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Tradesworker I - Construction & Facilities Management - Position #901

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$11.94 Per Hour
  • Posted Date:01/12/2018
  • Deadline to Apply:01/22/2018

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POSITION SUMMARY
This is an entry level position for the Construction and Facilities Management Department and is responsible for assisting in all phases of building construction, renovation, and maintenance. The purpose of this position is to assist in maintaining county buildings at an acceptable standard of safety, attractiveness, and utility.

Work is performed inside county buildings and outdoors where employee is occasionally exposed to cold or inclement weather. Employee is exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, and machinery with moving parts. Employee must wear protective devices such as glasses, masks or gloves when necessary.

Work is performed with employee intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending, or crouching. Employee must lift both light and heavy objects frequently, climb ladders, possess a high degree of manual dexterity, and ability to distinguish between shades of color.

Contacts are typically with co-workers, representatives of other county departments and vendors.

High school diploma or GED equivalency is required. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the class of vehicle or equipment operated required.

Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship of having a similar position for one to two years is desired.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
Performs building maintenance tasks including structural repair, electrical work, heating and air conditioning servicing and plumbing work.

Performs general carpentry work on construction projects such as building concrete forms and hanging doors, windows, and sheetrock.

Performs renovation and emergency maintenance and/or repair tasks as needed.

Operates bucket truck used in replacing light bulbs.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of the methods, techniques, and standards used in basic carpentry and plumbing.

Skill in operating bucket truck, various kinds of saws, plumbing equipment, and hand tools used in carpentry.

Skill in oral communication.

Skill in understanding and following oral and written instructions.

DESIRABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or GED equivalency is required. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the class of vehicle or equipment operated required.

Ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations.

Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship of having a similar position for one to two years is desired.

Email:   mbartles@columbiacountyga.gov
Fax:     (706) 868-3301













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