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Maintenance Worker II

  • Maintenance Worker II
  • What will I be doing?
  • Do I qualify?
  • Can I be successful?
  • Benefits
  • How do I apply?
Class Number: 
Annual Salary Range:
$26,316.00 – $41,736.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,096.50 – $1,739.00
Pay Grade: 

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This is semi-skilled and skilled work in the maintenance and repair of buildings and equipment in several of the building and mechanical trades. Positions of this class may be distinguished from those of Maintenance Worker I by the increased variety and complexity of assignments, independence in carrying out tasks, and responsibility for the final completion of an assignment.

Job Duties

Performs preventive maintenance and monitoring activities on equipment such as air handlers, refrigeration and air conditioning units, high and low pressure steam systems, and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems; records meter and gauge readings; cleans coils and oils motors; and replaces belts, filters, switches, gauges, and motors.

Assists skilled carpenters, plumbers, electricians, electronics technicians, or other higher-level maintenance staff in performing more complex maintenance, repair, and construction activities.

Paints buildings and equipment; patch plasters walls; and repairs or replaces tiles and other wall coverings.

Repairs and constructs wood and metal equipment, furniture, doors, windows, shelves, floors, security screens, and other fixtures; assembles modular furniture.

Opens stopped sewage and drain lines; replaces or repairs faucets, toilets, sinks, valves, water lines, and other plumbing equipment and fixtures.

Repairs and replaces electrical outlets, light fixtures, switches, and other controls; repairs electrical motors, generators, and communication equipment; performs more complex electrical work (such as working with high voltage electrical systems) with appropriate training and education.

Repairs, adjusts, and calibrates a wide variety of machines and equipment such as sewing machines, window air conditioners, general office equipment, metal furniture and structures, electronic medical equipment, wheelchairs, automotive equipment, and kitchen appliances.

Supervises a limited number of unskilled and semi-skilled workers involved in routine maintenance and labor work.

Maintains an inventory and orders supplies, replacement parts, tools, and equipment.

Receives assignments in the form of work orders, which may be accompanied by sketches, penciled layouts, or blueprints.

Receives general supervision from a Maintenance Supervisor or other designated supervisor.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility.  Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted.  These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

Two or more years of experience as a Maintenance Worker I with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System.


Three or more years of semi-skilled experience in building and plant maintenance work (not landscaping/groundskeeping work or custodial/cleaning work); and possession of a high school diploma or a proof of high school equivalency.

(Training in a formal program of instruction in one or more of the building, mechanical, or electrical trades may substitute on a year-for-year basis for a maximum of two years of the required experience, at a rate of 30 earned credit hours, or 480 clock hours, for one year.)

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Intermediate knowledge of the standard tools and practices of the various trades such as mechanical, electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry, and plastering.

Intermediate knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the mechanical and building trades.

Ability to perform semi-skilled and skilled work in a variety of mechanical and building trades.

Ability to interpret and work from sketches, blueprints, plans, penciled layouts, and drawings.

Ability to understand and carry out instructions.

Ability to supervise and instruct semi-skilled and unskilled workers.

Ability to operate a motor vehicle and/or motorized equipment as necessary in the performance of assignments.

Ability to work outdoors under varying weather conditions as necessary in the performance of assignments.

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