Job Description

Posted Date: July 11, 2019
Position Start Date: July 01, 2019
Location: Facilities Management
Academy District 20 Mission Statement

The mission of Academy District 20 is to educate every student in a safe and nurturing environment and to provide comprehensive, challenging curricular and extracurricular opportunities that meet the unique needs of every individual by expanding interests, enhancing abilities, and equipping every student with the knowledge, skills, and character essential to being a responsible citizen of our community, our nation, and the world.

Job Goal

Performs duties associated with the maintenance and repair of building structures, associated systems, and equipment through proficient and knowledgeable skills in the area of plumbing, both on commercial and residential scales; most incumbents have this specialized area of expertise, but can provide assistance in all areas of building maintenance

Job Description: Essential Position Functions

The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and other key duties that may be required. The description may not include all functions performed by the incumbents in various locations. The district reserves the right to modify or change the duties or the essential functions of this job at any time.

  • Reports consistently for work as scheduled
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Attains proficient or higher evaluations on established Performance Standards
  • Cooperates with other trades as a team member
  • Ensures that all safety rules and regulations are followed to prescribed measures
  • Fixes line leaks, coil leaks, and pipe related problems
  • Fixes steam traps and condensation pumps
  • Fixes water leaks; repairs joints, connections, and receptacles
  • Installs, repairs and inspects gas piping, water heaters, and vents; installs and maintains related joints, connections, and other devices
  • Maintains clean and efficient operating work area and district equipment to include vehicles
  • Performs duties associated with building repairs and remodeling including plumbing work, repair and maintenance on district facilities; including fixing drains, sinks, stools, urinals, and related sewage systems, and fixtures
  • Performs installations and repairs in manner consistent with uniform state and local plumbing codes to ensure protection of water system
  • Performs related emergency repairs as needed
  • Plans and performs minor plumbing repairs to the facilities and reports major discrepancies
  • Prepares and enters records of work performed and parts used on all district equipment repaired
  • Prepares work orders/solves maintenance problems before they become emergencies
  • Provides assistance in resolving technical problems
  • Reads and interprets service and parts manuals
  • Repairs and replaces parts and fixtures related to steam and hot water heat system
  • Repairs interior and exterior sump pumps
  • Responds to all service breakdowns and work orders as required
Required Qualifications High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
Hold and maintain a Colorado State Journeyman Plumber License
Must hold backflow license or be able to obtain within six months of hire
Colorado Driver’s License or be eligible at time of application
Must meet pre-employment drug and alcohol testing requirements; subject to random drug and alcohol testing, including reasonable suspicion Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information in various software systems
  • Ability to analyze malfunctions in equipment
  • Ability to analyze malfunctions in the more complex and sophisticated plumbing equipment and systems
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, coworkers, staff, students, parents, and the general public
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to input work orders on a computer and generate reports if needed
  • Ability to lead and oversee staff
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to make repairs on mechanical equipment and plumbing systems
  • Ability to manage simultaneous demands
  • Ability to operate and care for mechanized equipment
  • Ability to organize and prioritize effectively
  • Ability to recognize safety issues in the workplace
  • Ability to train others in procedures and the use of equipment
  • Ability to use computer equipment and related software to support diagnostics
  • Ability to use the computer to support essential job functions
  • Ability to work days, hours, locations, and assignments as directed by the supervisor within the position responsibilities
  • Ability to work independently on assignments without supervision
  • Ability to work well with individuals from many diverse backgrounds and professions
  • Considerable knowledge of computer equipment and related software for diagnostics
  • Demonstrates discernment, excellence, honesty, integrity, patience, perseverance, respect, responsibility, and trustworthiness
  • Detail-oriented
  • Energetic, creative, innovative, flexible
  • Excellent cooperative, collaborative, and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations and building code standards
  • Knowledge of repair and operations of machinery and equipment
  • Organizational, interpersonal, written, listening, and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with a wide variety of people including trainees, coworkers, administrators, vendors, and the general public
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, written, listening, and verbal communication skills

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a staff member typically encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive.

  • The noise level in the work environment may alternate among quiet, moderate, and loud.
  • The incumbent is frequently required to interact in person and through communication methods with the students, public, and/or other staff.
  • The incumbent is required to work scheduled school/work hours and/or days.
  • The incumbent may be required to work extended school/work hours and/or days as directed.
  • Work is performed in a variety of buildings throughout the district.
  • The incumbent may experience exposure to odors, dust, poor ventilation, and other hazards associated with maintenance duties.

Physical Demands: The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive. All physical demands, if listed, are considered essential functions

  • Sits, stands, walks, stoops, kneels, and crouches/squats while performing duties
  • Has oral and auditory capacity enabling interaction interpersonally and/or through communication devices
  • Uses eyes, hands, and finger coordination enabling the use of equipment and writing utensils
  • Lifts or carries burdens weighing up to 50 lbs., and pushes and/or pulls other burdens weighing 100 lbs.
  • Has visual capacity enabling safe operation of tools and machinery
  • Conducts activities involving climbing, stooping, kneeling/bending, crouching/squatting, crawling, twisting, and reaching utilizing a ladder or a lift
  • Works with arms and hands extended at shoulder height or higher with a weight up to 50 lbs.

Cognitive Functions: The following are some of the cognitive functions commonly associated with this position. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive. The staff member may be required to analyze, communicate, compare, compile, compute, coordinate, copy, evaluate, instruct, negotiate, synthesize, reason, and use interpersonal skills.

Salary/Pay: Refer to D20 salary schedules at About Us > Financial Transparency > Salary Schedules or Policies

Hours per Week: 40

Additional Information:

New Applicants: Please note that if you are hired by District 20, fingerprinting is required. You will be responsible for the cost of fingerprinting.

All custodial positions require the ability to lift 50 pounds and to push/pull burdens up to 100 pounds.

All special education positions require the ability to safely lift 50 pounds each in a two person lift.

How to Apply:
Current District 20 Staff:
Current District 20 staff members should complete a transfer request form and return it to the Human Resources Office. The transfer request form and important transfer information can be found on the District 20 Intranet site: Click on Resources and Forms, click on Forms and Documents, click on 20Net Human Resources Documents, click on HR_Other_Forms_Miscellaneous, and click on the document name HIRING - Transfer Request Form.
New Applicants:
New applicants must register with the Academy District 20 Employment Opportunities site and complete the online application.
Please identify your interest in specific positions on the Preferences page of the online application.
Since school administrators will be able to access your completed online application, please do not call to request site visits or interviews at the school. Please direct all inquiries via the email address indicated on the posting.
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