FAIRGROUNDS COMPLEX MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN
Pay Range GC14
This classification performs journey-level duties in corrective and preventative
maintenance, construction and repair of fair buildings, equipment and property;
participate in construction of structures; pour and finish cement; install and maintain
water and irrigation systems; basic electrical work; operate light road construction and
maintenance equipment. Incumbents participate in all duties and assignments are made by
specialty or skill level of project.
EXAMPLES OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES
(Duties assigned to this classification include, but are not limited to, the following
examples. Any one position may not perform all listed tasks.)
1. Perform corrective and preventative maintenance work at fair facilities which
includes: construct structures; paint buildings, install and maintain water and irrigation
systems; basic electrical work; maintain HVAC systems, motors, switch boxes, lighting.
Assess building and facility maintenance needs and report them to supervisor for
development of maintenance plans.
2. Provide a variety of grounds maintenance duties, such as: sweep, rake, litter,
garbage and stall cleanup; spread bark mulch; repair wood and concrete areas.
3. Perform basic cleaning of buildings which includes: clean, mop, strip, wax, and buff
floors; shampoo carpets; wash windows, clean and disinfect restrooms; refill supplies.
Collect trash and dispose.
4. Operate hand power tools and light to heavy equipment. These may include: forklift,
front end loader, tiller, sweeper, mower, backhoe, 5-yard dump truck, water truck. Perform
minor maintenance and repair on equipment and machinery.
5. Provide assistance to facility users and prepare buildings and facilities for
renters and users; setup, take down tables, chairs, bleachers, stages, drapery, panels,
kitchen equipment, power panels and electric cords.
6. Collect recreational vehicle park fees. Provide night security of grounds and
buildings. Maintain records.
7. Clean and maintain work shop area; repair and maintain power and hand tools.
8. On a regularly scheduled basis, participate in morning opening or evening closing of
buildings and facilities and an on-call status for emergencies.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIRED BY THIS POSITION
Knowledge of: Considerable knowledge of building construction,
mechanical, and plumbing methods, principles, practices, equipment, materials as applied
to corrective and preventative building maintenance; considerable knowledge of methods,
equipment and materials used in HVAC systems, plumbing, painting, appliance repair;
reasonable knowledge of grounds maintenance; basic knowledge of Oregon Specialty Codes
that govern building construction, mechanical and plumbing. Skill in: Safe operation of appropriate power tools and equipment.
Ability to: Communicate effectively in oral and written forms;
read blueprints and penciled layout sketches; interpret and comply with written and oral
instructions; estimate time and materials for individual projects and manage time
efficiently; utilize problem identification and resolution techniques; remain calm and use
good judgment during confrontational or high pressure situations; establish and maintain
records and reports; courteously meet and deal effectively with other employees, facility
users and the public.
Education, experience and training: Three years progressively
responsible work experience in building construction or building and mechanical
maintenance which affords work experience in plumbing, drain lines, painting, woodworking,
roofing, cement work, electrical and HVAC systems, appliance repair and grounds
maintenance OR any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training. At time
of appointment, must possess a valid Oregon commercial driver's license.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS OF THIS POSITION
Work is performed with supervision from fair operations supervisor. Recurring routine
assignments are independently performed by employee on basis of past experience. Employee
estimates time and materials and manages time efficiently. Employee uses initiative and
judgment in completing routine assignments and interpretation of general administrative or
operational policies and procedures is sometimes necessary. Significant deviations require
prior approval. Work is checked at completion of projects. Incumbents may or may not work
in proximity of supervisor.
Work is performed within department policy and procedure, OSHA regulations, building
construction and maintenance reference materials, State Specialty Code material,
blueprints, equipment and appliance manuals, parts catalogues. Employee uses judgment in
determining appropriate guidelines and procedure, but then follows guidelines very closely
due to nature of repair work.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Regular and consistent attendance is required. Work is performed both in inside and outside environments and may require bending,
climbing through confined areas and/or in high locations, gripping with hands, hearing
alarms and voice conversations, lifting and carrying up to 100 pounds, operating power
tools with common exposure to paints and chemicals, pulling, pushing, standing, stooping
and walking. Work is performed in an environment which involves everyday risks or
discomforts and sometime adverse weather conditions requiring safety precautions. A
reasonable amount of driving is required.