Oklahoma City Community College Maintenance Mechanic in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Position Information (Default Section)

General Description

This position is responsible for providing skilled and semi-skilled work for the College. The position requires technical expertise in several trades for the maintenance, preventive maintenance, repair, and operation of the College facilities. The facility consists of over 1,000,000 square feet of building space; all associated piping, valves, plumbing systems; control systems, etc.; all associated electrical switchgear and electrical distribution systems; all associated heating, air conditioning, and ventilation systems; and the facility structure and roofing systems.

What position(s) reports to this position?

Student Employees may assist and be supervised by this position.

Job Duties (Position Specific)

(The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

Job Duties (Duties Assignment Statement)


Ability and willingness to periodically work weekends and long holiday sessions for the performance of job functions which require the facility to be shut down and for special events.

Install, operate, adjust, calibrate, and repair pneumatic control systems, including air compressors and refrigerated air dryer units.

Operate, repair, adjust, and maintain heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems, to include electrical troubleshooting, electric motor replacement, compressor change-out, and refrigerant leaks. Cut, thread, solder, braze, and glue iron, copper, and plastic piping systems for repair of existing systems or new installations.

Perform a variety of service and repairs to commercial food service equipment including dishwashers, grills, broilers, coolers, and vent hoods and related items.

Perform a wide variety of electrical repairs and installations, including secondary systems; lamp and ballast replacements; maintenance of exterior and interior lighting systems; communications systems; motors; and clock systems.

Perform a variety of carpentry-type work, including cabinet and furniture repair; repairs to doors, hardware, locks, and closures; masonry and drywall repair; puttying; roofing and sheet metal work; tuck-pointing and sealing; flooring repair and installation; and sand-blasting.

Cut, thread, bend, and install rigid, thin wall, and plastic conduit systems; pull wire and make up electrical connections.

Build partition walls utilizing metal studs, sheet-rock, insulation, tape and bedding joints and various concrete anchoring devices. Install/repair suspended ceiling systems.

Perform a variety of paint-related work, including interior and exterior painting, caulking, and carpet repair.

Erect and utilize specialized ladders, rigging, scaffolding, and lift systems.

Operate specialized equipment such as, but not limited to drill-presses, threading machines; grinding machines; welders; saws of all types; shears; drills; spray rigs; and other related equipment in order to complete necessary repairs.

Perform a variety of plumbing and piping system related work, including pump replacement and repair; repair of existing piping systems and associated valves and components; installation of new piping systems; and cutting, threading, soldering, brazing, and gluing of iron, copper, and plastic piping systems.

Perform preventive maintenance on all mechanical/electrical equipment, utilizing equipment manuals and established procedures, to include belt replacement/adjustment; filter replacement; electrical components; and lubrication of bearings and maintenance of fluid levels.

Perform a variety of remodeling work.

Secondary Duties: Perform other duties within the Facilities Management in support of departmental goals.

Assist in the testing, analysis, and chemical treatment of closed loop heating and cooling water systems, as well as water towers.

Maintain the College’s decorative fountains in proper operating condition and chemically treat as necessary.

Assist as required and/or directed with snow plowing, and snow and ice removal.

Move furniture, materials, and equipment, as necessary.

Drive College-owned vehicles, as required for performance of assigned duties.

Perform other related work, as required.

Job Duties (Safety / Policy & Procedures)

Abide by the policies and procedures published in the Board of Regents Policies and College Policies & Procedures

Contribute to a safe educational & working environment.

Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices for the purpose of providing injury and illness prevention for self and others.

Complete quarterly health and safety training pursuant to OCCC’s established safety and health procedures and practices.

Participate in all applicable OCCC emergency, evacuation and shelter in place drills and be prepared to take action and assist others in taking appropriate action should a health or safety emergency occur.

Minimum Education/Experience

Three (3) years work experience that includes work in at least three of the five following trades: electrical, mechanical, construction, plumbing, and heating/air conditioning/ventilation systems.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Understanding of basic systems theory and operation, including: electrical, mechanical, construction, plumbing, and heating/air conditioning/ventilation systems.

Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows computer operating systems.

Basic knowledge of Trane Tracer Summit energy management system (or other comparable energy management systems).

Basic knowledge of KACE Work order management software (or other comparable Computerized Maintenance Management Systems).

Ability to operate a forklift.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.

Positive oral and written communication skills.

Good human relations skills – able to effectively and positively work with and coordinate efforts between departments and/or outside contractors.

Ability to read and understand directions, equipment instructions, operating manuals, and College procedures.

Ability to write legibly and type accurately.

Ability to perform complex filing functions.

Access to a residential or cellular telephone.

Ability, if needed, to work irregular hours.

Ability to work independently.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions
  1. GENERAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Heavy work: This position requires the person to occasionally exert up to 100 pounds of force, frequently exert up to 50 pounds of force, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to grasp, lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

  2. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: This position requires the person to frequently move about the various campuses.

This position requires the person to frequently communicate with and listen to Administration, Staff, Faculty, Students, and others to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position requires the person to frequently remain in a standing and stationary position.

This position requires the person to frequently operate a computer, other machinery, and mobile devices to perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently operate equipment that frequently involves repetitive motions of wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

This position requires the person to occasionally ascend/descend a ladder, stairs, ramps, scaffolding, etc. to perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently position self to grasp, move, lift, push, pull, work on, or operate equipment by stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling.

This position requires the person to frequently use upper and lower body to exert force up to 100 pounds to grasp, lift, carry, push, and/or pull materials or equipment.

This position requires the person to frequently position self to access materials that may be above head or at ground level.

This position requires the person to perceive attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

  1. VISUAL ACUITY: This position requires the person to judge, observe and assess the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.

  2. WORKING CONDITIONS: This position’s essential functions are performed both indoors and outdoors. When working outdoors this person is subject to extreme cold (temperatures below 32 degrees) and extreme hot temperatures (temperatures above 100 degrees).

This position requires the person to communicate above ambient noise levels and exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position requires the person to frequently be exposed to hazards such as but not limited to: vibration; close proximity to moving vehicles, moving mechanical parts and/or electrical current; working on scaffolding and high places; exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals, oils, and/or other cutting fluids.

This position requires the person to frequently be exposed to fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, and poor ventilation associated building maintenance and operations.

This position requires the person to frequently perform essential functions in close quarters, crawl space, manholes, small, enclosed rooms, small sewage and water line pipes; and/or narrow aisles or passageways.

Preferred Qualifications

Successful completion of or currently enrolled in a technical trade program, such as HVAC, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, or construction.

Current license in a technical trade discipline.

Trane Tracer Summit operation and installation experience.

Experience using the KACE work order system.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are to thoroughly complete online application and attach the following required document: resume.

Applicants failing to attach the required document will not be considered for the position.

For application assistance or questions, please contact Human Resources at (405) 682-7542, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Posting Number: Staff_0402282

Classification Title: Skilled Crafts A

Working Title: Maintenance Mechanic

Datatel Position ID: BUOM5MAINMEC1F

Annual Hours: 2080

Placement Range: $13.30 - $14.60

Position Type: Regular

Job Category: Non-Exempt

Reports To: Building Maintenance & Operations Manager

Work Hours: Monday through Thursday, 12:30 p.m – 9:00 p.m., and Friday 11:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m. or as scheduled.

Department: Operations/Maintenance

Job Open Date: 04/16/2018

Job Close Date: 06/30/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

HR Contact: Alicia Silva