Maintenance Mechanic I

The Maintenance Mechanic I is responsible for maintaining and repairing all aspects of buildings, grounds, facilities, and equipment for the Library system.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Installs and makes repairs to lighting and electrical fixtures, circuits, and wiring, including changing light bulbs and ballasts.
  • Installs and makes repairs to plumbing fixtures, including piping, faucets, toilets, and water heaters.
  • Performs carpentry duties including furniture repair.
  • Performs painting duties including paint application, caulking, and plaster.
  • Performs HVAC duties including filter changes, belt changes, equipment cleaning, and boiler maintenance.
  • Maintains pumps and motors on all equipment.
  • Maintains all Library vehicles.
  • Maintains roofing on Library buildings.
  • Performs ongoing preventative maintenance to prevent major problems.
  • Performs miscellaneous cleaning duties as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

  • High school degree or equivalent plus one to two years related experience and/or training in the building maintenance field; Degree from Mechanical Trade School; Equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Driver's license.
  • HVAC Universal Refrigerant Certification must be acquired within one year of employment

Physical Demands

  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.

Mon-Fri, 7:30 am-4 pm, on-call hours as needed

Starting Salary
$37,000 per year

The St. Louis Public Library offers full benefits for our employees. They include:

  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Company-paid pension plan
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • Voluntary supplemental life insurance
  • 15 paid vacation days per year
  • 13 paid sick days per year
  • Company-paid long term disability
  • Employee-paid short term disability
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary benefits begin within 30 days of employment
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