The General Maintenance Technician III is the journey level in the series. The incumbent acts under general supervision and responds with acquired skill, exercising Institute and professionally established safety precautions.
Incumbents are expected to have journey level expertise in performing skilled masonry work, building, altering and repairing brick, stone, tile or ceramic structures and surfaces. Other duties may include carpentry and painting assignments on an as needed basis.
Provides technical service/support in one of the general maintenance areas and trains lower level employees in various technical areas.
High school diploma, G.E.D., or equivalent trade or vocational education or training
Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment.
Must be able to work overtime as needed.
Must be willing to maintain First Aide/CPR/AED training/certification
Must sign an employee confidentiality agreement.
Successful completion of the Instituteâ™s background investigation.
As a safeguard for employees and animals, all FS employees may be subject to vaccines/tests/physical exams prior to working with specific animals or animal populations as research needs including but not limited to: TB Testing/Clearance (every six months / twice a year).
Measles (proof of immunization and/or vaccination).
MASONRY EMPHASIS requires the ability to work confidently at heights using aerial platforms and/or ladders and to have visual perception abilities to match the color and texture of a concrete patch to the surrounding concrete.
Post-offer physical required.
This position requires constant carrying 0-20 lbs.
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