Comal County, Texas
  • 17-Apr-2017 to 01-May-2017 (CST)
  • New Braunfels, TX, USA
  • $15.21
  • Hourly

SUMMARY  

Maintain Jail and Sheriff Departments in high standards and oversee maintenance of major mechanical and electrical systems (i.e., routinely will work with electrical, plumbing, heating, air conditioning and emergency generators).  

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of the Facilities Maintenance Superintendent. .

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Generally none except as directed by Facilities Maintenance Superintendent or as otherwise directed.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Duties include the following:

 

  1. Routinely inspect Sheriff Department area and Jail facilities mechanisms and plan for preventative maintenance.

  2. Oversee maintenance contractors and verify all finished work.

  3. Repair minor electrical, plumbing, and mechanical problems.

  4. Inspect air-conditioning equipment on a regular basis to insure it is maintained in proper working condition.

  5. Perform routine maintenance on generators at several Comal County radio tower sites on a weekly basis.

  6. Make and coordinate repair of jail doors.

  7. Move or assist in moving office equipment, furniture, supplies or records.

  8. Help maintain grounds.

  9. Perform other related tasks and assist in other County buildings as directed by Facilities Maintenance Superintendent. 

  10. Perform supply inventory control (i.e., responsible for monitoring and processing order through Facilities Maintenance Superintendent and/or Jail Administrator.

  11. Attendance is an essential function of the job.

Note: The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position and is assigned by the supervisor.

 

MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS:

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Individual must possess working knowledge of heating, plumbing, electrical, air conditioning, emergency generators, and custodial procedures and practices.  One (1) to two (2) years of maintenance operations.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Other specialized job requirements include a valid Texas driver's license. Must be insurable by Comal County Insurance Company in order to operate County vehicles.

 

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position has been identified with possible risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and/or other various hazards that require immunization against such exposure.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

SELECTION GUIDELINES

Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests will be required including background investigation, drug screen and physical.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. The employee further understands, and accepts, that this position falls under the provision of an "At Will" employment, and under no circumstances is this a contract for employment.

Comal County, Texas
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