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Maintenance Worker

Department: 
Facilities
Starting Salary: 
$22.04 - $23.80
Grade: 
34/35
Date Posted: 
Thursday, August 4, 2022
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 2:00pm
Summary: 

Maintains all County facilities, buildings and grounds.  Repairs structural facilities and grounds ensuring they are in proper working order using skills in finish carpentry, plumbing, heating ventilation and air conditioning, electrical, painting, removal or installation of siding, snow removal, landscaping, maintenance equipment and tools.  Oversees activities of workers performing maintenance of buildings, grounds, grounds irrigation systems and construction projects.  Performs duties associated with construction or modification of existing buildings including construction of walls, destruction of walls, removing and replacing exterior siding, all other associated duties with construction.  Assembles and installs furnishings and fixtures.  Installs and routes wiring throughout all County buildings in support of upgrades of systems.  This involves pulling wires in close spaces whether in an attic area or crawl space.  Assures readiness of all safety equipment, to include electronic security locks, fire extinguishers, fire hose, sprinkler system, cameras, and audio and visual alarms.  Responsible for snow and ice removal at all County building entryways.  Responsible for grounds maintenance including lawn care, weed control, trimming hedges, shrubs or trees, removal of dead or damaged hedges, shrubs or trees, planting flowers, trees or shrubs, watering of lawns, trees, shrubs and hedges, and monitoring of such for overall health.  Performs maintenance on lawn and garden tools and equipment including changing oil, filters, lubrication and cleaning.  Confers with supervisory and engineering personnel, inspectors and suppliers of tools and materials during construction projects to resolve problems and improve construction methods.  Inspects work in progress to ensure workmanship conforms to specifications and adheres to construction schedules and standards.

Qualifications: 

Level I:  High school diploma or equivalent; and two (2) to four (4) years of related experience in performing associated work.  Associates degree or postsecondary education in a trade or vocational school or community college, preferred.  Equivalent combination of education and experience is qualifying.

Level II:  Maintains a valid Certification in Heating and Air Conditioning Type II, Plumbing or Electrical through an appropriate institute; and (4) four to (6) six years of work experience in specialized field or combination of specialized fields.  Bachelor’s degree or postsecondary education in a trade or vocational school or community college, preferred. 

Additional Requirements: 

Valid and current Colorado Driver’s License.  Must successfully pass post-offer/pre-employment drug screen, physical and Backscreen, as well as a limited background investigation. 

Complete County Application by the closing date and time.
Ensure you submit any additional information requested in this posting.
Incomplete applications will not receive consideration.
Applicants selected to participate in the interview process wil be the only candidates contacted.

Fremont County is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering an extensive benefits package of health, dental, and life insurance to all employees working 30 or more hours per week. Additional optional benefits of accident and critical illness plans, voluntary term life insurance, whole life insurance, Flexible Spending Account, short/long term disability plan, an Employee Assistance Program and Legal Shield options. Vacation, Sick Leave and paid holidays earned based on type of appointment. Mandatory participation, after 12 months of employment, into the Colorado Retirement Association of 3% with equal match. Optional 457 plan.