Facility Maintenance Technician - Beaufort County Public Buildings

Beaufort County   Washington, NC   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on May 3, 2024
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Description of Work: Performs semi-skilled and skilled work in the maintenance and repair of County buildings and surrounding grounds addressed through work orders to include electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry, cabinetry, HVAC, masonry, and concrete repairs. Electrical work includes running computer cable, changing florescent tubes and ballasts, changing light switches and receptacles, and changing exit lights, which includes lights located in the jail. Plumbing work includes resealing, replacing flush valves, unclogging toilets, and sinks, replacing flush handles, plumbing snake, etc. Carpentry duties include building projects by blueprints or drawings, replacing ceiling tiles, sanding, painting, staining, and varnishing. Other duties include keying and door adjustments, setting up rooms for various functions, moving and repairing furniture, review and completion of various records and reports such as work orders, blueprints, and material lists. Position requires interpretation of policy and procedure manuals, codes, laws, and regulations as related to this job. Additional job duties include removal of debris from sidewalks and ramps, cleaning of building gutters and roofs to prevent leaks, placement, and removal of County emblems on vehicles and stocking janitorial supplies. This position reports to the Maintenance Coordinator and may be required to be on-call 24 hours a day on a scheduled rotation basis to respond to emergency calls. May be required to perform additional duties in the event of an emergency. New duties as they apply or change as maintenance adapts to new work and changes. 


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Must have a general working knowledge of the tools, materials, equipment, and methods needed to complete the tasks outlined. Must be able to operate a variety of vehicles, equipment, and machinery such as pressure washer, air compressor, rental truck with hydraulic lift, pickup truck, table saw, bench drill press, compound miter saw, hand circular saw, hand drill, hammer, tape measure, and level. Must be capable of working with supplies such as plywood, plumbing fixtures, concrete, glass, and a variety of computer software such as HVAC settings. Must be able to lift and/or carry weights up to 100 pounds. Must be able to communicate effectively in written and oral form. Must be able to work individually or with other technicians when necessary.  Must be able to interact with various groups and individuals such as department heads, supervisors, co-workers, judges, lawyers, District Attorney, Sheriff, Commissioners, County Manager, and the general public.


Minimum Requirements: Graduation from high school supplemented by courses in trades skills and considerable experience in trades repair and maintenance work, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license. May be required to obtain specific technical certifications as deemed necessary by supervisor. 


Application Procedure: Submit a Beaufort County application to Alexis Washington, Beaufort County Human Resources, 121 West Third Street, Washington, NC 27889 (via email, in person, or postal mail (please be reminded there may be a delay with postal mail delivery). Beaufort County applications are available online at www.beaufortcountync.gov or may be obtained at the Beaufort County Administration Building.  Application deadline: May 14, 2024  


Resumes are not accepted in lieu of county applications. An updated application is required if applicant has applied previously for Beaufort County positions. Applicant must provide complete work history, documentation of all certifications, places and dates of employment and hours worked.


Beaufort County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Criminal Background Check, Driving Record Check, and Pre-Employment Drug Screen are Required.

Valid North Carolina License Required

Beaufort County

121 West Third Street
Washington , NC