Arkansas Government Job Maintenance Technician in Little Rock, Arkansas


The Maintenance Technician is responsible for overseeing and participating in the maintenance and operation of facilities and equipment. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

Typical Functions

Develops preventative maintenance schedules for facilities and equipment and participates in overall planning by providing information and advice concerning equipment status, maintenance replacement, or purchasing needs. Performs skilled and semi-skilled tasks, including building wooden structures, replacing faulty plumbing fixtures, repairing broken pipes, replacing electrical fixtures and receptacles, welding broken parts, rebuilding small motors, overhauling carburetors, tuning up vehicles, operating power tools, pouring and finishing concrete, and servicing refrigeration units. Reports maintenance and repairs needed in maintaining facilities. Prepares employees work schedules, trains new employees, and recommendsdisciplinary actions, as needed. Maintains records and prepares reports including vehicle utilization, equipment history,and materials purchased. May operate a waste water treatment facility by monitoring equipment to ensure proper operation, making repairs, taking samples, and completing reports. Performs other duties as assigned.

Special Job Dimensions

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and structural requirements used in the construction and maintenance of buildings and grounds. Knowledge of state government procurement practices. Ability to plan, assign, and coordinate work activities, and monitor the performance of co-workers and/or subordinates. Ability to determine repair/maintenance requirements, perform manual labor, and operate and maintain the necessary tools and equipment. Ability to prepare reports and maintain records. Ability to maintain inventory and purchase supplies. Ability to train others in the use of tools and equipment in order to maintain facilities.

Minimum Education and/or Experience

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of vocational technical training in maintenance operations; plus two years of experience in general maintenance operations. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Preferred Qualifications

Must be able to bend, squat, lift 50lbs, climb stairs, etc. 5 years of verifiable commercial property and facility general maintenance. 5 years experience using Zero turn mowers, weed eaters, tractors and lawn equipment. Ability to lift and carry 50lbs and maneuver 75 plus pounds with help. Ability to carry and climb 24 extension ladders and work from heights of 2-3 stories high. Ability to work in extreme temperatures year around outdoors. Ability to use cell phone and computer on daily basis. Must learn American Sign Language (ASL) within 1 year of hire date. Boilers and/or Plumbers license is a plus, but not mandatory. Have a current drivers license and be able to obtain an Arkansas license.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Agency Specific Information


Applications MUST include complete work history and references. A resume may accompany the state application but will not be substituted for any part of the application.

Veteran Preference: A copy of a DD-214 must be submitted to the Hiring Official, at time of interview to be considered for Veteran Preference.

ASD is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we will make any reasonable accommodations necessary to ensure equal employment opportunities. TEACHERS AND PROFESSIONAL STAFF PLEASE NOTE – WE ARE A STATE AGENCY AND YOUR EMPLOYMENT HERE IS NOT UNDER A CONTRACT. YOU ARE A REGULAR STATE EMPLOYEE.

A State and Federal background check will be conducted. Applicants must complete a State of Arkansas application. RESUME WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF APPLICATION.

Mandatory Direct deposit and 6% Contributory Teacher Retirement is a condition of employment. All persons selected for employment must submit to a drug test, state and federal background check, and Child Maltreatment registry check as a precondition of employment. All hiring decisions are contigent on the selectee passing all of these requirements.

Applicants for positions with a required level of education must provide college transcripts and/or professional certificates to verify that they satisfy the minimum educatonal requirements. Please fax copies of the above to 501.682.2784.