Facilities Maintenace Technician

$16.85 - $20.20 hourly
  • City of Lenexa, Kansas
  • 7700 Cottonwood Street, Shawnee, KS, USA
  • Sep 30, 2021
Full time Other (Please Specify)

Job Description

Do you have a skilled trade or are you learning a trade? Come join our Facilities team at the City of Lenexa Public Works department as a Facilities Maintenance Technician I. The Public Works department is a nationally accredited agency by the American Public Works Association.

Why come work for us? Our employees are dedicated to the City’s core values – integrity, service, teamwork, dedication, vision and caring. We all chip in and roll up our sleeves to deliver exceptional customer service.  You’ll have the opportunity to work on exciting projects that impact and support the community we serve.

This position also receives the following allowance(s):

  • Cell phone allowance - $35 per pay period - $910.00 annually
  • Clothing allowance (jeans, shirts, jackets ) - $325.00 annually
  • Boot allowance - $140.00 annually
  • Personal protective equipment - City issued

Position Summary

This position works in Facilities Management Division performing preventative and predictive maintenance and repair of mechanical systems (e.g.: HVAC, electrical, plumbing) and general construction work.  Duties are performed under the general supervision of the Facilities Foreman and in a team setting to complete assigned tasks and prescheduled maintenance jobs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs routine preventive maintenance and repairs on City equipment and buildings.
  • Heating, Venting, Air Conditioning and Cooling: Installs diagnoses and repairs all equipment control problems, pneumatic and electrical. Replaces major components such as compressors, air handler and condensing unit fan motors, expansion valves, etc.
  • Operates and maintains hot water and steam heating boilers at City facilities. Conducts inspections when necessary.
  • Plumbing: Installs, diagnoses and repairs fixtures, piping, sewage and potable water, treatment systems, etc.
  • Electrical: Diagnoses and repair fixtures, wiring, motor starters, lamps, switches and receptacles.
  • General Construction and Maintenance: Performs repairs related to carpentry, painting, concrete, dry wall, appliance maintenance, floor covering, etc.
  • Appliances: Diagnoses, repairs and installs.
  • Installs and/or pulls communications and low voltage cable and wires throughout facilities.
  • Updates work orders, hours and repair information, in the Facilities database daily.
  • Performs containment and removal of ice/snow from facility walkways and public access areas
  • Must be able to work some overtime in relation to the Division’s emergency call out system as well as scheduled maintenance.
  • Responds for snow and ice removal and other emergencies including weekends, before and after hours, and holidays.

Additional Examples of Work Performed

  • Assists with City’s special events as necessary.
  • Follows all preventative maintenance procedures, and suggests improvements and modifications as warranted.
  • Inventories and orders parts as directed by supervisor.
  • Communicates with customers on performance of Technical Work Orders.
  • Assists outside contractors with City projects when required. Directs contractor to proper work location and monitors contractor’s work product. Accompanies contractor into secured areas.

Qualifications

Minimum:  High school diploma or G.E.D. and three years of experience in one of the building maintenance fields, OR two years technical or trade school training certification and two years of experience in one of the building maintenance fields. Must possess EPA HVAC universal certification or obtain within 24 months from hire date and valid drivers’ license.

Desired: Apprentice level experience with HVAC, electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems.

Compensation and Benefits

Hiring range is $16.85 to $20.20 per hour DOQ and directly related experience.

In addition to competitive pay, a full-time career with the City of Lenexa comes with a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, a robust health and wellness program, up to $25,000 in tuition reimbursement, excellent retirement plans, an on-site health clinic, flexible scheduling and a culture that promotes teamwork and work-life balance.

Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check, drug screen, physical and a credit check.

To apply complete an online application.  Must include a resume. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Lenexa strives to treat all employees fairly, with consistency and respect, while providing a positive, challenging and rewarding work environment.  We value and encourage diversity in our workplace.