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MAINTENANCE MECHANIC - 55002808

Date: Sep 15, 2020

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Requisition No: 235882 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: MAINTENANCE MECHANIC - 55002808

Position Number: 55002808 

Salary:  $27,125.68 - $35,103.82 

Posting Closing Date: 09/23/2020 

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

190 / Bartow Operations

OPEN COMPETITIVE

CAREER SERVICE

 

 

CONTACT PERSON: PAM BURNSED  

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 863-519-4300

ANTICIPATED BI-WEEKLY HIRING SALARY: $1,227.41

 

The State of Florida offers an excellent benefits package including paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, several low-premium healthcare options, tuition waivers, and training opportunities for professional growth and development.  Calculate the estimated annual value of working for the State of Florida here.  For additional benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to http://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com/

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.

 

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES AND SUPPORTS EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.  QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation’s Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities.  Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities may be provided.  Interested persons should contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Equal Opportunity Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-4747 for assistance.  

 

This position requires a valid Class B driver license with an acceptable driving record in accordance with the Department's Drivers Record Requirements Policy. An unacceptable driving record is defined as any of the following:

  1. three (3) or more moving violations in the past 3 years that accumulate 3 or more points per violation;
  2. any 2 convictions of reckless driving in the past 3 years;
  3. a suspension or revocation of the driver license for moving violations in the past 3 years; and a suspension or revocation for refusal to take a sobriety test, or any suspension or
  4. revocation for a DUI conviction in the past 4 years

 
Your driving record will be reviewed and the status of your driver license confirmed.

In order to be eligible for hire into a position requiring a CDL, applicants must register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse, as required, for the Department to conduct a pre-employment query.  Click here to register for the Clearinghouse.  A mandatory drug screening will be performed on the successful applicant.
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Assists with performing routine maintenance and repairs on all types of electrical services, including highway lighting, buildings, rest area facilities, sewage treatment plants, et cetera.  Operates utility van and bucket truck in performance of these duties.

 

Assists the plumber making repairs and installation of pipe, commodes, urinals, faucets and all other plumbing hardware in all Departmental facilities.

Assists with performing a variety of block, brick, concrete and carpentry repairs and constructs new buildings as required.

 

Performs minimal repairs to heating and air conditioning equipment.
 

Estimates quantities and provides the required purchasing documents for material and equipment.
 

Perform minor operational maintenance and ensures that the proper periodic preventative maintenance schedule is performed in a timely manner and that equipment is kept in good working order by coordinating with the local automotive shop.
 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: KNOWLEDGE OF ELECTRICITY, PLUMBING AND BUILDING CONSTRUCTION; SKILL TO PERFORM REPAIRS ADHERING TO APPLICABLE CODES; SKILL TO READ BLUEPRINTS AND SCHEMATIC DRAWINGS;  SKILL TO ESTIMATE QUANTITIES AND PROVIDE REQUIRED PURCHASING DOCUMENTS FOR MATERIALS; ABILITY TO MAKE ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING AND BUILDING REPAIRS.
 

OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalency and Class "B" Commercial Driver's License Instructional Permit with air brakes. One year of experience as a tradesman in commercial building maintenance and repair is a substitute for a High School Diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalency.


Due to the nature of this position, the incumbent must respond to emergencies.  The incumbent of this position is required to work with or around Department of Corrections inmates. 


While on duty status, the position's incumbent must be readily available to operate a commercial motor vehicle (CMV), consistent with the type of commercial driver's license (CDL) the incumbent is required to possess, or on a routine basis performs other CMV safety-sensitive functions.  A valid Class "B" CDL Instructional Permit with air brakes is required at the time of hire.  Obtain a valid Class "B" CDL with air brakes within 180 days of hire and maintain it.


Responsible for adhering to the provisions and requirements of Section 215.422, F.S., related State Comptroller's rules, and Department of Transportation's invoice processing and warrant distribution procedures.


Employee will be required to be responsive to emergency situations within a very short timeframe and serve in the Transportation Emergency Management Team.
 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalency and Class "B" Commercial Driver's License Instructional Permit with air brakes. One year of experience as a tradesman in commercial building maintenance and repair is a substitute for a High School Diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalency.
 

As a CANDIDATE, you may be required to provide documentation (i.e. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY, college transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications.
 

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES THE SERVICE VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE GIVEN TO OUR COUNTRY AND SUPPORTS THE HIRING OF RETURNING SERVICE MEMBERS AND MILITARY SPOUSES.  If you are a preference-eligible applicant who receives notice of a hiring decision and believe that you were not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, you may file a written complaint within 60 calendar days from the date you receive the notice, requesting an investigation to the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Lakeland