City of Thousand Oaks
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Job Description

We have an excellent opportunity in the Facilities Division of the City of Thousand Oaks!

Are you a skilled and experienced building maintenance technician looking for a new challenge?  The City of Thousand Oaks has the perfect opportunity for a customer-focused, accountable, and results-oriented individual.  We are currently seeking a Senior Building Maintenance technician to play a vital role in the construction, alteration, maintenance and repair of the City’s building, facilities, and equipment.

Why choose us?

  • Continual Learning: This position offers an excellent opportunity to expand your skills and knowledge in the field of building maintenance while learning City procedures, and specific techniques. 
  • Collaborative Environment: Join a supportive and collaborative team, working together to achieve common goals and make a difference. 
  • Impactful Work: Take pride in preserving and improving the spaces where people work by maintaining a safe, comfortable, and healthy environment.


Primary responsibilities:

  • Perform repair and maintenance of City buildings, facilities, and grounds (plumbing, electrical, carpentry, remodeling, painting, and a variety of craft work)
  • Inspect and perform necessary repairs at assigned facilities for compliance with safety standards; ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures
  • Coordinate and oversee assigned projects; interface with contractors and building inspectors; coordinate completion of work with a variety of departments with minimal disruption of City operations
  • Install and repair piping for water and air conditioning lines
  • Perform rough and finish carpentry for signs, decks, fences, gates, and related items; operate hand, power, and shop tools
  • Perform electrical repairs (replacing outlets, switches, lighting, and ballasts)
  • Build and repair interior cabinetry (counters, cabinets, and shelves)
  • Refinish furniture including stripping, staining, and varnishing
  • Paint interior and exterior surfaces, equipment, and buildings; operate spray equipment and manual tools
  • Perform concrete repairs; set rebar, pour, and finish concrete
  • Install and repair flooring, baseboards, hardware, locks, and doors
  • Complete routine documentation such as work orders, timesheets, credit card documentation, and incident reports
  • Responds to emergency calls as necessary, including those after hours; responds and performs assigned duties in the event of a City declared emergency.

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Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Knowledge of safe work practices required to operate and maintain specialized tools and equipment
  • Experience with water and wastewater supply and drainage, including galvanized, copper, and PVC piping, HVAC maintenance and repairs, and facilities-related electrical repairs
  • Proficiency with operating standard office equipment including computers and software applications and reading and interpreting manuals, specifications, drawings, and blueprints
  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • 4+ years of responsible building maintenance, repair, and construction experience, including 2+ years of experience comparable to a building Maintenance Technician II with the City of Thousand Oaks
  • A Building Operator certification from Northwest Energy Efficiency Council is desirable
  • A general contractor license is desirable
  • Ability to lift, carry and push tools, equipment and supplies weighing 25 pounds or more
  • Pride in your personal work product, demonstrated initiative, safety conscious
  • Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A valid Class C California driver’s license