TIMELINE: This job is open until filled. Applications will
be reviewed as received. Portland Public Schools reserves the
right to make a hiring decision at any point during the posting period.
for operating, controlling, troubleshooting, maintaining, repairing,
and adjusting school district building and equipment, including
playground equipment systems. Work is typically performed alone but may
be performed as a member of a team of other Machinists or personnel
from other Trades. Executes all work assignments within the constraints
of authorized expenditures and applicable District standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
fabricates, installs, aligns, and dismantles mechanical, hydraulic,
pneumatic, and electrical machinery at school district sites.
fabricates, installs, aligns and dismantles machines and equipment
including, but not limited to, boilers, generators, compressors, dust
collectors, kitchen equipment, roll up doors, playground equipment,
chain and bollard access limitation systems and fire escapes according
to layout plans, blueprints, and other drawings, using hand and power
3.Identify and execute mechanical, hydraulic,
pneumatic, and electrical machinery preventative maintenance (PM)
procedures to prevent breakdowns, prolong equipment life and minimize
interruptions impacting the customer.
tests, and maintains equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures,
using hand tools and power tools.
5.Constructs foundations for machines, using hand tools and such building materials as wood, cement, or steel.
6.Bolts, rivets, or otherwise fastens machines to foundations or other structures, using hand and power tools.
7.Aligns machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, and plumb bobs.
8.Moves machines and equipment, using hoists, dollies, rollers, and trucks.
9.Dismantles machines, using hammers, wrenches, crowbars, and other hand tools.
welding related to the assembly and installation of mechanical,
hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical machinery at school district
building and playground sites.
11.If assigned, direct and
train workers to install, maintain, or repair building and play
structure equipment, and fixtures.
12.Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to ensure conformance to building and safety codes.
13.Maintains records and files, prepares reports, and orders supplies and equipment when assigned.
14.Perform a variety of building maintenance tasks assigned to those of the machinist trade.
May be required to perform asbestos removal in accordance with federal,
state, Oregon OSHA, DEQ and School District rules and regulations as a
DEQ certified asbestos worker.
16. Perform other duties as assigned.
1.Knowledge and understanding of preventive maintenance programs.
of and the ability to identify hazards and implement safety precautions
associated with the work; ability to handle hazardous materials
associated with the job in accordance with established laws and
3.Demonstrated ability to recognize characteristics
of malfunctioning equipment; the range of conditions or problems that
could cause various mechanical equipment to malfunction; identify and
correct specific problems causing equipment malfunction.
fabricating, installation, aligns, and dismantles mechanical,
hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical machinery.
5.Knowledge of emergency generator maintenance and repair.
6.Knowledge of building boiler systems maintenance and repair.
7. Basic Office Essentials: use of tablets, respond to emails, spread sheets ect.
ability to operate assigned trade equipment skillfully and safely in
conformance with applicable laws, regulations and policies.
to operate District-owned vehicles and to purchase tools, equipment and
supplies in accordance with established policies and perform most work
3.Demonstrated ability to use a variety of
tools and equipment such as power construction equipment, measuring
devices, power tools, and testing equipment; remove hazardous materials
identified in the course of Machinist work, in compliance with local,
state and Federal laws.
4.Communicate effectively both orally and in writing with those contacted in the course of work.
5.Analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
6.Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintain them over time.
principles and processes for providing customer and personal services
including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for
services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test
equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and
correct the problem. Advise management on whether continued operation
of equipment could be hazardous.
systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and
the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with
10.Plan layout and installation of equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.
test, maintain logs and post required permits for school building and
playground systems according to code and industry standards.
from ladders, scaffolds, aerial personnel lifts, boom trucks and roofs
to install, maintain or repair equipment and fixtures.
(5) years of experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of
mechanical systems and related controls and equipment; OR A combination
of related training and experience which equals five (5) years.
License or Certificate required:
in this classification are required to obtain and maintain, throughout
the course of employment, certification of successful completion of a
Class III Asbestos Abatement course meeting EPA requirements for
training local education agency maintenance and custodial staff [40 CFR
Positions in this classification require a
valid State of Oregon or Washington driver's license. For the purpose
of insurability and district liability, employees must meet and
maintain the District's safe driving standard throughout the course of
Incumbents in this class will be required to wear protective clothing, gear and equipment as required by law.
conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Persons with certain disabilities may be capable of performing the
essential duties of this class with or without reasonable
accommodation, depending on the nature of the disability.
Environment: District buildings, school sites,
construction/reconstruction sites, maintenance shops, and other
district owned and operated facilities; driving a district vehicle on
public roads and highways; indoor and outdoor worksites; exposure to
extreme cold and hot weather conditions.
Hazards: dust, noise
and vibration; insulation fibers, hazardous materials such as asbestos,
solvents, adhesives, epoxies, sealers, caulking, acid cleaners; exhaust
fumes from gas- and/or diesel-powered equipment; lead, iron, cadmium,
zinc, manganese, aluminum, chromium, nickel, copper, heavy metals,
chlorinated compounds, tungsten, welding fumes, ultraviolet light;
ammonia and hydrochloric acid gases from the use of ammonium chloride
Physical Demands: Constant use of fingers,
hands, arms, legs and back muscles to handle, install, position, move
and manipulate sheet metal and related construction equipment and
materials; kneeling, bending at the waist, climbing, lifting,
balancing, bending, crouching, walking, stooping, and standing for
extended periods of time; reaching overhead; climbing and descending
ladders; lifting objects weighing up to 75 pounds; standing on ladders
and scaffolding at heights and in tight spaces; dexterity of fingers
and hands to operate hand and power tools; hearing and speaking to
exchange information in person and on the telephone; seeing to read a
variety of schematic diagrams and maintenance manuals, inspect
buildings and materials for damage and safety deficiencies; mental
acuity to concentrate while performing driving duties.
Duty Days: 260
FTE (or hours/week): 1.00