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Maintenance Craftsman

Eastern Idaho Technical College

Open for Recruitment: January 8, 2018 - January 26, 2018
Announcement # 06634088390
Salary Range: $10.46 - $11.00 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Idaho Falls

If you are interested in the current position, you must apply through this announcement.  Applications submitted for other announcements will not be considered.

Special Notification: Incumbent will report directly to the Building Facility Foreman. This position is a classified state service position and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission applies.

Class Purpose: To perform semi-skilled duties in the operation, maintenance and repair of buildings and related facilities and systems; perform related work.


Facility Maintenance.  Typical Duties:

  • Electrical. Maintains and repairs panels, circuits, wiring, receptacles, and switches; replaces motors, fans, lights, starters, ballasts, and auxiliary heat systems; repairs extension cords; changes light bulbs; assists journeyman electricians in new installations.
  • Plumbing. maintains and repairs faucets, sinks, drains, toilets, tubs, water heaters and water service and drain lines; unplugs drain systems; repairs leaks and installs washers; cuts and threads or sweats pipe; repairs steam traps and pipes on heat systems; assists journeyman plumbers in the installation and remodeling of plumbing systems.
  • Carpentry. Builds partitions and walls, installs windows, door frames, stairways and railings; hangs doors; repairs damaged wall surfaces; sands and refinishes hardwood floors; builds and sets forms and pours and finishes concrete; builds fences and gates.
  • HVAC. Maintains and repairs heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems; monitors boiler room by reading gauges for pressure and records in log book; checks and repairs leaks in heating/cooling systems; replaces thermostats, control and zone valves and power heads; changes/washes filters. 
  • May maintain parking areas and boat ramps. 

Miscellaneous.  Typical Duties:

  • Services and repairs gas lines; conducts preventive maintenance on building devices and systems; operates equipment such mowers, forklifts, tractors, snowplows, saws, jointers, sweepers, and presses; maintains hand and power tools associated with mechanics, carpentry, electrical plumbing, and general building maintenance; patches and repairs roofs; installs door and lock hardware; moves furniture; paints walls and woodwork; patches and repairs pavement; loads coal; hauls debris to dump; welds using arc, acetylene or similar type equipment; cleans and shampoos carpet; replaces broken windows; shovels snow; repairs and maintains scales, lifts, wheel chairs, and therapy pools; assists other maintenance staff performing general related duties; may function as lead worker over non-skilled staff; responds to emergency callbacks; may perform duties in the organization, operation, and minor maintenance and repair of equipment such as snowmobiles, tractors, trailers, pickups, OHVs and motorcycles; may install and maintain signs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Some knowledge of heating and cooling system maintenance and repair
  • Experience performing semi-skilled maintenance and repair involving carpentry, plumbing, electrical and general building maintenance trades work
  • Experience using and maintaining tools and equipment normally associated with carpentry, mechanics, plumbing, and electrical work
  • Valid driver's license
  • Ability to lift and carry items weighing approximately 50 pounds, as well as perform bending, stooping, shoveling, and climbing ladders

Physical Demands Include:

  • Work involves lifting and carrying items weighting approximately 90 pounds, bending, stooping, shoveling, and climbing ladders.

Work Environment:

  • Incumbents may work in all weather conditions and move in and around confined spaces.
  • Work may be required in remote and rugged terrain.


Checklist. You will receive a score based on your responses.  All responses must be supported in the work history, resume, and/or education portion of your application.  You must receive a minimum rating of 70 to pass this examination.  Exam results are available immediately online when you complete and submit your exam. 

To preview the exam, click on the “Preview Exam” link below (you will not be able to take the exam from this screen). If you wish to take the exam, click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided.

How to Apply:

Click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position.

When updating your online application information, please select:

  • Eastern Idaho Technical College under "Agencies"
  • Full-time under "Job Type/Shift"
  • Idaho Falls under "Cities"

When updating your online application information, you must complete all items in the Application Checklist (this includes: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies and Job Type/Shift).  Without this information, your name cannot be referred to the hiring agency.


Preview Exam

At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.