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Openings as of 12/14/2017

  • Certified Maintenance - Electrician JobID: 2852
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      Linn-Mar Community School District
  •   Position Title:    Certified Maintenance – Electrical                        
    Department:  Operations & Maintenance
    Immediate Supervisor: Operations & Maintenance Manager  
    Summary:  This position performs work in the maintenance and repair of District buildings, facilities and equipment that require specialized training or experience; maintains facilities in safe operating condition, maintains a preventive maintenance program, documents information and resolves immediate safety concerns.
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (other duties may be assigned)
    • Accurately order and account for material and labor relative to assignments.
    • Troubleshoots/diagnoses/repairs electrical systems and equipment for the purpose of ensuring the availability and proper operation of services and systems.
    • Inspects electrical systems for the purpose of ensuring safety and identifying necessary repairs and providing an ongoing program of preventive maintenance.
    • Order equipment, tools, and supplies, for the purpose of ensuring adequate materials are available to complete assignments in a timely manner.
    • Repair, install and maintain electrical equipment, motors, lighting and power equipment.
    • Perform preventative maintenance on motorized and mechanical equipment.
    • Operate hand and power tools necessary to perform the duties assigned.
    • Provide cost estimates for assigned projects to include time, labor, parts, supplies and equipment upon request.
    • Cooperates with outside contractors and assists in the supervision of contracted services by outside electrical contractors as needed.
    • Exercises knowledge of proper safety techniques (including but not limited to: wearing proper personal protective equipment, handling of materials, lifting techniques, use of all equipment and climbing apparatus)
    • Coordinate with District staff and other trades for the purpose of completing projects/work orders efficiently.
    • Assist other skilled crafts for the purpose of supporting their work assignments.
    • Able to read and work from electrical sketches, diagrams, blueprints, plans and specifications.
    • Build a positive working relationship with school administrators, custodians and other employees of the district.
    • Comply with OSHA regulations/guidelines regarding materials and safety, as established by OSHA guidelines.
    • Maintain all safety and code requirements of the Federal, State, Local and Board of Education guidelines.
    • Perform general maintenance work inside and outside the physical plant such as roof exhaust fans, parking lot lights, wall packs, etc.
    • Recommend supplies and equipment for purchase, and maintain the inventory of district-owned hand tools, equipment, hardware, materials, and supplies.
    • Responds to emergency situations, may be required, with notice, to be on 24-hour call for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.
    • Instructs/orients school personnel on the available services and systems’ operation for the purpose of ensuring proper and efficient system usage and reducing service calls.
    • Cooperates and shares professionally with other members of the staff.
    • Attends educational seminars and meetings for the purpose of maintaining job knowledge and skills and/or keeping current on job related safety concerns and issues.
    • Keeps the Director of Operations and Maintenance or designee informed about his/her activities and accomplishments.
    • Snow removal of district parking lots and walks.
    • Regular and reliable attendance.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    Supervisory Responsibilities:
    Minimum Education or Experience
    High School Graduate or GED
    Must be able to perform at a journeyman level in his/her field.
    Experience with pneumatic, DDC controls and building management systems preferred.
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
    Valid driver’s license with good driving record.
    Current license or certification in electrical or mechanical field.  It is the responsibility of the employee to keep license and related requirements up to date.
    Professional Standards:
    1.  Quality of work Uses proper procedures to complete tasks and assignments. Sets goals with supervisor and evaluates results to determine effectiveness.
    2.  Quantity of work  The amount of work performed is evidence of high productivity; industrious; accountable for own fair share of work load; seeks additional tasks
    3.  Knowledge of job  Participates in meetings, training and special events. Demonstrates knowledge of methods, procedures and practices of assigned duties. Demonstrates knowledge of job requirements. Exhibits good judgment in decisions. Keeps accurate inventory records.
    4.  Creativity/Problem solving  Identifies and responds to problems effectively. Identifies and reports problems as they arise. Develops options to solve problems. Makes accurate and timely decisions.
    5.  Interpersonal skills Works collaboratively with others; courteous; polite; pleasant; promotes positive image in contacts with co-workers and District customers.
