Maintenance Repairer

at City of Pasadena, CA
Location Pasadena
Date Posted January 18, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified


The City of Pasadena, Public Works Department is seeking a Maintenance Repairer to perform skilled work in construction, maintenance and repair of buildings, structures and City equipment with specific emphasis in roofing, carpentry and general maintenance.


The ideal candidate will be highly skilled in their field and demonstrates extensive knowledge and ability in multiple building trades. This person will have excellent interpersonal skills, time management skills and written and communication skills, customer focus, a team player, as well as a strong work ethic.

Please note: This recruitment is open continuous and is subject to close at any time. A first review of applications is scheduled for January 6, 2022. Apply now!

Essential Functions

The major responsibilities of this position are listed below. For more detailed information, please refer to the job description.

* Performs skilled maintenance and repair work and minor construction on buildings, structures, and City equipment;
* Installs doors and windows;
* Applies insulation material to exposed surfaces;
* Paints and makes repairs on equipment;
* Mixes and pours cement;
* Constructs or reconditions office furniture;
* Maintains and repairs City equipment such as stationary boilers, small electric motors, fans, filters, compressors, and air conditioning systems;
* Performs basic electrical work on non-energized lines, receptacles and light fixtures; changes light tubes/bulbs; installs conduit;
* Participates in site demolition and clean up; repairs roofs; installs and repairs floors; installs and plasters walls and ceilings;
* Locates and maintains drains;
* Operates equipment, hand and power tools;
* Performs roof inspections and minor repairs;
* Drives City vehicles; may direct the work of assistants; and
* Performs related tasks as assigned.

Qualification Guidelines


The following list represents the core competencies needed for success in this position.

* Attention to Detail - Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products
* Relationship Building - Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships
* Action & Results Focus - Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment
* General Physical Ability- Using strength, endurance, flexibility, balance, and coordination


Minimum Qualifications:

* Three years of recent experience as a helper in the construction and repair trades, or

One year of journey level experience in a skilled trade (carpentry, painting, plumbing, roofing, electrical, or heating and air conditioning).

Desirable Qualification:

* Experience working with electrical components


The selection process will consist of training and experience evaluation, a written examination, and department-level interview.


The current vacancy is in our Building Systems and Fleet Maintenance Division of our Public Works Department.

The resulting eligibility list from this recruitment may be used to fill this vacancy and similar vacancies in the future.

Candidates selected for this position are subject to a one-year probationary work period. Special Requirements

Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License is required at time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.

As of September 3, 2021, anyone hired with the City of Pasadena must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before starting work. The City encourages applicants to get a free vaccination at a place of their choice or at walk-in clinics in Pasadena. A candidate's vaccination status will be reviewed as part of the post-offer pre-employment physical examination. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical, disability, or sincerely held religious belief.