Building And Grounds Maintenance Technician

Rockingham County (NH)
Full Time $40,968 Per year NC 371 NC-65, Reidsville, NC 27320, United States



Rockingham County is an equal opportunity employer and will comply with federal and state statutes regarding discrimination in employment matters.

Performs skilled trades work in the construction, maintenance and repair of public buildings, grounds, equipment, related facilities, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Building/Grounds Maintenance Supervisor.

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Examples of Duties

Essential Functions

Performs a wide variety of building maintenance and repair tasks involving one or more of the maintenance trades, such as carpentry, plumbing, masonry, painting and electrical work. Performs general carpentry work in the construction, repair or alteration of floors, walls, roofs, stairways, partitions, doors, windows, screens and various other wooden articles; hangs, plaster and finishes drywall; paints walls .Installs, troubleshoots and maintains electrical systems; replaces faulty switches, sockets, plugs, fuses, insulators and other parts of electrical systems. Assists with the installation of water and sanitary fixtures and equipment; analyzes defects or malfunctions in plumbing systems; repairs leaks; installs replacement fixtures. Maintains heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems; changes filters. Pours and finishes concrete; builds concrete forms. Performs landscaping maintenance duties such as picking up trash, leaves and debris; assists with snow removal and ice control; cleans sidewalks and parking lots; trims bushes, trees and shrubbery. Sets up rooms for meetings and moves furniture; assists with the delivery and set up of elections equipment. Determines and obtains equipment and supplies as needed; delivers, restocks and maintains records on supplies. Performs minor maintenance and repairs on equipment. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

General knowledge of maintenance, repair and manual tasks of the area assigned; general knowledge of the use of common hand and specialized power tools required in the work; general knowledge of the safe use and operation and preventive maintenance of electrical and mechanical equipment required in the work; skill in the use of equipment to which assigned; ability to perform manual labor for extended periods; ability to follow instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Physical Requirements

This work requires the frequent exertion of up to 25 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and reaching with hands and arms, frequently requires standing, walking, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires sitting, tasting or smelling and repetitive motions; work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, color perception and peripheral vision; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts within arm’s length, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, frequently requires working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to the risk of electrical shock, exposure to vibration and wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus and occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic). 

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED and minimal experience in the building trades including maintenance, repair and/or construction work, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements

Valid driver's license in the State of North Carolina.

Supplemental Information

Note: In accordance with State mandates and the Rockingham County Emergency Operations Plan, Rockingham County Health and Human Services staff from the Divisions of Social Services, Public Health and Integrated Health are required to staff emergency shelters during times of disaster. Please be advised that every staff person is eligible to be assigned to an emergency shelter or Emergency Operations Center.

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program is intended to encourage individuals to enter and continue to work full-time in public service jobs. If you have student loans and you are selected for full-time employment with Rockingham County, you may qualify for forgiveness of the remaining balance due on your William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan after you have made 120 qualifying payments on those loans while employed full-time by certain public service employers.  Click on the link below to see whether you might qualify.