Facilities Technician #2023-1

Sacramento Metro Fire   Mather, CA   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on January 24, 2023
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Facilities Technician


$86,075.04 - $104,470.56 Annually


McClellan, CA

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2/13/2023 4:00 PM Pacific


Retirement - CalPERS Miscellaneous retirement: Classic employee 3% @ 60, PEPRA employee 2% @ 62

Health Benefits - CalPERS health insurance offering variety of HMOs and PPOs. District contributes 92% of the health plan premium and the employee is responsible for the remaining 8% of the premium for the whole family up to $3053.70 per month. Dental and vision insurance are also paid by the District.

Life Insurance - $20,000 for the first probationary year and $100,000 thereafter.

PTO - 12.43 hours / month
Sick Leave - 17.22 hours / month
Holiday - 12 designated holidays per year
Childbirth Disability Leave - 6 weeks

Education Incentive - Max of 10.5%

Continuing Education - $150/month 
Longevity - 2% of base pay starting at 10 years of service 

Under general supervision perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled work in the maintenance of District buildings, facilities and associated equipment; perform heating, air conditioning, ventilation, refrigeration, hydronic, plumbing, appliance, electrical and carpentry repairs; assist the Facilities Manager in management of construction projects which require direction and coordination of contract personnel; perform other duties as required.

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position; it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.

Regular and reliable attendance is a requirement of the job.


  1. Oversee the maintenance of District facilities, manage and coordinate construction projects, and communicate both orally and in writing with staff and Division Manager.
  2. Determine the nature of the problem when there are mechanical, plumbing, electrical or related systems not functioning properly; perform repairs if time, equipment and supplies permit; for complex and major challenges, will refer to the Facilities Manager.
  3. Test mechanical, plumbing, electrical, and appliance components for failure; diagnose cause of failure, replace worn parts, and otherwise restore equipment to operating condition.
  4. Make repairs to existing plumbing systems; test and locate trouble and replace defective parts of plumbing systems such as valves, pipelines, faucets and fixtures; clean out obstructions in pipe systems.
  5. Make repairs and adjustments to heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration systems and controls; clean and oil equipment and check belts; determine trouble with equipment not functioning properly and repair or replace defective or worn parts such as bearings, seals, or float controls and making minor and major repairs.
  6. Perform carpentry duties, lay out, cuts, fit and join building materials to construct, maintain or alter facilities and structures.
  7. Make repairs/adjustments and/or installations of doors, lock sets, lockers and cabinets.
  8. Maintain records of work performed and parts and materials used.
  9. Advise Facilities Manager of system failures or loss of effectiveness and make recommendations for corrective action.
  10. Other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum qualifications & Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check and a physical to include a drug screen.

The education or experience requirements may be modified or waived at the sole discretion of the Fire Chief. At least one of the education or experience requirements must be met; both requirements cannot be modified or waived. The Sacramento Metro Fire District Board of Directors shall be notified of any such modifications or waivers.

Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.

Education and Experience 
Education must be obtained through a post secondary institution currently accredited by any accreditation body recognized by either the Counsel for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the United States Department of Education.


  1. Possess a high school diploma or equivalent GED certificate.
  2. Minimum of twelve (12) units of college credit.
  3. Considerable crafts related education and experience equivalent to a journey-level construction trades person that would demonstrate possession of the knowledge and abilities listed in the minimum qualifications.
  4. Four (4) years of journey-level experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge and abilities as listed below.


  1. Bilingual ability.
  2. Construction Trade License or Certificates

Knowledge of: 

  1.  Building codes pertinent to specified trades appropriate to the assignment.
  2. Necessary safety precautions required while working in hazardous locations or conditions. 
  3. The tools, equipment, methods, and materials of specified building trades.
  4. Procedures and equipment used to inspect and test safety devices used in specified building trades.  

 Ability to:

  1. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of people that include senior management, employees, outside agencies, and the general public.
  2. Perform a variety of building maintenance and repair work in the HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and carpentry trades.  
  3. Diagnose malfunctions of various systems, and repair to specified operating standards. 
  4. Determine the scope and difficulty of a job based on an interpretation of oral and written instructions, schematic diagrams, sketches or blueprints. 
  5. Read and comprehend blueprints, and follow written and oral instructions. 
  6. Perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division dealing with linear, area and volume measurements. 
  7. Maintain records and prepare reports on work in progress. 
  8. Work independently with minimum instruction and without direct supervision.

Supplemental information

Physical Requirements

Maintain physical ability and stamina to meet position tasks and responsibilities. Physical abilities must commensurate with the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the position.

No person shall pose a threat to themselves or to the health and safety of other individuals in the work place, or to the public they serve.


Possession of and ability to maintain a current valid California Driver's License, Class C, is a condition of employment.


Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District


10545 Armstrong Ave, Suite 200

Mather, California, 95655