General Maintenance Technician - Plumbing/Electrical/HVAC

McDuffie County Board of Education
Job Description
LOCATION:  McDuffie County School System
  • Performs a variety of plumbing tasks ranging from fixing leaks to installing pipes and HVAC systems 
  • Performs journey-level work in the design, installation, construction, modification, repair and maintenance of electrical apparatuses, equipment, and systems 
  • Performs a variety of standard to moderately complex technical tasks related to installing, maintaining, and repairing heating, cooling, ventilation and relayed systems

  • High school diploma or GED 
  • Completion of a private, military or technical school maintenance apprenticeship program is preferred 
  • At least two years of experience performing HVAC/electrical/plumbing work in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations setting 
  • Valid, state-issued driver’s license 
  • Good driving record free of violations which would prohibit the applicant from operating a school district vehicle; eligibility of such driving privileges much be continuously maintained while employed by McDuffie County Schools 
  • Electrician licenses preferred 
  • HVAC/HVAC-R certification preferred
  • Cut, assemble and install pipes and tubes with attention to existing infrastructure (e.g. electrical wiring) 
  • Install and maintain water supply systems 
  • Locate and repair issues with water supply lines (e.g. leaks) 
  • Repair or replace broken drainage lines, clogged drains, faucets, etc. 
  • Repair domestic appliances (e.g. washing machines) and fixtures (e.g. sinks) 
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and maintain electrical distribution systems including electric motors, electric controls, fire alarms, and clock systems 
  • Ensure campus fire alarms and emergency electrical systems are operational and perform certification testing on alarm systems 
  • Install, troubleshoot, and repair new equipment and systems, including all campus lights and programmable lighting controls 
  • Monitor work done by outside contractors for adherence to National Electrical Code Requirements and reports back to director 
  • Assist in the writing of specifications for repairs and new construction 
  • Investigate problems and perform repairs on mechanical and electrical equipment in heating, cooling and ventilation systems 
  • Perform preventative maintenance on mechanical and electrical equipment in heating and cooling systems 
  • Monitor and inspect heating and cooling systems to ensure continued proper operation 
  • Install humidifiers into system, connect water and drain pipes, and perform any repairs as needed 
  • Determine the amount of airflow required to keep carbon dioxide at a safe level 
  • Locate, pick up, and deliver parts required for departmental needs 
  • Must be able to perform physical activities, such as but not limited to, lifting equipment up to 80 lbs. unassisted, bending, climbing, standing for long periods of time, and walking 
  • Must be able to safely use manual and power equipment 
  • Must be able to tolerate exposure to various environmental elements, such as but not limited to, outside, inside, above ground, and below ground
REPORTS TO:  Director of Administrative Services
Submit application and copies of diplomas, certificates, and licenses to McDuffie County Board of Education, 716 North Lee Street, Thomson, Georgia 30824.
The McDuffie County School System does not discriminate with regard to sex, race, religion, color, natural origin, ancestry/ethnicity, marital or parental status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation or any other unlawful consideration.
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