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MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST

SUMMARY:

The Maintenance Specialist is responsible for maintaining buildings, grounds, and equipment. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:

Makes minor repairs to the interior/exterior of buildings and facilities and maintains furniture and equipment, employing basic skills in plumbing, carpentry, electrical, and mechanical.

Mows grass, cuts weeds, and gathers and removes trash from lawns.

Starts, operates, and checks for safety and maintenance on a wide variety of small engines, lawn mowers, and/or hand tools.

Maintains vehicles by changing oil and filters, replacing tires, repairing breaks, changing plugs, and other repairs; keeps vehicle maintenance and repair records.

Cleans and replaces filters on air conditioners and performs minor repairs on central heating and air conditioning systems.

Mops, waxes and vacuums floors, as needed or required.

Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of basic carpentry, electrical systems, plumbing, painting, and heating and air conditioning. Knowledge of the operation, maintenance, and safety requirements of motorized vehicles and equipment. Ability to operate and perform routine maintenance and minor repairs on motorized vehicles and equipment. Ability to perform routine building and grounds maintenance work. Ability to operate and maintain electrical tools and machinery.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of experience or training in the building construction trades, general building maintenance, or in the repair or maintenance of mechanical equipment.

Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.

OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.


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