Facilities Maintenance Technician IV - Generalist

Operations: Building Maintenance


$45991.00 Per Year


Full City Benefits Package
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Job Description

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Facilities Services Manager, performs highly skilled duties for the City of St. George related to the general and preventive maintenance and repair of City buildings, facilities, furnishings, and equipment.

Essential Functions (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. The list of tasks is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)

1. Receives and completes departmental requests for repairs, replacements, and mechanical system adjustments.

2. Performs and schedules general and preventive maintenance and repairs, and maintains required records related to routine plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and mechanical functions of City buildings and environs, such as:

Χa. Diagnoses problems and determines how to correct them. Checks blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs as necessary.

Χb. Troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains various plumbing, electrical, and mechanical systems.

Χc. Periodically performs minor construction, remodel, and repair of various structures and facilities. Selects subcontractors, within City assigned expense limit, to work on building maintenance.

3. Reviews plans and makes recommendations on City facility remodeling and new construction projects as needed.

4. Identifies the need for and recommends repair or alteration of City owned facilities.

5. Reviews and coordinates remodeling and renovation projects with facility manager to turn off water,

electricity, etc. as needed.

6. Provides training and orientation for new employees as directed.

7. Supervises Facility Maintenance Technician I, II employees as needed.

8. Provides assistance with the preparation and monitoring of the Facility Services budget.

9. Assists with set up and take down for special events.

10. Performs other related duties as required.


Typical Physical/Mental Demands/Working Conditions

Indoor and outdoor work with exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by the weather. Moderate physical activity exerting up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10-25 pounds of force frequently. Uncomfortable working positions such as stooping, crouching, and bending. Exposure to elements such as heat, cold, dampness, fumes, noise, dust, or grease. Risk of bodily injury is moderate under normal conditions. May have disagreeable elements such as appearance of workplace, poor ventilation, or uneven temperatures. Occupational safety and health hazards may be encountered under controlled conditions. Some exposure to hazardous materials such as fumes, pesticides, cleaning agents, etc. and to high levels of noise. Exposure to stress as a result of human behavior.

Note: Employees in this classification will be required to work an on-call rotation and must have a 30-minute response time. This may result in working unconventional hours or shifts during emergency situations.

Minimum Qualifications


Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience: Eight (8) years of full-time paid experience in building maintenance, construction industry or related fields.

Licenses and/or Certifications:

• Must possess a valid driver license. A valid Utah Driver License must be obtained within 60 days of hire and be maintained throughout employment.

• Possess a Roofing Product and Repair Certification or Class II Backflow certification, or Locksmith certification or a primary trade license recognized by the State of Utah or eight (8) years Full-time experience in building maintenance and CPR/First Aid certification (preferred).

ΧKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

• Tools, equipment, and techniques used in maintenance, repair, and/or construction of buildings.

• Electrical and refrigeration operations and equipment such as components, symbols, schematics, compressors, relays, and motors.

• Local, state, and federal codes and regulations specific to construction and maintenance.

• Budgeting principles, and budgetary and capital expenditure planning.

• Basics of reading and understanding blueprints.

• Standard safety precautions.

• Maintain digital lock systems up to date, issue employee badges and door codes.

• Maintain digital key pads and door locks.

ΧSkills in:

• Performing routine building maintenance and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

• Determining the kinds of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

• Operation of a variety of hand tools and equipment common to the building trades.

Ability to:

• Work with minimum supervision, and understand and follow general work instructions.

• Work within budgetary and time allocations.

• Manage numerous projects at any given time.

• Communicate effectively in both oral and written form.

• Analyze and solve problems under stress.

• Read and interpret blueprints, electrical schematics, and various operational and maintenance manuals.

• Direct the work of Facility Maintenance Worker I, II, and III employees.

• Perform indoor and outdoor manual labor for extended periods of time.

• Operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner.

To Apply

Submit a completed City of St. George Employment Application online at careers.sgcity.org. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. This Position is open until filled. Refer questions to Human Resources at 435-627-4670. Pre-employment drug screening and criminal background screen are required. The City of St. George is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. We make reasonable efforts to provide reasonable accommodation to disabled candidates.