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Under general supervision, performs variety of journey-level work in the maintenance, alteration and repair
of facilities and buildings. Works primarily in a single area of specialization. Independently performs
journey level work in a building trade, e.g., carpentry, painting, masonry, locksmith work, roofing, welding,
HVAC. Duties are primarily performed at the “expert” level in area of specialization, but will also perform
support duties in other trades as required. May supervise and assign work to Building Maintenance Workers
or the maintenance staff. Work relationships extend beyond the peer group to District staff, outside
contractors and experts and students. Requires strong communication skills to discuss complex technical
information. Work may be outside in adverse weather conditions.


This is a senior non-supervisory position in the Building Maintenance area, requiring demonstrated ability to
perform at the journey level in a single area of specialization. Advancement is possible with a combination
of time on the job, apprenticeship or certification in one of the advanced building trades, and/or additional
formal education at the college level.

• Inspects, repairs, fabricates, installs, services and maintains facilities and buildings of the District in
a qualified special technical area. Prepares rough sketches of work and estimates of materials and
• Contacts vendors and suppliers as appropriate to develop estimates and schedule deliveries in
accordance with project timelines.
• Determines priorities for requisitioning materials and supplies. Keeps tools and equipment in good
condition. May lead and provide training for a small crew on specific assignments.
• Reads and interprets blueprints, maps, schematic wiring diagrams and specifications. Maintains
required records and makes reports. Prepares reports on work completed and materials used.
• Provides support in area of specialization to those in other trades working on multi-faceted projects
and acts as lead as appropriate in coordinating the use of multiple trades for a given assigned project.
• Performs one or more of the following in accordance with area of specialization:
• Performs a variety of carpentry duties. Constructs, fabricates, installs, repairs or replaces doors,
walls, signs, desks, counters, shelves, shelf units, computer tables, chairs, benches, tables, buildings, sheds, scaffolds, forms, frames, window frames, fences and stairways. Constructs temporary and
permanent buildings and structures.
• Performs a variety of locksmith duties. Installs, repairs and replaces locks on doors, desks, vehicles,
lockers and safes. Duplicates keys. Changes lock combinations. Recommends proper methods and
procedures for security. Maintains lock system records.
• Contributes to specification writing when needed.
• Performs a variety of painting duties. Prepares and finishes various surfaces. Water blasts surfaces
to remove paint, rust and dirt to prepare surfaces for painting.
• Glazes windows. Operates various spray equipment. Paints walls, doors, rooms, buildings and other
surfaces as required.
• Refinishes furniture. Hangs wall coverings. Prepares and paints the interior and exterior of vehicles.
Mixes and matches paint colors. Erects and works from ladders, scaffolding and rigging.
• Inspects District roofs. Repairs roof leaks and potential roof leaks. Inspects repairs and re-roofing
performed by outside contractors. Designs and makes changes in existing roof details. Writes reroofing
specifications. Performs preventive maintenance of district roofs. Makes and keeps repair
records and photo files on all major repairs and re-roofing.
• Performs a variety of masonry duties including construction and repair of masonry walls, screens,
retaining walls, benches, edgings and facings.
• Performs a variety of welding and machinist duties including the design, fabrication and installation
of a variety of permanent and temporary structures. Determine appropriate methods for repair and
retrofitting of existing structures.
• Performs HVAC duties; equipment repair, cleaning, filter changing, water treatment, control
systems, refrigeration maintenance and repair, ice machines, and commercial kitchen equipment, and
pool boilers.
• Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.


Knowledge and Skills: Requires a thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, techniques,
materials, tools, equipment, layouts and set-ups used in the incumbent’s area of specialization. Requires a
thorough knowledge of the uses and purposes of general maintenance, hand and power tools and equipment.
Must know and understand all pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations in area of
specialization. Must be thoroughly familiar with safety orders of the Industrial Accident Commission related
to area of specialty. Must have leadership skills sufficient to lead a small crew of maintenance staff.

Abilities: Requires the ability to perform all of the essential duties in the area of specialization at the journey
level with minimal supervision. Must be able to use and maintain all of the tools, equipment, vehicles used
during routine performance of duties. Requires the ability to plan, schedule and direct the activities of
subordinates to attain high quality and efficiency in work. Requires the ability and initiative to
independently develop methods and techniques in the interest of effectiveness and efficiency. Must be able
to understand and follow oral and written instructions, maintain routine records and interpret plans and
specifications found in area of specialization. Must be able to obtain cooperation of and maintain harmonious relations with the employees in other departments contacted during routine performance of

Physical Abilities: Requires the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium
weights of 10 - 50 pounds. May climb (ex. ladders), stoop, kneel and crouch. Requires good hand-eye
coordination, hand and finger dexterity including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to operate equipment and
read technical and safety information.

Working Conditions: Work is performed indoors and outdoors where significant health and safety
considerations exist from physical labor and use of specialized equipment consistent with trade area. Work
conditions may be unpleasant and uncomfortable due to physical positions and/or environmental extremes.

Education and Experience: High School diploma or equivalent, and specialized training in one of the
building trades required, e.g., carpentry, painting, masonry, locksmith work, roofing, welding.
Supplemented by two (2) years experience and demonstrated ability to perform at the journey level in area of
specialization required.

Licenses and Certificates: Requires a valid Commercial Driver’s License and medical examination card.

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• Location: Fresno, Fresno, CA

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