Part-Time Facilities Maintenance Technician
City of Athens
City of Athens
508 E. Tyler Street
75751 Athens , TX
Job Description: 

Under moderate supervision, performs maintenance and service tasks to repair the City's buildings and facilities involving plumbing, painting and graffiti removal, electrical, mechanical, and carpentry using small equipment and hand tools. 

Responsibilities Include: 
  • Performs maintenance and repair of buildings, structures and streetlights; removes graffiti as needed.
  • Repairs and installs door locks; adjusts or replaces door closures.
  • Performs electrical work including the replacement of circuit breakers, electrical wires, junction boxes and conduit; assists in high voltage circuits above 120v.
  • Assists in street light removal and installation of new street lights; locates street light circuits. 
  • Assists in the removal of larger furniture, work are division partition and surplus items.
  • Assists with maintenance, upkeep and landscaping of downtown streetscapes
  • Orders and picks up supplies and replacement parts.
  • Responds to emergency repair requests.
  • Maintains records of daily activities.
  • May Coordinate the setup of City buildings or structures for special; events.
  • Receives daily assignments and tasks that may be completed independently or with assistance.
  • Operates a variety of large and small power and hand tools used in the maintenance and repair of buildings and structures; demonstrates proper use of tools and equipment.
  • May perform emergency maintenance work in the event of a natural disaster. 
  • High school graduation, or its equivalent, plus three years in building, plumbing, painting, electrical, mechanical, or carpentry maintenance and repairs.  
  • Appropriate Texas driver's license with good driving record. Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screening and background check. 



Special Skills/Abilities/Knowledge: 
  • Building maintenance and repair procedures.
  • Building codes associated with painting, electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • General carpentry techniques and methods; drywall finishing techniques.
  • Plumbing procedures including common uses of standard pipes, fittings, valves, and bathroom fixtures.
  • Basic electrical knowledge of circuits and breakers.
  • Safety procedures and precautions.
  • Operate and maintain various power tools and hand tools involved with building maintenance and repair.
  • Understand and follow safety rules and procedures relating to common hazards associated with facility maintenance.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Coordinate activities of other workers and oversee the work of subordinates. Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance.