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Maintenance Mechanic

Class Specifications – G.15
Maintenance Supervisor – 8120
Assistant Supervisor – Maintenance – 8121
Lead Maintenance Mechanic – 8122
Maintenance Mechanic – 8123

June, 1992

Series Concept

Maintenance Mechanics perform a variety of skilled tasks in the maintenance, alteration and repair of utilities, buildings and related facilities and equipment. Incumbents maintain and repair mechanical and electrical equipment and facilities including plumbing and pipe-fitting; heating, air control and filtration systems and equipment: repair fume hoods, exhaust and supply fans and evaporation coolers replacing fan belts, filters, bearings and shafts; repair time set dump valves, water tanks, water wheels, and supply valves and floats; repair; restore and maintain structures, woodwork doors, windows, counters and cabinets, construct concrete forms for walks and foundations; repair and replace window blinds and screens, projection screens and window glass; repair stair treads, stage equipment, basketball lift arms and cables; maintain dishwasher conveyer belts, refrigerators/freezers and other mechanical kitchen equipment; repair ceilings, sub-floors, ceramic and vinyl tile, plastered walls, sheet rock paneling, roofs, and perform caulking of buildings; maintain and operate low pressure boilers; and instruct or lead semi-skilled or unskilled assistants.

Class Concepts

Maintenance Supervisor

Under direction, incumbents supervise and coordinate the work of Assistant Supervisors, Lead Maintenance Mechanics, and Maintenance Mechanics. Incumbents typically make hiring selections 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 or initiate personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, and disciplinary measures; and maintain various work records including written and oral reports; prepare estimates of workhours, costs and materials required.

Assistant Supervisor – Maintenance

Under general supervision, incumbents serve as working supervisors for et specific work crew of maintenance mechanics and helpers within the shop (e.g., construction crew) which may be carrying out work assignments at a number of jobs. The assigned responsibility for the supervision of different work crews within the shop may change frequently depending upon changing work priorities. Incumbents also assist the Supervisor in establishing daily job schedules; insure that decisions made regarding these priorities are carried out; assist the Supervisor in evaluating job performance and nay recommend on disciplinary actions as necessary; may assist the Supervisor with job estimating. Incumbents act for Supervisors in their absence.

Lead Maintenance Mechanic

Under supervision, incumbents serve as work leaders for one or two maintenance mechanics and helpers assigned to a specific job. Incumbents give instructions to carry out assigned tasks; may make minor changes in material needs or modifications to assigned work due to material delays or other problems; communicate work order revisions, material delays or other problems to Supervisor or Assistant Supervisor and await further instruction; maintain time and material records and perform the full range of job duties as outlined in the series concept.

Maintenance Mechanic

Under supervision, incumbents perform the full range of duties as outlined in the series concept.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants for positions in the Maintenance Mechanic Series #re expected to possess the skills, knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

Positions allocated to the Supervisory titles must meet the criteria for supervision as defined by the Supplemental Guidelines for Supervisory classes (SAM 12).

NOTE: Where applicable, specific qualification requirements are approved by the Personnel manager in accordance with the provision of Staff Personnel Policies 210.8 and 210.9.