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Maintenance Mechanic II

at Bexar County

Posted: 11/20/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2601603

Job Description

Overall Job Objective


Under general supervision, is responsible for complex repairs and maintenance of equipment and machinery in assigned building; and performs other duties as required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoots, repairs and maintains building equipment and machinery
  • Troubleshoots, repairs and maintains security equipment
  • 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
  • Monitors and maintains fire protection equipment and systems
  • Troubleshoots, repairs and maintains heating and air conditioning 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
  • Replaces and/or repairs electrical wiring, switches and light bulbs
  • Documents work performed to assist in legal documentation required by lawsuits and state law
  • May supervise the daily work activities of less senior employees
  • Assists in training entry-level employees
  • Performs other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from High School or General Education Development (GED) certificate, and five (5) years' experience in commercial building equipment repairs and maintenance; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Considerable knowledge of commercial building equipment repairs and maintenance including plumbing, electrical work, carpentry, electronics and HVAC systems; considerable 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
  • Positions budgeted within County-Jail Maintenance Sections must secure and maintain a favorable background investigation from the Bexar County Sheriff's Office
  • Must be able and willing to attend training at department's discretion
  • May be assigned to any or various county facilities
  • May be required to work in jail environment
  • 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.

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.