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ABA Building Maintenance Specialist
Agency: Department of Finance & Administration
Office: DFA / Division of Building Authority
Section: Building Operations
Date Posted: 03/14/2018
Posting Expires: 03/23/2018
The Arkansas Building Authority (ABA) Building Maintenance Specialist is responsible for daily operations, preventive maintenance, and maintaining the various building systems. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Operates and maintains equipment, such as boilers, chillers, associated pumps, life and safety systems, air handlers, and related equipment. Makes regular inspections on boiler, chiller, and other building systems. Performs routine repairs and preventative maintenance on building equipment and building systems. Performs minor routine electrical maintenance, such as replacing fuses, receptacles, switches, ballasts, light bulbs, etc. Performs minor routine plumbing maintenance, such as installation and repair of faucets, valves, drains, traps, safety valves, etc. Works with and monitors the various contractors, including janitorial, security, elevator maintenance, and chiller maintenance when supervisor is unavailable. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Must be available for after normal working hour calls.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge in various skilled trades. Ability to perform basic computer skills. Ability to communicate in oral and written form with tenants, public, contractors, and peers involving explanation or information, which may include sensitive or confidential information. Ability to keep in contact with vendors and contactors to gather information, answer queries, or solicit assistance required in building management. Ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to read and interpret safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business manual, technical procedures, and governmental regulations. Ability to regularly make decisions involving how a project or operation will be conducted from an available set of alternatives or precedents.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus four years of experience in building and equipment maintenance and repair which may include boiler and/or chiller, plumbing, electrical, HVAC operations or related operations. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
2 years Facilities/Plant Maintenance experience in multi-chiller and multi-boiler environment; knowledgeable in various skilled trades; knowledgeable in the operation, maintenance, and code requirements of life safety systems; skilled in preventative maintenance; good overall knowledge of HVAC and Building Control systems; familiar with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems; and the ability to work cooperatively and effectively with Tenants, Contractors, and co-workers.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Position is on-call every other week at a minimum. Applicant must have a current Arkansas Boiler Operator's license, be able to work in adverse conditions (i.e. hot and cold weather, dust, etc.), climb ladders, and lift at least 50 pounds overhead. Applicant must pass a drug screen and must have a favorable vehicle records check prior to hiring.

Applications must include complete work history and references. A resume may accompany the state application but will not be substituted for any part of the application.

Veteran Preference: A copy of a DD-214 must be submitted to the Hiring Official, at time of interview to be considered for Veteran Preference.

DFA is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we will make any reasonable accommodations necessary to ensure equal employment opportunities.

A criminal background check is required for all DFA positions; an FBI background check may be required.
Job Details
Position No.: 2209-4856
Class Code: S037C
Grade: GS04
Salary Range: $29,046.00 - $42,117.00 per year
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Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Little Rock
Job County/Region: Pulaski
Contact Information
Contact name: DFA HR Office
Phone: (501) 371-6037
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