Maintenance Technician ADVA Position

Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery - Posted by Whitney Haynie
Please apply before 16 Mar 2017
MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office:
Section: North Little Rock Veterans Cemetery
Date Posted: 03/09/2017
Posting Expires: 03/16/2017
Summary
The Maintenance Technician is responsible for overseeing and participating in the maintenance and operation of facilities and equipment. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Typical Functions
Develops preventative maintenance schedules for facilities and equipment and participates in overall planning by providing information and advice concerning equipment status, maintenance replacement, or purchasing needs. 

Performs skilled and semi-skilled tasks, including building wooden structures, replacing faulty plumbing fixtures, repairing broken pipes, replacing electrical fixtures and receptacles, welding broken parts, rebuilding small motors, overhauling carburetors, tuning up vehicles, operating power tools, pouring and finishing concrete, and servicing refrigeration units. 

Reports maintenance and repairs needed in maintaining facilities. 

Prepares employees work schedules, trains new employees, and recommends
disciplinary actions, as needed. 

Maintains records and prepares reports including vehicle utilization, equipment history, and materials purchased.
May operate a waste water treatment facility by monitoring equipment to ensure proper operation, making repairs, taking samples, and completing reports. 
Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and structural requirements used in the construction and maintenance of buildings and grounds. 
Knowledge of state government procurement practices. 
Ability to plan, assign, and coordinate work activities, and monitor the performance of co-workers and/or subordinates. 
Ability to determine repair/maintenance requirements, perform manual labor, and operate and maintain the necessary tools and equipment. 
Ability to prepare reports and maintain records. 
Ability to maintain inventory and purchase supplies. 
Ability to train others in the use of tools and equipment in order to maintain facilities.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of vocational technical training in maintenance; plus two years of experience in general maintenance, including one year in a leadership capacity.


Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
Light welding experience. 

Maintenance/Equipment Log Administration (update work related maintenance performed on equipment for tracking purposes on starter changes, oil changes, tires, batteries and other maintenance performed). 

Knowledge of and capable of troubleshooting, repair and maintaining automotive/light and heavy equipment and facilities maintenance. (i.e. electrics, fuel, hydraulics, gas and diesel engines, etc.)
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Benefit Package Includes: Health & Life Insurance, Vacation & Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Credit Union Available, Retirement, Career Bonus, and Deferred Compensation. 

Direct Deposit is required for employment according to Act 1887 of 2005.

All ADVA applicants must complete a drug screen and background check if applicable.

TWO-YEAR EMPLOYMENT BAN: The following will result in the selectee (whether internal or external applicant) being banned from applying for employment with ADVA for two years:

If the drug test is not performed within 48 hours (unless an extension is granted). If the drug test is positive. A test is considered to be positive if the test results indicate that the sample has been tampered with in any way or that the selectee has attempted to falsify the test results, including the use of masking agents or chemicals.If the selectee fails to appear for drug testing without notifying the hiring official that he/she is declining the position.



ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WITH WORK HISTORY WILL BE ACCEPTED. RESUMES IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED STATE APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

It is important that you submit complete and accurate information and that you complete the application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, beginning with your most recent employment. Include all experience, position held, volunteer or unpaid work; however, you should also include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.


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