Class Specifications - G.25
Facilities Maintenance Supervisor - 8214
Building Maintenance Supervisor - 8215
Lead Facilities Mechanic - 8216
Facilities Mechanic - 8217
Facilities Worker - 8218

June, 1973

Series Concept

Building Maintenance Workers perform a variety of semi-skilled and unskilled tasks in the maintenance, alteration and repair of buildings and related facilities and equipment; and perform other related duties as required.

Incumbents may, work independently, as a part of a regular maintenance crew, or as assistants to skilled tradesmen; do rough concrete and carpentry cork; install fire extinguishers, pencil sharpeners, blackboards, and the like; replace faulty electrical fixtures such an fuses, sockets and switches, and make minor wiring repairs; remove and replace plumbing fixtures such as faucets, shower beads, and sprinkler beads; clean roof and patio drains and clear stoppages in sinks and toilets; do preparatory work for painting projects by washing walls, filling in or smoothing surfaces, masking areas, and setting up scaffolding; paint markings an asphalt, floors or similar surfaces; service elevators by lubricating parts such as car door safety shoes and car and hall door hangers; clean, adjust, lubricate, or replace door closers, locks, latches, hinges and other building hardware; make minor repairs to office furniture and equipment; make repairs to fences and gates; operate and maintain a variety of power and hand tools of the various trades; and may drive a truck or other light vehicle in the course of duties.

The Building Maintenance Worker series consists of four levels. Building Maintenance Worker is the entry level; Senior Building Maintenance Worker is the operational level; Building Maintenance Supervisor is the full supervisor level; and Senior Building Maintenance Supervisor is the first managerial level.

Class Concepts

Senior Building Maintenance Supervisor

Under direction, incumbents direct and coordinate the work of Building Maintenance Supervisors and/or other maintenance related supervisory personnel.

Incumbents typically assist in formulating a major maintenance program on campus; inspect assigned areas to determine the needs and priorities for care; plan the overall preventive maintenance and work activities schedule; make recommendations and assist in the selection of equipment and materials needed; develop in-service training programs; and keep extensive cork records and prepare detailed reports of work done, time spent, and materials used.

Building Maintenance Supervisor Under direction, incumbents supervise and coordinate the work of Senior Building Maintenance Workers and Building Maintenance Workers who work independently or as part of a regular maintenance crew.

Incumbents typically recommend hiring selections from among job applicants; insure that new and existing staff receive proper training; make daily work schedules and assignments; review work performed at various stages and upon completion; evaluate the performance of subordinate employees; recommend personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, and disciplinary measures; and maintain various work records and prepare written and oral reports.

Senior Building Maintenance Worker

Under supervision, incumbents perform semi-skilled building maintenance tasks on a regular and continuing basis in one or more of the trades.

Building Maintenance Worker

Under supervision, incumbents perform unskilled building maintenance tasks on a regular and continuing basis or, under close supervision, perform as trainees within the series.

Minimum Qualifications

Senior Building Maintenance Supervisor

Ability to read, write and perform basic arithmetic calculations; six years of experience in the performance of semi-skilled building maintenance duties, including two years in a supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Building Maintenance Supervisor

Ability to read, write, and perform basic arithmetic calculations; four years of experience in the performance of semi-skilled building maintenance duties, preferably including some supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Senior Building Maintenance Worker

Ability to read, write, and perform basic arithmetic calculations; two years of experience in the performance of semi-skilled building maintenance work, or one year as a Building Maintenance Worker; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Building Maintenance Worker

Ability to read, write, and perform basic arithmetic calculations; and demonstrated mechanical aptitude.