Prison Maintenance/Electrical and HVAC Technician
TITLE: PRISON MAINTENANCE / ELECTRICAL AND HVAC TECHNICIAN
LOCATION: SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY JAIL
REPORTS TO: MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT HEAD
POSITION STATUS: UNION-ELIGIBLE
This position performs a variety of maintenance tasks that are relatively all encompassing. This is comprised of general electrical work to be done primarily at the location of the Susquehanna County Jail, or as directed, in other County buildings, including some general construction and remodeling. There is also garden work such as lawn mowing, trimming, etc. This position also has the responsibility for the maintenance, monitoring, computer assisted modification and adjustment, as needed, the various HVAC mechanisms present within the County Buildings. Also snow removal, including salting and plowing around the jail and recycling center, as needed. This position works under general supervision on routine recurring assignments, receiving specific instructions on each new and/or unusual assignment. The work is reviewed via inspection or discussion with the Department Head of Maintenance.
Education/Training: High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
Working knowledge of, and basic skills with, computer systems.
Work Experience: Two years’ experience working in general contracting, electrical work or apprenticeship, maintenance and/or general construction, or any combination thereof that would fulfill same.
Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:
Knowledge of basic electrical work, carpentry, remodeling, HVAC, plumbing, lawn care, snow removal, and painting.
Ability to work independently, or as part of a team, with a minimum of supervision.
Knowledge of safety precautions and OSHA requirements.
Skilled in the use of hand and power tools.
Ability to work well with others, sometimes in close proximity or under difficult conditions.
Must possess general computer related skills.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The following list is not exhaustive. It is intended to be a guide only as to the type of work required:
General electrical work in and on County properties and grounds.
General maintenance and repair of buildings.
General landscaping and groundwork.
Repair and maintain County equipment including, but not limited to, weed eaters, garden tractors and minor vehicle repairs as needed or directed.
Monitoring of and responding to a variety of HVAC related responsibilities and adjustments from office or remote locations.
Change filters in HVAC units every 6 months.
Check drive belts on HVAC units quarterly.
Monitor and maintain sewage system.
Monitor heating and water in trailers and cubicles in lot.
Any and all other duties as assigned by the Department Head.
Physical and/or Special Requirements:
Work is performed both inside and outside in varying conditions including wet, humid, extreme heat or extreme cold environments.
May be required to stand, walk, use hands and arms to operate tools and equipment, climb, stoop and lift or carry heavy objects up to 75 pounds.
May be exposed to excessive dust, mold or mildew; may be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, toxic and/or caustic chemicals.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of and level of duties being performed by a person assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required to perform this position.
I HAVE READ THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THE REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH THEREIN. I HEREBY ACCEPT THIS POSITION AND AGREE TO ABIDE BY THE REQUIREMENTS AND DUTIES SET FORTH. I WILL PERFORM ALL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITY.
Signature Department Head
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Employer will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the Employer
Monday, November 28, 2022