Facilities-Jail Maintenance Technician

Company Details

Williamson County

JOB SUMMARY

THE PRIMARY WORK ASSIGNMENT FOR THIS VACANCY WILL BE AT THE WILLIAMSON COUNTY JAIL
  • Reporting directly to an assigned Supervisor or Director, responsible for performing preventative maintenance and repairs on various systems and equipment. Work involves multiple skill areas including plumbing, electrical, irrigation, and carpentry. Level I of III.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

  • Responds to work order requests from Williamson County offices and departments
  • Installs and replaces electrical system components including light fixtures and ballasts
  • Clears sewer stoppages, water leaks, commercial and detention urinals, toilets, and sinks
  • Performs general carpentry duties such as wall framing, drywall repairs, and painting
  • Installs gas and electric water heaters
  • Operates a variety of motorized equipment and hand-held tools
  • Performs building maintenance and elevator inspections
  • Cross-trains with staff in other areas to ensure continuity of departmental operations
  • Communicates with the office staff and county personnel on a regular basis
  • Performs on call duty on a rotational basis
  • Attends all meetings and trainings, as required
  • Performs special duties as assigned

ORGANIZATION RELATIONSHIPS

  • Reports directly to – An Assigned Supervisor or Director
  • Direct Reports – No

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Position involves safely operating a motor vehicle
  • Position involves climbing ladders, carrying toolboxes, and operating hand and power tools
  • Position involves bending, kneeling, crawling, and maneuvering in and around all kinds of equipment
  • Position involves lifting a minimum of 50 pounds to waist height
  • Position involves seeing and hearing as well as perceiving colors
  • Position involves writing and reading to a size 10 font

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS

  • Indoor and outdoor work in all environments, including inclement weather
  • Regular travel between work sites
  • Work may be conducted in attics, crawl spaces and on rooftops
  • Exposure to dust, chemicals, fumes, bacteria, fungus, and high noise levels
  • Contact with persons accused or convicted of crimes
  • Contact with law enforcement officials and public

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One (1) year of related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Demonstrated skill in basic electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and carpentry
  • Prior experience operating hand and power tools and electrical test equipment
  • Basic computer skills such as email, word processing programs, and data entry

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Required within thirty (30) days of employment

  • Valid driver’s license

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • One (1) year of building maintenance experience

EMPLOYMENT TESTING

Employment is contingent on passing any post-offer pre-employment screening as listed below:

  • Criminal background check: Yes
  • Motor Vehicle Record check: Yes
  • Drug screening: Yes
  • Physical exam: No
  • Psychological exam: No
  • Additional: N/A

IRREGULAR HOURS

  • Work outside of the normal office hours (Monday-Friday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.) may be required
  • Performs on call duty on a rotational basis
  • May be deemed essential personnel in the event of an emergency

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

Williamson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please request assistance from the Human Resources Department

TOBACCO FREE WORKPLACE POLICY
Williamson County is a tobacco free workplace. The use of tobacco and non-tobacco products such as vapor, e-cigarettes and the use of chewing tobacco or like products is prohibited on all Williamson
County premises. Employees who violate this policy are subject to appropriate disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.

Williamson County offers a full range of employee benefit programs for eligible full-time employees, retirees, and their families. These programs include group health plans for medical and dental coverage; an Employee Assistance Program (EAP); life; short- term disability and long-term disability insurance; and flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent care reimbursements.
The County also provides retirement benefits. Full-time & part-time employees participate in the Texas County & District Retirement System (TCDRS), and employees may also participate in a retirement savings program (Deferred Compensation). In addition to these basic employee benefits and retirement services, employees benefit from a variety of other programs including 12 paid holidays. For more details please contact Williamson County Human Resources at
512-943-1533.

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