Facilities Maintenance Worker II/III

November 18, 2023
San Andreas, CA
Job Type


Position Description

Interviews to be held Thursday, December 28th, 2023.

Facilities Maintenance Worker II: $21.05 - $25.60

Facilities Maintenance Worker III: $24.32 - $29.52

The position requires you to work in and around Inmates as well as areas containing confidential information. As a condition of employment all applicants that meet the minimum requirements and are chosen from the oral interview process will have to clear an extensive Sheriff's background investigation that includes but not limited to criminal history, credit check, drug use and character assessment.

Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of technical maintenance, repair, installation, alteration, and construction activities involving carpentry, plumbing, roofing, painting, mechanical, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and HVAC installation, and electrical trades work to improve, maintain, remodel, and renovate County buildings, facilities, and fixtures; and to perform related work as required. Incumbents may be required to be on-call and to work various shifts during emergencies on evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Facilities Maintenance Worker I : This is the entry-level classification in the facilities maintenance class series. Initially under close supervision, incumbents with basic maintenance experience learn County infrastructure, systems, and facilities, use of tools and equipment, and a wide variety of practices and procedures. As experience is gained, assignments become more varied and are performed with greater independence. Positions at this level usually perform most of the duties required of the positions at the II level, but are not expected to function at the same skill level and usually exercise less independent discretion and judgment in matters related to work procedures and methods. Work is usually supervised while in progress and fits established structure or pattern. Exceptions or changes in procedures are explained in detail as they arise. Since this class is often used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. This classification is flexibly staffed with Facilities Maintenance Worker II, and incumbents normally advance to the higher level after gaining experience and achieving proficiency which meet the requirements for the Facilities Maintenance Worker II.

Facilities Maintenance Worker II : This is the journey-level classification in the facilities maintenance class series that performs mechanical and electrical maintenance duties at County buildings and facilities required to ensure that all are maintained in a safe and effective working condition and provide the highest level of safety for County and public use. Incumbents are responsible for performing maintenance and alterations on County buildings and facilities, heating, ventilation, and air -conditioning (HVAC), and other electrical and mechanical systems, identifying and evaluating construction-related problems, and performing installation and repairs on plumbing systems. Incumbents are expected to work independently and exercise judgment and initiative. Positions at this level receive instruction or assistance when complex, new or unusual assignments arise and are expected to be fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the facilities division. This class is distinguished from Facilities Maintenance Worker III in that the latter is responsible for technical and functional assistance of lower-level maintenance staff and is capable of performing the most complex duties assigned to the function.

Facilities Maintenance Worker III : This is the advanced journey-level classification in the facilities maintenance class series that performs the most complex duties required to ensure County buildings, facilities, and grounds are maintained in a safe and effective working condition and provide the highest level of safety for public use. Responsibilities include assisting lower-level Facilities Maintenance Workers, inspecting and attending to assigned areas in a timely manner, and performing a wide variety of tasks in the maintenance and repair of County buildings, facilities and grounds. This class is distinguished from the Facilities Maintenance Engineer in that the latter is the full lead-level class in the series.

Example of Duties
Facilities Maintenance Worker I/II :

  • Maintains and repairs County facilities, equipment, and buildings by performing a wide variety of carpentry, electrical, painting, plumbing, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, and mechanical repair work;
  • Performs a variety of electrical repairs and installations, such as electric panels, wiring, cabling, system protective devices, switches, light fixtures, alarm systems and related equipment, including work with three-phase systems and voltages up to 480;
  • Installs, adjusts, repairs, inspects, tests, calibrates, troubleshoots, maintains, and services a wide variety of HVAC and refrigeration equipment, including forced air furnaces, boilers, water pumps, chillers, air conditioning units, exhaust fans, air filters, compressors, cooling towers, heat exchangers, valves, and controllers;
  • Installs repairs and maintains domestic water supply, drainage plumbing and related fixtures using copper, galvanized, iron and PVC pipe techniques;
  • Installs, replaces, repairs, and adjusts valves, thermostats, filters, belts, fuses, and controls; insulates pipes of refrigeration and HVAC systems; cleans, lubricates, and adjusts systems;
  • Installs, repairs and calibrates electric, electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic control systems;
  • Maintains, adjusts and repairs a variety of specialized equipment such as elevators, generators, cleaning equipment, etc.;
  • Performs framing, rough and finish carpentry, and cabinetry to erect small structures, partition interior spaces, frame and trim doors and windows, build interior appurtenances, and perform related functions;
  • Hangs, tapes and textures wallboard; patches plaster; applies interior finishes such as paint, paneling, varnishes, etc.;
  • Installs flooring tile, ceramic tile, molding and baseboards;
  • Performs the full range of masonry duties; installs and repairs drywall;
  • Repairs metal equipment, fixtures and furniture; fabricates frames and racks using acetylene and arc welding and brazing equipment;
  • Prepares forms; sets rebar; pours and finishes concrete to repair or replace building slabs, foundations, retaining walls, driveways, walkways, steps, etc.; repairs brick and other masonry structures;
  • Installs locks and deadbolts; changes tumblers and makes keys;
  • Removes and replaces window glass;
  • Performs routine building maintenance work as necessary, such as changing light bulbs, hanging pictures and signs, replacing batteries, clearing roof gutters and drain pipes, etc.;
  • Performs grounds-keeping work as assigned, including but not limited to mowing grass, raking and removing debris from grounds, removing weeds, blowing / sweeping walkways, pruning shrubbery and trees, etc.;
  • Performs general custodial / housekeeping duties as necessary;
  • Operates lawn mowers, weed eater, a variety of standard hand and power tools, soldering and welding equipment, gauges, meters, calibration equipment; uses measuring devices and safety gear;
  • Prepares complete and accurate records of maintenance work completed;
  • Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints regarding areas of responsibility;
  • Attends training, meetings, workshops, etc., as required to enhance job knowledge and skills;
  • Responds to after-hours emergencies;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Facilities Maintenance Worker III: (in addition to the above)

