Chesterfield County Trades Assistant in Chesterfield, Virginia

Minimum Qualifications:

Highly motivated and energetic. A self-starter and a philosophy of continual improvement. High school diploma or GED and one year of experience in building maintenance, heating and air conditioning repair; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. One year of trade school in HVAC and/or electric preferred. Skilled in the safe use of all hand and power tools. Ability and willingness to learn new building maintenance trades. Must have the ability to communicate effectively and follow oral and written instructions. Computer skills and the ability to type preferred. Ability to climb, bend, stoop, and reach. Lift parts and supplies weighing 50 pounds. Must be able to work in adverse weather. Good driving record required. Must not reflect a total of six or more demerit points within the twenty-four months preceding the anticipated hire date, or one major violation within the preceding thirty-six months. Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required. This position is subject to working in high security areas governed by the US Department of Justice's "Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Security Policy" and therefore requires successfully passing a more stringent criminal background check.


Assists with preventive maintenance on HVAC systems and electrical systems. Building maintenance repairs include plumbing, carpentry, door hardware, moving office furniture, assembling, and disassembling systems furniture. Maintains tools and equipment and keeps supplies and parts in order. Responds to emergency calls. Shovels snow and operates snow removal equipment. Perform other work as required.


Monday - Friday; 7:00a.m. - 3:30p.m.

Work Location:

General Services

Job Title: Trades Assistant

Closing Date/Time: Thu. 03/22/18 5:00 PM Eastern Time

Salary: $28,270.00 - $33,271.00 Annually

Job Type: Full-Time

Requisition #: 18-00628

Position #: BDGRND0046

Department: General Services