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Job: Building Maintenance Specialist(Job Id 31886)

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Job Description

08/04/2017 08/11/2017
COOLIDGE 0.00-17.85


Arizona Department of Economic Security


Building Maintenance Specialist

2800 N. Highway 87, Coolidge, AZ 85228  

Openings: 1


Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) works with families, community organizations, advocates, and State and Federal partners to realize our collective mission to make Arizona stronger by helping Arizonans reach their full potential through temporary assistance for those in need. To learn more about DES visit DES Overview and visit our careers page to see current job opportunities. Join the DES Team!



The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team as a Building Maintenance Specialist for the Arizona Training Program at Coolidge (ATPC). The Building Maintenance Specialist performs varied building maintenance tasks requiring the application of skilled abilities in the maintenance and repair of utility service systems and the planning, oversight, and execution of initial-through-completion stages of remodeling and construction.  This position is authorized to inspect and determine the need for repairs or remodeling and perform skilled duties in the installation, maintenance, remodel and repair of State facilities to include construction and repair of building frameworks and structures such as stairways, door frames, partitions, installation of cabinets, siding and drywall, and painting of interior and exterior of buildings.  The Building Maintenance Specialist performs lock work and other building repairs to ensure a safe and functioning physical plant in compliance with applicable regulations, building codes and procedures.  This position maintains a work shop and equipment and accomplishes tasks in a timely and efficient manner.   



-          The candidate will have knowledge of Federal, State and local laws and rules, and local building codes; structural components of buildings and related utility service systems; preventive maintenance, repair, remodeling and construction methods and practices; reading basic blue prints, schematics and sketches; equipment to complete assigned repair and maintenance required; and common safety practices;.


-          The candidate will have skill in analyzing and determining proper use, maintenance, and security of tools, equipment and materials; interpreting, applying, and adhering to Federal, State and local laws and rules, and local building codes; applying and demonstrating generalized preventive maintenance, repair, remodeling, construction methods and practices; reading and interpreting basic blueprints, schematics, and sketches; installing and replacing major utility services; estimating cost and ordering materials; troubleshooting problems; applying and demonstrating work leadership and training; and oral and written communications.


-          The candidate will have ability to work independently and as part of a team; work under adverse conditions; stand or walk for long periods of time; climb ladders; prepare clear and concise records, reports, and other written materials; construct items from various materials; use various tools in the completion of work; analyze problems, identify solutions, and complete appropriate repairs; exercise independent judgment and initiative within established guidelines; and communicate with others in a positive manner.


-          Minimum two years’ experience performing general building maintenance work, preferably in various building maintenance fields, or four years’ experience in a commercial setting.  Experience in carpentry is highly desirable. 



DES promotes career development by offering a learning environment, team oriented culture. Our new hires enjoy several other benefits such as paid holidays, vacation days, sick leave, medical, dental, and vision benefits, tuition reimbursement, and participation in the Arizona State Retirement Plan. Click here to learn more about benefits.


Staffing Disclosure

Applicants will be required to:

-          Have a current, valid state issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employee is subject to driver’s license record checks and must maintain an acceptable driving record, valid motor vehicle insurance and registration, and must complete any required training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

-          Successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), applicable to all newly hired State employees.

-          Complete a post-offer medical/physical examination.

-          Possess a valid fingerprint clearance card, or obtain a fingerprint clearance card within seven working days of employment.

-          Successfully pass background and reference checks.

-          Employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions.


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DES is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.  Persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Fair and Equal Employment Opportunity Practices:  DES does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, parental status, or military service.

Reasonable Accommodation Request: During all stages of the recruitment process, persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation which includes but are not limited to a sign language interpreter or an alternative format of documents. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact DES Human Resources Administration at (602) 771-2870. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

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