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Alachua County Board of County Commissioners
Gainesville, Florida, United States
26 days ago
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Austin, TX, United States
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Alachua County Board of County Commissioners
Gainesville, Florida, United States, FL-Gainesville
26 days ago



SALARY:  $38,584.00 - $59,184.32 Annually

This is skilled journeyman level work in one or more building/facility maintenance areas including air conditioning and heating, electrical, carpentry, and painting in the Administrative Services Division, Facilities & Safety Services Department.

An employee assigned to this classification is responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining air conditioning and heating equipment; performing skilled carpentry work and repairing facilities and buildings; painting buildings, equipment, furniture and fixtures; and installing, repairing and maintaining electrical systems.

Work is performed under the direction of a higher level supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports, inspections and observation of results obtained.
 Examples of Duties:

Performs general maintenance/carpentry work in the construction, alteration and maintenance of buildings, floors, roofs, stairways, partitions, doors, windows, fixtures and furniture.

Estimates time and materials for projects and keeps records of cost involved.

Provides limited supervision and instruction to semi-skilled and unskilled helpers.

Services, maintains and repairs heating and air conditioning units; including HVAC systems and energy management systems.

Conducts preventative maintenance/safety inspections and repairs.

Assists in planning and preparing specifications for new installation and modification projects involving air conditioning, heating and/or facilities, and buildings and grounds.

Cleans and prepares exterior and interior surfaces for painting; prepares materials and erects scaffolds.

Paints buildings, walls, furniture, fixtures and equipment.

Maintains and repairs power tools, electrical and gas powered equipment.

Installs, maintains, and replaces electrical wiring, switches, and outlets.

Performs general maintenance work on buildings and grounds.

Performs preventative maintenance on all equipment that is not under contract with the carrier.

Performs preventative maintenance on and repairs all electrical doors.

Performs all plumbing repairs except main line sewer.

Replaces and repairs lighting systems.

Checks all equipment under contract for proper operation.

Compiles safety logs, maintenance records and accident reports as necessary.

Repairs or replaces windows as needed.

Assemble and disassemble furnishings, equipment and fixtures.

Performs janitorial work as assigned.

Retrieves, replaces and transports Library related items of various size and weight as instructed.

Ensure patron compliance of all policies and procedures through effective communication and enforcement.

Performs related duties as assigned.

NOTE: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various kinds of work performed in positions allocated to this class. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.


Considerable knowledge of methods, materials, tools and practices for one or more of the following areas: air conditioning/heating systems, carpentry, electrical and painting.

Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions related to electrical and HVAC systems, carpentry and general maintenance.

Skill in the use of tools, materials and equipment used in general maintenance.

Ability to use computer and other office equipment to maintain records and files.

Ability to work from sketches, plans, blueprints and schematics.

Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to make estimates of time and materials and prepare records of same.

Ability to perform work from scaffolding or lifts at heights up to 30 feet.

Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with co-workers and the public.

Ability to perform duties under adverse conditions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit, and climb or balance. Walking involves frequent change of elevations, grades, slopes, composite surfaces and ability to step through and over items of varied size and shape. Must possess ability to quickly maneuver to avoid injury or prevent further damage to person or equipment from natural occurrences, toppling items and malfunctioning equipment. Frequent use of both arms and hands are required to perform functions that require positioning while fastening of fixtures, furnishings and equipment.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally assist with lifting and/or moving more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet, humid conditions (non-weather); work in high, precarious places; outdoor weather conditions; extreme heat (non-weather), and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold (non-weather); work with explosives, and vibration.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.


Graduation from high school, vocational school, or equivalent and two years experience in journeyman level carpentry and/or painting, electrical, plumbing, air conditioning/heating work or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License and be insurable by District’s insurance carrier. Must obtain a valid EPA Refrigerant Transitions and Recovery “UNIVERSAL” technician certification within 12 months of employment. Successful completion of a criminal history background check is required prior to employment. Evening and weekend work hours may be required.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58915328
  • Location:
    Gainesville, Florida, United States, FL-Gainesville
  • Company Name: Alachua County Board of County Commissioners
  • Position Title: Building Mechanic
  • Industry: Construction
  • Job Function: Building Engineer
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $38,584.00 - $59,184.32 (Yearly Salary)

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