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Announcement - 20-06*GSD*Click here for job details*/00055359/State Funded All Job Openings
Job Title:Facilities Maintenance Engineer 2
Post Date:September 29, 2020
Apply by:October 30, 2020
Job ID:
Location:Georgia School for the Deaf 232 Perry Farm Road Cave Spring, GA 30124
Program/Unit:Division of State Schools
Description of Duties:Under general supervision, performs construction, repairs, preventive maintenance and inspections of physical structures, plumbing fixtures/hardware, and electrical devices at an assigned facility. May operate lawn maintenance equipment. Must be available if needed for after-hours emergency repairs. Ability to meet the physical demands of the job, including but not limited to: frequent sitting, standing, and walking; frequent stooping, kneeling, bending, and crouching; frequent lifting or moving up to 25 lbs.; occasional lifting or moving up to 50 lbs. and other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university OR Three years of related experience.
Preferred Qualifications:

·         3+ years commercial HVAC experience

·         Associate degree, HVAC trade school certification or 5 years commercial HVAC experience

·         EPA HVAC Certification

·         Certification in Electrical Work

·         Experience cleaning, adjusting and repairing HVAC systems

·         Experience troubleshooting defective HVAC systems and equipment to make diagnosis

·         Experience performing preventative and routine maintenance on HVAC systems

·         Proficient electrical and mechanical diagnostic skills

·         Proficient in reading schematics and work plans

·         Physically agile, dexterous, and able to work in confined spaces

Essential Job Functions:
Salary/Benefits: Pay Grade I: Annual Salary range is $29,973 (minimum) to $52,453 (maximum). This is a 12-month position and is commensurate with current employment, relevant education/training, previous work experience and available funding. Benefit options include life, disability, dental, vision, and health insurance, annual and sick leave and Employees Retirement System of Georgia.

Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants has been established.  Resumes/Applications will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be forwarded to the hiring manager to be considered.  Candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted directly.  Notification will only be sent to applicants selected for interviews.  Due to the large volume of applications received, we cannot provide application status information. 

It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, disability, citizenship, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or other related conditions, national origin, religion, military or veteran status, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information or age in its employment practices. 

The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and each associated State School is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify. The GaDOE utilizes the program to verify employment eligibility of individuals hired on or after July 1, 2007. 

GaDOE Federally-issued User ID#: 46420

Date of Authorization: 07/02/2007​​