City of Grand Prairie, TX
Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to maintain the city facilities. This is accomplished by performing routine and corrective maintenance on the buildings and security systems. Other duties include assisting other divisions as needed; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Maintains the facilities by performing maintenance and repair of all electrical and mechanical systems, including, but not limited to: painting walls, texturing and drywall repairs, ceilings and fixtures, doors and closures, locksmithing, HVAC, plumbing, except those requiring the attention of a licensed specialist. Maintains the facilities systems including, but not limited to large generator maintenance, electrical and electronic equipment including air conditioning and heating systems, repairing and replacing interior and exterior lights. Preserves condition of fountains by maintaining water chemistry, electrical motor and pump repairs. Using the pressure washer to clean, and for the removal of graffiti. Creates and updates reports and documents services performed. Provides customer service to the public and employees by providing information as requested; and ensuring the safety and security of customers. Minimum Qualifications Level of knowledge equivalent to HS diploma/GED. Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of tools and equipment. Supplemented by specialized training in HVAC, plumbing, electrical technology, construction or a related field. Two years' experience in general building maintenance, renovation or construction field. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with some discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. Assignment is reviewed upon completion. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures. Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Huntington Beach, CA
Huntington Beach, California, United States
The Ideal Candidate has experience troubleshooting and finding solutions to facility/equipment related problems, responding to emergencies in a professional manner, has the desire for professional growth, is responsible and dependable, strives for continuous improvement in delivering facility services, and has the ability to participate in the department's call-out program for after-hours and emergency responses. JOB SUMMARY Under general supervision, performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the maintenance of City buildings and facilities. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Reports to: Facilities Maintenance Supervisor DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Facilities Maintenance Technician is the journey-level class in the facilities maintenance job series and performs the full range of facilities maintenance work. Facilities Maintenance Technician differs from the Senior Facilities Maintenance Technician by the level of responsibility and the complexity of the work assigned . Examples of Essential Duties Performs a variety of skilled work in the construction, maintenance and repair of assigned facilities, utilities and equipment Inspects, repairs, installs, tests, services and maintains electrical systems, including emergency generators, conduits and wiring, light and power, motors, appliances, generators, transformers, controls, lighting fixtures, fuses, receptacles, distribution panels and switch gears; performs diagnostic tests on system components and replaces defective parts Caulks windows and doors; repairs and replaces broken windows; repairs and replaces doors, doorknobs or locks; repairs door closures Installs major plumbing fixtures such as sinks, toilets and water fountains; performs routine plumbing repairs such as unstopping toilets, sinks or urinals, fixes water leaks, leaking faucets and water fountains; replaces water heaters Installs, services, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems equipment, including boilers chillers, fans motors, pumps, clocks, valves, switches, furnace heat exchangers and a variety of other devices Constructs, alters, repairs and inspects structures including cabinets, shelves, partitions counters, doors, paneling, window frames, walls and a variety of special fixtures; installs drywall and insulation; patches holes in walls, prepares moldings and performs finishing work Lays carpet and linoleum Installs or replaces ceiling tiles Repairs concrete and stucco May assemble room layouts for meetings and other events and functions; dismantles room layouts Operates a variety of maintenance tools and equipment including power saws, jointers, drills, nail guns, sanders, sprayers, metal cutters, compressors, testers, meters, planers and various other hand and power tools; maintains tools and equipment in proper working condition May assist or oversee the work of contractors Maintains files and records on work performed; monitors maintenance schedules or repairs Operates City vehicle to travel to offsite work locations Responds to emergency calls for service on a call-out basis and works outside normal working hours as needed Reports to work as scheduled and works various hours, including nights and weekends as deemed necessary by manager/supervisor Maintains regular and consistent attendance record Performs other related duties as required The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: Methods, materials, tools, terminology and equipment used in the building maintenance trades including electrical work, HVAC, carpentry, plumbing, locksmith and painting Proper methods of storing equipment, materials, and supplies Requirements of maintaining facilities, utilities and equipment in good repair Operation of a wide variety of hand and power tools and equipment Pneumatic and electrical control systems Shop math applicable to the building trades Applicable building codes ordinances, fire regulations and safety precautions Occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to maintenance and repair work Ability to: Perform a variety of skilled duties in the construction, maintenance and repair of assigned facilities Work from blueprints, instruction manuals, sketches, diagrams, plans and specifications Perform a variety of building maintenance crafts including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, appliance, heating and air conditioning repairs Operate a variety of hand and power tools Follow safety practices and recognize hazards; carry out work assignments as instructed; maintain accurate records Communicate effectively orally and in writing Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience: Three (3) years general building maintenance experience. Certifications/License: A valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record required at time of hire and throughout employment. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a City or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach City employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to a written exam (weighted 50%)-tentatively scheduled for 6/7/2019 . The top candidates receiving a passing score on the written exam will be invited to an oral board interview (weighted 50%)-tentatively scheduled for 6/18/2019. Successful candidates will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement medical evaluation, drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. IMPORTANT : In-house candidates who did not apply by the closing date of the promotional recruitment may apply to this "open" recruitment. However, they will compete based on the standards established for the "open" recruitment and if successful, will place on the "open" eligible list. