Trades Specialist - Small Engine Repair
Maintenance Supervisor - Grounds
CLASS SUMMARY: Under general direction, incumbent(s) manages the District’s small engine equipment by maintaining, installing, and updating current equipment including, but not limited to, lawn movers, weed eaters, blowers, chainsaws, edgers, generators, trash pumps, etc. Incumbent(s) provides ongoing training to facility managers on lower level tasks pertaining to maintenance and preventive maintenance of these small engines.
Cleans, sharpens and lubricates a variety of motorized equipment (e.g. reel mowers, blades, hedge trimmer, edgers, trimmers, etc.) for the purposes of ensuring units are operating safely and correctly. Diagnoses and repairs problems and/or failures in a wide variety of equipment (e.g. mowers, edgers, pumps, compressors, hydraulic rams, sprayers, generators, switches, lights, etc.) for the purpose of identifying equipment and/or systems repair and replacement needs. Performs routine and preventive maintenance for the purpose of ensuring the ongoing functioning of required tools and equipment.
Maintains tools and/or equipment for the purpose of ensuring the availability of equipment in safe operating condition. Fabricates metal parts as needed and/or assigned (e.g. cut, shape and assemble replacement parts, etc.) for the purpose of completing projects/work orders efficiently. Informs personnel regarding procedures and/or status of work orders for the purpose of providing information for making decisions, taking appropriate action and/or complying with health and safety regulations. Assists other trades personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.
Oversees the District’s small engine equipment to include evaluating current equipment, participating in short and long term capital planning, meeting with vendors to review needs, outcomes of inspections, and identifying and resolving related problems.
Records and submits all required job task information including, materials, labor hours, and ‘action taken’ on District work order system. Reviews assigned tasks in District work order system to ensure incumbent is aware of all outstanding work orders.
Performs periodic and random inspections of small engine equipment. Maintains inspection reports and records and advises supervisor of deficiencies and remedial efforts to improve deficiencies.
Develops, updates, and maintains posted operating instructions for some small engine equipment. Coordinates technical writing and placement of instructions at District facilities with standards set forth by supervisor.
Performs other duties as required.
To be eligible for this position, an applicant must meet the following required qualifications. In addition, verification of these required qualifications is necessary.
It is preferred that applicant possesses the following preferred qualifications; however, the following qualifications are not required to be eligible for this position.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:
The physical requirements 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 enable 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 to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The working 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 is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Job Contact Information
Friday, October 12, 2018 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)