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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Public Works
Job Title: Trade Specialist IV
Salary: $18.48 Hourly


Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.


Job Description:

Usual working days/hours:

8a - 4:30p Monday - Friday

Location of work:

Sedgwick County Courthouse: 525 N. Main, Wichita

Job Objectives:
Performs skilled mechanical-system work at Journeyman or Master Level; including (but not limited to) diagnostic troubleshooting and the repair, maintenance and installation of various mechanical systems and their associated electronic controls in county properties.

Essential Job Functions:
***Must possess a valid Kansas Drivers License as operation of vans and trucks is a requirement for this position***

HVAC • Independently troubleshoot and repair HVAC/mechanical/control malfunctions in systems listed above. • Keep accurate records of refrigerant usage and refrigerant loss for each machine as required by the Clean Air Act and Montreal Protocol. • Provide required preventative maintenance and repair of systems listed above and on assorted mechanical equipment. • Design and layout primary wiring service for motors and equipment under County responsibility. • Perform preventative maintenance tasks to keep systems and devices working properly and safely. This will sometimes include working on “live” (energized) systems, circuits and devices with voltages of 480 VAC. • Perform preventative maintenance on assorted mechanical equipment. • Fabricate and install sheet metal ductwork in the listed properties as needed. • Diagnose, evaluate present condition and repair as necessary high and low pressure duct systems; including air handlers and related equipment. • Make needed modifications to gas supply lines as needed. (Not including welded lines.)

Electrical • Install a variety of electrical fixtures, devices and equipment. • Repair existing electrical equipment and devices. • Repair or replace light fixtures including ballast, lamp holder and lamp replacement. • Test and repair special circuits such as GFCI, control circuits, switch legs and other electrical circuits. • Troubleshoot and repair breakers, terminals, relays, contactors and related equipment. • Perform preventative maintenance on assorted electrical equipment, security equipment and mechanical equipment. • Install conduit, electrical boxes, install and connect wiring. • Service and repair cameras and security monitors.

Plumbing • Repair existing plumbing and gas systems and devices. • Replace, clean and repair flush valves, radiator valves, steam traps, faucets, water-temperature regulators and other devices. • Troubleshoot or maintain and repair sewer ejector pumps, sewer pits, floats and related equipment. • Cut, thread, solder, silver-solder, braze, weld, and hang pipe. • Knowledge of the basic methods, practices and procedures of a plumber’s trade.

Job Standards:
Education: High School diploma or equivalent Experience: 4 years

Licenses, Certifications, etc.: Journeyman Mechanical License, Type I and Type II Refrigerant recovery certifications

Testing/Screening Requested:
None

Equipment:
Must be able to operate hand tools, power tools, pneumatic tools grinders, welders, saws, fork lifts and a variety of other equipment, electronic diagnostic equipment, and computers.

Work Environment:
Work environment includes indoor and outdoor worksites that my experience adverse weather and temperature conditions.

*Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice*

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate. Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.



Vacancy Number: 20004325

Open Date: 1/5/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 1/26/2018 11:59:59 PM