Maintenance Specialist II
Performs routine, journey level work, under the guidance of experienced
Maintenance Specialists, in one or more building maintenance and construction
trades such as carpentry, masonry, painting, etc., repair/renovation and/or routine
preventative maintenance to facility buildings and residential homes. Work involves
making inspections, adjustments, installations of adaptive equipment, wheelchair
ramps, safety equipment, doors, windows, etc., maintaining and repairing buildings,
utility systems, and stationary equipment, dependent on the trade involved and
operating motorized equipment. Completes paperwork and maintains work order
records. Communicates verbally and in writing, possibly using electronic
equipment. Works as a team member with other shops and employees. May be
required to perform other tasks to include operation of a motor vehicle, making
deliveries, picking up supplies, and other incidental tasks. Works under moderate
supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Essential Job Functions:
Attends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency's obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location.
Performs inspections, adjustments, maintenance and repair work on building systems in accordance with recognized codes and standards for various trades such as plumbing, HVAC, welding, carpentry, painting and electrical. Uses hand tools or equipment while performing repairs or inspections. Follows directions in performance of duties.
Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Knowledge of building maintenance, plumbing, HVAC, sanitation, refrigeration, and/or electrical systems.
Knowledge of industrial safety, fire and safety regulations.
Skill in preventive maintenance, inspections of buildings and building systems.
Skill in the use of hand tools, power tools and equipment.
Ability to perform maintenance, to follow instructions, and to interpret drawings, schematics, or sketches.
Ability to communicate effectively orally or in writing with other members of the maintenance/facility team.
Registration or Licensure Requirements:
Must possess valid Texas driver's license or obtain it no later than 90 days after hire date. Applicants with an out-of-state driver's license must provide an original certified driving record from the state of driving licensure. Eligible driving record required based on HHSC Fleet Management policy.
Initial Selection Criteria:
High School graduate, GED or relevant work experience.
Salary Note: The salary offered will follow HHS starting salary guidelines which are typically made at or near the minimum of the salary range.
Applicants must pass a fingerprint criminal background check, pre-employment drug screen, and registry checks including the Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS), Nurse Aide, Medication Aide and Employee Misconduct and HHS OIG List of Excluded Individuals/ Entities. Males between the ages of 18 - 25 must be registered with the Selective Service.
All State Supported Living Center employees are subject to Random drug testing.
Flexibility in work hours may be required for this position. The position may be required to work overtime and/or extended hours.
All applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be considered for employment at a state-operated facility.
HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.
I-9 Form - Click here to download the I-9 form.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.