CITY OF OVERLAND PARK - POSITION DESCRIPTION
JOB SUMMARY STATEMENT: Performs routine repairs and preventive maintenance on equipment and buildings throughout City facilities. Performs semi-skilled work in the following areas: electrical; mechanical; plumbing; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); carpentry; construction; and network cabling. Assists in emergency operations, including snow removal, as required. Duties are performed under the general supervision of the assigned Crew Leader.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs routine preventive maintenance of equipment and building checks according to set schedules. Reads
preventative maintenance schedule for duties to be performed. Checks building temperatures and makes adjustments
as required. Checks equipment for proper operation, fluid levels, changes filters, replaces worn belts, changes oil and
lubricates bearings. Corrects problems using necessary tools and parts. Informs supervisors of deficiencies and contacts
outside contractors when appropriate.
Initiates repairs from issued work orders. Reads work orders and accesses required tools and equipment. Performs the
required repair work.
Conducts daily visual inspection of interior and exterior building lighting appliances. Repairs or replaces components,
burnt out bulbs, ballasts and plugs as required.
Assists with installation of data and network cable and wires throughout City facilities. Accesses parts and tools and
equipment necessary to complete the task.
Inspects, repairs, and/or replace plumbing fixtures to assure proper working condition. Determines operational
problems and best procedure to correct problems. Reports major problems to Supervisor. Contacts outside contractors
when appropriate. Accesses tools and parts needed for repair.
Assists with inspections, replacements, installations, and repairs of various electrical devices including outlets, light
fixtures, and switches. Troubleshoots basic electrical defects.
Assists in the remodel and construction of new work areas per plans and specifications: demolish existing office space,
frames new walls, runs electrical systems, hangs and finishes drywall, completes ceiling work, etc. Secures area of
construction for safety reasons. Determines tools and materials needed for project. Manually loads and unloads
materials, including drywall, plywood, metal studs, and conduits.
Assists outside contractors with City projects when required. Directs contractor to proper work location. Assists with
erection of barricades to insure the safety of workers and the general public. Accompanies contractor into secured
Performs light housekeeping around City Facilities. Duties include cleaning up spills or water leaks, restocking paper
goods and hand sanitizers.
Assists in removal of ice/snow from facility walkways and public access areas.
The employee must work the days and hours necessary to perform all assigned responsibilities and tasks. Must be
available (especially during regular business hours or shifts) to communicate with subordinates, supervisors, customers,
vendors and any other persons or organization with whom interaction is required to accomplish work and employer
The employee will be required to participate in a rotation for weekly on-call support to respond to emergencies
outside of regular business hours or shifts.
The employee must be punctual and timely in meeting all requirements of performance, including, but not limited to,
attendance standards and work deadlines; beginning and ending assignments on time; and scheduled work breaks,
EDUCATION & SPECIAL LICENSE (S)/CERTIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma or the equivalent.
Possession of an appropriate, valid driver's license.
Must maintain an insurable driving record.
Must have completed or be able to complete within one (1) year of hire OSHA 10 training through an approved
credentialing entity approved by the Facilities Engineer or designee.
Access to the Kansas Criminal Justice Information System (KCJIS) is required, so the following KCJIS requirements
apply: must be at least 18 years of age; must not have been convicted of a felony; must not have been convicted of a
serious misdemeanor; and must not have an arrest history the nature and severity of which warrant disqualification.
A minimum of one to two years of general building maintenance experience with some knowledge of the following
trades: HVAC, plumbing, electrical and carpentry; or an equivalent level of experience.
Safely and effectively operate a wide range of shop hand and power tools.
Ability to work independently.
Good listening skills.
Good organizational skills.
Ability to read and understand building plans and specifications.
Ability to read and comprehend technical manuals that relates to equipment usage and mechanical components.
Ability to assess situations and respond with the appropriate tools, procedures and equipment needed.
Ability to work under distracting conditions.
Alpha and numeric recognition.
Ability to carry out assignments through oral and written instructions.
Ability to analyze safety concerns.
Ability to troubleshoot basic mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems.
Ability to comprehend City, State, and Federal guidelines.
Hand and eye coordination adequate to safely operate hand and power tools appropriate for the job.
Mobility to travel to all City facilities.
Ability to communicate work assignments and tasks to supervisor, city employees and the general public.
Ability to distinguish colors.
Ability to distinguish smells.
Exposure to extreme environmental conditions.
Ability to operate power and hand tools.
Ability to operate City vehicles.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY (Direct & Indirect):
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by
employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all
duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
SEE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS ATTACHED FOR ADDITIONAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS.