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Mineral County Schools 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV 26726            Phone: 304-788-4200            Fax: 304-788-4204

General Maintenance/Electrician/Plumber

General Maintenance/Electrician/Plumber







IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR(S): Assistant Director of Support Services




EMPLOYMENT TERM:             Minimum 200 days annually, pursuant to WV Code §18A-4-8; extended employment terms may be established by the Mineral County Board of Education.


SALARY:                                   Pursuant to WV Code §18A-4-8a, in accordance with Mineral County Salary Scale, Pay Grade F or G, commensurate with experience and education level.


EVALUATION:                          Performance in this position will be evaluated annually by the Director of Support Services or the Assistant Director of Support Services/immediate supervisor and in accordance with WV State Code §18A-2-12, WV State Board Policy 5314 and Mineral County Board of Education Evaluation Policy. 


JOB SUMMARY:                       Pursuant to WV Code §18A-4-8: “General maintenance” means a person employed as a helper to skilled maintenance employees, and to perform minor repairs to equipment and buildings of a county school system; “Electrician I” means a person employed as an apprentice electrician helper or one who holds an apprentice electrician helper or one who holds an electrician helper license issued by the State Fire Marshall; “Electrician II” means a person employed as an electrician journeyman or one who holds a journeyman electrician license issued by the State Fire Marshall; “Plumber I” means a person employed as an apprentice plumber and helper; “Plumber II” means a person employed as a journeyman plumber.



  • Demonstrates appropriate safety, hygiene and health standards;
  • Demonstrates safety of work area;
  • Adheres to schedules; demonstrates punctuality;
  • Willing to be called out in emergency situations;
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adjusts to change;
  • Demonstrates courtesy and tactfulness in interpersonal relations;
  • Demonstrates dependability;
  • Demonstrates understanding and implements responsibilities;
  • Demonstrates ability to use good judgment and makes good decisions;
  • Has knowledge of tools required;
  • Writes reports and completes work orders consistent with duties;
  • Effectively presents information and responds to questions from administrators, staff, general public, and inspectors;
  • Applies manufacturer’s, inspector’s, or supervisor’s recommendations;
  • Performs duties in full compliance with state and county requirements;
  • Adds, subtracts, multiplies, and divides in all units of measure consistent with the duties of this position;
  • Applies concepts such as fractions; percentages, ratios; and proportions to practical situations consistent with this position;
  • Conducts shop operations to include receiving parts and supplies and completing work orders;
  • Estimates materials;
  • Sets up electrical inspections;
  • Selects electrical materials and determines work to be done;
  • Computes service loads;
  • Installs electrical environmental control components, lighting fixtures, service entrance, switch boxes and outlet boxes;
  • Roughs in feeders, branch circuit cables and circuits;
  • Debugs and tests process equipment;
  • Calibrates process instruments, scoreboards, electrical heaters, fire alarms, time clocks;
  • Troubleshoots equipment;
  • Locates and lays out devices and figures materials from blueprints or schematic diagrams;
  • Uses the National Electric Code (NEC) to determine specific requirements for systems and stays up-to-date on current and new regulations;
  • Trims out electrical devices and appliances, stoves, refrigerators, ovens, hoods;
  • Installs and maintains motors;
  • Uses climbing equipment, ladders, and motorized lifting devices;
  • Assumes primary responsibility for the safe condition of light fixtures, electrical apparatus, fixtures, wiring, air condition and refrigeration units, and similar electrical elements in all facilities;
  • Assumes responsibility for the periodic maintenance on all equipment;
  • Loads and unloads trucks; moves or hauls such items as supplies, office furniture, and building materials;
  • Services county maintenance vehicles to the extent of filling with gasoline, checking the oil, and other fluids, etc.;
  • Shovels snow from sidewalks, and driveways, and spreads sand, salt, or ashes to prevent slipping, as directed;
  • Stores supplies and equipment;
  • Assists in inspecting facilities on a regular basis for preventive maintenance and correcting safety hazards;
  • Lays, joins, and points brick to include cleaning, mixing, and cutting;
  • Constructs concrete masonry to include pouring, finishing, and repair work;
  • Installs rough framing, roof components, exterior finishes, interior finishes;
  • Cleans blocked drains, repairs leaks, services and replaces boilers and water heaters, installs back-flow prevention devices, replaces service lines, repairs sewer lines, installs fixtures and appliances, checks for improper combustion;
  • Installs maintains, and repairs different types of pipe systems; ability to install automatic controls to regulate systems;
  • Uses saws, pipe cutters, and pipe bending machines to cut and bend lengths of pipe; connects lengths of pipe with adhesives and soldering; uses pressure gauges to check systems for proper plumbing;
  • Installs hangers and supports; constructs water distribution lines and drains; installs traps, cleanouts, and vents;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective function of the work unit including, but not limited to, mowing, snow removal, and moving various items/equipment;
  • Adheres to Employee Code of Conduct as outlined in Mineral County School’s Policy 4210; and
  • Performs duties as assigned by immediate supervisor(s).


  • High School diploma or equivalent, pursuant to WV Code §18A-2-5;
  • Meet the definition of “Qualifications" in WV Code §18A-4-8b;
  • Demonstrated competency, pursuant to WV Code §18A-4-8e (state-approved competency test), as required;
  • Criminal background check conducted pursuant to WV Code §18-5-15c and/or §18A-3-10, as appropriate;
  • Possess experience and/or training in a maintenance related field;
  • Possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license;
  • Able to do heavy, extensive lifting and manual labor;
  • Hold, or be able to obtain, licensures required by state and federal agencies in the performance of the position

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed drugs while in the workplace. Alcohol and controlled substance which affects employee productivity, safety or judgment in the workplace will not be tolerated.



The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stoop, reach overhead and shoulder height, stand, walk, lift, grasp, write, talk, hear, see, use interior and exterior rear view mirrors, and use repetitive motions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may frequently lift and/or move at least 100 pounds without assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff members.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment includes indoor as well as outdoor settings and can range in temperature from below freezing to 90°F. The work surface can include unfinished crawl spaces and attics as well as roof tops, walk-in freezers, and concrete floors of pads. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud (60-90 dB).



The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee.


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