Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

Facilities Technician (Detention Facilities)

US-FL-Tampa
Job ID
2014-1194

Salary Minimum

USD $38,105.60/Yr.

Salary Maximum

USD $62,404.06/Yr.

Overview

Perform skilled technical duties in the operation and maintenance of stationary engines, turbines, air compressors, generators, motors, boilers, and auxiliaries; and heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment to supply utilities for buildings. Also perform duties relating to building maintenance and renovation.

Schedule

Non-standard hours including nights, holidays and weekends

Probation

Twelve-month initial probationary period

Major Duties (Not Limited to the Following)

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

 

  • Operate, maintain, clean, adjust, and repair high pressure steam boilers, emergency power generators, HVAC systems, and auxiliary components.
  • Conduct standard chemical analyses of boiler and cooling tower water and take corrective action as needed.
  • Install and maintain electrical, mechanical, and plumbing fixtures and equipment.
  • Inspect, test, and maintain building safety and security systems.
  • Perform renovations, maintenance, and repair of buildings and other physical structures.
  • Take readings of control and monitoring instruments.
  • Keep records of operating conditions and of the operation and repair of equipment.
  • Assist in establishing policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure operational efficiency.
  • Assist in the preparation of budget documents, monitor status of allocated funds, and control expenses.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of the use and operation of high pressure steam operated equipment, HVAC systems, emergency power generators, and similar mechanical equipment and their components.
  • Working knowledge of materials and tools used in the maintenance and repair of electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Working knowledge of the practices, methods, tools, materials, and equipment used in the renovation, maintenance, and repair of buildings and other physical structures.
  • Some knowledge of the budget preparation process.
  • Skill in the use of mechanical and electrical testing and diagnostic equipment, shop, and hand tools.
  • Ability to detect, analyze, diagnose, and correct malfunctions in stationary mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.

Minimum Qualifications

Note: Applicants must meet the following requirement(s) to be considered minimally qualified for the job.

 

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and

Three years of experience in the operation and maintenance of stationary engines, turbines, air compressors, generators, motors, boilers, and/or heating, ventilating, or air conditioning equipment including one year in two or more of the building trades such as: carpentry, masonry, electrical, plumbing installation, and/or repair.

Additional Requirements

  • Possession of a valid Florida driver's license at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months.
  • No illegal drug use after 30 years of age.
  • No felony convictions within lifetime.
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
  • Prior military personnel must not have a dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background investigation or update including polygraph, reference/employment/neighborhood checks, and medical evaluation.

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