Maintenance Specialist IV
Company: Texas Health & Human Services Commission
Posted on: November 19, 2021
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
properly. 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 action.
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 adjustments. 15% 6. Uses hand
tools, power tools, and tests safety equipment as necessary. 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 equipment 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
systems. 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 staff. Ability to solve problems, make decisions and use
good judgment. 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 such as masonry, carpentry, painting,
performing repairs, renovations and/or routine preventative
maintenance to buildings or residential homes.. Additional
Information: 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 new hire
candidates will be required to receive COVID-19 medical screening
(nasal test) as part of the due diligence process. 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. 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
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.
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