Mar 16, 2021

General Maintenance Worker

  • TrulyHired
  • Sharon, MA, USA
Full-time Administrative

Job Description

a. Provides students with a safe, clean, healthy and functional school building environment and grounds in which to learn and develop.
b. Assumes responsibility and/or management as assigned for the above.
c. Provide these services in a confidential and responsible nature.

SALARY & WORK SCHEDULE: Per SCU Contract. Twelve-month position.

See also" qualification requirements"
1) A willingness to assist Custodial Leads and the Facilities / Building Technician attaining maintenance and cleanliness goals of a School building.
2) Demonstrated aptitude for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.
3) Such addition or modification to the above as the Superintendent of Schools may deem important.

Building Principal

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full time per the SCU Contract.

1. A minimum of 3-5 years field experience.
2. Basic trouble shooting skills.
3. Must be familiar with plumbing, heating and air conditioning state and local codes for public buildings.
4. General inside and outside carpentry work.
5. Makes repairs and modifications inside and outside of school buildings.
6. Sort and selects materials to make repairs.
7. Use General Maintenance hand tools to complete the assigned tasks.
8. Repairs and or hangs cabinets, bulletin boards, desks, tables, partitions and furniture
9. Works independently with little direction.
10. Install and or repair all types of wall material.
11. Door and hardware repair and other building fixtures
12. Performs a variety of interior masonry duties including installation of ceramic tile, grout and patch repairs also exterior concrete repair.
13. Knowledge of motors and drive systems.
14. A self-starting individual
15. Ability to read and interpret instruction manuals, blueprints, wiring diagrams and other documents describing building design, heating equipment, piping, mechanical equipment and controls related to building environment management and other school-owned equipment.
16. Performs a variety of tasks that require the ability to inspect, repair, fabricate, install, service and maintain building facilities and building equipment.
17. Performs scheduled preventative maintenance of roofs, motors, exit/emergency lights, basketball hoops, generators, batteries, smoke detectors and service vehicle.
18. Inspects, repairs snow removal equipment, (Snow Plow, Snow Removal Equipment and Facilities Pick-up Trucks) sets up snow plows and sanders for winter operations.
19. Performs a variety of carpentry duties, including but not limited to, new construction, remodel, fabrication and repairs/replacement of doors, walls, signs, desks, counters, shelves and tables.
20. Performs interior and exterior painting in the preparation and finishing of various surfaces, including pressure washing, chemical paint removal, sandblasting, sanding, brush painting, roller painting and power spray painting.
21. Performs window glazing and screen repairs.
22. Performs new installation and repairs of various floor coverings, including but not limited to, VCT, carpet tiles and cove base, knowledge in ACT (Asbestos Composite Tile) removal base on Ma. State Law's.
23. Knowledge to performs a variety of plumbing repairs/maintenance, including but not limited to, restroom commode and sink fixtures, drinking fountains, snaking drain lines and rerouting of plumbing. Performs annual checks of all backflow prevention assembly devices.
24. Performs a broad spectrum of hardware repairs and installations.
25. Locksmith duties of the District, including maintaining and installing doors, closers, kick plates, hinges, locks and cylinders. Repairs, rekeys and replaces locks as needed for security.
26. Refinishes and makes repairs to furniture, tables and chairs.
27. Moves furniture, equipment and materials within and between District facilities.
28. Works from ladders, scaffolding and platform lift in a safe manner.
29. Requisitions material supplies, equipment and assistance.
30. Keeps tools and equipment in good operating condition.
31. Responds to day to day emergency calls and after hours to troubleshoot and make building repairs.
32. Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
33. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Job Knowledge - the extent to which the employee has the knowledge and skills necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.
Judgment - the approach used in making decisions. Ability to think and act in a logical and calm manner.
Initiative - willingness to approach new and difficult tasks. Ability to find new ways of accomplishing
Quality/Quantity of Work- accuracy, thoroughness, quantity and time in which responsibilities and
assignments are being carried out.
Organization and Time Management - the ability to plan and organize own work.
Communication - the ability to communicate with others effectively in written and/or oral
Neatness in appearance and work- ability to maintain appropriate neatness in dress
Confidentiality - ability to maintain complete confidentiality of student, employee information and
observations from the work day. ability to not spread gossip and rumors of any kind.
Reliability - the responsibility assumed by the employee for his or her actions.
Work Relations - attitude towards work, co-workers, and the organization. willingness and ability to
work with and for others. success in dealing with students, parents, and the general public
Knowledge of Policies and Procedures - the knowledge of School and department organization policies
and procedures related to assigned job responsibilities, goals and objectives.
Adaptability and Flexibility - the resourcefulness in handling assignments and solving problems in
areas other than primary responsibility. Versatile application of knowledge and skills. Flexible.
Attendance - the absence, arrival time, departure time, and other unscheduled time away from the job. Regular and consistent attendance is essential for this position.

Environmental conditions are a means of describing the physical surroundings of a worker in a specific job. Occasional exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by the weather.

