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SNHD Announces Opening for Facilities Maintenance Technician

November 17, 2022 2:46 PM | Deleted user

Company:  Southern Nevada Health District

POSITION TITLE:  Maintenance Technician


To perform a wide variety of electrical, plumbing, equipment and general building maintenance and repair functions related to the care and maintenance of Southern Nevada Health District buildings and facilities


  • Receives general supervision from the Facilities Services Manager

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIESThis class specification lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive.  Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.

  • Perform a wide variety of general building maintenance repairs and services
  • Install light bulbs, doors, cabinets, paneling, formica, carpet, and bulletin boards
  • Paint interior and exterior walls and cabinets; hang wallpaper and pictures; assemble furniture
  • Set-up and install computer cables as needed; install and repair computer outlets; repair and relocate light fixtures
  • Replace washers, faucets and seals on malfunctioning plumbing equipment; repair leaky faucets and clean clogged drains; install and repair sprinklers
  • Maintain monthly inspection and maintenance of building and HVAC roof motors and fans and replace as needed; clean, grease and paint all equipment used in heating and ventilation
  • Maintain efficient function of the boiler and water softener; add chemicals or salt as needed
  • May assist in stocking, unloading and delivery of supplies
  • Perform welding as needed
  • Assist with maintaining security of property
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required


Knowledge of        

  • Advanced principles and techniques of plumbing, wood finishing, painting, electricity, and carpentry         
  • Basic welding practices and techniques         
  • Operational characteristics of mechanical equipment and tools used in the area of work assigned         
  • Tools, equipment and supplies used in providing comprehensive building maintenance services         
  • Occupational hazards and standard safety practices necessary in the area of work assigned

Ability to:   

  • Identify problems and implement solutions  
  • Repair plumbing, machinery, and electrical circuitry          
  • Operate pallet jack and forklift    
  • Work independently in the absence of supervision   
  • Operate a personal computer and peripherals      
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions     
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing        
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work

Training and Experience Guidelines


  • Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.  Course work or other appropriate trades training is highly desirable.     


  • Two years of general building maintenance experience

Working Conditions:

  • Travel from site to site 
  • Some exposure to dust and noise 
  • Some heavy lifting, standing, climbing 
  • May work at heights  
  • Work in varied weather conditions

License or Certificate:

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate and valid Nevada driver’s license 
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a journeyman’s license in at least one of the following trades is highly desirable:  electrical, HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing or carpentry


All required licenses must be maintained in an active status without suspension or revocation throughout employment.  Any employee may be required to stay at or return to work during public health incidents and/or emergencies to perform duties specific to this classification or to perform other duties as requested in an assigned response position.  This may require working a non-traditional work schedule or working outside normal assigned duties during the incident and/or emergency.

New employees must complete Incident Command System training, ICS 100, ICS 200 and NIMS as a condition of continuing employment, prior to the completion of the probationary period.


Bargaining Unit Eligible
FLSA non-exempt
Schedule 18
Approved by the Board of Health on 8/27/92
Revisions approved by the Board of Health on 12/18/03
Revisions approved by the Board of Health on 3/27/08


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