City of San AntonioSan Antonio 78205
Full Time
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Building Maintenance Officer

City of San Antonio
Full Time 30 or more per week San Antonio Downtown Operation, 400 N St Mary's St, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States Apply before 9/30/2023 11:59


Under general direction, is responsible for performing specialized work at a City building or other public sites to include the maintenance of equipment and repair and/or physical operation of City buildings including cleaning and setting for events. May exercise functional supervision over assigned staff.

Work Location
Various locations in Downtown San Antonio, TX
Parking included.

Work Hours
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Monday - Friday
Schedule may include occasional shift adjustments for nights, weekends, holidays, and events based on departmental needs.

Essential Job Functions
  • Supervises and assists as necessary in various aspects of trades maintenance (i.e. carpentry, electrical, plumbing, etc.) and directs work activities.
  • Participates in the repair of equipment and facilities, which may include frequently lifting and carrying equipment and parts weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Monitors and coordinates the work of Service Contractors and vendors.
  • Supervises, assigns and reviews work of staff; sets performance standards and evaluates staff; reviews performance evaluations prepared by subordinate supervisors; trains, counsels and disciplines staff; conducts interviews and selects staff to be hired; directs work activities of staff responsible for custodial care and setup of City Facilities for events.
  • Utilizes tools and equipment while conducting site inspections of equipment and facilities to determine the need for maintenance or to check work in progress.
  • Coordinates preventive maintenance programs and equipment repair.
  • Plans short term (weekly or daily) work activities or schedules based on supervisor's or customer's instructions.
  • Coordinates and supervises work programs for unskilled and semi- skilled personnel.
  • Investigates and analyzes personnel issues; prepares and compiles written reports to Manager with recommended solutions.
  • Investigates employee accidents, prepares appropriate reports; identifies and resolves safety hazards for staff.
  • Develops programs and maintains awareness of safety and accident prevention.
  • Keeps personnel maintenance records and time system information.
  • Orders custodial and maintenance supplies and keeps supply records.
  • Transports employees and/or equipment to other locations within the department and/or to other facilities within the City.
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.
Job Requirements
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent (recognized by the Texas Education Agency or a regional accrediting agency).
  • Four (4) years of experience in building/facilities maintenance, including two (2) years of supervisory or management experience.
  • Valid Class 'C' Texas Driver's License.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems.
  • Ability to read/understand blueprints, and diagrams. 
  • Microsoft Office Proficiency (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.). 
Applicant Information
  • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing.  Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
  • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
  • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months.  One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
  • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks.  If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
  • Knowledge of a variety of tools, machinery, equipment, and materials related to the building maintenance trade and physical operation of buildings.
  • Knowledge of code requirements, techniques, and practices in masonry, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and tile work.
  • Knowledge of paint and varnish application techniques.
  • Knowledge of safety measures, as they apply to the building maintenance trade or operation of a facility.
  • Knowledge of various scheduling techniques including event-based scheduling
  • Skill in operating all tools and equipment used in the building maintenance trade or operations associated with custodial work or setting of equipment.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public.
  • Ability to interpret and apply any applicable codes, ordinances and departmental and City policies and procedures.
  • Ability to schedule and direct staff based on customer requirements.
  • Ability to assign, review and evaluate work.
  • Ability to organize work and set priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to perform all the physical requirements of the position, with or without accommodations.
  • Working conditions are both indoors and outdoors, with occasional exposure to temperature extremes, dust, dirt, grease, loud noises, flammable liquids, or hazardous fumes.