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Missoula County Preventive Maintenance Technician in Missoula, Montana

MISSOULA COUNTY invites applications for the position of: Preventive Maintenance TechnicianSALARY: $19.94 - $22.56 Hourly, DOQ DEPARTMENT: Facilities Management OPENING DATE: 02/24/2023 CLOSING DATE: Open until filled BARGAINING UNIT: MFPE-Federation of Missoula County Employees WORK SITE: Missoula County SCHEDULING/HOURS OF WORK: Full time Monday through FridayTO APPLY: • Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. • Incomplete applications will be disqualified. • Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. DEFINITION: Performs preventive maintenance work on complex HVAC equipment to ensure peak efficiency and air quality standards set forth by code.REPRESENTATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK: Develops and maintains familiarity with County facilities; reports any maintenance issues or unsafe conditions to the supervisor; and notifies supervisor when supplies are needed. Performs preventive maintenance on heating and air conditioning systems and on generators at mountain transmitter sites. Performs preventive maintenance on low pressure boilers and adds chemical treatment as needed. Performs work to assist in the repair of building systems including: fire and security systems; tube system; inmate phone system; and video arraignment system. Makes plumbing repairs as assigned. Assists in changes of office layout in accordance with facility plans. Moves office furniture, files and equipment as needed. Assists in fire extinguishers maintenance. Performs grounds maintenance including snow removal, de-icing; lawn maintenance and work on lawn sprinkler systems. May assist community service or inmate workers to perform assigned tasks.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduation or GED. Requires one year of work experience performing physical, manual labor. Preventive maintenance experience in a multi-building facility or other large operation preferred. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess a valid Montana Driver's License and pass an extensive background check.PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: The work requires considerable physical activity, occasionally in adverse weather conditions. Requires work in detention cells and exposure to inmates. Requires frequent walking, stooping, bending, climbing of stairs and ladders and lifting of moderate to very heavy objects (50 to 100 plus pounds) with the use of mechanical or people assists. The work requires the physical ability to operate a snowmobile, drive a four wheel drive motor vehicle, and operate a forklift. Requires work outside of the normal workday; requires carrying a cell phone. Work may cause exposure to health threats such as sewage and blood-borne pathogens.APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: Position #2022-00104 PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN