WICHITA COUNTY Building Engineer in WICHITA FALLS, Texas

► JOB SUMMARY: The Building Engineer will assist the Building Superintendent with mechanical, electrical, plumbing, air conditioning and building maintenance functions within all Wichita County buildings. Must be capable of performing general mechanical and maintenance duties. The position requires general and specific knowledge of maintenance functions, with an emphasis on plumbing and electrical work. Must be capable of working in potentially hostile/violent environments where persons are incarcerated. The position may occasionally require the moving of boxes or furniture in County owned facilities as needed. The position requires on-call capability and ability to drive a vehicle and respond to emergencies during off-duty hours. ► ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Performs general building maintenance duties to include air conditioning and electrical repairs.  Performs mechanical equipment maintenance to include boilers and heaters.  Performs building repair and small building construction projects.  Performs plumbing repairs.  Assists with the moving of equipment.  Performs other duties and projects as assigned by the Building Superintendent. ► MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.  Education - Must be a high school graduate and or the equivalent (GED).  Technical training and/or specialized licenses (air-conditioning, electrical, plumbing, etc.) are preferred.  Technical training and knowledge of low voltage electronics, circuit boards, switches and relays are preferred.  Technical training and knowledge of 120V, 220V and 277V lights, ballasts, receptacles and breakers are preferred.  Must pass a Drivers License check conducted and paid by Wichita County.  Must have a valid Texas Driver s License (Class C), a satisfactory driving record and be insurable to drive County-owned vehicles and equipment.  Must have a working knowledge of methods, procedures, equipment and materials used in building maintenance work.  Must have a working knowledge of basic building maintenance and repair.  Must be able to use hand and power tools, equipment and mechanical devices of the trade.  Must be available and able to work during irregular hours, emergencies and disasters.  Must be able to respond to work (report to the Wichita County Courthouse or other assigned location) within thirty (30) minutes after being notified of an emergency or disaster.  Must be able to communicate effectively with others, both verbally and in writing.  Must be able to read, write and record information and maintain logs.  Must be of good, moral character.  Must be able to conduct self in a professional manner and develop and maintain good working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, department heads, County officials and the public.  Must be able to work a flexible work schedule and be available to work hours other than 8 a.m. 5 p.m. and days other than Monday through Friday (M-F).  Must pass a pre-employment physical exam, drug test and WorkSteps test paid by Wichita County.  Must have no convictions for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or drug offenses.  Must pass a thorough criminal background investigation conducted by Wichita County. ► PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:  Must consistently observe the established work schedule and regularly attend work.  Must be physically able to safely move and lift loads weighing up to 50 pounds and occasionally move and lift loads weighing up to 100 pounds, such as steel jail cell doors, equipment components and parts.  Must be physically able to perform various motor movements during the normal workday to include standing, sitting, kneeling, squatting, bend