various jobs; good physical condition.

Special Requirements:
Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia. License or certification in specific trade area may be required. May require asbestos certification.

Education and Experience:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and considerable experience in one of the building trades. 

FLSA Status:                       Non-exempt

Posted By

Suffolk Public Schools

P.O. Box 1549 100 N Main Street, Suffolk, VA 23439

At the following locations

Food Services Department

P. O. Box 1549 , Suffolk, VA 23439