Performs highly advanced (senior-level) restoration, renovation,
building maintenance and construction work in a designated skilled
trade. Work involves renovation, restoration, alteration, making
inspections, adjustments, installations, maintaining and repairing
buildings, utility systems, and stationary equipment, dependent on
the trade and operating motorized equipment, requisitioning
material and supplies; and maintaining records. Process paperwork
related to work orders, projects and material requisitions.
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.
1. Performs inspections, adjustments, maintenance and repair
work in accordance with recognized codes and standards on building
systems for various trades such as plumbing, HVAC, welding,
carpentry, painting and electrical, to ensure proper maintenance
and repair. Demonstrates the use of hand tools and/or equipment
while performing repairs or inspections. Evaluates work to be
performed and determines the best method for performing maintenance
and repair work.
2. Performs repairs and renovations to modernize a building,
building system or adapt it to new uses. Designs projects to
conform to applicable codes and standards. Identifies necessary
information such as time and physical location. Identifies
necessary materials and assembly details. Ensures that the
necessary tools and manpower are available to perform the work.
Makes in-process inspections to ensure the job is being done
3. Selects appropriate material to replace and repair building
or building systems. Recognizes failures in the operation of the
equipment. Correctly identifies the cause of the system or
equipment failure and identifies the necessary corrective
4. Acts as a lead worker on construction, maintenance or repair
projects. Establishes work schedules, assigns appropriate staff,
and oversees repairs or renovations needed.
5. Maintains safe and uninterrupted services to campus
operations and programs systems. Recognizes improper operation and
deterioration of the system. Establishes a need for repairs and
6. Uses hand tools, power tools, and tests safety equipment as
7. Accurately processes paperwork and maintains records on work
orders, projects and material requisitions.
8. May operate machinery such as backhoes, forklifts, etc. as
necessary. Demonstrates the use of machinery as needed.
9. May train others on the proper procedures and methods for
repairs or inspections. Maintains training records for staff
10. 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.
Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Vocational training in a designated trade is preferred.
Knowledge of the repair, maintenance, and operations of
buildings, building systems and grounds.
Knowledge of electronics, boilers, painting, plastering and
carpentry; of building materials, plumbing and electrical fixtures;
welding procedures, HVAC, sanitation, and refrigeration.
Knowledge of industrial safety, fire and safety regulations.
Skill in the use of hand tools, power tools, and test
Skill in preventative maintenance and inspections of buildings
and building systems.
Ability to perform maintenance, to follow instructions, estimate
materials; to apply proper methods, techniques and procedures in
the maintenance and repair of buildings, building and utility
Ability to interpret drawings, schematics, or sketches.
Ability to organize preventive maintenance programs.
Ability to supervise the work of others.
Ability to work independently or with a team.
Ability to work harmoniously with co-workers and other facility
Ability to solve problems, make decisions and use good
Ability to communicate effectively orally or in writing with
other members of the maintenance and facility team.
Registration or Licensure Requirements:
Position may be required to drive and require a valid Driver's
License and eligible driving record based on HHSC Fleet Management
policy. Applicants with an out-of-state driver's license must
provide an original certified driving record from the state of
driving licensure. Must possess valid TX driver's license or obtain
it no later than 90 days after hire date.
Initial Selection Criteria:
High School diploma, 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
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
All applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be considered
for employment at a state-operated facility.
All new hire candidates will be required to receive COVID-19
medical screening (nasal test) as part of the due diligence
process. MOS Code:
Military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection
criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this
position may include: 11B/C, 12V/W, 18C, 19D/K, 91C/L, AB, BU, CM,
CN, EO, HT, SW, 100, 210, BM, DC, 1100, 1300, 1316, 3E2X1, 2E3X1,
3E4X1, 3E4X3 . All active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, and
veterans are encouraged to apply if qualified to fill this
position. For more information see the Texas State Auditor's
Military Crosswalk at
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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.