Trades Worker II – Gate/Overhead Door

Trades Worker II – Gate/Overhead Door
Organization City of Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities
Location Mesa, Arizona
Job Type Full Time
Application Deadline Apr 30, 2024


$51,673.23 – $76,472.86 Annually


Mesa, AZ

Job Type

Full Time

Job Number



(H420) Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities

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Closing Date



This recruitment will be used to fill a current vacancy in the Gate/Overhead Door assignment.

First review of applications will be Monday, April 8, 2024, then weekly thereafter until filled. 

A Trades Worker II primarily performs journey-level work in one or more building trades (such as gate/overhead door maintenance, locksmithing, masonry/finishing, roofing, and welding) and may also perform some entry-level to journey-level work in one or more mechanical equipment trades (electrical; plumbing; evaporative coolers; and Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration [HVAC/R]).  Duties involve the maintenance, repair, alteration, and construction of fixtures, equipment, and facilities.  Employees in this class may serve as a lead worker over a small crew for specific projects.  This class is responsible for performing related duties as required.

This class is distinguished from the Facilities Equipment Technician II in that incumbents in the latter position primarily perform mechanical trades work and are licensed as and/or function as specialists (example:  electricians, plumbers, etc.) in their respective mechanical trade.  A Trades Worker II is distinguished from a Trades Worker I by greater knowledge of specialized trades work.  Responsibilities require the exercise of initiative and independent judgment in troubleshooting malfunctions and determining the proper method of repair.  Employees in this class are subject to a yearly rotational 24-hour call-out (by assignment).  Employees are required to use appropriate safety equipment and procedures in performing assignments.  A Trades Worker II is supervised by a foreman, or other supervisory classification (by assignment) who reviews work through work orders, conferences, and spot-checking for results achieved.  This class is FLSA nonexempt.

Gate/Overhead Door Assignment: Performs regular maintenance, repair, and modification of overhead doors and automatic gates.  Responsibilities also include cleaning and inspections of various gates and doors; and repair and/or replacement of various gates and door parts including all electrical components or a complete system installation.  Estimates material quantities and assists in the determination of material specifications for repairs and replacements.  Assist in inspection and overseeing contractor’s activities.  Prepare and maintain a condition assessment report for all automatic gates and overhead doors in the City.  Works with potentially hazardous materials requiring the use of specialized protective equipment.  Meets on-site with contractors to determine repairs and materials needed to obtain price quotations.  Produces written documents to maintain records of work activities, requisitions, and materials.  Operates power-driven machinery and tools such as a forklift, drills, saws, and fasteners.  Performs physical inventories of overhead doors and gates materials.  Cleans work area and equipment.  Works using normal protective equipment to maintain safety standards.  Works in a variety of weather conditions at elevated levels with a maximum height of 30 feet if on a ladder or lift.

Please refer to the link below for the full job description and additional information regarding assignments, preferred qualifications, and essential functions.

Qualifications & Requirements

Employee Values:  All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City’s shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.

Minimum Qualifications Required.  Any combination of training, education, or experience equivalent to graduation from high school or GED.  Completion of a building trades apprenticeship program or equivalent.  Extensive (5+ years) journey-level experience in the assigned area (gate/overhead door maintenance, locksmithing, roofing, masonry/finishing, or welding). One additional year of journey-level work experience in the assigned area can be substituted for an apprenticeship program.

Special Requirements.  Must possess a valid Class D Arizona Driver’s License by hire or promotion date.  Must meet the qualifications to wear a tight-fitting respirator by passing a medical evaluation in accordance with Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.134 by hire or promotion date and must maintain certification (all assignments).  Due to the required access to all secured buildings, an individual receiving a conditional offer of employment from the City of Mesa must pass a background investigation through the City of Mesa Police Department, the Arizona Department of Public Safety, and Federal Bureau of Investigation prior to commencing employment with the City of Mesa to allow full, unescorted access to Police facilities (by assignment).

Substance Abuse Testing.  Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment or pre-placement alcohol, drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and procedures.

Preferred/Desirable Qualifications.  Two years of experience in a secondary building trade is preferred.

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City of Mesa


PO Box 1466, Mesa, Arizona, 85211-1466





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