Fort Bend County

  • Jail Building Maintenance Worker III - Facilities Management & Planning

    Job Locations US-TX-Richmond
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4/27/2018 8:08 AM)
    Job Code
    # of Openings
    Min Start Salary
    USD $1,383.20/Bi.
    Operator/Skilled Trade
    Max Start Salary
    USD $1,629.60/Bi.
  • Overview

    Principally conduct preventive maintenance, repair, installation, commissioning and general servicing of systems at the Jail Complex.  Assists as needed with general maintenance and repair responsibilities of the Facilities Maintenance Department.  Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.


    General repairs within the facility including painting, basic electrical, preventative maintenance, assembling and moving furniture as needed.  Assists plumber, electrician, locksmith, electronics and HVAC technicians as needed.  Escorts outside vendors throughout the facility as needed.  Maintains routine check on general conditions of the facility.  Trains and/or assists other maintenance employees with their duties.  On call rotation after hours for 24 hour emergency response.  Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.



    High School Diploma/GED; Technical school training or higher education in related field preferred; Must be a United States citizen; Eighteen years of age or older.  Three years job related experience.  Functional computer skills; Ability to use a variety of tools and equipment such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools and testing equipment.  Ability to make good sound decisions.  Ability to read, draw, and interpret electrical, pneumatic, mechanical, and HVAC schematics, and one line diagrams.  Good verbal and written communication skills; good interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with the public, other employees, and elected officials.  Basic working knowledge of plumbing, HVAC, carpentry and electrical trades; specific knowledge of commercial electrical and HVAC systems.


    SALARY RANGE: Operator/Skilled Trade Grade 7, $1,383.20 - $1,629.60 biweekly based on qualifications

    CLOSING DATE:  Upon filling position


    All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.


    Fort Bend County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate

    on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national

     origin or any other reason protected by law.


    To be considered for employment, all interested candidates should complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at


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