Maintenance Worker - $47k - $62k
This position is located in the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS), Detained Services Administration; Facilities Management Division. Youth Services Center – YSC and the New Beginnings Youth Development Center- NBYDC. The Detained Services Administration is responsible for the care and custody of youth awaiting court processing who are placed in secure detention or shelter care by the DC Superior Court. The Administration also advocates for alternatives to secure confinement or shelter care for youth who can be supervised in a non-residential setting. The Administration also operates a home detention program for youth who can be supervised at home while awaiting trial or disposition.
This position is responsible for providing a variety of tasks involved in the upkeep of buildings, grounds, and related structures, fixtures and utilities, requiring the use of a variety of trade practices associated with occupations such as electrical, carpentry, plumbing, plastering, and painting.
Duties and Responsibilities
Typical work assignments include the performance of visual examinations and operational tests to determine the need for, and the performance of, repair work on a level of difficulty and responsibility of trade practices in at least two or more of the following trades: Electrical such as making repairs that can be accomplished by removing, replacing, tightening, splicing, soldering, and insulating defective wiring, controls, equipment, etc. Assisting in the Boiler Plant operation and operational maintenance of gas, refuse derived fuel, wood, oil, and goal fired power boilers and auxiliary equipment with manual or automatic controls to produce saturated or superheated steam or high temperature hot water.
Performs routine preventive maintenance including removing, replacing, and repairing defective components. Visually examine and operationally test electric, electronic, pneumatic. As well as, air Conditioning Equipment assisting with units and systems serviced are usually located in single or adjoining areas or otherwise designed so that a few testing techniques will locate worn and broken parts, and the repairs are not complicated by the need for specialized equipment. Install, recognizing the causes of faulty equipment, and make repair on a variety of domestic and commercial refrigeration and air conditioning units and systems.