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Job line: 916-556-0297

Facilities Maintenance Mechanic - Internal/External

Posting Date: October 23, 2014
Filing Deadline: Open Until Filled
Salary: $22.52 - $28.15 hourly
Location: Sacramento, CA

Brief Description


Using specialized knowledge and expertise in HVAC, carpentry, painting, masonry, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical systems maintenance and repair, performs a variety of skilled maintenance work to repair, and remodel District buildings, facilities, electrical and mechanical systems, equipment, and fixtures; as assigned, may provide assistance, training and functional direction to less experienced employees; may coordinate the work of contractors; may serve in a lead capacity during absence of supervisor; safely operates District vehicles and equipment; practices safe work processes and contributes to the creation and maintenance of a safe working environment for self and others; and performs related work as assigned.

Essential Functions

Performs preventive maintenance, troubleshoots, diagnoses, and repairs District buildings, facilities, fixtures, equipment, and property. Specialized knowledge and expertise in HVAC, carpentry, painting, masonry, plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems are required to perform a variety of duties including: asphalt repair, concrete paving and finishing; building partitions and cabinets, repairing heating, lighting, cooling, plumbing, ventilation systems and CNG equipment; installation and maintenance of network and electronic wiring; and the installation and maintenance of cameras; analyzes and diagnoses equipment problems; identifies safety hazards; safely operates District vehicles, tools, and equipment required in the normal performance of duties; may instruct, direct and/or assist employees in other classifications; may serve in a lead capacity during absence of supervisor; may coordinate and oversee the work of contractors; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience: Three years of full-time work experience successfully performing journey-level duties related to the operation, maintenance and repair of electrical and mechanical systems, such as heating, lighting, air conditioning and ventilation or skilled construction work; OR two years of related journey-level work experience plus successful completion of a post-secondary Mechanical-Electrical Technology Certification Program OR successful completion of District sponsored certification and training program.

Special Requirements, Licenses and/or Certifications: Must possess a valid CA Class C drivers’ license at time of application with a satisfactory driving record as defined by Regional Transit; possession of, or ability to obtain a Refrigeration Recovery/Containment Certificate Type II (per Federal EPA regulations) within 90 days of appointment; possession of a Forklift Operator Certification or the ability to obtain a forklift certificate within 90 days of appointment; must have all tools on the Facilities Maintenance Mechanic tool list by end of the probationary period.

Candidates must submit a current California DMV printout at time of application, dated no more than (10) days prior to the date you submit your application, in order to be considered. Only official DMV printouts issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles are acceptable. Online DMV printouts will not be accepted.

Proof of required education such as college transcripts, diplomas, and/or certificates must be submitted at the time of application, if utilizing post-secondary Certification Program as qualifying experience.


The minimum qualifications as stated on this job announcement represent only the basic requirements of the position. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee that a candidate will be invited to participate in other examination segments of the selection process. Final candidates must pass pre-employment physical examination and reference check. An employment application, supplemental questionnaire, proof of education, as outlined above, and DMV printout are required for this position. Applications, supplemental questionnaires, job announcements, and copies of the complete job description are available at 2810 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95816, or through our website at

Completed employment application, supplemental questionnaire, proof of education, as outlined above, and official DMV printout must be submitted to the Human Resources Department. RT does not accept e-mail applications, on-line applications, or late applications regardless of postmark. RT will not process incomplete applications. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of an application, but may be included with the application. For more information on benefits, a summary sheet is available from the Human Resources Department. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment process to accommodate candidates with disabilities. For more information, contact the Human Resources Department at (916) 556-0298. RT is an Equal Opportunity Employers. EOE – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.

This position falls under the IBEW, Local 1245 Collective Bargaining Unit.

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