General Maintenance Worker (GMW)

French Camp, CA
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Maintenance & Repair
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Not Applicable
  • Req ID: 2024-3226


Job Summary :

AFO is seeking a General Laborer to support projects at our USDA WRRC Site in Albany, California. Must be able to pass a background check for access to a Federal Government work site. Competitive hourly rate plus benefits. Overtime work available!

  • Thorough knowledge of the standard tools and practices of the various trades such as mechanical, electrical, plumbing, painting, welding, railroad maintenance, dock leveling, signs, fuels, sheet metal, masonry, roofing, electronic, generators, carpentry and plastering.

  • Ability to perform semi-skilled and skilled work in a variety of mechanical and building trades.

  • Ability to interpret and work from sketches, blueprints and penciled layouts.

  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.

  • Ability to instruct and direct the work of unskilled and semi-skilled workers.

  • Be capable utilizing a respirator if required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform facilities repair and preventive maintenance requiring mechanical, electrical, plumbing, welding, loading dock doors, signs, fuels, sheet metal, masonry, roofing, electronic, generators, carpentry and plastering maintenance and repair.

  • Assist skilled plumbers, electricians and other maintenance staff in performing more complex maintenance, repair and construction activities.

  • Paint buildings and equipment, patch plaster walls and repair or replace tiles and other wall coverings.

  • Repair and construct wood and metal equipment, furniture, doors, shelves, floors, security screens and other fixtures.

  • Replace electrical receptacles, switches, bulbs, fixtures and motors.

  • Open blocked sewage and drain lines; replace or repair faucets, toilets, sinks, valves, water lines and other plumbing equipment and fixtures.

  • Repair roofs, gutters, and downspouts

  • Maintain and repair base-entrance security barriers and arms.

  • Repair and replace electrical outlets, light fixtures, switches and other controls, repair electrical motors.

  • Working knowledge of machines, equipment, materials, and operating practices.

  • Repair, adjust and calibrate a wide variety of machines and equipment such as general office equipment, electronic equipment, kitchen appliances, etc.

  • Be familiar with the Quality Control/Customer Satisfaction Plan (QC/CSP) requirements and perform QC/CS actions are required.

  • Follow written and verbal instructions.

  • May be required to participate in an on-call schedule.

  • Perform duties unrelated to the job classification as needed.

  • Perform other related work as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum Education: High school diploma or its equivalent.

  • May be substituted with 5 years of direct experience in general maintenance and repair activities.

  • California Driver’s License.

Training Requirements:

  • Confined Spaces

  • Respirators

  • Asbestos/Silica Awareness

  • Additional training as required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Requires 2 years’ experience in general maintenance and repair activities.

  • Possess the ability to perform complex assignments, independence in carrying out tasks and responsibility for the final completion of work. Work involves reading drawings and detailed sketches and requisitions needed materials. Direction is received from Facilities Maintenance Supervisor.

Pay and Benefits:

  • $26.42 per hour, plus Health & Welfare fringe dollars as defined under the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.

  • The benefits program offered will be as defined under the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.

  • Leave benefits offered will be as defined under the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Physical Demand:

Frequently exposed to extreme heat, and cold due to seasonal changes, and air quality associated with an outside environment.

  • Standing: continuously Reaching: frequently

  • Walking: frequently Stretching: frequently

  • Lifting: occasionally Pulling: occasionally

  • Pushing: occasionally Moving: occasionally

  • Bending: frequently Climbing: frequently

  • Stooping: frequently Balancing: frequently

  • Twisting: frequently Kneeling: frequently

  • Crouching: frequently Crawling: occasionally