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Building Maintenance Mechanic, (A183118-2), R28, Construction

Company: City of Laredo, TX
Location: Laredo
Posted on: June 10, 2019

Job Description:

Job Summary Re-posted: 2/26/2018, 6/6/2018 Revised: 6/21/2018, 10/1/2018 Performs a variety of building maintenance and grounds work including but not limited to painting, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, A/C repairs, and maintaining grounds in a clean, neat, and safe manner. Job Description KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: * Knowledge of operation and maintenance of hand tools, small power tools, and mechanical and/or plumbing equipment. * Ability to perform HVAC (Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning) maintenance, repairs, and installation. * Ability to repair drywall, paint interior and exterior of building or home. * Ability to apply wall texture. * Ability to perform building maintenance and ground activities in a proficient and timely manner. * Ability to give directions to and gain compliance from assigned staff. * Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision. * Ability to perform work in a productive and safe manner. * Ability to perform strenuous and routine work. * Ability to maintain good planning and organizational skills. * Ability to maintain a valid Texas Driver License and a good driving record. * Ability to maintain harmonious and effective working relationships with other employees and respond to general public complaints. * Ability to project a positive and professional image of the City of Laredo. * Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing in the English language and orally in the Spanish language. * Ability to comply with all City of Laredo's policies and procedures. * Ability to maintain good health and physical condition sufficient to permit the full performance of the duties of the position. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed inside and/or outside. Work may be exposed to a variety of weather conditions and outdoor elements, such as: excessive dampness, chill, heat, humidity, intermittent noise, and inclement cold weather. Work may be exposed to a variety of environmental conditions, such as: unknown & dangerous conditions, unusual environmental stress, contagious infectious disease, irritating chemicals, life-threatening situations, dry atmosphere, solvents, dirt, grease, oils, silica, asbestos, dust, constant noise, pneumatic vibration, fumes, smoke, gases, radiant/electrical energy, and slippery/uneven walking surfaces. Capable of working closely with others or alone, working long or irregular working hours, working shift work and/or weekends, working with protective devices, working below ground, working on ladders or scaffolding, working around moving objects or vehicles, working around machines with moving parts and objects, working with hands in water, and traveling by car, van, or bus. Ability to operate a motor vehicle, office equipment, and mechanical equipment; Work requires light to heavy carrying and lifting (under 15 pounds up to 45 pounds and over), straight pulling, pulling hand over hand, simple grasping, dual simultaneous grasping, repeated bending, sitting, standing, pushing, crouching, crawling, twisting, kneeling, stooping, climbing stairs and ladders, walking, and reaching above shoulders. Ability to see, write, read, count, identify shade of colors, perceive depth, and hearing is needed to perform the essential functions of this job. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Performs interior and exterior household repairs. * Works with interior and exterior household paint; repairs drywall, paints interior and exterior of building(s) or home(s). * Decides the amount of materials needed to perform repairs and maintenance work on new and existing projects. * Performs carpentry repairs; installs doors, replaces doors and window frames, utility rooms, and cabinets. * Inspects and repairs air-conditioning and heating systems, refrigerators for domestic homes and apartments. * Inspects, repairs, and installs electrical and gas boilers. * Repairs and installs plumbing equipment; repairs water lines; unclogs drain lines and repairs other related plumbing components. * Reads and uses test meters to measure electric current and uses air conditioning gages. * Performs trouble-shooting work; repairs electrical equipment and wiring in homes and apartments. * Performs the cleaning and operating of equipment, such as: spray paint guns, riding mowers, and other related mechanical equipment. * Assists in maintaining good communication between staff, visitors, and other business contacts. * Must follow all rules of telephone courtesy in all telephone communications. * Will be required to drive a City vehicle for City business use. * Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or G.E.D. * AND- At least three (3) years of experience working with heaters, ventilators, and/or air conditioners (HVAC). Valid Licenses and Certifications Valid Texas Driver License* * If applicant holds an out-of-state license, a State of Texas Driver License must be obtained prior to employment. As part of the minimum requirements for all positions with the City of Laredo, a thorough background check and certified school transcripts will be required from all applicants who are offered employment. Effective February 24, 1997, all selected applicants are required to undergo a drug and alcohol test prior to employment. Effective January 7, 2008, all persons in safety-sensitive functions/positions, as per City of Laredo Drug and Alcohol Policy definition, shall be subject to random drug and alcohol testing. A person with a disability who needs a reasonable accommodation related to a selection process is requested to contact the Human Resources Department at (956) 727-6460 two days prior to the scheduled interview and/or test if applicable. "AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER, THE CITY COMPLIES WITH THE AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT."SDL2017

Keywords: City of Laredo, TX, Laredo , Building Maintenance Mechanic, (A183118-2), R28, Construction, Other , Laredo, Texas

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