Job Description

Maintenance Technician IV - Locksmith

Location: Facilities & Construction

12 months, 8 hours/day

Grade 26, $21.34/hour

Non-Interim Position

Start Date:  Immediately


Purpose Statement

The job of Facilities & Construction Maintenance Technician IV is done for the purpose/s of providing maintenance services with specific responsibility for ensuring completion of assigned work order projects; performing a wide variety of skilled maintenance activities (e.g. carpentry, plumbing, electrical, ventilating systems, special systems, welding, locksmith, etc.); assisting other maintenance workers; and ensuring that tools and materials are available at job site.

This job reports to Lead Person

Essential Functions

Analyzes blue prints, schematics, and drawings for the purpose of determining the efficient installation of new or upgraded systems.

Estimates labor and materials for the purpose of obtaining materials and assigning tasks to ensure job completion.

Fabricates equipment parts for the purpose of meeting specialty needs and/or replacing unavailable parts.

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 building and safety regulations.

Installs a wide variety of materials (e.g. carpet, tile, roofing, cabinetry, drywall, plumbing, insulation, glass, electrical, masonry, etc.) for the purpose of providing enhancements and/or upgrades.


Maintains vehicle, tools and equipment for the purpose of ensuring availability in safe operating condition.   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 facilities.

Performs a variety of journey level functions in one or more of the trades (e.g. plumbing, painting, HVAC, carpentry, welding, refrigeration, special systems, carpet installation, sheet metal, etc.) for the purpose of completing projects within established time frames.

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

Repairs facilities, equipment and systems for the purpose of ensuring a safe working condition.

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

Other Functions

Attends educational seminars and meetings for the purpose of maintaining and upgrading job knowledge, skills and resolutions to safety issues.

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 multiple, 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: performing skilled maintenance involving the carpentry, plumbing and electrical trades; using hand and power tools skillfully and safely; operating a variety of equipment and machinery such as various saws, planes, drill presses, sanders, jack hammers, drills, sandblasters and forklifts; operating a motor vehicles as necessary.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; 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, practices, equipment and tools used in various trades including carpentry, electrical and plumbing; health and safety regulations; proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies; requirements of maintaining school buildings in a safe, clean and orderly condition.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities and/or meetings; gather and/or collate 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 standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with a variety 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: understanding and following oral and written directions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others; analyzing situations accurately and adopting an effective course of action; maintaining routine records; working extended hours and subject to call outs evenings, weekends or holidays.


Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized routines; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating 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, frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 0% sitting, 0% walking, and 0% 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.              Equivalency: 

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                    


Criminal Background Clearance


FLSA Status - Non Exempt

Paradise Valley Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the School's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), or Title II of the Genetic Information NonDiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) may contact the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources.

Primary Location: Facilities & Construction

Shift Type: 1.0 FTE

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted beginning
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

Application Instructions

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