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Maintenance Technician I
Location:County Courthse WR
FT/PT:Full-time 40 hrs/week - WRS Eligible
Deadline to apply:12/17/2017
Hiring Range:$14.79/hr - $16.90/hr
Job Responsibilities:
Perform routine mechanical and maintenance duties necessary to keep the County Courthouse, grounds, facilities and all equipment functional, operating safely and in accordance with state and federal guidelines and established maintenance standards.



1. Operate heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment and related systems; perform welding and metal fabrication; rebuild and repair circulation pumps, control valves and electric motors.  

2. Perform skilled maintenance and repair on mechanical and electrical equipment; test and replace circuits; troubleshoot and correct defective switches, receptacles, ballasts and other wiring; perform routine mechanical and electrical maintenance.

3. Perform plumbing maintenance (e.g. replacement or repair of leaks in drains and faucets, unclogging of drains and grease traps, trenching and laying new lines, replacing drain hoses on washers and similar devices, etc.).

4. Perform a variety of skilled building maintenance including repairs to doors, windows, roofs and other building parts; construct or assemble furniture and other wood and metal structures.

5. Maintain the County computerized door management system, electrical security systems, electronic door openers and fire alarm systems.  Install and terminate telephone and computer lines.
6. Construct, rebuild and repair County equipment and facilities including various wood and metal structures, masonry work, equipment and furniture; prepare surfaces for painting and varnishing and apply surface coverings as required.

7. Grounds maintenance, including lawn mowing and snow removal.  Keep the grounds neat in appearance and sidewalks clear of snow and ice, ensuring the safety of all County employees and the public.

8. Operate a variety of equipment and machines including saws, drill presses and various hand and power tools to perform repair and maintenance work; maintain tools and equipment in a safe, clean and proper working condition.

9. Responsible to know and practice the Safety policies of the County.  Perform all job tasks in a safe and prescribed manner.  Assure compliance with applicable federal, State and local codes, regulations and requirements.


1. Purchase supplies, equipment, and materials necessary to complete projects.

2. Follow preventative maintenance schedules to ensure efficient operation of the building systems and to prevent deterioration of the physical condition of the buildings on site and other County facilities.

3. Perform routine maintenance of County maintenance vehicles and small engines.

4. On call 24-hours a day.

5. Perform related work as required; and/or assigned.
Job Qualifications:
*High school diploma or equivalent and vocational/technical training in mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems repair; five (5) years building and building systems repair; or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities.
*Working knowledge of welding and carpentry skills.  
*Valid Wisconsin driver’s license is required, and ability to maintain while employed with Wood County.  
*Basic, everyday living skills are needed, as is the ability to understand and follow written and oral directions.  
*Reading, writing, adding, subtracting, multiplication, and division of fractions is needed to read blueprints, and perform daily calculations on the job.  
*Must complete “OSHA 10 hour” or higher level of safety training within six (6) months of date of hire.

Equipment used:  truck (snow plow, trailer); tractor (snow plow, back blade, snow blower, broom, salt spreader); riding and push lawn mowers; weed trimmers; power tools (table saw, miter saw, jointer, band saw, pipe threader, drill press, grinder, etc.); hand tools (hammer, wrenches, screwdrivers, etc.); measuring tools (micrometers, vernier calipers, voltage meters, rulers, etc.); chainsaw; any other tools or equipment necessary to fulfill job responsibilities.