Grounds Maintenance Tech II
- Scottsville, VA
The Facilities/Grounds Maintenance Technician completes a variety of tasks necessary for a high level of maintenance in and around the facility. This position can be a physically demanding position, requiring the individual to be technologically astute, easily adaptable, and flexible. This position also requires self-guidance and decision-making ability as it regards various projects such as straightening rooms, cleaning the grounds around the building, painting, etc. This position also works cyclical and repetitive tasks that require it to commonly be creative in how to approach and prioritize tasks. This position routinely requires overtime. The Grounds Maintenance Technician will typically work autonomously while daily tasks are monitored closely for completeness.
Daily Duties, Functions, Responsibilities
- Performs semi-skilled mechanical, landscaping, construction, light carpentry, and other various duties;
- Operates hand tools, and power and shop equipment;
- Operates floor jack and fork lift;
- Maintains DBBC tools;
- Contributes to the organization safety plan;
- Maintains facility access for shipping trucks, employees, and patrons during inclement weather;
- Prepares facilities and grounds for events;
- Picks up trash and litter around the facility and disposes of such waste;
- Paints doors, trim and other parts of the facility to ensure routine maintenance;
- Operates power washing equipment;
- May assist in the packaging hall when needed;
- Performs routine maintenance on tools and equipment;
- Other duties as assigned.
Physical Conditions and Nature of Work Contacts
- Involves frequent walking, lifting, and carrying objects weighing in excess of 40lbs routinely.
- Requires strenuous tasks including, bending, stooping, lifting.
- Work exposes employee to adverse weather.
- Ability to multi-task effectively.
- Exposes employee to potentially minor injuries.
- Ability to distinguish color for safety signs/placards.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Basic knowledge of general maintenance equipment and operations.
- Ability to work autonomously.
- General knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions associated with work.
- Ability to interpret technical bulletins and schematics on equipment related to work.
- Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
- Ability to distinguish color for safety signs.
Education and Experience
- Mechanical/maintenance/mechanical experience strongly preferred.
- High school diploma.
- Must be 18-years of age.
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