General Maintenance Mechanic

Oakland County
Job Description
Job Summary

Under limited supervision, when assigned to the Facilities Maintenance unit an employee in this class performs preventive and general maintenance work and repairs in one or more phases of a number of building mechanical/electrical trades such as electrical, plumbing-pipefitting, heating, cooling and refrigeration.  Inspects steam distribution, condensate pipes, electrical outlets and lighting within steam distribution tunnel.  Assists in cleaning boiler drums, tube dampers and soot blowers.  Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.

Minimum Qualifications


All applications must clearly indicate how the Minimum Qualifications, if applicable, are met. Provide as much detail as possible under employment history along with the hours worked per week at each job.

At the time of application, applicants must:
1.   Be a high school graduate; OR have completed the state requirements for the General Educational Development Test (GED); AND

2.   Have at least two (2) years of full-time work experience in commercial building maintenance and involving the use of one or more of the following mechanical/electrical trades: electrical, plumbing-pipefitting, heating, cooling and refrigeration; or in a related recognized facilities or building mechanical trade.
3.   Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.  Out of Country driver's license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver's license before the hire date.
4.   Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical, established for this classification.
5.   Successfully complete the six (6) month probationary period.

Special Requirements

Must maintain a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license. 


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