  • Inspects assigned County buildings, grounds and equipment for maintenance and repair needs and safety concerns;
  • Designs, calculates and prepares sketches for construction and building modifications to be performed; estimates materials and lays out work as required;
  • May provide instruction and leadership to work release inmates as assigned;
  • Assists in ordering and maintaining supply and parts inventory;
  • Assists in the implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for assigned services and programs; assists in the identification of resources needed;
  • Provides staff assistance to the Facilities Maintenance Engineer and Facilities Maintenance & Grounds Manager;
  • May assist in the preparation of staff reports and other necessary correspondence as needed;

Minimum Qualifications
Knowledge of :

Facilities Maintenance Worker I : Basic principles, practices, tools and materials as they relate to the maintenance and repair of infrastructure, facilities, systems, and appurtenances similar to those in municipal or campus environment; construction mathematics for determining slope, calculating square footage, etc.; basic computer equipment and applications related to work duties; basic English, reading comprehension, and communication skills; techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and County staff.

Facilities Maintenance Worker II (in addition to the above) : Principles, practices, methods, equipment, materials, and tools used in the maintenance and repair of County buildings and facilities, including carpentry, plumbing, painting, masonry, HVAC and mechanical and electrical work; principles, theories, and standard practices of several maintenance trades as the apply to maintenance and repair of structures, machinery, and equipment; principles and techniques of cosmetic water supply and drainage plumbing using galvanized, copper and PVC pipe; operation and care of internal combustion engines and hydraulic equipment; occupational hazards and safety equipment and practices related to the work; applicable Federal, State, and local laws regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility; methods and materials used in concrete work, surface patching and brick/masonry repair; techniques and safety precautions in acetylene and arc welding; methods and materials used in roof and wall structure repair; surface preparation and application of paints appropriate to different internal and external surfaces; methods and equipment used in groundskeeping work; and principles and procedures of record-keeping and reporting.

Facilities Maintenance Worker III (in addition to the above) : Journey-level maintenance principles, practices, tools and materials for maintaining and repairing assigned County buildings, facilities, and grounds; basic principles of supervision, training and leadership; principles and techniques involved in maintenance projects, including material selection and estimates; applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to facilities maintenance; principles and practices of electrical, plumbing, HVAC, mechanical, carpentry, concrete work, masonry, and related building trades; basic hydraulics and construction mathematics; operation and minor maintenance of a variety of hand and power tools, vehicles, and equipment; safety equipment and practices related to the work, including the handling of hazardous chemicals; modern office practices; and records maintenance and report writing techniques.

Skill and Ability to :
Facilities Maintenance Worker I : Perform basic construction, modification, maintenance, and repair work to County buildings, equipment and grounds; troubleshoot maintenance problems and determine materials and supplies required for repair; make accurate arithmetic calculations; safety and effectively use and operate hand tools, mechanical equipment, power tools and lights to heavy equipment required for the work; learn and apply County and department policies and procedures; prepare and maintain accurate logs, records, and basic written records of work performed; prepare and maintain accurate logs, records, and basic written records of work performed; understand and follow oral and written instructions; maintain tools and equipment in a clean working conditions providing for proper security; follow department policies and procedures related to assigned duties; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines; use English effectively to communicate in person, over the phone, and in writing; and establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Facilities Maintenance Worker II : Perform a variety of complex technical tasks in the construction, maintenance, renovation, and repair of County buildings, facilities, and grounds; perform skilled work in carpentry, plumbing, roofing, painting, mechanical, heating, ventilation, concrete, air conditioning, and electrical trades; identify building maintenance needs and take corrective actions; perform duties in a manner to maximize public safety in the area of building maintenance and construction; operate a variety of vehicular and stationary mechanical equipment in a safe and effective manner; accurately determine project material needs and recommend purchases; correctly interpret and apply the policies, procedures, laws, and regulations pertaining to assigned programs and functions; operate and maintain acetylene and arc welding and brazing equipment; read, interpret, and apply a wide variety of technical information from manuals, drawings, specifications, layouts, blueprints, and schematics; measure and calculate angles, lengths, volumes and electrical factors such as capacity and resistance; and use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.

