MAINTENANCE MECHANIC

  • City of Kansas City, MO
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Building Maintenance Construction and Skilled Trades

Job Description

Several full-time positions available with the Public Works Department, Operations Division located at 2400 NE Russell Rd, 4725 Coal Mine Rd, and 5300 Municipal Ave. and the Parks & Recreation Department, Facility Maintenance Division located at 3515 NE 33rd Terr
Salary Range: $16.64-$26.86/hour
Normal Work Days/Hours: Public Works: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Parks: Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Application Deadline Date: Open until filled


Responsibilities

Public Works: Performs full range of duties related to new construction by repairing, patching, replacing and/or painting concrete and asphalt surfaces including concrete culverts and wing walls, streets, sidewalks, medians, curbs, ADA ramps. May perform duties related to construction or repair of stone, brick or block walls. Inspects, maintains and repairs piping and plumbing fixtures on brine and calcium chloride tanks and replaces the pumps and motors. Performs minor electrical work on the brine and calcium chloride systems. Performs minor welding/repairs on tank apertures, bridge/culvert appurtenances and various City maintained structures including fencing. Operates snow removal equipment. Performs minor equipment repairs. Maintains proper fluids levels and replaces minor parts such as snow blades as needed. May lead and participate in the work of an assigned crew. Determines needs and requisitions tools, materials, and equipment for necessary repair and maintenance work. Performs related duties as assigned.

Parks: Performs maintenance on facilities including community centers, pools, fountains, cultural & nature centers, and museums. Inspects, repairs, and maintains boilers, hot water tanks, air compressors, HVAC equipment, water supply lines, plumbing fixtures, motors and related equipment. Repairs or replaces piping, valves, and other worn or damaged parts. Replaces packing and bearings on pumps. Performs remodeling duties including framing and installation of drywall, installation of electrical fixtures and wiring, and installation of plumbing fixtures and water lines. Assists in operation of snow removal equipment. Performs fire alarm and sprinkler system inspections. Responds to alarm activation for system check. Performs preventative maintenance tasks on various systems and buildings. Maintains work area in safe and organized manner.


Qualifications

REQUIRES high school graduation and 4 years of experience in a variety of mechanical crafts; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Must possess a valid state-issued driver's license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. May be required to obtain a valid MO Class A, B, or C CDL prior to the end of the probationary period as determined by the department. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City.


Other Information

URGENT!!! CRITICAL RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

May be required to have a negative COVID-19 test result within 7 days of hire as the most recent test result. Having a positive result at any point for any current or potential employee will have no impact on employment status nor employment offer.

QUESTIONS REGARDING AVIATION POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE AVIATION DEPARTMENT AT 816-243-3010.

POSITIONS POSTED FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT ARE FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT ONLY . QUESTIONS REGARDING THESE POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO 816-513-0253. IF YOU SEE THE SAME POSITION TITLE POSTED FOR A DIFFERENT DEPARTMENT, YOU MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE OTHER CITY DEPARTMENT.

The evaluation of applications is based only on the information submitted by the application deadline. Therefore, in order to have your application properly considered, you should include all relevant dates, i.e., attendance at educational institutions, date degree(s) conferred, etc. Further, you should provide detailed description of relevant work experience/dates, including months/years of employment. Failure to submit a completed application may eliminate you from the selection process. Resumes may be filed to determine eligibility, but an official City application must be completed prior to appointment.

For positions requiring college education as part of the minimum requirement and/or an equivalency, the minimum education requirement is high school graduation. The requirement of "high school graduation" also includes the state-issued GED certificate.

For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree.

Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of "an accredited" degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U. S. Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education.

If claiming military veterans preference points, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 or other qualifying documents prior to the application deadline.

Applications submitted in person or by USPS mail must be received by the published Application Deadline, 5:00P.M., C.T. Applications submitted by FAX or online must be received by the published Application Deadline, midnight, C.T.

All positions require successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months.

The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE.

POLICY OF NON DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY
The City of KCMO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should contact the Human Resources Department, Recruitment & Selections Division at (816) 513-1945.

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