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Maintenance Mechanic

at San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind

Posted: 11/17/2019
Job Reference #: 15366929185b9812b662fc05332

Job Description

Maintenance Mechanic (Full Time)
Location: San Antonio, TX






Responsible for performing routine building maintenance tasks.


Performance of building maintenance tasks in one or more fields (e.g. carpentry; electrical; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); plumbing, etc.)


Setup, adjust and maintain all of the production machines and equipment in order to ensure they are efficient and in working order.


Perform general cleaning.  


Perform other tasks as assigned.






Inspects buildings and other structures to determine functional systems and detect malfunctions and needed repair making notes and recommendations using a pre-established check sheet.


Must have knowledge and able to perform routine preventative maintenance to HVAC systems, production machinery as well as ability to schedule and prioritize.


Repair, modify, adjust and calibrate incorrectly functioning production machinery and  equipment in accordance with predetermined standards. Assess performance problems and take appropriate corrective action.


Performs minor electrical maintenance to include but not be limited to replacement or repair of fixtures (e.g. wall switches and outlets, incandescent and fluorescent bulbs and tubes, ballast, sockets, fuses, minor appliances, cords, etc.) using appropriate hand, power and specialty tools.


Performs minor plumbing maintenance (e.g. replacement or repair of leaks in drains and faucets, unclogging of drains, replacing drain hoses on washers and similar devices, etc.).


Performs minor painting, carpentry and masonry work (e.g. preparing surfaces and using brush, sprayer, or roller to apply paints, stains, and varnishes, hanging doors, fitting locks and handles, etc.).


Performs minor repairs/maintenance of sewing machines and other production related equipment


Test equipment after the repair has been made.


Reconfigures, installs, positions, and remounts modular offices and space (e.g. furniture, wall panels, work surfaces, storage bins, lighting, file cabinets, etc.) to accommodate user needs and maximize office space using various hand, power and specialty tools, dollies and hand trucks.


Clean rooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, rest rooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, parking lots, and other work areas.


Order parts and maintain required documents.


Performs other work related duties as assigned.


Must be able to work flexible hours.


Must have basic knowledge of local/state/federal safety regulations and able to maintain safe work environment


Ability to lift at least 35 pounds, reach over shoulder, stoop down, climb ladders, and  bend down.


Ability to read and write. 


Knowledge of basic math.


Must be able to report to workstation without assistance.


Must be able to conduct repetitive motions on a daily basis.


Consult with other mechanics and the Production Manager in an impasse.






High school diploma or equivalent required.


Electrical experience.


Possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable.


Ability to use hand, power, and carpentry tools


Knowledge of basic mechanical, electrical, and air conditioning/heating skills.


Basic knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic theory.


Ability to handle industrial chemicals in a safe manner.


Knowledge of all machinery in the plant. Ability to diagnose and repair equipment.






·         Preventative Maintenance Program


·         Lock Out tag Out


·         ISO




TRAVEL:   Approximately -25- percent.




SALARY:  Commensurate with experience.




This job description does not imply these are the only duties to be performed.  The incumbent in this position will perform such other tasks as may be required for the effective operations of the Division/Department upon request by his/her supervisor.




San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind is a non-profit organization and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer: minorities/females/disabled/vets