General Maintenance Worker

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Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


General Maintenance Worker
         The job of General Maintenance Worker is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the educational
         process with specific responsibilities for providing skilled and semi-skilled maintenance services with specific
         responsibility for maintaining facilities in safe operating condition; addressing immediate operational and/or
         safety concerns; and ensuring that tools and materials are available at job site.
         This job reports to Assigned Administrator
  Essential Functions
        Arranges furniture and equipment for the purpose of providing adequate preparations special events.
        Assists maintenance workers with projects (e.g. transporting and/or securing materials, completing specific
        tasks, etc.) for the purpose of completing projects in a safe, efficient manner.
        Builds items (e.g. counters, temporary partitions, etc.) for the purpose of modifying and/or adapting facilities
        to specific needs.
        Cleans gutters, culverts, bath basins and other drainage structures for the purpose of preventing damage
        and/or limiting liability exposure.
        Coordinates with assigned lead and/or supervisor and other trades for the purpose of completing projects
        and work orders efficiently.
        Installs system component parts, classroom and office equipment and facility components (e.g. lighting,
        heating and ventilating systems, alarms, plumbing, security, mechanical systems, electrical panels, etc.) for
        the purpose of providing a safe and workable environment.
        Maintains grounds, lawns and landscape at District buildings; including playgrounds and sports fields (e.g.
        fertilizes soil, courtyards, flower beds, chalk fields, paint stripping, weed control, mowing, seeding,
        watering, etc.) for the purpose of providing adequate, attractive and safe areas for assemblies, recreational
         activities and/or athletic events.
        Participates in meetings, workshops, trainings, and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering
        information required to perform functions.
        Performs a variety of maintenance activities (e.g. carpentry, painting, glazing, plumbing, mechanical,
        masonry, basic electrical and wiring work, etc.) for the purpose of completing projects within established
        time frames.
        Prepares written materials (e.g. repair status, activity logs, reports, etc.) for the purpose of documenting
        activities and/or conveying information.
        Procures supplies and materials for district (e.g. soap, toilet paper, paper towels, trash bags, etc.) for the
        purpose of maintaining availability of required items.
        Repairs a variety of furniture and building system components for the purpose of ensuring a safe working
        Requests equipment and supplies for the purpose of maintaining inventory and ensuring availability of items
        required to complete the necessary installation and/or repair.
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        Responds to emergency situations during and after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate safety
        Takes care of vehicle, tools and equipment for the purpose of ensuring availability in safe operating condition.
        Transports a variety of tools, equipment and supplies for the purpose of ensuring the availability of materials
        required at job site.
  Other Functions
        Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning
        of the work unit.
  Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
     Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
     SKILLS are required to perform multiple tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job
     conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating
     equipment used in skilled trades, power and hand tools, etc.; adhering to safety practices; handling hazardous materials;
     and planning and managing projects.
     KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read a
     variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and understand
     complex, multi-step written and oral instructions.  Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily
     perform the functions of the job include: standard methods, materials and tools used in assigned skilled trade; and safety
     practices and procedures.
     ABILITY is required to schedule activities and/or meetings; gather and/or collate data; and use job-related equipment.
     Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined and similar
     processes; and operate equipment using a variety of standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide
     diversity of individuals; work with similar types of data; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. Problem solving is
     required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data may require independent interpretation; and
     problem solving with equipment is moderate. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the
     functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; developing effective working relationships; displaying
     mechanical aptitude; and working under time constraints.
     Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; providing
     information and/or advising others; operating within a defined budget. Utilization of some resources from other work units
      is often required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to have some impact on the
     organization’s services.
     Work Environment
     The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: significant
     lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, frequent climbing and balancing, frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or
     crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 10% sitting, 45% walking, and 45% standing. 
     The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and under conditions with some exposure to risk of injury
     and/or illness.
     Experience:           Job related experience is required.
     Education:            High school diploma or equivalent.
     Required Testing:                                                              Certificates and Licenses
                                                                                               Valid Driver’s License & Evidence of Insurability
     Continuing Educ. / Training:                                              Clearances
                                                                                               Criminal Background Clearance/Fingerprint Clearance

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Union Elementary School District (AZ)

3834 S. 91st Ave. , Tolleson, AZ 85353

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Union Elementary School District Office

3834 South 91st Avenue , Tolleson, AZ 85353