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EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN

Date:  Jan 13, 2021
Req ID:  692
Location: 

Jonesboro, AR, US, 72404

Category:  AR DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $23,335.00

Position Number: 22111322 
County: Craighead 
Posting End Date: 01/21/2021 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $23,335.00 
Division of Developmental Disabilities 

The Department of Human Services is a place for people passionate about serving others and changing lives for the better. We care for Arkansans of all ages and ensure places like child care centers and nursing homes are safe. We are the safety net for the most vulnerable Arkansans. Whether you answer the phones, take applications, protect children, or help care for residents or patients at one of our facilities, you make a difference by working at DHS. Plus, working for the State has great perks, including a pension, maternity leave, paid state holidays, and much more. At DHS, we take care of our employees so you can help care for others.

Position Information

Class Code: S070C

Grade: GS02

FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT

Salary Range: $23,335.00 - $33,836.00

Summary
The Equipment Technician is responsible for operating light equipment and maintaining and servicing the equipment used in the upkeep of grounds and facilities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Functions
Operates equipment, such as tractors, mowers, weed eaters, edger, chainsaws, blowers, trimmers, and other grounds equipment. Operates trucks, tractors, pumps, compressors, small cranes, rollers, graders, small concrete mixers, front end loaders, small backhoes, truck mounted core drills, and other mechanized equipment. Checks, services, and assists in making minor and emergency adjustments and repairs in the field and in the repair shop. Performs preventive maintenance and services equipment by cleaning, filling with gas, changing oil, greasing and sharpening blades, as needed, and performing minor repairs. Assists with grounds and landscaping by maintaining flower beds, mowing lawns, trimming shrubbery, pruning trees, sodding lawn, and picking up and removing litter. Transports visitors, clients, students, and agency/institution officials to and from appointments. Moves equipment from one location to another. Picks up and deliver office equipment, furniture, supplies, equipment parts, and other items or assists other trade shops as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.
Dimensions
None
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of the operation and safety procedures of various types of construction and maintenance equipment. Knowledge of operations and procedures and of the proper use of mechanized equipment. Ability to operate and analyze problems in the operation and performance of routine maintenance on various types of equipment. Ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions and explanations and demonstrations. Ability to maintain simple records of operation and maintenance schedules.
Minimum Qualifications
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of experience in the operation, adjustment, and maintenance of equipment. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Licenses
None

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Jonesboro