Mechanical Systems Crewperson
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Wichita, KS 67219
Job Title: Mechanical Systems Crewperson 6a-c (may be filled at a lower range)
Position Function: Crewperson 6 is directly responsible to the Supervisor, Assistant Supervisor and Supervisor of BGMS. Possess exceptional knowledge and demonstrate remarkable skills in the fabrication of metal ductwork. Have the knowledge of mechanical HVAC systems and preventive maintenance on various types of equipment and exhaust fans. Assist others in the maintenance and repair of various types of mechanical equipment. Ability to carry out assignments and perform good quality work with minimum supervision. Demonstrate outstanding qualities in efficiency, initiative and dependability when completing various tasks.
Essential Performance Responsibilities Accept responsibility for assisting with training, skill development, and supervision of other team members.
Assist in maintaining good public relations, being cognizant that a Crewperson 6 represents both the Facilities Division and the Wichita Public Schools.
Assume responsibility for all tools, supplies and materials.
Communicate effectively with Job Coordinators.
Cooperate with other employees and maintain good public relations inside and outside his/her assignment.
Display willingness to be trained in all phases of the assignment and to increase his/her skills, thus, qualifying for advancement.
Employees in this position must possess a work ethic that is strongly oriented toward both efficiency and customer service.
Maintain appropriate licenses and certificates including a valid Kansas driver’s license at all times throughout employment.
Maintain current knowledge relating to technical information and policies concerning the Facilities area, and assist the Supervisor in assigned administrative tasks.
Maintain records required for efficient unit functioning.
Make decisions and offer solutions to the unit Supervisor concerning problems in the field.
Possess superior knowledge of procedures, materials and equipment utilized in the designated area while displaying good workmanship, planning, and leadership.
Support the organizational goals, the mission of the Schools Service Center and the district.
Delegate work as needed to employees in the absence of the Supervisor.
Work cooperatively with others and assist in maintaining open lines of communication.
Additional Duties Assist with additional duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
Equipment: The employee must demonstrate the ability to use various equipment assigned to the job position as needed. Use hand tools of trade and related power equipment. This position requires the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine. Must always comply with USD 259’s guidelines for equipment use.
Travel: Limited travel between schools and central offices will be required.
Physical and Mental Demands Ability to perform all tasks and work the hours required.
Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather conditions including heat, cold, rain, or snow.
Ability to wear proper safety equipment as required while performing the various responsibilities required for this position.
Additional demands upon request of Supervisor.
Attendance at required meetings and in-services.
Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services.
Exposure to chemicals, solvents and contaminated trash, grasses, pollens, etc.
Frequent lifting 20 to 50 pounds; occasional lifting of 50-100 pounds; lifting of over 100 pounds with assistance.
Work in high places on ladders and/or personnel lifts.
Work in standard office and school building environments.
Work in wet and dusty conditions.
Working overtime on short notice is mandatory.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Ability to communicate both verbally and written in order to communicate with others inside and outside of the organization for the purpose of giving and obtaining information.
Ability to communicate effectively with a Supervisor when their discretion is needed.
Ability to perform as an effective team player.
Ability to plan, organize, make decisions and prioritize work to meet the daily demands of the building.
Basic computer proficiency and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Word and Outlook.
Display a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality.
Exhibit a professional manner and a positive attitude.
Knowledge of various types of materials and procedures used in the area is essential.
Must be detail oriented.
Use good judgment to make decisions on recurring assignments.
Interrelations: Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors. Will work under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks. Will work with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy. Must exhibit a professional manner and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues.
Employee Punctuality and Appearance: In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave.
Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee’s supervisor or building administrator.
All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their position.
Qualification Profile A High School Education or GED equivalent is required.
A Mechanical Journeyman or Master license is preferred (if hired at a lower range and a license is later obtained, the position will be adjusted to the proper range).
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Install and repair various exhaust fans throughout the district
Fabricate new metal ductwork for new installations
Repair both metal and ductboard ductwork when need
Install and repair ceramic kilns in the district as needed
Repair all boiler and furnace flues as needed
Repair Tech Ed classroom equipment throughout the district as needed
Assist the department welder when needed
Assist other technicians in the department in maintaining and repairing district HVAC equipment as needed