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Company: City of Plano
Location: Plano, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


At the City of Plano, our values make us who we are and guide us as we SERVE our city.  As members of Team Plano, our organizational Values (what is most important to us) make up the acronym, SERVE (Stewardship Engaged Respectful Visionary Excellence). 

Summary of Duties: Under basic supervision, the Facilities Maintenance Mechanic II is responsible for performing general maintenance and repair of assign City owned or leased buildings and facilities.

Distinguishing Characteristics: This is the journey-level classification in the Facilities Maintenance Mechanic series that follows diversified procedures and implements processes to accomplish end results, within guidelines. Immediate supervision is available upon request. This class is distinguished from Facilities Maintenance Mechanic, Senior in that the latter is a higher-level class in the series that performs more complex technical, investigative, and supervisory duties requiring a higher level of knowledge and skill.


Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Performs general maintenance and repair of assigned facilities, including plumbing repair and installation, carpentry, minor electrical repair and maintenance, minor repair and maintenance of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, furniture repair, painting, appliance repair and installation, and locksmith.
  • Provides assistance to the electrician or HVAC technician with required installation, maintenance or repair of equipment.
  • Completes general construction and remodeling work.
  • Inspects construction work.
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance services at City facilities.
  • Maintains records of work activities and supplies, parts and materials used.
  • May assist in obtaining bids and entering information into computer systems.
  • Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work schedule is essential.


Marginal Duties:

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Typical Decisions: The incumbent must diagnose defective operations and excessive wear of mechanical equipment, identify abnormal readings or trends in data collected from gauges, meters, dials and instruments. Apply standard knowledge of various building trades, identify potential safety hazards and recommend solutions.


Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge of: Routine construction maintenance and repair methods; painting methods and materials; electrical codes applicable to the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical circuits and wiring systems; routine maintenance and repair methods of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems; safety practices and procedures.

Skill in: Completing preventive and minor maintenance repair on buildings and equipment; driving a light truck; utilizing a variety of hand and power equipment; lifting heavy objects; communicating effectively both verbally and in writing.

Education: High school diploma or GED equivalent.

Experience: Two (2) years of experience in general repair and maintenance of buildings and facilities.

Any work related experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above Minimum Qualifications is an acceptable substitute for the above specified education and experience requirements

Licenses and Certifications: Must have a valid Class “C” Driver's License) prior to employment (must obtain Texas Class “C” driver's license within 30 days of hire per state law).

Conditions of EmploymentMust pass a drug test, driver's license check, criminal history background check, periodic CJIS background check (for positions requiring access into Police buildings) and social security number verification check.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:  Must possess mobility to work in and around City buildings and facilities, to operate a motor vehicle and drive on surface streets; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform light to medium physical work, to work in around machines, and to operate varied hand and power tools and equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, and reach when completing maintenance and repairs. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 75 pounds, or heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.

Employees work in and around buildings and facilities and are exposed to cold and hot temperatures, heights, road hazards, chemicals, mechanical and electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required. The position also requires meeting the essential requirements of the Physical Demands and Working Conditions, with or without reasonable accommodation.



Equal Opportunity Employer - EOE/M/F/V/D


Open positions are subject to close without notice.

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