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The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for the flexibly staffed position of Building Maintenance Technician I/II in the Buildings & Grounds Division within the Administrative Services Department. Initially under close supervision, incumbents learn, assist and perform a variety of semi-skilled maintenance, construction and repair work on County facilities as well as learn County and departmental policies and procedures. As experience is gained assignments become more complex and are performed under more general supervision. This is the entry level in the building and grounds maintenance series. This class is flexibly staffed with Building Maintenance Technician II and incumbents may advance to the II-level after gaining experience, demonstrating proficiency, and meeting the qualifications for the II-level.
The ideal candidate has knowledge of work safety principles and practices of building maintenance, as well as understanding of Cal/OSHA regulations including hazardous communication requirements and Material Safety Data Sheets; standard methods, tools, equipment and materials used in electrical installation and repairs, basic heating and air-conditioning equipment maintenance and repair work; use and purpose of standard materials, tools, equipment, practices and methods used in metal fabrication and welding, and carpentry. Skilled in understanding and carrying out verbal and written instructions/directions; learning and performing variety of routine to semi-skilled facilities maintenance work. Ability to recognize potential safety hazards and utilize proper precautionary/reporting procedures; read and understand building plans and blueprints and work according to plans and specifications.
Minimum Level I: Graduation from high school and one year of experience in at least one of the following building trades: carpentry, electrical, plumbing or heating/air conditioning.
Preferred: In addition to the minimum, completion of an approved apprenticeship program in a designated skilled trade, Certification within a related trade, and two additional years of responsible experience performing buildings and grounds maintenance or the repair and construction of buildings.
Minimum Level II: Graduation from high school and three years of responsible experience in at least one of the following building trades: carpentry, electrical, plumbing or heating/air conditioning with at least one year experience at a level equivalent to the County’s class of Building Maintenance Technician I.
Preferred: In addition to the minimum, completion of an approved apprenticeship program in a designated skilled trade, Certification within a related trade, and up to five years of responsible experience performing buildings and grounds maintenance or the repair and construction of buildings.
Special Requirements: Must successfully complete an extensive and thorough background investigation which includes Live Scan fingerprinting prior to hire. DMV printout prior to hire. Upon conditional offer of employment, candidates must submit to and pass a medical evaluation for respirator use. Facial hair must be maintained in such a way as to ensure proper fit of respiratory protection devices. Must file statements of economic interest with the Yuba County Clerk/Recorder. Will be required to perform disaster service activities pursuant to Government Code 3100-3109.
Work Environment: Work in a standard office setting, an outdoor field environment with travel from site to site and industrial environments including building machinery rooms, attics and building access areas. Work extended hours including evenings, weekends and holidays, including emergency response. Exposure to all weather conditions and machine noises. Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, high precarious places, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
Licenses & Certification: The ability to obtain a valid California Class C driver’s license within ten (10) days of employment; maintain throughout employment.
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