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Facilities Technician [ID: 4498] [PeopleSoft ID: 0462, 563, 6730, 9849]
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Compensation: $12.03
Openings: 4 PeopleSoft ID: 0462, 563, 6730, 9849
Department: Facilities Services Location: TBD
Position Summary:

This class is the first of four levels in the Facilities series.  Incumbents perform semi-skilled labor in plumbing, painting, roofing, electrical, carpentry, masonry and/or framing on the Maintenance or Construction functions by assisting or taking direction from more experienced staff.  Positions in both areas perform semi-skilled labor, track materials, and work with customers on timing of projects, or similar defined project details, such as setting up and taking down event sets; and assisting on maintenance or construction projects as directed.

Maintenance - Incumbents are responsible for maintaining assigned campus facilities.  Responsibilities may include patching and painting interior and exterior surfaces; maintaining and repairing small-scale plumbing, electrical fixtures, drywall, windows, and doors; and maintaining records of time and materials used on projects.

Construction - Incumbents are responsible for performing assigned construction projects to build or repair College facilities.  Responsibilities may include performing various skilled trades on construction sites; maintaining, and repairing plumbing, electrical fixtures, drywall, windows, and doors; and maintaining records of time and materials used on projects.



High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).


One year related experience in area of responsibility.

* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.


  • Applicable system maintenance, repair and installation principles and methods;
  • Equipment operating and maintenance techniques;
  • Construction and maintenance principles;
  • Record keeping principles;
  • Safety procedures;
  • Computers and related software applications.


  • Building, repairing, and maintaining facility structures;
  • Identifying and repairing unsafe equipment;
  • Maintaining records and logs;
  • Using a computer and related software applications;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.


  • Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. 
  • Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of forces constantly to move objects. 
  • Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, and extreme temperatures.



These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.

Potential Frequency


Repairs and maintains non-mechanical/electrical structures which includes replacing parts; repairing fixtures; moving and repairing furniture; and/or performing related duties.




Performs minor repairs and upgrades to facilities which may include patching and painting interior and exterior surfaces; maintaining, and repairing plumbing, electrical fixtures, drywall, windows, and doors; and performing related duties.




Installs new equipment as necessary.




Inspects systems, equipment, and/or structures for safety hazards and functionality.




Prepares and monitors logs and operational records.




Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

As Required

Equal Access/Equal Opportunity

The Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg College affirms its equal opportunity policy in accordance with the provisions of the Florida Educational Equity Act and all other relevant state and federal laws, rules and regulations. The college will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or against any qualified individual with disabilities in its employment practices or in the admission and treatment of students. Recognizing that sexual harassment constitutes discrimination on the basis of sex and violates this Rule, the college will not tolerate such conduct. Should you experience such behavior, please contact Pamela Smith, the director of EA/EO/Title IX Coordinator at 727-341-3261; by mail at P.O. Box 13489, St. Petersburg, FL 33733-3489; or by email at