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Announcement - 20-07*GAB*Click here for job details*/00055174/State Funded All Job Openings
Job Title:Maintenance Position 2
Post Date:October 19, 2020
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:
Location:Georgia Academy for the Blind 2895 Vineville Avenue Macon, GA 31204
Program/Unit:Division of State Schools
Description of Duties:

Under broad supervision, performs a variety of semiskilled and skilled building trades work in the repair, maintenance or construction of state buildings and related structures. Installs and maintenances security, climate control and other facilities systems.  Regularly performs preventative maintenance duties. 

NOTE: This position may require 24 hour on-call availability
Minimum Qualifications:High school diploma or GED AND Three years of experience in building repairs and maintenance or in the specific area of assignment OR Two years of experience at the lower level General Trades Tech 2 (FET031) or position equivalent. Note: Some positions may require area specific certifications/licenses.
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

Salary/Benefits: Pay Grade G: Annual Salary range $24,771.59 (minimum) to $43,350.29 (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, 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​​