Title: MAINTENANCE WORKER
Reports to: Operations Supervisor
Job Objectives: Provides technical expertise and manual skill in the inspection, servicing, and repair of the district’s buildings, grounds, equipment, and furnishings. Keeps the operations supervisor informed about maintenance concerns and emerging issues.
- High school diploma or equivalent. Post-secondary training in a trade is desirable.
- Meets all mandated health requirements at the time of hire.
- A record free of criminal violations that would prohibit public school employment.
- Complies with drug-free workplace rules and board policies.
- Multi-school or closely related building maintenance experience.
- Holding or obtaining a pesticide application license may be required.
- Proficient in mechanical, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and masonry trades.
- Ability to interpret and apply blueprint and schematic diagram information.
- Knowledgeable about building codes, accessibility guidelines, safety regulations, and environmental laws.
- Knowledge of pneumatic, microelectronic, and other HVAC control systems.
- Proficient in boiler operations, preventive maintenance, and repair procedures.
- Valid driver’s license. Meets all prerequisite and ongoing qualifications to be covered by the district’s insurance carrier.
- Available to respond to building and/or service emergencies.
Essential Functions: The following are typical work responsibilities. A reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a qualified individual with a disability to perform essential functions.
- Takes the initiative to perform routine tasks independently.
- Upholds board policies and follows administrative procedures.
- Promotes a professional image of the school district. Supports community partnerships that enhance district programs and services.
- Monitors building conditions during working hours. Recognizes when problems may be developing (e.g., unusual odors, noises, leaks, etc.). Immediately reports suspected problems and/or unsafe conditions. Maintains clear routes to fire exits.
- Repairs structures, equipment, and furnishings. Installs equipment. Performs preventive maintenance procedures.
- Consults with the operations supervisor as needed to ensure compliance with building codes and ADA accessibility standards.
- Keeps the operations supervisor informed about work progress. Avoids disrupting building activities except during emergencies.
- Anticipates needs and replenishes supplies to avoid work schedule interruptions.
- Monitors HVAC equipment as directed. Helps prepare boilers and other equipment for annual inspections, maintenance activities, and/or shutdown.
- Complies with safety regulations and environmental laws.
- Promptly reports all injuries that require medical attention to a supervisor.
- Performs grounds keeping duties. Maintains and prepares equipment for storage.
- Assists with snow removal operations.
- Picks-up and delivers equipment, materials, and other supplies as directed.
- Maintains playground areas and equipment as directed.
- Reports vandalism and other related concerns to an administrator.
- Inspects safety equipment (e.g., emergency lights, alarm systems, ground fault protectors, etc.) as directed.
- Acts responsibly to protect district equipment and property. Takes appropriate action during adverse weather conditions. Responds to building emergencies.
- Helps deal with unexpected circumstances or pressing district needs as directed.
- Helps manage building security. Assists rental groups as directed. Directs visitors to the office. Secures job site at the end of the workday.
- Takes precautions to ensure staff/student safety. Watches for student behavior that may indicate a problem (e.g., profanity, teasing, bullying, distress, etc.). Intervenes and/or reports concerns to an administrator.
- Reports suspected child abuse and/or neglect to civil authorities as required by law.
- Respects personal privacy. Maintains the confidentiality of privileged information.
- Participates in staff meetings and professional growth opportunities as directed.
- Accepts responsibility for personal conduct.
- Maintains a professional appearance. Wears work attire appropriate for the position.
- Strives to develop rapport and serves as a positive role model for others.
- Performs other specific job-related duties as directed.
Abilities Required: The following characteristics and physical skills are important for the successful performance of assigned duties.
- Demonstrates professionalism and contributes to a positive work environment.
- Performs prescribed activities efficiently with limited supervision.
- Reacts productively to interruptions and changing conditions.
- Effectively uses listening, observation, reading, verbal, nonverbal, and writing skills.
- Completes paperwork accurately. Verifies and correctly enters data.
- Maintains an acceptable attendance record and is punctual.
Working Conditions: Employees are expected to comply with health/safety laws and district policies/procedures. Workers should exercise good judgment and caution when involved in the following situations:
- Duties that require balancing, bending, climbing, crouching, kneeling, reaching, standing, working at various heights, and in confined spaces.
- Duties that require lifting, carrying, and moving work-related supplies/equipment.
- Duties that require operating and/or riding in a vehicle.
- Duties that require traveling to meetings and work assignments.
- Duties that require working in proximity to moving mechanical parts.
- Duties that require wearing protective clothing and using safety equipment.
- Duties that require working under time constraints to meet deadlines.
- Exposure to adverse weather conditions and temperature extremes.
- Exposure to air-borne particulates, chemical irritants, combustible materials, electrical hazards, equipment vibrations, noises, and odors.
- Exposure to blood-borne pathogens and communicable diseases.
- Interaction with aggressive, disruptive, and/or unruly individuals.
Performance Evaluation: Job performance is evaluated according to the policy provisions adopted by theMadison Local School District Board of Education.
The Madison Local School District Board of Education is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability. This job description is subject to change in response to funding variables, emerging technologies, improved operating procedures, productivity factors, and unforeseen events.