Building Maintenance Technician

  • Type:

    Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:

    18.53 per Hour
  • Announcement Date:

  • Closing Date:

    Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the maintenance of county buildings.

Major Duties:

  • Completes work orders; estimates material needs; completes required reports; order supplies.
  • Completes installation, repair, and maintenance of lighting systems; change light bulbs and replaces ballasts.
  • Installation, repair, and maintenance of doors, door knobs, and locks.
  • Installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical systems; runs electrical wires; replaces breakers.
  • Installation, repair, and maintenance of HVAC systems; installs ductwork and vents; changes filters.
  • Installation, repair, and maintenance of plumbing systems; repairs leaks; cleans drains.
  • Carpentry construction-- maintenance, and repair; builds shelves; constructs furniture.
  • Prepares equipment and supply specifications; makes purchases.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Required:

  • Knowledge of the techniques, equipment, and supplies used in building maintenance activities.
  • Knowledge of department and safety policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and HVAC installation, repair, and maintenance procedures.
  • Knowledge of county policies and procedures, including purchasing.
  • Skill in the use of hand tools and other job related equipment.
  • Skill in interpersonal relations.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

Physical Demands:

The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, bending, crouching, stooping, standing or walking. The incumbent lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and distinguishes between shades of color.


This work is typically performed indoors and outdoors. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, and machinery with moving parts, and cold, hot or inclement weather. The work may require the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of building maintenance, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years’ experience or service.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of South Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED or technical training and certificates.

Application Procedure:

Only applicants submitting a fully completed Jasper County application will be considered. Please submit completed documents to Jasper County Human Resources, PO Box 150, Ridgeland, SC 29936. Applications are available on-line or, may be obtained in person at the Clementa C. Pinckney Government, 358 Third Avenue, Ridgeland, SC 29936. APPLICANTS WILL BE DRUG TESTED AND MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.


Open Until Filled

If an accommodation is needed in order to participate in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Office.