Albemarle County Public Schools and GovernmentMaintenance Mechanic III

Albemarle County Public Schools and Government

Maintenance Mechanic III (2853)

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TitleMaintenance Mechanic III
Posting ID2853

Maintenance Mechanic III
Maintenance Shop
(May be filled at lower level depending on experience and qualifications)


Pay Grade 10, Full-Time, Non-Exempt


The Maintenance Mechanic III is an advanced level maintenance mechanic position. Individuals work independently to perform advanced, skilled work in the servicing, repair and maintenance of school facilities and associated equipment; quality to be near journeyman level; possesses an advanced knowledge at least one building trade and knowledge of general maintenance and repairs; Shift work may be required. Supervision is exercised over less skilled workers. May be on call 24 hours, 7 days a week for emergency situations, including weather and other building emergencies.  Essential functions include, and are not limited to the following:

  • Performs skilled work in one or more specialties, such as electrical, plumbing, carpentry or HVAC.
  • Assists in the troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of facility equipment and systems;
  • Establishes appropriate safe practices for school staff and other employees;
  • Repairs windows and doors, builds shelves and partitions;
  • Replaces locks, door closures and screens;
  • May install and repair plumbing lines and fixtures;
  • Establishes appropriate safe practices for school staff and other employees;
  • Provides cost estimations for repairs, installation and general maintenance services;
  • May respond to heating and cooling service requests and repairs HVAC systems and repair
    refrigeration equipment;
  • Adheres to safety standards in accordance to Department's safety manual;
  • Performs related tasks as required.


QUALIFICATIONS:  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of high school and five years’ experience in the building maintenance trade or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Negative tuberculin test is required. Must possess driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.


Must possess a working knowledge of the common practices, tools, terminology of general building maintenance work; a thorough knowledge of applicable code requirements, occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions associated with work; skill in the use of carpentry tools and woodworking equipment; ability to work from sketches, drawings, plans or specifications, ability to communicate orally and in writing. Have a general knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, and be familiar with reading blueprints. Must have a basic knowledge of buildings systems and become very familiar with the work order system; knowledge of methods, tools and equipment of at least one building trade.

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS:  Work involves frequent walking, lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 lbs. Frequently works from ladders, in cramped spaces, in dusty conditions, and in inclement weather; regular contact with office personnel, other staff members, vendors, individuals from other departments and the general public. Work environment routinely exposes employee to potential major injuries, occasional exposure to hazardous substances. Work requires dexterity in using of both hands, hand-eye coordination and processing basic mechanical sequence of events.


SALARY: Hiring Range: $16.33 - $19.60/per hour 
               Internal candidates will receive pay adjustments in accordance with County School Board Policy, GCBA-R.



Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePer Hour, depending on education, experience and internal equity
LocationMaintenance Shop

Applications Accepted

Start Date11/07/2018