Maintenance Repair Tech I

Recruitment #191031-UNCF-178



How to Apply: On board state employees with the Oklahoma Military Department:

Contact Shaleen Varner at  or Fax: 405-606-7262.

All other applicants follow online process below.


This position is located at Armed Forces Reserve Center in Muskogee, OK.

This is a full-time unclassified state position with full state retirement and insurance benefits, including health, dental, life, and disability insurance for the employee. The employee receives a benefit allowance to assist with insurance cost. Annual leave of 10 hours per month and sick leave of 10 hours per month begin accruing immediately.

Basic Purpose: 
This position assumes responsibility for the construction, maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds, and other state and federal owned property and resources. Primary responsibilities include minor mechanical, electrical and plumbing work; installing and repairing flooring systems, roofing systems, windows, doors and door hardware; sheetrock and painting; installing ceiling grid and tiles; organizing and maintaining the warehouse; assisting licensed tradesman with general maintenance duties including pulling wire, heavy lifting and operating heavy equipment. Implementation of policies and procedures to increase the overall efficiency and effectiveness of maintenance operations is required; opening and closing work orders and tracking and managing expenditures. This position requires review and oversight of other tradesmen to ensure that work is accomplished timely and accurately in accordance with agency standards.

Essential Functions:
• Performs carpentry work in the construction, renovation or maintenance of buildings; erects and maintains scaffolds, forms, frames, fences and other structures; installs and repairs flooring systems, interior walls, ceiling grid and tile, partitions, windows, screens, and other fixtures; fits and glazes glass in windows and doors; maintains and repairs roofing systems, including flashing and guttering.
• Installs, replaces, alters, maintains and repairs plumbing fixtures such as sinks, toilets, urinals, traps and faucets; assists the plumber with major repairs and renovations.
• Maintains and repairs light fixtures, receptacles and switches; replaces light bulbs; maintains generators and motors; oils and cleans motors; troubleshoots and makes electrical repairs not requiring a license; maintains and makes minor repairs to various types of heating, refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment, such as components, pumps, fans, humidifiers, electric motors, and heat exchangers.
• Installs and maintains locks and other security devices; repairs or replaces tumblers, springs and other parts; installs, alters and repairs doors and door hardware.
• Constructs, maintains and repairs concrete and other foundations; builds retaining walls, walks, stairways and similar projects; mixes mortar and lays common brick, face brick, cinder brick, concrete block, stone, terra cotta, tile or other materials.
• Preps and paints interior and exterior walls, doors, trim, etc.
• Cleans carpeting and tile; maintains a neat and orderly warehouse.
• Assists licensed tradesmen in their trades.
• Operates, maintains and repairs various types of equipment used in construction and maintenance of building and ground, such as trucks, tractors, skid steers, dozers, power shovels, cranes or semi-trailer tractors, forklifts, mowers and edger’s.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
Knowledge of the principles, methods, materials and equipment used in the construction trade; of occupational hazards and safety precautions. Basic knowledge of the mechanical, electrical and plumbing trades is required. Must be skilled in the use of various power tools and equipment and have the ability to follow written and oral instructions. Ability is required to analyze maintenance needs; to set priorities for crews of workers; to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Education and Experience:
Two (2) years of experience in one or more of the building trades or an equivalent combination of education and experience; Mathematical ability including basic algebra and trigonometry; Computer literacy is required. Experience operating heavy equipment including skid steers, forklifts, and backhoes.

Licenses/Certificates required:   none

Physical Requirements: 
• Able to lift/carry a minimum of 40 pounds.
• Able to stand for long periods of time.
• Able to climb ladders and stairs.
• Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions.

Conditions of Employment:
 Unclassified service as an employee at will
• Contingent on a favorable background check
• Contingent on passing a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening
• T1 security clearance (eligibility for national security positions shall be granted to persons who are U.S. citizens)
• Considered essential personnel (work during inclement weather)
• Available to work if called in due to an emergency
• Must maintain a valid driver’s license
• Non-exempt FLSA status
• Tobacco and Vape free environment

This position is located at Armed Forces Reserve Center in Muskogee, OK.

Employment eligibility verified through e-Verify (Homeland Security), and a National Agency Check for positions that require computer access.  This position requires travel in and out of state with overnight stays.  Travel may be required at the expense of the employee to be reimbursed within 45 days of travel.


State of Oklahoma properties are smoke-free and vape-free therefore, the use of any and all tobacco products including, but not limited to, cigarettes, pipes, smokeless tobacco, other tobacco product, electronic cigarettes/vaping devices or any other product packaged for smoking or the simulation of smoking (regardless of nicotine content) is prohibited on all state properties.


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.


Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.