Facilities Maintenance Worker III (in addition to the above) : Assist in coordinating the work of lower-level staff and contractors in division projects and activities; analyze problems, evaluate alternatives and make sound recommendations in support of division goals; identify and implement effective course of action to complete assigned work; inspect work of lower-level facilities maintenance staff and maintain established quality control standards; read, interpret and prepare building plans, specifications and related materials; perform complex construction, modification, maintenance and repair of County buildings, equipment and grounds; operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software application programs; use computers for word and data processing; and effectively lead and train lower-level facilities maintenance staff as needed.

Education, Training, and Experience:

For all levels : Equivalent to graduation from high school.

Facilities Maintenance Worker I : One year of full-time experience in construction, maintenance, and/or facilities system, including the use of hand and power tools.

Facilities Maintenance Worker II : Three years of full-time increasingly responsible experience in building repair and maintenance or two years as a Facilities Maintenance Worker I with the County of Calaveras.

Facilities Maintenance Worker III : Five years of full time work experience, two years of which must have been at the journey-level, performing complex facilities maintenance and construction work, including HVAC&R systems or four years as a Facilities Maintenance Worker II.

Special Requirements

  • Possession of a valid California Driver's License.
  • Industrial or trade-school graduation or certificates is preferred.
  • Possession of a Refrigeration Recovery Certification issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, or ability to obtain the certificate within 6 months of appointment to the Facilities Maintenance Worker III.

Bargaining Unit 7 - Service Employees International Union Local 1021

For available Health/Dental/Vision insurance please visit the County BENEFITS WEBPAGE. Please note that Extra-hire positions that are benefitted, are only offered our CORE medical plan and are not offered dental or vision.

NEW * Assist-To-Own program to help Couny employees purchase a home.
Program Highlights:

  • Down Payment Assistance, up to 5.5% of the Total Mortgage Loan.
  • Available with purchase of a primary residence.
  • Variety of Mortgage Loan options (FHA, VA, USDA and Conventional Mortgage Loans).
  • No first-time homebuyer requirement to qualify.
  • Flexible guidelines: Minimum FICO 640; Maximum DTI 50%.
  • Flexible income limits, up to moderate income levels; no income limits for FHA and VA.

For more information, vists Calaveras County Assist-to-Own

Boot Allowance: $150 per year and is distributed once a year, in the first full pay period in the month of December.Qualifying Classifications: Registered EH Specialists, EH Techs, OSS Engineers, Fleet Manager, Junior Engineer, Mechanic series, Sheriff's Mechanic, Public Works Inspector, Road Maintenance Worker series, Integrated Waste Worker series, AG Techs, and AG Biologists, and Recycling Program Coordinator I/II, Permit Tech I/II, Engineering Tech I/II assigned to the Rock Creek Landfill facility, and Air Pollution Control Tech.

Uniform Allowance:$600 per calendar year split into monthly payments.Payments will be made monthly on the second pay check.Qualifying classifications: Custodian series, facility maintenance worker series, facilities maintenance engineer.

Extra-hire employees are not eligible for step advances, vacation, seniority rights, holiday pay or other certain employee benefits. They are entitled to 24 hours of sick leave per year and eligilbe for the county's CORE Medical plan but not eligible for dental or vision insurance.

Vacation days:

0 - 3 complete years = 80 hours per year.

After 6 months you can take your first week.

3 - 10 complete years = 120 hours per year

10 years+ = 160 per year

Holidays:13 paid holidays per year.

Life Insurance: $50,000.00 County paid

Sick Leave: 12 days annual sick leave accrual with unlimited accumulation.

Sick leave is accrued at 3.69 hours for each full 80 hours of payroll period.

60 hours of sick leave can be used for immediate family, parent spouse, child or sibling.

Merit: After successfully completing twenty-six (26) pay periods, a 5% merit increase may be granted.Merit increases may be granted annually thereafter to the top step.

Probation Period: New employees remain in a probationary status for 26 pay periods..

Longevity Incentives @ 2.5% for each of the following:

  • 5.5 years (if hired before March 28, 2005)
  • 6 years
  • 10 years
  • 15 years
  • 20 years
  • 25 years

Bi-Lingual pay:$75 per month for specific approved job classifications.

Flexible Spending: Pre-Tax Medical Reimbursement - Max contribution of $2,500 annually

Flexible Spending:Pre-Tax Dependent Care Account - Max contribution of $5,000 annually

Section 125 Plan:Additional insurance is available through the Section 125 plan and may be purchased from a representative during open enrollment or by appointment when they are on-site.


Heart & Stroke Insurance

Cancer Insurance

Accident Insurance

Universal Life Insurance

Short Term Disability Insurance




Extra-Hire's will be enrolled into Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) unless you are already a member of CalPERS.

Additional Retirement Plan:

The County offers a 457 Government plan. Employees can contribute u to this deferred compensation plan (Pre or Post Tax options).The County utilizes VALIC.

Participating employees will receive a County paid match of up to $50 a month.

Closing Date/Time: 12/17/2023 11:59 PM Pacific

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