Facilities Maintenance Technician

 6 Month probationary rate $24.02 - Regular rate $25.28  

Purpose/Customer Impact: Provide skills and labor in repairing and maintaining the District’s facilities.

Reporting Relationships:         

              Reports to:  Facility Maintenance Foreperson, Administrative Facilities Chief Operator

              Direct Reports:  Temporary employees as assigned

Interrelationships:  Daily contact with suppliers, Internal and external customers, and contractors

Independent Action:  Limited direct supervision.

Essential Accountabilities:      

  • Perform work in the following trades:
  1. Carpentry: rough and some finish carpentry repair, maintenance and construction of concrete forms, boxes, shelves, doors, floors, partitions, roof moldings, etc.
  2. Pipefitting and plumbing: install, maintain and repair various pipe types (cast iron, brass, copper, synthetic, etc.) and other plumbing fixtures and accessories.
  3. Masonry: perform masonry work to include the laying of blocks, bricks, troweling concrete, and other minor masonry projects
  4. Painting prep and paint interior and exterior of buildings, including floor trim, ceilings, walls, etc. Seal-coat both block and brick facilities. Prep and paint equipment.
  5. Electrical: Assist qualified electrician in bending pipe, pulling wire, and the installation of electrical equipment and fixtures. Replacement of switch covers, receptacles, etc.
  6. Boiler/HVAC: Perform operational and preventive maintenance tasks on PWD systems.
  • Perform Land Reserve maintenance as necessary, which may include operation of lake boat or work barge used in the setting and maintenance of the buoy system, debris removal, fence repair and maintenance, tree removal, and other related tasks.
  • Perform grounds maintenance at all facility locations.
  • Operate front-end loader and one ton dump truck. Tow and operate aerial work platforms.
  • Oversee maintenance contractors, as required
  • Perform inspections of contractor related work during and after to ensure the district's specifications and safety requirements were followed during the project.
  • Accurately document PMs, repairs, work performed, and other related work order information.
  • Assist in training crew personnel.
  • Perform other related duties, as required

Essential Job Functions: Sitting, standing, walking, twisting, reaching, bending, climbing, grasping, kneeling, squatting, visual accuracy, clear verbal and written communication, lifting (max 50#). Se functional assessment form for details.

Minimum Requirements:   An individual must be able to perform Essential Job Functions and Accountabilities satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent.
  • Possess and maintain a valid State of Maine Driver’s License, with a clean driving record.
  • Obtain a State of Maine Class A or B (CDL) Driver’s license (we will train you) within 2 years of assignment to Facilities   Services: To provide operation with support during storm events and emergencies.
  • Possess a minimum of 2 years’ experience in performing work in an industrial or commercial environment, with proficiency in three of the following six trades, Carpentry, pipe fitting and plumbing, masonry, painting, electrical, and boiler/ HVAC operation.
  • Ability to work with building construction plans, specifications, general industry safety standards, and other applicable standards or codes.
  • Ability to identify construction and safety problems, communicate and document needed changes.
  • Ability to understand, follow and relay oral and written instructions or descriptions encountered on the job.
  • Ability to work within all Microsoft office products with basic skills to initiate new documents. Basic familiarity with Hansen.
  • Ability to meet approved physical and medical standards.
  • Must be physically able to complete necessary tasks while wearing an approved respirator, as required.


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