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Maintenance Worker II

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Position Information

Position Information

Posting Title Maintenance Worker II
Job Requisition Number COA076360
Position Number 115935
Job Type Full-Time
Division Name Lib Facility Services
Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from High School or equivalent, plus two (2) years of custodial, building maintenance or construction work.

Experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years.
Licenses or Certifications:
Texas Class “C” Operator’s License.

Notes to Applicants

The Maintenance Worker II position assists in the preventative maintenance and general repairs of all library interior and exterior facilities. Applicants should be skilled in carpentry, construction, painting, flooring, plumbing and irrigation repairs. This is a non custodial position, and will not be performing any cleaning tasks.

The Maintenance Worker II position requires the following professional skills:

•Professional maintenance experience on large facilities.

•Professional facility maintenance experience with plumbing repairs.

•Professional electrical maintenance knowledge on large facilities.

•Professional irrigation experience with large facilities.

•Professional carpentry/painting experience.

•Ability to climb ladders, use Arial lifts, fork lifts, and scissor lifts, etc.

A detailed and complete job application is REQUIRED and helps us to better evaluate your qualifications. In completing your job application, please be sure to provide a COMPLETE employment history regarding any relevant experience that you wish for us to consider. This information will also be used to determine salary in the event that you are selected for this position. NOTE: A cover letter and/or resume will NOT be used to substitute for an incomplete job application.

Pay Range

$13.75 – $16.77


Monday thru Friday
8:00 a.m. till 4:30 p.m.

Schedule subject to change based on the needs of the Library.

Job Close Date
Type of Posting External
Department Library
Regular/Temporary Regular
Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable
Category Technical
Location 710 West Cesar Chavez Austin Texas 78701
Preferred Qualifications

1.Two (2) or more years of professional experience related to building maintenance and repair on large facilities.
2.Knowledge of trades related to building maintenance and repair.
3.Professional experience in the following trades: construction, carpentry, painting, dry wall, plumbing, irrigation, flooring and electrical work.
4.Ability to read blueprints, diagrams and professional drawings.
5.Experience working with Work Orders.
6.Locksmith installations and repair.
7.Skilled in using hand and power tools.
8.Ability to climb ladders, use Arial lifts, fork lifts, and scissor lifts, etc.
9.Ability to respond to emergencies after hours.
10.Ability to push/pull and lift 50 lbs.

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
1. Inspects buildings and equipment for needed repairs and maintenance. Performs minor repairs to tables, chairs, cabinets, etc. Installs or replaces floor and ceramic tiles. Repairs or replaces electric plugs and cords.
2. Drives vehicles as needed.
3. Moves furniture, file cabinets, equipment, etc. using hand dollies.
4. Performs service on pumps, air handlers, cooling towers, etc.
5. Repacks, changes oil/filters, lubricates, etc.
6. Operates drills, buffers, grinders, sanders, etc. Operate various power saws, i.e., radial arm, skill, etc. Operates acetylene cutting torch, welder, etc.
7. Performs basic plumbing installations/repairs i.e., install and repair faucets, unclog drains, replace valves, etc.
8. Measures using tapes, transits, levels, etc.
9. Performs semi-skilled carpentry work in the construction and repair of walls, ceilings, etc.
10. Reads profiles/blueprints.
Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Knowledge of equipment, methods, and materials used in routine carpentry, ground maintenance and basic plumbing.
Knowledge of equipment, methods, and materials used in moderate levels of construction, i.e. building walls, hanging doors and windows.
Knowledge of proper safety practices and procedures.
Knowledge of city practice, policy and procedures.
Skill in oral and written communication.
Skill in planning and organizing.
Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.
Ability to operate power tools.
Ability to read and understand simple blueprints.
Skill in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with other City employees and the public.

Does this job require a criminal background investigation? This position requires a criminal background investigation

City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual’s AIDS, AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk.

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * This position requires graduation from High School or equivalent, plus two (2) years of custodial, building maintenance or construction work. Experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years. Do you meet these minimum qualifications?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * This position requires driving a city fleet vehicle. Do you have a valid driver's license in the State of Texas or the ability to acquire one within 30 days of hire date?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Which statement best describes your level of experience in general maintenance or in the repair and maintenance of mechanical or industrial equipment?
    • No experience
    • Less than 1 year
    • One (1) to two (2) years
    • Two (2) to three (3) years
    • Three (3) to five (5) years
    • More than five (5) years
  4. * How many years of experience do you have in generating, tracking and reporting work orders in a municipality/government, asset management system and/or a similar work order system?
    • No experience
    • Less than one (1) year of experience
    • More than one (1) year but less than 3 (three) years of experience
    • More than three (3) years but less than 5 (five) years of experience
    • More than five (5) years but less than ten (10) years of experience
    • Ten (10) or more years of experience
  5. * Describe your experience in general maintenance or in the repair and maintenance of mechanical or industrial equipment.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Do you have working knowledge and experience with basic building maintenance techniques?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Select the level of experience that you have in painting and carpentry.
    • None
    • Basic
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced
    • Expert
  8. * How many years of experience do you possess in basic plumbing installations/repairs in commercial buildings?
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 to 2 years
    • 2 to 3 years
    • 3 to 4 years
    • 4 years or more
  9. * Do you have experience in the maintenance and repair of irrigation systems?
    • None
    • Limited
    • Experienced
    • Extensive experience
    • Extensive experience plus supervised staff in the maintenance and repair of irrigation systems
  10. * How many years of experience do you have performing basic preventive maintenance services?
    • None
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 to less than 2 years
    • 2 or more years
  11. * How would you describe your building maintenance experience to include carpentry, electrical, HVAC, locksmith, and other minor to major building repairs?
    • Basic in at least half
    • Basic in most or all
    • Moderate to complex experience in at least half
    • Moderate to complex experience in more than half or all
    • Highly experienced and can train or guide others with most all major building maintenance repairs
    • No experience in building maintenance
  12. * If selected as a top candidate, do you understand that your driving record will be evaluated to ensure it meets the City’s Safety Driving Record Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  13. * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background check (CBI)?
    • Yes
    • No
  14. * Describe your experience reading technical drawings such as blueprints, as-builts, plan sheets, or construction documents and using computerized mapping software.

    (Open Ended Question)

  15. * Please describe your experience installing and maintaining door hardware including any locksmith experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  16. * List the hand tools, power tools and other equipment you have experience using/operating.

    (Open Ended Question)

  17. * Are you able to climb ladders and work at elevated heights on scaffolds and man-lifts with or without reasonable accommodations?
    • Yes
    • No
  18. * Are you willing to work after hours for emergency call-back situations?
    • Yes
    • No
  19. * Are you able to push/pull/lift/carry 50lbs repeatedly and walk/stand for long periods of time?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume