Building Repairer

Enoch Pratt Free Library
Baltimore, MD
Jun 19, 2017
Jun 21, 2017
Accountant, IT
Specialty Trades
Full Time
The Pratt Library is accepting applications for a Building Repairer in the Facilities Department.The Building Repairer performs the following skilled trades: painting, carpentry, electrical, plumbing and HVAC work during the course of maintaining and repairing the physical structures and utility systems of Central and Branch Library buildings. This position reports to the Buildings Maintenance Supervisor. Summary of Duties:The summary of duties listed below is not exhaustive. Additional duties are dependent upon the needs of the hiring department or division.Maintain and repair the physical structures and utilitiy systems of the Central and Branch Library buildings utilizing the following skills: painting, carpentry, electrical, plumbing and HVAC.Use appropriate hand and power tools to replace defective electrical switches and other fixtures, paint and repair woodwork, repair plumbing fixtures and plaster, and set floor tiles.Perform other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications:Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate. Three years experience in building repair and maintenance work including experience in three of the five above mentioned trades required. Strong background in HVAC and plumbing preferred. A valid Maryland State driver's license. Required Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge of the tools, materials, measuring devices, technology and equipment. Work may involve evening, week-end, and holiday hours. Will be on 24-hour call.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the Building Repairer, the employee is regularly required to climb and stand on ladders and scaffolding; use hands to grip, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk, sit, stand, climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position includes close, distance, and peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.