General Maintenance Mechanic

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Granite School District


Job Title  General Maintenance Mechanic
Department  Maintenance
Supervisor  Assistant Foreman/Foreman
Salary Schedule  Classified
Lane Placement  K
Contract Length  12 Months
FLSA Classification  Non-exempt
Last Review Date  December 2021

Job Summary
Performs maintenance and minor repairs in the district facilities in such areas as carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting, electronics, grounds, etc. Responsible for attending to and assisting with various emergencies. May be asked to assist trades in various tasks. Responsible for inventory of certain tools and supplies.  Attendance, physical presence, and timeliness are required and are essential functions of this position.

Essential Functions
Carpentry - must perform minor repairs of furniture, cabinets, doors and hardware. Installs equipment and materials such as pencil sharpeners, toilet paper dispensers, hand dryers, white (marker) boards, etc.
 Electrical - installs different types of lamps, replaces switches and receptacles on circuits rated under 300 volts. Replaces fluorescent ballasts. Identifies voltage levels and performs some trouble shooting of high and low voltage circuits (within limitation imposed by training). Performs preventive maintenance of fire protection systems, repairs and installs motors of all sizes.
HVAC - maintains mechanical systems by lubricating motors and pumps, changing bearings, shafts, squirrel cages, fan belts, cleaning coils, and changing filters. Testing and adding cooling tower and boiler treatment with the understanding of normal boiler operations (including standby fuel operations and procedures). Trouble shoots and identifies boiler problems and performs minor repairs. Cleans boilers for interior and exterior inspections. Responsible for start-ups, shutdowns and maintaining roof top heating and cooling units. Preventive maintenance on drinking fountains by cleaning coils, motors, and refrigerated compressors.
Electronics - maintains scoreboards (principally light replacement), may replace intercom speakers.  Painting - makes some minor glass repairs, performs minor painting, small ceiling repairs, patches sheet rock holes, touches up walls and other surfaces, makes minor repairs to tile floors. Repair or replaces all types of window coverings.
Grounds - maintains all types of gates, makes minor repairs to sprinkling system.
May be asked to assist all other crafts trades such as, laying sod, snow and graffiti removal.
Non-Essential Functions
  • Other duties as assigned*
*This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an employee assigned to this position.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of education, knowledge, and experience requirements; the machines, tools and equipment used; background; and any licenses or certifications required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Required Knowledge and Skills
  • Must have basic knowledge of carpentry, electrical, electronics, HVAC, painting and grounds.
  • Must have knowledge and experience in building ventilation and air filtering
  • Must be able to use hand tools, power tools, different types of meters, ladders, man lift, scaffolding, power washer, warehouse catalogs and be able to order needed supplies.
  • Must be able to work well with others. Must have a good working knowledge of relevant building and safety codes including pertinent aspects of OSHA, EPA, MSDS and ADA.
  • Must have basic mathematical skills.
  • Must be skilled in oral and written communications and interpersonal relations.
  • Must be able to plan work and organize apprentices and temporary workers, materials, and equipment for specific projects
  • Must keep abreast of changing developments in techniques in relevant fields.
Required Education and Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent
Must have a current Utah driver’s license
One year of building preventive or general maintenance work experience.
Required Prior Experience
One year of building preventive or general maintenance work experience
Assigned Decision Making
  • May consult with administrators, teachers, co-workers, and patrons to assist in the timely completion of projects. Assists in planning work projects.
  • Assures that each assignment has sufficient tools, materials, and supplies.
  • Within skill level and with general authorization, determines repairs and replacements of equipment as needed.
  • Prioritizes work for specific jobs assigned. Must be able to perform assigned tasks without on-site supervision
Interactions with Others
Interacts positively with students, teachers, principals, district personnel and other outside vendors or agencies.
Supervisory Responsibility
Budget Responsibility
Financially responsible to maintain and track purchase card usage follow State of Utah and Granite School District procurement policies
Maintaining and tracking of inventory.
Working Environment
Job requires repetitive effort and some physical danger (working on ladders, scaffolds and in confined spaces). Some district emergencies may require irregular hours. May be subject to high locations, awkward positions, heat, noise, dirt, chemicals, confined spaces, and cold. Incumbent may have occasional stress from emergencies and in meeting project deadlines. Interruptions may occur while performing work requiring accuracy and concentration.
Physical Requirements – Not limited to the following:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to speak and/or hear.  Frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, and crouch.  Occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel and must occasionally climb or balance.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Must be able to sit/stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 100 lbs.
Note:  The list of essential and marginal functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented in accordance with the requirements of the job.

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Granite School District

2500 South State Street , Salt Lake City, UT 84115

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