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Building Maintenance Technician (Capital Metro)

Requisition Number 09-0045
Post Date 12/4/2009
Title Building Maintenance Technician
City Austin
State TX
Safety Sensitive Position Yes
Work Hours Other Shift

For full job description and application, apply on line at www.capmetro.org

Person selected for this position will perform general installation and repairs for Capital Metro equipment and facilities.

• Install, maintain, repair and inspect industrial machinery, equipment, monitoring systems, physical structures, electrical control systems, and piping at all Capital Metro facilities.
• Respond to work orders in order to troubleshoot, repair or replace faulty parts to mechanical and industrial equipment, building structures, painting, plumbing and electrical items as assigned.
• Conduct inspections and preventive maintenance repairs to all Capital Metro equipment.
• Support administration, fleet, and service island customers.
• Interpret and follow specifications, blueprints, technical manuals and schematic drawings to perform installations, service and repairs.
• Perform scheduled preventive maintenance on assigned machinery, equipment and structures on a daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly basis for the purpose of troubleshooting, and make repairs and adjustments to various machinery, equipment and structures based on findings.
• Monitor gauges and meters to ensure proper functioning of various systems.
• Use hand tools, power tools, hoists, forklifts, measuring and testing instruments to perform repairs and service.
• Operate forklift and power lifts to assist with work that is heavy and work at heights up to 50 feet.
• Climb in and out of manholes to service pumps.
• Remove and store hazardous waste products.
• Construct, build, repair and replace structures at all Capital Metro facilities.
• Paint building structures or equipment as assigned.
• Perform welding or soldering on parts and structures.
• Maintain daily log of inspections records data and repairs or service.
• Write work orders, purchase orders, and maintenance and inspection reports.
• Rebuild components of machinery/equipment in an effort to repair or extend usability.
• Hang banners on building or flags on flagpoles.
• Report to team leader any difficulties or problems regarding repairs or service that worker is unable to perform independently.
• Work in high stress, high risks environments.
• Must be on call for emergencies.
• Be responsible in maintaining a safe working environment at all times.
• Perform related work as required.

Requirements Education and Experience:
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Must be 21 years of age.
• Possess four (4) years of experience in industrial maintenance and/or repairs in any of the following areas: carpentry, welding, painting, plumbing, equipment operations and/or rigging.
• Must have held a valid drivers license for at least the past 3 years.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Possess skills in the following areas: Mechanical maintenance repairs and actual rebuilds; electrical and electronics troubleshooting, electrical repairs, and change-outs, both AC and DC power, including low voltage and voltage up to 500 volts; reading of schematics, blueprints, and specifications.
• Possess general knowledge of basic computers, programmable logic systems, microprocessors, and control logic.
• Ability to work varying shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
• Good knowledge of maintenance and repair methods, materials and equipment used in the repair of mechanical and industrial-related equipment.
• Ability to work in confined environments and bad weather conditions.
• Ability to learn on the job relying on knowledge and previous experience, and ability to read and follow written and oral directions when performing installations or repairs unfamiliar to worker.
• Ability to use hand and power tools safely and properly.
• Ability to use sound personal judgment and decision-making based on technical knowledge and experience.
• Ability to work well independently, without supervision and cooperatively with other technicians.
• Ability to verbally communicate with supervisor and other employees regarding job tasks.
• Ability to make repairs or service within assigned time allotments.
• Ability to read and comprehend moderately complex technical manuals, blueprints and instructions/warnings on equipment repairs, cleaning agents, fuels, and inspections.
• Ability to read, comprehend and demonstrate working knowledge of material safety data sheets.
• Comprehensive knowledge of the techniques, methods, materials, and equipment used in plumbing, carpentry, painting and electrical/electronics repairs.
• Ability to write purchase orders, daily logs, maintenance and inspection reports, and other communications regarding job tasks.
• Ability to provide own hand tools and a lockable roll-around tool chest
• Physical ability to visually inspect building and equipment for the purposes of troubleshooting and repair.
• Physical ability to manipulate tools and small and large components of equipment and machinery.
• Physical ability to lift with forces from 10 lbs. up to a minimum of 68 lbs. of force.
• Physical ability to feel work with fingers so that repairs may be completed when vision is blocked.
• Physical ability to tolerate standing, kneeling, awkward bending and reaching positions for extended periods of time.
• Physical ability to climb stairs, steps, ladders and inclines.
• Physical ability to reach overhead and laterally to perform repairs.
• Physical ability to balance on ladders and platforms.
• Physical ability to use arm strength for prolonged periods while operating hand and held power tools.

Driving Record
• Driving records must not reflect more than 2 moving violations, 2 at fault accidents, or 2 ”No Liability Insurance” violations in the past 5 years.
• No conviction or deferred adjudication for a serious traffic violation (i.e. DWI, driving with a suspended license, etc.) in the past seven (7) years; and no more than 2 DWI/DUI convictions in a lifetime.
• Any more than one driving safety course taken for a moving violation that appears on a five (5) year driving record will be treated as a moving violation and will count against your record. Pending actions will be counted against the driving record until proof of resolution is provided. Note: Patterns of moving violations, accidents and/or other infractions may also disqualify an applicant.

Criminal Background Record
• No conviction or deferred adjudication for a felony, or a Class A or B misdemeanor within the last seven (7) years. Convictions or deferred adjudications for Class C misdemeanors will be reviewed on a case by case basis. Convictions or deferred adjudications for a felony or misdemeanor outside the last seven (7) years will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Pre-Employment Screening
• Pass pre-employment screening (DOT physical) which includes drug and alcohol screen, physical examination and agility test, in order to operate CMTA vehicles.

This position is identified as a safety-sensitive position. An employee in this position is required to participate in the Employer’s testing program for prohibited substances. Participation in this program is a condition of employment with Capital Metro. A safety-sensitive employee is subject to pre-employment, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol screenings.

PAY RATE: $23.46 per hour

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