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Maintenance Mechanic I

at Bexar County

Posted: 11/28/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2601769
Keywords: plumbing, tile

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Summary

Under direct supervision, is responsible for routine repairs and maintenance of buildings, equipment and machinery of assigned building; and performs other duties as required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoots, repairs and maintains buildings, equipment and machinery
  • Assists in construction, remodeling and renovation work
  • Monitors electronic energy management equipment to maintain proper environmental control of the buildings
  • Repairs commercial laundry and kitchen appliances
  • Repairs and maintains plumbing and drainage systems
  • Repairs recreational and other park equipment
  • Monitors and maintains fire protection equipment and systems
  • Replaces and/or repairs metal security ceiling tile, acoustical ceiling tile, vinyl floor tile and ceramic tile
  • Performs preventive maintenance on electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems
  • May perform other maintenance duties as assigned
  • Replaces and/or repairs electrical wiring, switches and light bulbs;
  • Documents work performed to assist in legal documentation required by lawsuits and state law
  • Performs other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from High School or General Education Development (GED) certificate, and four (4) years' experience in commercial building equipment repairs and maintenance; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Good knowledge of commercial building equipment repairs and maintenance including plumbing, electrical work, carpentry, electronics and HVAC systems; good knowledge of all related tools and equipment; good knowledge of safety standards and practices
  • Skill in operating all related tools and equipment
  • Ability to perform a variety of maintenance functions; ability to read and follow instructions; ability to calculate time and material estimates; ability to exercise independent judgment when necessary; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, County employees and outside agencies
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Texas driver's license
  • Must secure and maintain a favorable background investigation and clearance
  • Must secure and maintain a pre-employment physical and a pre-employment drug screen test
  • Must be able and willing to attend training at department's discretion
  • May be assigned to any or various county facilities
  • Required to be on call 24/7/365
  • May be required to work more than 40 hours during the workweek
  • When required, shall work extra hours, holidays, weekends and other shifts
  • Required to work rotating shift
Working Conditions and Physical Demands: 
  • Working conditions are primarily indoors with occasional outdoor exposure
  • May be required to work in jail environment
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions
  • Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as damp/wet surfaces, extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises
  • Frequently moves equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, occasionally moves objects weighing up to 100 pounds
  • Will frequently communicate with co-workers; must be able to exchange accurate information
  • Frequently moves about buildings
  • Constantly positions self to perform essential functions
  • Constantly operates tools and equipment

Supplemental Information

Workstations with internet access are available, if needed, to view job postings and apply online at 211 S Flores, San Antonio, TX 78204, 8am – 5pm, Monday through Friday. Phone: 210-335-2545.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


 
Bexar County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to Workplace Diversity.
We are committed to providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.