Job Posting Details

Journey Maintenance Specialist

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Department:Facilities Management
Open Date:July 12, 2017
Close Date:October 9, 2017
Salary Range:$18.05 - $27.88/Hour (Starting salary commensurate with qualifications)
Number of Openings:1
Employment Type:Full-time

Job Description

General Purpose
Under the general guidance and direction of the Facilities Management Director, performs and oversees a variety of complex and skilled duties in the maintenance, and preventative maintenance of multiple County facilities and grounds.
Example of Duties
(Any one position does not include all of the duties listed; nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class). Performs journey level maintenance duties. May be assigned to perform supervisory duties that include the following: interviewing applicants and making hiring recommendations; determining workload and delegating assignments; determining employee training needs and ensuring training needs and/or requirements are met; reviewing and inspecting work for quality, accuracy, and completeness; conducting performance appraisals in compliance with County policies, procedures, and practices; initiating corrective or disciplinary action as directed. Supervises inmate workers and ensures compliance with all security protocols. Maintains the operations of commercial electrical systems (may include security electronic systems, fire alarm system and emergency generator); reviews systems to determine proper operation and provides basic maintenance as necessary. Performs routine and preventative maintenance by performing routine upkeep, remodeling and maintaining County facilities. Maintains the operation of commercial mechanical systems; reviews systems to determine proper operation and provides basic maintenance as necessary. Performs maintenance and/or repairs on the following: commercial heating and air conditioning systems, fire sprinkling system, commercial boiler, water softeners, commercial plumbing, and ground sprinklers and sprinkling systems. Performs electrical maintenance and repair functions in a commercial environment; repairs light fixtures, switches and motors. Teaches employees the concepts and techniques used in a specific service or trade, including adherence to industry and/or safety standards, and maintenance of related equipment, tools and/or supplies. Schedules and conducts inspections; maintains detailed inspection records; prepares reports; performs other related administrative requirements. Manages and coordinates construction projects. Determines appropriate maintenance contractors to address major maintenance concerns; contacts contractor to schedule maintenance or repairs; reviews maintenance bids, agreements or contracts and makes recommendations to the Director. Participates in the planning, designing, construction and maintenance of facilities. Ensures vehicles are maintained in proper working condition; inspects vehicles and schedules repairs and preventive maintenance; promptly reports all vehicle malfunctions or issues to the Director or other administration authority. Responds to maintenance emergencies beyond regular work hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays; performs snow removal during regular business and non-business hours. Assists with landscape maintenance, outdoor lighting, painting, carpentry, and custodial functions. Reads and interprets commercial blueprints, sketches, and schematic diagrams, job orders and various plans as necessary to perform assigned tasks. Ensures adequate supply of materials are readily available. Orders, receives, inspects, and stores equipment, materials, and/or supplies. Operates in a safe manner the following motor vehicles and equipment: forklift, tractor, mule, skid loader, Gravely power broom, hand tools (power and manual). Operates a motor vehicle in a safe manner and in compliance with all Utah laws and regulations. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
High school graduation (or equivalent) plus (2) years of full-time direct journey level experience in heating and air conditioning (HVAC), electrical, plumbing, carpentry or other related trade industry. Work experience must include regular use of computer applications including Microsoft Word and Excel.  An acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.  Preference for related experience in a commercial environment.
Special Qualifications
Must possess a valid journey level license or certification in a trade industry (i.e., construction, carpentry, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, welding, etc.).  Verification of journey level credential required with application. Obtain a forklift certification within six (6) months of hire date as required by the position.  Must possess a valid driver license; new employees with an out-of-state license must obtain a valid Utah Driver License within sixty (60) days of hire date.  Employees driving a personal vehicle while on county business must maintain the minimum vehicle liability insurance as specified in the Utah Code.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Working knowledge of: principles and practices of building maintenance/management and employee supervision; principles and practices of commercial plumbing and electrical maintenance and repair techniques, carpentry, and commercial heating and cooling systems; building codes; commercial steam and/or hot water boiler systems; building support systems; grounds maintenance; safety practices and standards; proper handling of hazardous materials; cleaning methods, materials and equipment; applicable laws, rules, regulations and/or policies and procedures. Skill in: proper use of hand and power tools common to building and grounds maintenance; proper use of safety equipment/gear; operating a forklift, tractor, mule, skid loader, and related vehicles and equipment as required by the position; using a keyboard and all applicable computer hardware and software applications, including Microsoft Word and Excel. This position may require the driving of a motor vehicle; skill in operating a motor vehicle in a safe manner; ability to insure motor vehicle is operating in a safe manner; knowledge of Utah motor vehicle rules and regulations. Ability to: oversee and inspect the work of others; identify training needs and coach others to improve knowledge, skills and abilities; interpret, read and work from sketches, diagrams and blueprints; prepare cost estimates of time and materials needed for maintenance and repair work; perform journey level maintenance and repair duties; use power tools and equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity; efficiently use applicable computer hardware and software applications; respond to maintenance emergencies beyond regular work hours; work in inclement weather conditions; lift, carry and otherwise move objects weighing up to 100 lbs.; ascend/descend ladders, stairs, ramps; follow written and oral instructions; communicate effectively (orally and in writing); establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, other employees, vendors, other agencies and the general public.
Important Information
Davis County is a drug-free workplace. All successful applicants for positions in the County must successfully pass a drug screen prior to employment. Verification of journey level credential required with application. 

Required Documents

  • Journey Level License or Certification
    Must possess a valid journey level license or certification in a trade industry (i.e., construction, carpentry, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, welding, etc.). Verification of journey level credential required with application.

Contact Information

Physical Address
Davis County Admin Building
61 South Main Street, Suite 305
Farmington, Utah 84025

Mailing Address
Davis County Human Resources
P.O. Box 618
Farmington, Utah 84025

Phone Numbers
(801) 451-3415 :: Main
(801) 451-3228 :: TDD

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(except legal holidays)

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