Temperaments for the purpose of collecting occupational data are defined as personal traits required by a worker by specific job-worker situations. The temperaments required for this position include:
- Attaining tolerances - Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances, or standards
- Performing a Variety of Duties - Adaptability to performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.

Physical demands are a way of describing the physical activities that a job requires.
Rating Key:Occasionally - up to 1/3 of the time
Frequently - from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time
Constantly - 2/3 of the time or more.

1. Strength - Medium - Lift 75 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
2. Standing - (C)
3. Walking - (C)
4. Sitting - (O)
5. Lifting - (C)
6. Pushing - (C) Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves away from the force.
7. Pulling - (C) Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves toward the force.
8. Climbing - (O) To ascend or descend ladders, scaffolding, stairs, poles, inclined surfaces.
9. Stooping - (C) Bending the body downward and forward to bending the spine at the waist.
10. Crouching - (C) Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.
11. Reaching - (F) Extending the hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
12. Handling - (C) Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand(s).
13. Talking - (F) Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.
14. Hearing - (O) Perceiving the nature of sounds by the air.

General educational development embraces those aspects of education (formal and informal) which contribute to the worker's reasoning development and ability to follow instructions. This is education of a general nature. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school, high school, or college. However, it derives also from experience and self-study.

Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form. Deal with problems involving several concrete variables in or from standardized situations.

Add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure. Perform the four operations with like common and decimal fractions. Compute ratio, rate, and percent. Draw and interpret bar graphs. Perform arithmetic operations involving all American monetary units.

READING: Read safety rules, instructions in the use and maintenance of shop tools and equipment, and methods and procedures in mechanical drawing and layout work. WRITING: Write reports and essays with proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar, using all parts of speech. SPEAKING: Speak before an audience with poise, voice control, and confidence, using correct English and well-modulated voice.

For the purpose of rating jobs, training time is defined as the amount of general education development and specific vocational preparation needed for average performance on a job.

Specific capacities/abilities of an individual in order to learn or perform adequately in a task or job duty.
- Intelligence: General learning ability, Average ability required.
- Verbal: Ability to understand meanings of words and ideas associated with them, and to use them effectively, Average ability required.
- Numerical: Ability to perform arithmetic operations quickly and accurately, below average ability required.
- Spatial Perception: Ability to comprehend forms in space and understand relationships of plane and solid objects, Average ability required.
- Form Perception: Ability to perceive pertinent detail in objects or in pictorial or graphic material, below average ability required.
- Clerical Perception: Ability to perceive pertinent detail in verbal or tabular matter, below average ability required.
- Motor Coordination: Ability to coordinate eyes and hands or fingers rapidly and accurately in making precise movements, Average ability required.
- Finger Dexterity: Ability to move the fingers and manipulate small objects with the fingers rapidly and accurately, below average ability required.
- Manual Dexterity: Ability to move the hands easily and skillfully, Average ability required.
- Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination: Ability to move the hand and foot coordinately with each other in accordance with visual stimuli, Average ability required.
- Color Discrimination: Ability to perceive or recognize similarities or differences in colors or in shades or other values of the same color or to identify a particular color, below average ability required.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
Job Category: Administrator > Facilities
Location Description
About the Town of Sharon:
Sharon, MA is located 22 miles midway between Boston and Providence, it has access to Boston and Providence via MBTA commuter trains, and to New York City and Washington, D.C., via Amtrak trains at nearby Route 128 station. Its population of 18,000--32 percent are children under 19, 56 percent are adults 25-64 years, and 10 percent are seniors over 65--lives mostly in single-family houses ranging from relatively modest ranches to luxury properties. Many town residents have second- and third-generation family roots in Sharon, but the town is also notable for its diversity and openness to newcomers. An Interfaith Clergy Council and an "Affirming Diversity" group foster cooperative understanding among several varieties of Christian and Jewish congregations, an Islamic mosque, and a Unitarian church as well as adherents of Eastern religions, and the group sponsors an annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration.

The Sharon School Department oversees a high school, a middle school, and three elementary schools, all of which are committed to excellence in educating students. Sharon High School sends 96% of its graduating seniors on to institutions of higher learning.

Beauty and diversity are the key words for Sharon, an attractive community among its neighbors Canton, Norwood, Walpole, Foxboro, Stoughton, Mansfield, and Easton.

Sharon Public Schools Mission Statement:
The Sharon Public Schools, in partnership with the community, has as its mission the responsibility to prepare students to live in a rapidly changing society. Together we will provide an environment that maximizes the student's academic, artistic, social, emotional and physical development. This atmosphere will encourage each individual to develop the skills and sensitivity for living effectively and responsibly. Learn more about us...
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Sharon Public School system does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, or sexual orientation.
Job Requirements
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • High School/Trade School degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
Application Questions
There are no application questions required for this job posting.
Contact Information
  • Melanie Rosado, Human Resources
  • District Office
  • 75 Mountain Street
  • Sharon, Massachusetts 02067
  • Phone: 781-784-1570
  • Fax: 781-784-1573
  • Email: click here

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