Open Date:
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Employment Type:
Full Time with Benefits
Ogden, Utah

Job Description:


Under the general supervision of an administrative superior and/or Lead Building Service Worker, repairs and services electrical systems and performs a variety of skilled, journeyman level building construction, alteration, and maintenance repair work. This position is under Operations but will work at the Weber County Jail. 


(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class.) Repairs, services and performs a variety of skilled journeyman level electrical, mechanical maintenance, air conditioning systems, painting, carpentry, plastering, masonry, plumbing, metal, and other related work. Installs or repairs wiring systems, light fixtures, outlets, bulbs, and fuses, and performs other electrical work. Installs, maintains, and/or repairs pneumatic controls, heating and refrigeration systems, boilers, appliances, locks, and related mechanical devices. May serve as a lead worker over two (2) or more Building Service Workers if assigned; outlines tasks to be accomplished and materials, supplies, and parts required. Performs cabinetmaking and other specialized carpentry construction work; hangs doors, lays flooring, installs partitions and drop ceilings, repairs door closures, and performs other carpentry work. Repairs faucets, unstops clogged lines, cuts and repairs pipes, and performs other plumbing and steam fitting work. Paints and redecorates walls, woodwork, furniture, and fixtures.  Welds, brazes, solders, and cuts material using oxy‑acetylene and electric welding equipment to repair existing structures or to construct new facilities. Reads, interprets, and works from sketches, diagrams, and blueprints; maintains an inventory of commonly used materials, supplies, and parts. Performs related work as assigned.


Education: Completion of high school or equivalent, and B.

Experience: Five years of diversified experience in building maintenance activities, one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge: Considerable knowledge of the standard methods, practices, tools and materials used in a variety of building maintenance functions; considerable knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions common to building maintenance. 

Skills: Skill in the use of specialized and common tools and materials of several trades. 

Abilities: Ability to read, interpret, and work from sketches, diagrams, and blueprints; ability to make cost estimates of time and materials; ability to prepare and maintain routine records; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to lead and organize the work of others; ability to perform moderately strenuous manual labor for extended periods  of time; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments, and the general public.


Must possess or be able to possess a valid Utah driver’s license and a good driving record.  Must be on call 24 hours a day; must have a telephone. Must be adaptable to changing work hours as shift hours may be changed. Service workers are required to be on holiday and weekend checks.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Weber County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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