Lead Craftsman

New Haven Unified School District

Class Title:

Lead Craftsman


  • Under limited supervision, to perform skilled maintenance, construction, and repair work of district building appurtenances and equipment
  • To coordinate the work of the maintenance team assigned to the maintenance trailer
  • To coordinate the work of other district personnel as required
  • To assist in the coordination of contract work with outside contractors
  • And do related work as required consistent with the job description.


Directly responsible to designated administrators.


  • Installs, maintains, and makes repairs to electrical circuits and equipment
  • Maintains and makes repairs to gas and water lines, sprinkler systems, and fixtures
  • Inspects, maintains, and repairs heater and boiler systems
  • Repairs and adjusts locks
  • Repairs and resets clocks and bell systems
  • Builds forms and fixtures
  • Coordinates the work of or serves as leadman to employees assisting in maintenance duties
  • Prepares for and paints a wide variety of surfaces
  • Performs tasks related to the glazier trade
  • When appropriate, works with outside contractors in conjunction with district maintenance work
  • Performs journeyman level work in one or more of the building or mechanical trades
  • Uses required tools and equipment skillfully and safely
  • Reads and works from sketches and blueprints
  • Keeps accurate work records follows and gives oral and written directions
  • Performs heavy manual labor
  • Maintains cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


  • Must pass qualifying tests.


  • Two years of experience as a Maintenance Person II or demonstrable equivalency.


  • Possession of an appropriate California Operator’s License issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles.

Salary Range 41

How to Apply


The application process is as easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Browse New Haven US job listings and submit an online application on Ed-Join.
  2. When the hiring principal is ready to interview, applicants will be considered and may be selected to interview.
  3. If selected to interview, you will be contacted by the school to set an appointment.
  4. Once you have interviewed, if you are selected for the position, you will be contacted by the personnel department. If you are not selected for the position, you will be notified by the school.