Job: 2017-18 Maintenance Technician IV, Generator Technician - Facilities & Construction

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Posted: 03/09/2018

Job Reference #: 11243

Job Description

Maintenance Technician IV – Generator Technician

Location: Facilities & Construction

12 months, 8 hours/day

Grade 26, $17.52/hour

Start Date: 3/12/2018

5 Year MVD Clean Driving Record Required

Purpose Statement 

The job of Maintenance Technician IV – Generator Technician is done for the purpose/s of providing electrical services with specific responsibility for identifying repair and/or replacement needs; installing, repairing, maintaining and upgrading emergency electrical systems and equipment; assisting other skilled trades; and ensuring that tools and materials are available at job site.

This job reports to Mechanical Maintenance Lead

Essential Functions

Coordinates with assigned lead and/or supervisor and other trades for the purpose of completing projects and work orders efficiently.

Diagnoses causes of emergency electrical problems or for the purpose of identifying equipment and/or systems repair.

Informs personnel regarding procedures and/or status of work orders for the purpose of providing information for making decisions, taking appropriate action and/or complying with health and building regulations.

Installs electrical system components for emergency power.

Monitors emergency/generator electrical systems and their components for the purpose of evaluating condition, identifying necessary repairs and performing preventive maintenance.

Oversees other Maintenance Technician/s for the purpose of ensuring the completion of projects in a timely manner and according to specifications.

Performs routine and preventive maintenance for the purpose of ensuring the ongoing functioning of generator electrical systems.

Prepares written materials (e.g. repair status, activity logs, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and/or conveying information.

Repairs electrical components and/or systems and/or components (e.g. circuits, transformers, generators, transfer switches and cafeteria kitchen equipment, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring safe working conditions.

Requests equipment and supplies for the purpose of maintaining inventory and ensuring availability of items required to complete the necessary installation and/or repair and to perform preventative maintenance.

Responds to emergency situations during and after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.

Transports a variety of tools, equipment and supplies for the purpose of ensuring the availability of materials required at job site.

Other Functions

Participates in meetings, workshops, training, and seminars, as assigned for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform job functions.

Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating equipment used in the repair and maintenance of electrical systems; planning and managing projects; preparing and maintaining accurate records; adhering to safety practices and handling hazardous materials.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: methods, techniques, materials, tools used in installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems/subsystems; troubleshoot/maintain mechanical, electrical, environmental systems/subsystems including control/balancing these systems; blueprints and schematics.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities and/or meetings; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using a variety of processes. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with similar types of data; and utilize a wide variety of types of job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is moderate to significant. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; meeting deadlines and schedules; working as part of a team; working independently and with interruptions.


Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized routines; providing information and/or advising others; utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to impact the organization’s services.

Work Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, frequent climbing and balancing, significant stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 40% sitting, 30% walking, and 30% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and under conditions with exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.

Experience:  Job related experience within a specialized field is required.

Education:    Targeted, job related education with study in job-related area.


Required Testing                              Certificates and Licenses

Online Driver Training Certification       Commercial Driver's License Preferred                                                                                Driver’s License & Evidence of Insurability                                                                          Forklift Certificate

Continuing Educ. / Training            Clearances

                                                        Criminal Background Clearance

FLSA Status - Non Exempt 

Primary Location: Facilities & Construction

Shift Type: 1.0 FTE

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted beginning
Friday, March 09, 2018 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

Application Instructions

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