State of Utah
Job Title: Assistant Maintenance Specialist (Journey Maintenance / Construction Specialist)
Are you interested the management of wildlife species, such as deer, elk, and pronghorn? Would like to be a part of a team that improves and maintains wildlife habitat in Utah. If so, this might be the perfect job for you. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) is looking for a talented, energetic and hard-working individual to fill the role of Assistant Maintenance Specialist in our Ogden office. This position maintains buildings, fences, roads, signs, water developments, and other infrastructure and land owned by DWR. The position also restores wildlife habitat and supervises seasonal staff.
As a Journey Maintenance and Construction Specialist, you will:
oversee operation and maintenances of DWR Northern Region facilities including main campus and remote facilities
oversee the maintenance of the Northern Region wildlife management areas this includes assessment of needs determining priorities of actives, weeds spraying , fence and road construction and maintenance, water trough and guzzler construction and maintenance, signing and care of WMA parking day use and camping areas
troubleshoots and diagnoses problems, make adjustments, repairs and/or performs preventative maintenance on computers, vehicles, equipment, or machinery, etc.
provides technical consultation to originators of project job orders, including development of project plans and related estimates
builds, fabricates, or repairs structures, equipment, and/or miscellaneous articles from verbal instructions, blueprints and/or working drawings.
welds, solders, brazes, grinds, and/or fabricates various materials
paints, finishes and refinishes wood, metal and other materials
performs general facility maintenance including painting, carpentry, masonry, plumbing, electrical, as well as general cleaning and sanitation
performs related plumbing, mechanical, painting and pipe fitting, etc., duties
The Ideal Candidate:
The ideal candidate will have:
Ability to work independently and adapt to ever changing work priorities
Good communication skill with supervisor and coworkers
An excellent work ethic and take prided in workmanship
Basic carpentry skills
Basic mechanist skills
Basic plumbing skills
Basic yard care/sprinkler system repair
Good understand of noxious weeds and how to effectively control them
Why you should join our team:
When you work for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, you’re helping improve the quality of life for everyone who calls the Beehive State home. Utah’s abundant wildlife populations are a direct result of active, hands-on work by our employees and partners. Division employees give Utahns, and visitors to the state, something to smile about and stories they can’t wait to share with their friends and family. Plus, the generous paid time off and great health benefits help ensure that you can spend quality time with your loved ones. Click the benefits tab above to view a summary of the benefits offered.
(includes knowledge, skills, and abilities required upon entry into position and trainable after entry into position)
Use power tools such as band saws, rip saws, planers, etc
Principles and practices of construction
Principles, theories, and practices of electricity
Follow written and/or oral instructions
Use and maintain a variety of hand tools
Installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems and equipment
Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
Managing one’s own time and the time of others.
Risks found in potentially dangerous or unusual environmental stress situations, e.g. working at great heights, working in extreme outdoor weather conditions, being subject to possible physical attack, etc.
The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion such as frequent climbing, lifting heavy objects over 50 pounds, crouching or crawling in restricted areas, defending oneself and/or others against physical attack.
Will often be working alone or with a minimal crew in remotes areas.
Risk which require the use of special safety precaution and/or equipment, (i.e. pesticide application)
Four or more years of experience in wildlife management related work.
General plant identification skills, fencing skills, be familiar with mechanical, plumbing, electrical, carpentry work and possess basis computer skills.
Familiar with applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
Understand and apply principles and practices of facility operation, maintenance and management, experience loading, binding, and transporting large loads and heavy equipment on trailers.
Employee will be subject to random drug testing.
Overnight travel may be required for job site in remote areas. Generally no more than 4 to 5 times per year.
Class A commercial driver license.
Non- commercial pesticide applicator license.
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