Harford County Public SchoolsPreventative Maintenance Technician - Facilities

Harford County Public Schools

Preventative Maintenance Technician - Facilities (0132O7371594181)

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TitlePreventative Maintenance Technician - Facilities
Posting ID0132O7371594181


Central Office – Facilities


To assist in the implementation of a preventative maintenance program and to carry out all assigned duties; to ensure that all school system buildings are kept in a condition of operating excellence and full utilization is available at all times.






These items are intended only as examples of the various types of job duties to be performed.   The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is a similar, related, or logical assignment to the position.

    Performs preventative maintenance, minor repairs, and assists in the maintenance of all mechanical equipment including pumps, motors, and compressors in addition to belt adjustments, oiling, greasing, and cleaning of same.

    Performs preventative maintenance and assists in the servicing of boilers, burners, hot water generators, and water heaters.

    Performs preventative maintenance and minor repairs of all HVAC equipment, including building exhaust fans, air handling units, unit ventilators, and the scheduled change out of filters associated with each, plus cooling towers.

    Assists the preventative maintenance administrator in determining the scheduling of preventative maintenance visits to each assigned building and provides input as to frequency of preventative maintenance performed on equipment.

    Assists in the research and establishment of an inventory of all equipment specific to each building, including manufacturers, serial numbers, and model numbers; plus associated information that pertains to all equipment in order to establish a database for the procurement of parts, supplies, materials, and inventory.

    Assists the preventative maintenance administrator in the training and instruction of facilities managements and custodial personnel, regarding preventative maintenance schedules on equipment which includes proper procedures, safety, and operation.

    Performs preventative maintenance on all aspects of the building structure including hardware, masonry, and exterior.

    Records and maintains accurate records of all preventative maintenance and minor repairs performed.

    Establishes a working relationship with the preventative maintenance administrator or designee, keeps them informed on the preventative maintenance work performed, and gives input to present status of equipment throughout each individual building.

    Performs coil cleaning of HVAC equipment utilizing special spray equipment and appropriate coil cleaning chemicals.

    Responds and assists during situations including, but not limited to inclement weather assignments, vandalism, and emergency repairs.

    Performs other work-related duties as assigned.




Grade 7 of the Salary Scale for 12 Month AFSCME ($38,348)



    High school diploma or GED.

    Minimum of three years experience in maintenance or a related field.

    General knowledge of all building systems including plumbing, electrical, and HVAC plus structural and carpentry considerations.

    Must have prior experience in preventative maintenance procedures including scheduling and follow-up.

    Must be able to keep accurate records of preventative maintenance performed and minor repairs.

    Excellent oral and written communication skills

    Excellent interpersonal skills.

    Physically able to perform the essential functions, with or without reasonable accommodations, of the everyday responsibilities including lifting materials weighing up to 50 pounds and the ability to climb ladders in excess of 15 feet. Various lifts, tools and mechanical means of assistance should be employed for lifting heavier supplies, equipment and material.

    Hold and maintain a valid driver’s license with a willingness to pursue a commercial driver’s license.



Employment applications are accepted online only. To access the application, visit the Current Job Openings section of the HCPS website at If you have questions or require assistance to complete the online employment application, contact the Human Resources Office at 410-588-5238.


Online employment applications will be accepted until filled.

The Harford County Public School System (HCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, or disability in matters affecting employment or in providing access to programs to employees.  Inquiries related to the non-discrimination policy of the Board of Education of Harford County should be directed to the Supervisor of Equity and Cultural Proficiency, 410-809-6065.


This document is available in alternative form upon request. To request disability-related reasonable accommodations, please notify a staff member in the Human Resources Office at the time you are contacted for an interview.




Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePer Year
LocationCentral Office

Applications Accepted

Start Date09/24/2018
End Date05/12/2019