The Senior Maintenance Mechanic performs a variety of journey level building maintenance and repair jobs, including the inspection of buildings to determine the need for repair, the planning and layout of work to be done, and the estimating of material costs and staffing requirements. This classification is distinguished by the fact that while an incumbent may be more proficient in a specific trade, the nature of the work is such that assignments may cross into all aspects involved in the maintenance and repair of buildings, equipment and grounds. Work is performed with considerable independence, but in most instances results from written or oral instructions. The Sr Maintence Mechanic may work independently, as part of a crew, or as lead worker on specific projects, and may supervise a number of lower level maintenance and labor employees. The journeyman is proficient in the skills and practices of a variety of trades, with full knowledge of the principles, tools and techniques. The journeyman has responsibility for determining methods, techniques, materials, and/or devices best suited to complete projects. Work at this grade is completed with little or no check during progress or on completion. Does related work as required.
* Performs general repair, maintenance and alterations on various facilities, equipment and grounds. * Repairs, maintains, and constructs a variety of structural woodwork and equipment in an establishment, ensuring that work meets needs. * Repairs, maintains, assembles, installs a variety of pipes, fittings and fixtures of plumbing and heating systems to ensure that it functions correctly and efficiently. * Installs, maintains, repairs, and replaces, plaster to produce finished surfaces, ensuring that work meets needs. * Installs, maintains, repairs, and replaces roofs ensuring that structure is protected and preserved. * Sets up and operates machine tools and fits and assembles parts to make or repair metal parts, mechanisms, tools machines, etc. * Repairs, installs, replaces and maintains locking devices, ensuring that equipment functions correctly and efficiently. * Repairs, maintains, replaces, and installs electrical equipment to ensure that equipment functions correctly and efficiently. * Repairs, maintains, replaces and installs motors, machine parts, etc., using brazing and welding equipment to ensure that equipment functions correctly and efficiently. * Lays out jobs, making up rough plans and sketches when needed. * Repairs, replaces, and maintains a variety of mechanical systems and devices to ensure that they function correctly and efficiently. * Repairs, replaces, maintains, and installs a variety of masonry, including tile concrete, brick, stone, etc., to ensure that structures are sound. * Maintains work area in a clean, orderly and safe condition. * Assembles requirements and cost information for use in budget formulation. * Requisitions items, supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records. * Recommends new equipment and methods to improve work performance. * Performs routine and emergency repairs and maintenance, both scheduled and in response to emergency situations, as required. * Depending on work location, may operate equipment and devices, participate in snow removal, etc., as assigned. Qualifications/Requirements:
Either: (a) high school or equivalency diploma and four years of experience in trade; or (b) graduation from a two year post high school or trade school course and two years of experience in the trade; or (c) seven years of work experience, five of which must have been in the trade; or (d) a satisfactory equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (a), (b), and (c).
High School diploma, required. Associate's, preferred.
Licenses / Certifications:
Possession of a valid New York State Driver's License appropriate to the type of equipment operated. Depending on work assignment, must meet standards of OSHA regulation 1910.134 Respiratory Protection, and will be required to meet federal, state and local standards with respect to health and safety.
Thorough knowledge of the tools, techniques and terminology of at least one of the building trades and good knowledge of at least two others; thorough knowledge or the accident and safety precautions of the building trades; ability to lay out extensive maintenance, repair, reconstruction and alteration jobs in the most economical manner which adequately meet the need, specifying the amounts of materials to be used and the estimated time and material costs; ability to use computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, email and database software; ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the essential functions of the position; resourcefulness and imagination in meeting new and unusual building and repair problems; initiative in carrying out repair work and in seeking improved work methods; physical strength and agility; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
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