CITY OF OVERLAND PARK - POSITION DESCRIPTION
JOB SUMMARY STATEMENT: Performs routine to complex repairs, installation, and preventative
maintenance on equipment and buildings throughout City facilities. Performs semi-skilled and skilled
work in the following areas: electrical; mechanical; plumbing; heating, ventilation, and air
conditioning (HVAC); carpentry; construction; and network cabling. Acts as lead person over Facilities
Maintenance Technician I on projects assigned by Supervisor. Assists in emergency operations, including
snow removal, as required. Duties are performed under the general supervision of the assigned Crew
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs preventative maintenance of equipment and building checks according to set schedules.
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.
Installs and/or pulls data and network cable and wires throughout City facilities per instructions from
requesting department. Installs proper connections on cable and wired ends.
Inspects, repairs, and/or replaces complex plumbing tasks to assure proper working condition.
Determines operational problems and best procedure to correct problems. Reports major problems to
Supervisor. Contact outside contractors when appropriate.
Inspects, replaces, installs, and repairs various complex electrical systems and devices, and electrical
circuits. Troubleshoots electrical defects and systems.
Acts as lead person on in-house remodeling and construction projects. Performs construction of new
work areas per plans and specifications: demolishes existing office space, frames new walls, runs
electrical systems, hangs drywall, finishes drywall, completes ceiling work, etc. Secures area of
construction for safety reasons. Determines tools and materials needed for the project. Manually loads
and unloads materials, including drywall, plywood, metal studs, and conduit.
Installs, maintains, and conducts certification of backflow devices per water purveyor guidelines.
Test backflows, cleans, and repairs as needed. Keeps all test records. Reports test results to the water
district and keeps copies of the test on file.
Assists outside contractors with City projects when required. Directs the contractor to the proper work
location. Monitors contractors work product. Assists with erection of barricades to insure the safety of
workers and the general public. Accompanies contractors into secured areas.
Operates and maintains domestic water heaters and boilers at City facilities.
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.
Assists in the training of Facility Maintenance Technician I.
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 goals.
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, where applicable.
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 OSHA 10 training through an approved credentialing entity approved by the
Facilities Engineer or designee.
Must be eligible to possess and maintain a backflow certification license or other certifications chosen
by department leadership.
Must successfully complete and demonstrate a knowledge of eight (8) hours of training annually as it
pertains to facilities maintenance. The avenue in which the courses and/or training is completed must
be approved by department leadership.
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 three years experience as a Facilities Maintenance Technician I or a minimum of five
years of increasingly complex building maintenance experience with 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.
Working knowledge of necessary trades.
Ability to read and understand building plans and specifications.
Ability to read and comprehend technical manuals that relate to equipment usage and mechanical
Ability to access 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 situations.
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
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