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Facilities Technician (Part-time/Contract)

Company: Government jobs
Location: Encinitas
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

The Position

Contract Facilities Technicians work under general supervision and are responsible for maintaining City buildings and facilities.

The Contract Facilities Technician position performs a variety of manual, semiskilled, and skilled duties related to the maintenance and repair of various City and facilities and structures including plumbing, electrical, painting, and carpentry work, as well as the safe operation of a variety of tools and equipment necessary to perform the tasks assigned. This position will work directly with supervisors to coordinate more technical repairs with licensed contractors. Work schedule may vary including working weekends and nights.

Reserve Facilities Technicians are part-time, temporary positions. Incumbents work less than 999 hours a year at approximately 19 hours a week. Work schedules may vary and incumbents may be required to work weekends.

Examples of Important & Essential Duties (included but not limited to)

Essential Duties:(These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

  • Repairs and replaces fixtures, bulbs, switches, outlets, fluorescent tubes and other minor electrical work; coordinates with contractors for major repairs.
  • Prepares surfaces for wall patching, texturing and painting, paint touch up, and graffiti removal.
  • Replaces intake filters and programming thermostat controls; coordinates with contractors for repairs.
  • Inspects plumbing fixtures including sinks, toilets, faucets and pipes, operating shutoff valves, performs minor leak detection and assessment, and unclogs drain lines; coordinates with contractors for major repairs.
  • Repairs and replaces hinges and handles, installs new locks, repairs or replaces windows.
  • Performs door, cabinetry, and furniture repairs, such as re-attaching arms and legs to chairs, securing chair seats, and adjusting door closers.
  • Works and sets up and breaks down for special events, program events and meetings.
  • Performs minor repairs to interior and exterior building surfaces including ceilings, walls, flooring and roofing.
  • Moves, hauls and repairs or replaces furniture, filing cabinets and other office equipment; hangs pictures and name plates.
  • Operates hand and portable power tools necessary to complete any assigned task.
  • Maintains accurate records of supplies, materials, equipment and time spent on repairs; requests necessary materials, supplies and equipment necessary to perform efficiently and independently to complete maintenance or repair tasks.
  • Responds to public inquiries in a courteous manner, providing information within the area of assignment, and resolving complaints in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Responds to emergency maintenance or repair calls.
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
    Knowledge of:
  • Electrical;
  • Carpentry;
  • Building maintenance practices, heating and air conditioning systems;
  • Painting techniques;
  • Operational characteristics of various maintenance equipment and tools including light power driven equipment, and power and hand tools used in the maintenance and repair of buildings and building facilities;
  • Shop math applicable to the trade(s) in use;
  • Principles and practices of record keeping;
  • General design, construction, installation, repair and maintenance of building, facilities, grounds and open space;
  • Plumbing, pipe fitting and mechanical devices used in water systems;
  • Occupational hazards and standard safety practices;
  • Methods and techniques of safe chemical use, storage and disposal;
  • Safe driving principles and practices.

    Skills to:
    • Perform strenuous physical labor with agility and endurance;
    • Operate a variety of vehicular and stationary mechanical equipment in a safe and effective manner;
    • Operate a variety of maintenance and repair tools and equipment in a safe and effective manner;
    • Operate a motor vehicle safely, observing legal and defensive driving practices;
    • Perform semi-skilled work in carpentry, plumbing, roofing, painting, mechanical, heating, air conditioning, and electrical;
    • Identify building maintenance needs and take corrective action;
    • Estimate time and material requirements;
    • Troubleshoot mechanical problems;
    • Repair and maintain a variety of mechanical equipment;
    • Read, interpret and apply a wide variety of technical information from manuals, drawing, specifications, layouts, blueprints and schematics;
    • Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and software;
    • Apply good judgment and practical knowledge to resolve unusual or irregular problems in the area of facilities maintenance;
    • Perform duties in a manner to maximize public safety in the area of building maintenance and construction;
    • Exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situation and needs;
    • Understand pertinent procedures and functions quickly and apply them without immediate supervision;
    • Prepare and maintain complete and accurate records;
    • Work independently in the absence of supervision;
    • Understand and follow oral and written instructions;
    • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;
    • Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public;
    • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with those contacted in the course of work;
    • Comply with all pertinent Federal, State and local codes, laws and regulations;
    • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction. Minimum Qualifications

      Training and Experience:
      High School Diploma, or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.), plus two years' experience in a wide variety of construction trades or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

      Licensing Requirements:
      • California Driver's License Application Process and Deadline

