Kansas City, MO School District

Building Generalist 01815 (Building Generalist 01815)

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Job Details

TitleBuilding Generalist 01815
Posting IDBuilding Generalist 01815




To effectively maintain, repair and renovate all facilities owned by KCPS to enhance the instructional environment for Professional Staff and Students.




Incumbents may perform any combination of the essential functions shown below. This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, knowledge, or abilities associated with this classification, but is intended to accurately reflect the essential job functions and responsibilities.


  • Providing support to KCPS Craft and Trade staff.     
  • Provide support in the area of boiler maintenance.     
  • Provide support in the area of HVAC maintenance.     
  • Perform minor carpenter repairs.      
  • Perform minor plumbing repairs.      
  • Perform minor electrical repairs.      
  • Perform minor wall repairs.       
  • Perform minor painting repairs.     
  • Work assignments may require interior and exterior work in varying weather conditions. 
  • Work assignments may require working on ladders, scaffolding and lifts.  
  • Work assignments may be in any KCPS facility.     
  • Work assignments may include assisting with snow removal.    
  • Performs other duties as assigned.     




Have a high School diploma or G.E.D.      

Possess and maintain a working knowledge of the Kansas City, Missouri and Missouri Building Codes. Capable of reading blueprints.       

Capable of working from design sketches     

Capable of understanding and following written procedures and instructions.  

Capable of understanding and following verbal procedures and instructions.  

Possess knowledge of safe workplace practices.     C

Capable of understanding complex multiple step written and oral instructions.  

Capable to advise and train lesser skilled staff.     

Capable of problem solving.       

Capable of identifying problems and developing appropriate action plans for resolution of the problem.

Capable of preforming Preventative Maintenance tasks as assigned.   

Possess and Maintains  a valid driver's license and maintain an acceptable driving record. 

Capable of providing personal transportation between job sites as needed.  C

Capable of transporting and securing tools as assigned.    

Capable of carrying tools and materials common to the trade.    

Able to lift 70 pounds       

Must be able to work any shift.      

Capable of working from ladders, scaffolding and lifts.    

Capable of working inside and outside in various weather conditions.   


Job Specific          

Capable of determining the appropriate materials to be used on specific projects  

Ability to perform assigned tasks alone.      

Ability to work with others.       

Minimum of two years as of successful experience in the general maintainance field.




 Minimum of four years as of successful experience in the general maintainance field.




PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here 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. 


This job requires that the employee be able to: sit, stand, walk, speak, hear, use hands, fingers, and reach with hands and fingers; bend, stoop, and lift objects of at least ten pounds.  Job requires the employee occasionally to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  Visual ability requires mono and color vision, close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 



Length of work year: 12 months


Benefits: Health and Dental Insurance are provided. KCPS Defined Benefit Pension plan – mandatory 9% contribution is required from employee and matched by KCPS; Voluntary retirement savings plans are also available.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$16.32 - $23.98 / Per Hour
LocationMaintenance, Operations, Security & Engineering (MOSE)

Applications Accepted

Start Date01/21/2021

Job Contact

NameTitleHuman Resources