PRECINCT #2 - MAINTENANCE I Hidalgo County, TX San Juan

Title Precinct #2 - Maintenance I
Date 2020
Company Hidalgo County, TX
City San Juan

Short Description :

License Performs maintenance and repair work such as plumbing, painting, electrical, steam, air conditioning, and mechanical Duties may change according to the changing needs of the County Registration, Certification, and Licensure The County of Hidalgo complies with the American ,…

Full Description :

Job Description
Performs entry-level maintenance and construction work. This is a responsible position that may involve minimal instruction or supervision. This is an unskilled manual labor position involved with maintenance of County roads and right-of-way, or servicing an operation such as brush collection, road patch work, and drainage clearing.
Work may involve assisting in maintaining and repairing buildings, utility systems, and stationary equipment, and operating motorized equipment.
Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Examples of Work Performed
(Depending on assigned project)
Road & Bridge
Performs maintenance and construction duties including installing culverts
May operate chainsaw to clear brush from right of way
May drive County vehicle to haul materials to and from the worksite
Tamps, packs and levels dirt, gravel or asphalt
Uses hand tools to dig ditches or holes
Loads material, trash, brush, etc., onto truck; May sometime unload the same
May replace tires on County vehicles
Checks daily construction schedule to keep appraised of materials needed on the job
Regular attendance is a must
Ability to work well with others
Perform other duties as assigned
Maintains parks, swimming pool grounds, BBQ pits and playground equipment in park areas
Loads material, trash, brush, etc., onto truck; may sometime unload the same
Assists in cleaning equipment, hand tools and truck
May perform minor repairs to the tools, equipment and truck
Acts as groundskeeper, involving lawn care, trims, cuts and prunes trees and shrubbery on county property and parks, using lawn mower, weed trimmer and chainsaw
May apply pesticides as directed
Pulls weeds, digs flowerbeds and plants, flowers, etc. using gardening tools
Cleans buildings and public restrooms, washes windows and empties trash cans, using brooms and cleaning supplies
Maintains and repairs wood parts of building, using carpenter tools. Assists in duties such as fence building, repair and painting
Maintains and repairs County building plumbing and electrical systems, including replacing worn or defective parts such as switches or fuses
Replaces worn or damaged parts, such as hoses, wiring and belts in machines and equipment, such as truck and riding lawnmowers
Sanitation & Landfill
Familiarization with all duties of the attendants, maintenance I and truck drivers for the Sanitation Department
Check daily operations at the citizen collection stations and reports to the Sanitation Director
Schedules all work orders for truck operators and serves as dispatcher for the operation
Mobilizes heavy equipment as needed to maintain a hazard free environment at all citizen collection stations and recovery centers
Works closely with the Solid Waste Enforcement Officers for schedule clean-up campaigns
Facilities Management
Performs maintenance and repair work such as plumbing, painting, electrical, steam, air conditioning, and mechanical
Performs carpentry work such as the installation, alteration, repair, and maintenance of buildings, doors, windows, wood fixtures, and furniture
Performs gas and electric work such as welding, brazing, and soldering on ferrous and nonferrous metals to repair, maintain, or fabricate parts and equipment
Performs inspections of equipment, operating machinery, systems, and building accessories and appliances to ensure proper maintenance and repair
Maintains and repairs electrical outlets, control panels, switches, fixtures and accessories; replaces and resets brushes on motors; and splices wires and cables
May maintain records on work orders or projects
May maintain a workshop for the repair, alteration, refinishing, and construction of furniture, fixtures, and equipment Experience and Education
Graduation from a high school or equivalent (GED)
Experience in construction, maintenance, and repair work
One (1) year of related experience may be substituted for one (1) year of education Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Maintenance IMust have basic knowledge of hand tools associated with manual labor and the minor repair of the equipment
Employee working in the installation of signs may use a jackhammer, pole-hole digger, hole-auger, air compressor, etc., but all employees will be trained on the job to handle such tools
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, maintenance instructions and procedure manual
Knowledge of the repair, maintenance, and operation of buildings and electrical systems
Bilingual (Spanish and English) with the ability to converse fluently in both languages preferred
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as simple addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in all units of measure
Ability to solve simple and common sense problems and interpret simple instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
Ability to understand, follow and give oral and written instructions
Employee may be assigned other duties in addition to those listed
Duties may change according to the changing needs of the County Registration, Certification, and Licensure
Must have a current valid Texas motor vehicle operator"s license
Must be able to be insured by the County"s insurance carrier Disclaimer
The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by the County of Hidalgo Human Resources Department as a public service, and while we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
The County of Hidalgo is an Equal Opportunity organization and employer, and considers employment applications solely on the basis of qualifications and special requirements. Applicants are selected without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, or any other protected status under applicable state and federal laws.
The County of Hidalgo complies with the American with Disabilities Act and the American with Disabilities Amendment Act, as well as applicable state and federal laws which prohibit discrimination in employment against qualified individuals with disabilities. . The County does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practice, or against any individual who satisfies the skill, experience, education, and other job-related requirements of the position sought or held, and can perform the primary job tasks of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. The County shall provided reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in accordance with law. Qualified individuals with disabilities must make requests for reasonable accommodation. Upon request, the County shall meet with the individual to identify specific limitations resulting from the individual"s disability and the availability for any reasonable accommodation the County may be able to make. If you are qualified and require accommodation in order to apply for a position, please contact the Human Resources Department with your request. Application Special Instructions
Due to Precinct hours of operation, shift schedule may vary.

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