The Facilities Technician is responsible for performing routine building maintenance tasks in one or more fields (e.g. carpentry; electrical; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); plumbing, etc.) for the City of Glendale. Additionally, the Facilities Technician is responsible for event space conversions (set up and tear down) for the Infinity Park Event Center, Infinity Park Stadium, Glendale Sports Center, High Altitude Training Center, Glendale Police Department and City Administration. This position is generally assigned to a 40-hour-per-week work schedule. Must be available to work evenings and weekends, as necessary.
Works under the direct supervision of the Facilities Director.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Facilities Technician is required to exercise judgment in identifying needs and recommend solutions and alternative actions in situations without precedent. Depending on circumstances, may inspect contract work and progress to ensure compliance with approved plans and specifications.
Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- The repairs and maintenance of all city structures;
- Being proactive in the identification of maintenance issues and addressing same;
- Detecting and reporting defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor;
- Maintaining all work areas and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and following prescribed safety regulations;
- Performing prescribed preventative maintenance on machinery and the building or grounds as required;
- Minor painting, carpentry and masonry work (e.g. preparing surfaces and using brush, sprayer, or roller to apply paints, stains, and varnishes, hanging doors, fitting locks and handles, etc.);
- Minor plumbing repairs, as necessary;
- Minor electrical work, as necessary;
- Event space conversion for events in the Infinity Park Event Center, Infinity Park Stadium, Glendale Sports Center, High Altitude Training Center, Glendale Police Department and City Administration;
- Working within the budget to maintain city buildings and facilities;
- Performing other maintenance duties as assigned by the Facilities Director.
NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Must have basic understanding of how things work (facility-related)
- Knowledge of modern office practices, methods and computer equipment.
- Basic knowledge of general maintenance, plumbing, electrical and painting
- Understand and follow oral and written instructions
- Ability to prioritize and manage multi-functional tasks
- Ability to work effectively under pressure, and against strict time constraints
- Ability to use standard powered and non-powered tools
- Must be able to walk, bend, stoop, balance, crawl and reach for extended periods of time
- Must be able to utilize/view a PC and/or monitor
- Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds
- Must be comfortable and able to work on a ladder of 20 feet
- Must be able to work independently without direct supervision
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Various computer systems, hand and power tools, golf cart, fork lift, scissor lift, audio-visual equipment, cell phone, personal computer, including word processing software, spreadsheet software, telephone, fax, and copy machines; and any other office equipment, as required.
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Graduate or have a GED equivalent; a degree in related field is desired, or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training that would provide the level of knowledge and ability required for the position
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
- A U.S. citizen or furnish proof for eligibility to work in the United States.
- This position requires the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid state driver’s license without record of suspension, or revocation in any state.
- May not have been convicted of a crime for which the applicant could have been punished by imprisonment in a federal penitentiary of this or another state.
- Will be subject to a background investigation.
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The position requires near and far sights vision and the ability to focus when reading written reports and work-related documents. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and in-person conversations. Physical effort may be required to lift materials, equipment exceeding 25 lbs.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.
Fifty percent (50%) of the duties are performed within an indoor or a protected environment. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person(s) assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified. This updated job description supersedes prior descriptions for the same position.
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance
- Employee is at no cost. Contribution required for dependents.
- Flexible spending account
- Life insurance in the amount employee’s current salary.
- Long Term Disability paid out at 60% of normal salary.
- 8% of employee’s annual salary paid into 401(a) with 5-year vesting period.
- Membership for employee and dependent family members to Glendale Sports Center.
- 12 paid holidays.
- Paid vacation:
- 80 hours vacation annually for 1st 5 years
- 120 hours vacation annually after 5 years
- Sick pay accrued at 96 hours annually