        An on-line application is required please apply by August 14, 2022

        The City of Encinitas and the San Dieguito Water District provide equal opportunity employment for all persons without regard to race, color, religion/religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical disability, mental disability, marital status, age, physical disability, ancestry, genetic information, medical condition, political affiliations, veteran status, Family Leave Act status, AB60 CA Driver's License status or status with pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding. The City and Water District encourage minorities, disabled persons and women to apply. Qualified applicants who move to the next level of the selection process must notify the Human Resources Office if accommodation is needed. A thorough background check will be conducted for the candidate(s) seriously considered for the position including fingerprinting and reference checking. A contingent job offer may be given pending the results of medical evaluation, which includes a physical, TB test and drug and alcohol screening. Applicants will be required to submit verification of the legal right to work in the United States. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. All employees must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination (including booster if eligible) as a condition of employment.

        City of Encinitas & San Dieguito Water District
        2022 Benefits Summary

        Cafeteria Health Plan
        The City provides $14,600 annually towards the purchase of qualified benefits on a pre-tax basis under the City's Section 125 Cafeteria Benefits Plan. Qualified benefits include: health, dental, vision, dependent care flexible spending account (FSA), healthcare FSA, parking and transit FSA. The remaining balance is available as additional taxable income, up to $7,098 per year ($295.75 twice monthly). Health insurance benefits are provided through California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS).

        The City contracts with the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS):

        Retirement Formulas
        Tier 1 - Classic 2.7% @ 55
        Tier 2 - Classic 2% @ 60
        Tier 3 - New Member 2% @ 62

        457 Deferred Compensation
        The City offers a 457 and/or 401(a) deferred compensation. These accounts are voluntary and employee funded.

        Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment and Long Term Disability Insurance
        The City provides Basic Group Term Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) and Long Term Disability Insurance (LTD). Group Term Life Insurance is equal to 1x your basic annual earnings up to a maximum of $150,000. AD&D is up to the amount of your Group Term Life Insurance. LTD benefits are 66% of monthly earnings up to a maximum of $8,000 per month. San Dieguito Water District employees pay for their LTD premium. Employees may choose to purchase additional life insurance through the City's Voluntary Optional Life Insurance program.

        Sick Leave (Maximum Four Units)
        The City's Income Protection Plan (IPP) protects employees who become incapacitated by a single episode of illness, injury or disability for one or more work days, not to exceed ninety (90) calendar days (520 hours). New hires shall receive one Unit of Benefit upon hire. Subsequent units shall accrue at the rate of one Unit every quarter until twelve (12) months have been completed. After twelve (12) months of employment, the employee shall accrue a Unit per month, except for any month in which an absence has occurred. Employees who were hired prior to June 30, 2003 and remain consistently employed by the City and/or SDWD earn five (5) units.

        Vacation Leave
        Employees earn vacation hours based on the following years of service:

        Hours of Paid Vacation Per Year
        Hire - 5 Years 104 Hours
        6 - 10 Years 128 Hours
        11 - 15 Years 152 Hours
        16+ Years 184 Hours
        Credit is given to new employees for related continuous prior public service employment at the rate of one year for every two years worked.

        Paid Leave for Family Member Illness
        Each new full time employee is granted a beginning balance of fourteen (14) hours of paid time off to attend to family member(s) in need of the employee's assistance in times of illness. One hour of additional paid leave is accrued each pay period. The maximum accrual is seventy-eight (78) hours.

        Employees receive twelve (12) fixed holidays and four (4) floating holidays (36 hours) per fiscal year.

        Holiday Closure
        The City is closed from Christmas Eve through New Years Day.

        Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
        Confidential services are available to employees and household members to assist with personal and professional issues. Eight sessions per issue are available each calendar year.

        Computer Purchase Program
        The City will loan employees who successfully complete the probationary period of employment an interest free loan of up to $3,000.

        Tuition Assistance
        Eligible employees may receive up to $1,200 in reimbursement per fiscal year for approved coursework tuition, required textbooks and registration.

        Social Security and Medicare
        The City does not participate in the Social Security program. The City and employees each pay 1.45% to Medicare Insurance.

        This is intended to provide a general summary of benefits available to employees of the City of Encinitas and San Dieguito Water District. Exact benefits an employee is entitled to receive are determined by the City Council through collective bargaining agreements between the City and the union representing the employee's classification, as well as through various Resolutions and Ordinances. If there is a conflict between the information in this summary and the official plans/contracts, the official documents will prevail.

        01 I understand that the City of Encinitas requires employees to provide proof of the COVID-19 vaccine (including booster if time eligible) upon hire.
        • Yes
        • No

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