    6.  Dependability Accepts and completes assignments within specified time frames. Follows attendance and punctuality rules. Absent only with good cause and reports absences promptly.
    7.  Professional appearance Adheres to the dress code requirements. Wears all personal protective equipment when needed.
    8.  Organizational skills  Plans work to efficiently meet schedules and deadlines. Organizes equipment and work areas. Adjusts schedule to meet facility/staff needs.
    9.  Safety Understands and follows proper safety procedures for work inside and outside the building. Works in a safe manner that does not endanger self and others.
    10.  Written/Verbal communication Follows appropriate lines of authority in making requests or communicating concerns. Expresses thoughts and ideas in an understandable manner. Demonstrates courteous behavior. Communicates in a positive manner.
    11.  Managing change/adaptability Demonstrates good understanding of organizational changes and communicates support for such change. Adapts to changes in schedule and work assignments      
    12.  Professional approach  Professional, positive and helpful approach with visitors and District employees. Displays loyalty toward the organization.  Demonstrates a capacity to understand internal and external customer requirements and produces a professional level of service that is satisfactory.
    13.  Flexibility Demonstrates openness to new organizational structures and procedures.  Willingly takes direction and will modify one’s preferred way of doing things.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed here are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
    • Basic knowledge required to identify building conditions which could be hazardous. 
    • Working knowledge of facilities and custodial procedures and processes. 
    • Knowledge of how to safely use tools required and safely perform tasks.
    • Skilled in and knowledgeable of correct use and maintenance of facilities/custodial equipment to accomplish assigned tasks.
    •  Working knowledge of facilities and proficiency in electrical processes and Building Management Systems such as Johnson Control Systems.
    • Able to read and work from electrical sketches, diagrams, blueprints, plans and specifications.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Able to read and work from electrical sketches, diagrams, blueprints, plans and specifications.
    • Basic skills required to make minor equipment and building maintenance repairs. 
    • Able to take direction and respond to requests in a courteous and helpful manner. 
    • Able to perform basic mathematical skills, such as addition, subtraction, division and multiplication to determine weight, volume and distance. 
    • Able to read, write and interpret rules, reports and procedure manuals as required to perform assignments.
    • Able to perceive identification numbers marked on material; read and understand numbers and volumes; and transcribe numbers.
    • Able to exercise good judgment and make appropriate decisions.
    • Computer literacy/experience (Word/Excel/ability to interface with resident software).
    • Able to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.
    • Able to quickly move hands and arms to grasp, manipulate, or assemble products.
    • Able to coordinate two or more limbs while sitting, standing, or lying down.
    • Able to physically exert body over long periods of time.
    • Able to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time.
    • Able to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with the body, arms, and legs.
    • Possess a valid Iowa Drivers’ license.
    Physical Demands:    (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
    employee  to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to
    individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and reach forward.  The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp tools while climbing on a ladder.  The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and waist more than the average person while performing the duties of this job.
    The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Occasionally, the employee will lift and/or move up to 90 lbs. with assistance.  The employee will sometimes push/pull items.  Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  The employee must be able to transport supplies and equipment from one location to another.
    Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works indoors and will occasionally work outdoors. The employee will work near or with moving mechanical equipment.  The employee may occasionally work with toxic or caustic chemicals such as petroleum products, degreasers, and sprays.  The employee must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints.   The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  By District Board policy, the district facilities and grounds are to be drug, alcohol and tobacco free zones.
    By District Board policy, the district facilities and grounds are to be drug, alcohol and tobacco free zones.
    The statements in this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel in this position.  These statements are not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his or her supervision.

Postings current as of 12/14/2017 10:39:42 PM CST.

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