SENIOR BUILDING MAINTENANCE WORKER
Under direction of a Crew Supervisor, M/W Building Maintenance
Workers or other supervisor in a state department, institution,
or agency, may be assigned to work with mechanics, carpenters,
electricians, painters, plumbers, and steam fitters in the trades
as a helper; cleans and maintains offices, furniture, building,
and grounds, and makes minor repairs; does other related duties
NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative
purposes only. A particular position using this title may not
perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely,
all duties performed on the job may not be listed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Inspects and determines cleaning and maintenance work to be done
and materials needed for such work.
Takes the lead in sweeping, washing, cleaning, and waxing floors,
in washing windows and woodwork, and in other work involved in
the cleaning of offices, halls, living quarters, cafeterias,
classrooms, gymnasiums, auditoriums, kitchens, lavatories,
dormitories, and other units.
Dusts, waxes, and polishes, desks, tables, chairs, office
equipment, and other furniture.
Collects and disposes of waste papers and refuse, sweeps
sidewalks, and removes papers, refuse, trash, and weeds from
Cleans washrooms, toilets, sinks, and other fixtures in
lavatories and kitchens and sees that clean towels, tissues, and
soap are available.
Rearranges and relocates office furniture, records, and supplies.
Dusts and cleans venetian blinds.
Cleans, places, and replaces window and door screens.
May assist in erecting and dismantling metal and wood
May assist in firing boilers.
May assist in snow removal.
Periodically checks fuel and housekeeping supplies.
Takes the lead in the collection, counting, and sorting of
Sees that doors are kept locked at the end of the work day.
Sees that damaged appliances, equipment, and supplies are
reported and/or replaced.
Oils, greases, and does other work involved in maintenance
of fans, vibrators, and deep therapy, infrared, and ultraviolet
Replaces electric light bulbs and fuses.
Repairs locks, window cords, venetian blinds, faucets, and other
Paints walls, woodwork, and ceilings.
Obtains, stores, safeguards, records, and properly uses
department equipment, materials, and supplies.
Makes simple reports.
In the Department of Human Services may be required to
undergo Fire Training Classes.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and information system used by the
agency, office, or related units.
One (1) year of experience in the inspection, cleaning, and maintenance
of furniture, fixtures, offices, and buildings.
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in
New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee
mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of problems and methods of inspecting and determining
the cleaning and maintenance work to be done and the materials
Knowledge of routines and methods effective in large scale
cleaning and maintenance work.
Knowledge of problems encountered and materials, tools, and
procedures used in washing, waxing, vacuuming, and polishing
tile, cement, linoleum, and other floors and woodwork, furniture,
Knowledge of proper use and minor adjustment of sweepers,
vacuum cleaners, floor waxers and polishers, and other equipment.
Knowledge of general safety precautions to be observed.
Ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and written
directions, and to learn quickly from oral and written
explanations and from demonstrations.
Ability to work harmoniously with associates, superior officials,
and with patients as well as members of the general public.
Ability to clean and wash windows, venetian blinds, blackboards,
and floors, to dust desks, chairs, tables, and other furniture,
to wax and polish floors, to clean and wash toilets, sinks, and
other lavatory fixtures, and to do other work involved in the
cleaning of offices, halls, living quarters, cafeterias,
classrooms, gymnasiums, auditoriums, lavatories, and other
Ability to keep an assigned building, ward, units, or area in a
clean, sanitary, and orderly condition.
Ability to obtain, store, safeguard, and properly use equipment
materials and supplies.
Ability to observe safety precautions and to recognize and report
potentially hazardous conditions.
Ability to make simple reports.
Ability to keep records.
Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual
recording and information systems used by the agency, office,
or related units.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in
English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as
acceptable forms of communication.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long
as they can perform the essential functions of the job after
reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If
the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the
employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code(s) which
are different work week or work month of the job class title:
This job specification is for state government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.