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Incumbents must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is performed indoors and outdoors. Incumbents use a computer keyboard and related equipment. Requires mobility to walk, sit, stand, kneel, crawl, climb, crouch, stoop, reach, twist, push, pull, grasp, lift and bend. Requires ability to twist at the lower body, at the waist, and at the upper body. Requires mobility of both arms to reach and dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate small and large objects or tools from overhead or ground positions. Work involves grasping, lifting, pushing, pulling, moving and dragging of objects which may weigh approximately up to 100 pounds with the use of proper equipment or assistance. Requires hand, arm, and upper body strength to operate power equipment. May be exposed to hazards from working in close proximity to moving mechanical parts and electrical currents. When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions, potential natural irritants such as vegetation, dust, soil, tree pollens, and sawdust and chemicals including but not limited to gasoline, diesel, motor oil, grease, ammonia, bleach, cleansers, volatile organic compounds, fertilizers, and non-restricted pesticides. May require contact with hot and cold surfaces. Exposure to loud noises from equipment and tools. Near vision required to read correspondence, plans, specifications and other information. Acute hearing required when providing telephone service and communicating in person. Duties may require working at heights above ground or in confined areas. Must utilize approved safety equipment and protective gear, including but limited to, hard hats, respirators, life vests, steel-toed shoes, and/or hearing protective devices. Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City and County of Denver
Denver, Colorado, United States
About Our Job About the General Services General Services facilitates Denver's success by efficiently managing over 6 million square feet in 135 city buildings. General Services manages over $330 million in city procurement spending, oversees over $28 million in annual utility costs, and focuses on the advancement of citywide sustainability, energy efficiency programs and business support services. For more information visit the General Services website at https://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/generalservices.html . About Facilities Management Facilities Management is responsible for building management and maintenance, including predictive/preventative maintenance and work order processing. FM serves the needs of the City's Agencies for facility maintenance and management to include all expenditure tracking. The staff is responsible for providing a full range of building services, some of which include: Plumbing, heating/cooling, electrical, painting, maintenance of doors/window/walls/ceilings/floors custodial We are responsible for maintaining 8,000,000+ square feet of building space in 128 buildings. The Facilities Management Division within General Services is currently seeking a Building Engineer to support and assist various facilities across the City and County of Denver. In this role, you will perform full performance level work in the daily operation, maintenance, preventative maintenance and repair for facilities, including utilizing automated control systems to monitor, adjust and control various electrical and mechanical building systems. You will also be responsible for the daily operation of, and periodic preventative maintenance on, a facility's mechanical, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing systems, including: air handling units; domestic cool and hot water systems; heating and chill water systems; sump and sewage systems; diesel generators; and fire protection, pump and detection systems. Building Engineers are the primary technical staff for facility maintenance, emergency maintenance, minor electrical and plumbing testing and repairs in the facility. The ideal candidate will be proficient with Building Automation Systems/Direct Digital Control Systems. Overall competency with computers and associated business applications is highly desired. There will be daily interaction with tenants ranging from customers to employees of various Agencies across the City and County of Denver. As such having strong customer service and interpersonal skills will be crucial to success for this individual. The Building Engineer: Installs, maintains, and repairs equipment and machinery which may include some fabrication. Inspects buildings, grounds and equipment for unsafe or malfunctioning systems and conditions. Assists with installation and modification of building equipment systems. Oversees or performs repair, testing and troubleshooting of building equipment systems. Evaluates and recommends equipment and service upgrades. Assists in coordinating maintenance efforts with outside contractors and technicians for contracted work. Orders parts and supplies as required, and maintains stock and inventory control. Maintains records and prepares reports; and, estimates materials, labor, and equipment costs. Observes all common safety practices. Performs snow removal duties if applicable. Performs other related duties as assigned. NOTE: If you have a valid journey certification or journey license, please attach to your application. About You Our ideal candidate will have: The ability to service multiple facilities across the City and County of Denver. Professional experience in troubleshooting and repairing large building HVAC systems in facilities exceeding 100,000 sq. ft. in size Experience in operating Setpoint/Niagara building automation systems. Current universal chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) License BOMI designation such as Systems Maintenance Administrator (SMA) or Systems Maintenance Technician (SMT) IFMA credential such as Facilities Management Profession (FMP) or Sustainability Facility Professional (SFP) LEED Credential IREM or BOAC designation Previous professional experience utilizing Automated Work Order systems Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications: Education requirement: Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate. Experience Requirement: Three (3) years of experience in building operations, engineering and equipment and systems maintenance including experience with Building Automation Systems (BAS). Education/Experience Equivalency: Completion of College or Technical School coursework in Building Operator Program, Engineering Technical Training, or a professional designation in facilities management may be substituted for one year of the required experience. License/Certifications: This job requires driving. Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application. Requires either a valid journey certificate of qualification as required in trades specialty issued by the City and County of Denver or a valid journey license issued by the State of Colorado by the end of probationary period. About Everything Else Job Profile CJ2732 Building Engineer To view the full job profile including position specifications, physical demands, and probationary period, click here . Position Type Unlimited Pay Range Pay Range $23.99 - $35.03 Agency General Services Assessment Requirement The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. For information about right to work, click here for English or here for Spanish.