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MAINTENANCE MECHANIC - 72000278

Date: Dec 5, 2017

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 25312 

Agency: Management Services

Working Title: MAINTENANCE MECHANIC - 72000278

Position Number: 72000278 

Salary:  $25,979 

Posting Closing Date: 12/19/2017 

Maintenance Mechanic

Real Estate Development & Management

State of Florida Department of Management Services

This position is located in Tallahassee

The Florida Department of Management Services (DMS) is a customer-oriented agency responsible for managing various business-related functions throughout state government. Under the direction of Governor Rick Scott and DMS’ Executive Leadership Team, the agency oversees the real estate, procurement, human resources, group insurance, retirement, telecommunications, private prisons, and fleet and federal property assistance programs utilized throughout Florida’s state government. The Department of Management Services is relied upon to establish, maintain and improve the business processes used by state employees to create a better, not bigger government.  The Department of Management Services facilitates the delivery of these programs and services and provides tools and training to bolster the efficiency and effectiveness of the state’s workforce. It is against this backdrop that DMS strives to demonstrate its motto, “We serve those who serve Florida.” Under the leadership of DMS Secretary Erin Rock, DMS’ employees embody four pillars on a daily basis: establishing a process-oriented mindset; challenging the status quo; creating efficiencies; and respecting state employees. Learn more about the business and workforce arm of Florida government here: http://www.dms.myflorida.com/.

Position responsibilities:

This position shall provide maintenance assistance and support a building located in Tallahassee.  Specific duties include routine minor mechanical maintenance to equipment.

Maintenance Support Duties:

  • Assist the maintenance mechanical staff and skilled tradesmen assigned to building and perform minor repairs as directed. 
  • Carrying ladders and other equipment, doing touch-up painting, minor carpentry.
  • Changing light bulbs and ballasts, switches, receptacles, etc. 
  • Maintenance on floor, carpet machines and groundskeeping equipment.
  • Performs maintenance on air conditioning systems, changes filters and write the installation date of the filters, pump repair, etc. 
  • Assist with the maintenance of hardware, doors, windows, restroom fixtures and minor carpet repairs.
  • Plumbing duties, to include but not limited to unclogging of drains, repair of flush valves, repair of commodes, sinks, urinals and drinking fountains.
  • Fix receptacles; pull new circuits for electrical, run EMT & PVC conduit, change out breakers. 
  • Work on doors, door closers, door hinges and door locks and windows. 
  • Unstop and repair dispensers. 
  • Complete all necessary paperwork associated with duties. 
  • Assist the Facilities Manager on monitoring or adjusting the Energy Management, Fire Protection and Security Systems.
  • Assist Maintenance Mechanic, outside contractors and others as needed.

Other Miscellaneous Duties:

  • Performs light cleaning in the building, including but not limited to cleaning water fountains, cleaning doors, walls, switch plates and kick-plates.
  • Cleaning & restocking restrooms. 
  • Ability to understand and take directions from supervisor, recognize problems or potential problems and communicate those findings to supervisor. 
  • Performs groundskeeping duties as needed.
  • Keep entrance steps, entrance mats, and porches clean and polices around exterior of building.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints.

Public Relations Duties:

  • Incumbent maintains good public relations with peers, supervision and tenants in the building.
  • Establishes and maintains good working relationship with others.
  • Maintains a good rapport with tenants, co-workers and supervisors in buildings; keeps them informed of any unusual situation and is available to answer questions and requests.
  • Excellent public relations skills are required since this position is in continuous contact with both tenants and the public.
  • It is required that a courteous and respectful behavior be displayed at all times.
  • A professional image is needed, as this position represents the department to both the public and tenants.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the procedures and methods used in building, mechanical or fire equipment maintenance and/or operation.
  • Skill in using appropriate hand and power tools.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • One year of experience in the maintenance and repair of buildings, plumbing or electrical or mechanical equipment; or vocational/technical training in mechanical repair or one of the building trades can substitute at the rate of 720 classroom hours.
  • Physical Characteristics: This position requires prolonged periods of time walking, standing, bending, lifting and the use of all types of ladders and occasional use of personnel lift.
  • Valid and applicable driver’s license.

The Department of Management Services is committed to increasing recruitment and hiring of individuals with disabilities and improving employment outcomes.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact the DMS Human Resources (HR) Office at (850) 488-2707. DMS requests applicants notify HR in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

DMS appreciates the service and sacrifices made by veterans and their family members.  Further, DMS recognizes the immeasurable value veterans bring to the workplace and is committed to increasing the number of veterans that serve in its workforce.

Successful completion of background screening will be required for this position.

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: Tallahassee