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Maintenance Worker I

Job Description

TITLE: Maintenance Worker I

JOB CODE: 5290



EEO6 CODE: 7 = Service Maintenance

GRADE: Pay Grade 3

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 16,872.00
midpoint 20,586.00
maximum 24,300.00

PURPOSE: To provide semi-skilled work in the performance of a variety of maintenance and repair, tasks in one or more craft areas at an apprentice level. Responsible for a wide variety of installation and maintenance work in several buildings and mechanical trade areas.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Installs switches and electric fixtures. Makes minor repairs and adjustments to electrical equipment and appliances. Repairs valves, gas stoves and hot water heaters. Assists plumbers by unstopping sinks, commodes, hand basins, sewer lines and repairs drinking fountains. Performs semi-skilled tasks in construction, repair and maintenance of wooden structures and articles. Makes inspections of refrigeration equipment or heating systems. Does rough painting and rough concrete laying and patch plastering. Removes and replaces defective motors and valves. Performs related duties as required.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: Work is performed under the close supervision of a leader, supervisor, journeyman or Maintenance Worker II. Work is frequently checked both in process and at completion. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: May supervise the work of one or more helpers.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: High school graduation or 3 years experience.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: One year of experience in performing semi-skilled maintenance. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Ability to use the tools of the trade in which the work is to be performed. May be required to have a valid Texas Operator's License. Proficiency in all phases of work performed and in following oral and written instructions. Working conditions are considered acceptable, but occasionally involve exposure to one or more disagreeable elements, such as dust excessive heat, cold, wetness, prolonged standing, walking, lifting and carrying. Alertness and careful attention is required to avoid injury to self and to others. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.