Job Vacancy Commercial & Industrial Building Repair Technician Pinellas County

Job title: Commercial & Industrial Building Repair Technician

Company: Pinellas County

Job description: Craftworker – Commercial & Industrial Building Repair Technician

Classification Title: Craftworker I, C18

Location: Pinellas County Jail, 14400 49th Street, Clearwater, FL 337621

Work Schedules: Monday – Friday; 12:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Apply to be a proud employee of the Pinellas County Administrative Services Division team as an Craftworker within the Facility Operations Division. Facility Operations provides professional in-house and contracted services to maintain and operate County buildings.

This position is located in the Facility Operation Division, Detention Section, which is located at the Pinellas County Jail. Real Estate Management (REM) Department Facility Operation (FO) Division provides professional in-house and contracted services to maintain and operate the Pinellas County Jail and associated County buildings located on the Jail Campus. This position performs Asset Management activities, inclusive of but not limited, to skilled work in the installation, alteration, repair and maintenance of building systems and equipment, subsystems and associated components, inclusive of plumbing, mechanical, and minor electrical (lighting components, switches and fuses). The employee in this position may be required to occasionally act as a lead over one or more helpers or peers as needed and on projects/task assignments.


  • Health, vision, prescription, dental, life insurance, and a flexible spending account (FSA) option.

Biweekly Medical Plan Premiums:

Employee Only: $11.43

Employee and Spouse or Domestic Partner: $131.90

Employee and Child(ren): $105.23

Family: $216.12

  • 9-11 paid County holidays; 2 floating holidays and 2 personal days (pro-rated); annual leave (accrue 15 days in first year)

, Employees contribute 3% and the county contributes 4.91% for regular status employees. * Tuition Reimbursement

Essential Job Functions

  • Perform skilled work with installation, maintenance, diagnostic, and repair of commercial building systems.
  • Use various hand tools and test equipment to measure low voltage control circuits.
  • Perform the installation, repair, and maintenance of plumbing and mechanical systems within large facilities.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on electronic or pneumatic metering valves for plumbing systems.
  • Make minor to complex repairs to electrical locking systems, switches, circuit breakers and lock and door equipment in buildings.
  • Communicate the status of work assignments.
  • Manage your time card and work assignments using a computer-based programs.
  • Assist mechanics in operation, maintenance and repair of heating, refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment.
  • Repair pipes and valves up to 4-inch in size.
  • Use standard plumbing tools for drain maintenance and repairs.
  • Understand the relevance of maintenance materials, supplies, and inventory necessary for the performance of work assignments and projects.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, schematics and equipment diagrams.
  • Performs related work as assigned, or required.

Position Specific Requirements

  • 3 years of skilled craft or trade experience in the installation, alteration, repair and maintenance of building systems, subsystems and associated components, inclusive of plumbing/mechanical and minor electrical (lighting components, switches, and fuses); or
  • Completion of a two-year skilled trades vocational or technical school program with a diploma or certification and 1 year of experience in the installation, alteration, repair and maintenance of building systems, subsystems and associated components, inclusive of plumbing/mechanical and minor electrical (lighting components, switches, and fuses; or
  • An equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.
  • Assignment to work a variety of work schedules including compulsory work periods in special, emergency, and/or disaster situations.

Highly Desirable

  • Industrial Kitchen and laundry appliance repairs and installations experience.
  • Basic welding and fabrication skills are a plus.
  • Ability to diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair building systems utilizing blueprints, schematics, industry standards, and standard tools/equipment.
  • Must possess the Spirit of Teamwork.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of commercial plumbing systems, practices, and repair methods.
  • Knowledge of methods, materials, tools, equipment, and practices used in building, electrical and mechanical work in a 24-hour commercial facility.
  • Knowledge of work hazards and safety associated with crafts, trades, and facilities work.
  • Ability to plan and execute facility maintenance or construction work plans.
  • Ability to complete basic record-keeping and simple math.
  • Ability to endure long periods of standing, walking or working in inclement weather and possession of sufficient physical strength and agility to lift and move heavy objects.
  • Ability to detect problems and repair machinery and equipment.
  • Ability to work from oral or written instructions, broken parts or basic diagrams and sketches.
  • Ability and strength to climb ladders and perform heavy manual labor for extended periods.
  • Ability to troubleshoot defects in machinery and equipment operation, make proper repairs and adjustments, complete assignments.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics, equipment diagrams, draw sketches of proposed projects, plan assignments, order materials and understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to perform drywall and painting repairs.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer and other automated systems to monitor work, enter and retrieve information.

Physical/Mental Demands

The work is very heavy work which requires exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:

  • Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling while walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. The amount of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.
  • Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized.
  • Crawling: Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  • Handling: Picking, holding, or otherwise working, primarily with the whole hand.
  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. Occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.
  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Visual ability: Sufficient to effectively operate office equipment including copier, computer, etc.; and to read and write reports, correspondence, instructions, etc.
  • Hearing ability: Sufficient to hold a conversation with other individuals both in person and over a telephone; and to hear recording on transcription device.
  • Speaking ability: Sufficient to communicate effectively with other individuals in
  • person and over a telephone.
  • Mental acuity: Ability to make rational decisions through sound logic and deductive processes.
  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. Occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word including those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Repetitive motion: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Standing: Particularly for sustained periods of time.
  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.

Working Conditions

  • Work is performed in a dynamic environment that requires me to be sensitivity to change and responsiveness to changing goals, priorities, and needs.

This position has supplemental questions. If unable to complete all questions, you may save your answers as a draft during the application process and return at any time prior to the closing date. Please note that the application is complete upon final submission.

Expected salary:

Location: Clearwater, FL – Pinellas County, FL

Job date: Sat, 02 Jul 2022 00:51:37 GMT

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