Kansas State Employment Center

Job Description

Job Title:   General Maintenance & Repair Technician

County:   Shawnee

Req. No:   187330

Agency Name:   Department of Administration

Posting Type:   External  --> Click here for Definition of Posting Type

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Job Description:

Responsible for skilled work in one craft and semi-skilled work in an additional craft to assist the various crafts, i.e., carpenters, plumbers, painters, mason, electricians and electronic technician in the performance of their assigned tasks for demolitions, installations, retrofit work and general repairs and emergency work as may be assigned. 

Performs general maintenance at the skill or semi-skilled craft level including but not limited to carpentry, electrical, masonry and painting.  Changes belts and bearings on equipment.  Resets breakers in electrical panels, replaces switches and outlets, relamps and replace ballasts in light fixtures, disconnect electrical power to equipment in order to implement repairs, run conduit and wire to install new equipment as needed.  Builds necessary support and enhancement structures using wood, metal, and concrete for new or existing equipment.  Performs painting in equipment rooms as needed.  Conducts periodic inspections of the plant and the distribution system.  Checks for possible leaks in lines, valves, and pumps; makes emergency repairs and notifies supervisor of condition using phone, clipboard, flashlight, gauges, hand tools, knowledge of systems and systems history and supervisory directory. 

Makes alterations to buildings such as installing partitions, ceilings, laying flooring, hanging sheet rock, and other related work to meet the requirements of building tenants by using knowledge of various mechanical trades and/or crafts.  Utilizes Office of Facilities and Procurement Management CMMS system to get work orders and report both time and materials involved back to the supervisor.  Informs supervisor of parts needed and utilizes the OFPM Warehouse to obtain the parts. 

This is an unclassified position with benefits.

Starting hourly rate $11.21.  Position is open until filled.

Minimum Qualifications:

Six months of experience in a building trades or mechanical building trade.  Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.   Requires a valid driver’s license.  The ability to lift or negotiate the movement of up to 50 lbs. and to work from ladders and scaffolding.

How To Apply:

Step 1:  Register for an Applicant ID number by completing the online Personal Data Form (Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.)

Step 2:  Complete the online State of Kansas Employment Application form and send to the Department of Administration.

Step 3:  Send the Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate to dofapersonnel@ks.gov 

KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED:  Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid and up to date Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html.  A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual’s account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws.  A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days.  All applicants, including current State employees, are responsible for submitting a valid and up to date certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency.  This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03.  If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Failure to follow the instructions and submit all required documentation may affect your consideration for this position.  If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to call me.

Contact Information:

Kim Warren
Department of Administration Personnel Office
900 SW Jackson, Room 401-North
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785-296-4770
FAX: 785-368-6610
TTY 711

Veterans’ Preference Eligible (VPE):

Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran"; under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position.  The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job.  Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager. Additional VPE information can be found at http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/veterans.htm.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

The Department of Administration is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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