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Building Maintenance Worker II

Min Hourly Max Hourly Min Monthly Max Monthly Min Salary Max Salary
$14.62 $20.46 $2,534.08 $3,546.33 $30,402.00 $42,563.00


Performs semi-skilled and skilled work involving painting, plumbing, carpentry, mechanical, and electrical maintenance in the alteration, repair, and maintenance of County equipment, buildings, and grounds.


The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.
  • Receives immediate supervision from the Building Services Supervisor.
  • Exercises no supervision.
  • Perform semi-skilled and skilled work involving painting, plumbing, carpentry, mechanical, and electrical maintenance tasks.
  • Inspect and ensure that all lights, fixtures, ballasts and wiring, breaker boxes, and electrical switches and controls are in working order; make any necessary repairs.
  • Inspect heating and air conditioning systems and related equipment for proper functioning; perform related maintenance tasks as required.
  • Assist in a variety of carpentry and building tasks for County facilities.
  • Repair, install, and construct tables, shelves, cabinets, countertops, and other wood equipment and fixtures.
  • Perform hand and bench work, operating planers, drill presses, power saws, and other woodworking machinery.
  • Build rough wooden structures such as barricades and fences, and perform rough carpentry on park and other County buildings.
  • Finish cabinets and countertops as required.
  • Install tile and carpet as necessary.
  • Make repairs on doors, windows, floors, lockers, gates, roofs, and ceilings.
  • Prepare surfaces for painting, staining, or retexturing.
  • Apply paint to building interiors, fixtures, equipment, or exteriors; strip and paint or stain cabinets, doors, and woodwork.
  • Install, maintain, and repair plumbing systems and a variety of plumbing fixtures such as faucets, sinks, toilets, and water heaters.
  • Unstop drains and toilets.
  • Install sprinkler systems, hoses, valves, and lines.
  • Operate, maintain, adjust, and repair equipment and tools necessary for performing maintenance tasks.
  • Maintain landscaped areas as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Safe work practices.
  • Safe operation of a variety of hand and power tools.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  • Read and comprehend department and County rules, regulations, policies, and standard operating procedures.
  • Learn to use the required tools and equipment skillfully and safely.
  • Follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Perform skilled journey level maintenance and repair work in either the plumbing, electrical, painting, mechanical, or carpentry trade areas.
  • Use and care for tools, supplies, and materials required in the work.
  • Read and understand blueprints, construction drawings, and schematics.
  • Methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in rough and finish carpentry and cabinet making.
  • Methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in general building maintenance work.
  • Use and maintenance of a variety of power and hand tools.
  • Methods, materials, brushes, tools, and equipment used in the painting trade.
  • Basic practices and procedures of electrical work.
  • Methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in plumbing work.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.
  • Two years of experience in a directly related field or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities.
  • Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, supplemented by specialized courses in building construction and maintenance.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Colorado Driver's License.

Physical Requirements:

STRENGTH: HEAVY - Exert up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.

MOVEMENT: Frequently 2 ½ to 5 ½ hours/day to Constantly 5 ½ to 8 hours/day

  • CLIMBING - Ascending or descending using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized.
  • BALANCING - Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces; or maintaining body equilibrium when performing feats of agility.
  • STOOPING - Bending body downward and forward. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • KNEELING - Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.
  • CROUCHING - Bending body downward and for-ward by bending legs and spine.
  • CRAWLING - Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
  • REACHING - Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • HANDLING - Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hand or hands. Fingers are involved only to the extent that they are an extension of the hand.
  • FINGERING - Picking, pinching, or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.
  • FEELING - Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature, or texture, by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
AUDITORY: Not Limited
  • TALKING - Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Talking is important for those activities in which workers must impart oral information to clients or to the public, and in those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • HEARING - perceiving the nature of sounds. Used for those activities which require ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discrimination in sounds, such as when making fine adjustments on running engines.
VISION: Required
  • NEAR ACUITY - Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less. Use this factor when special and minute accuracy is demanded.
  • FAR ACUITY - Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more. Use this factor when visual efficiency in terms of far acuity is required in day and night/dark conditions.
  • DEPTH PERCEPTION - Three-dimensional vision. Ability to judge distances and spatial relationships so as to see objects where and as they actually are.
  • ACCOMMODATION - Adjustment of lens of eye to bring an object into sharp focus. Use this factor when requiring near point work at varying distances.
  • COLOR VISION - Ability to identify and distinguish colors.
  • EXPOSURE TO WEATHER - Exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by the weather.
  • EXTREME HEAT - Exposure to non weather-related hot temperatures.
  • NOISE - Exposure to constant or intermittent sounds or a pitch or level sufficient to cause mark ed distraction or possible hearing loss.
  • VIBRATION - Exposure to a shaking object or surface. This factor is rated important when vibration causes a strain on the body or extremities.
  • PLATFORM FOR MOVEMENT - Work requires walking on uneven surfaces, climbing or working on ladders, scaffolds or heavy equipment.
  • Office equipment such as computer, projector, copier, fax etc.
  • Basic hand tools (e.g., hammer, shovel, screwdriver, rake)
  • Power tools and small motorized equipment (e.g., radial saw, reciprocating saw, drill, lawn mower, weed trimmer, floor polisher)
  • Vehicles (e.g., automobile, truck, small tractor, lift, skidster)
HAZARDS: Occasionally 1/4 to 2 1/2 hours/day
  • Proximity to moving, mechanical parts.
  • Exposure to electrical shock.
  • Working in high, exposed places.
  • Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Exposure to dust, fumes, gases or airborne particles

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