Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff

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Facilities Technician (Detention)

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Job Title

Facilities Technician (Detention Facilities)

Pay Scale

$18.32-$31.35 Hourly; $38,105.60-$65,208.00 Yearly

Starting Salary

$18.32 Hourly; $38,105.60 Yearly

Job Schedule (Subject to Change)

Non-standard hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Job Location (Subject to Change)

Falkenburg Road Jail/Orient Road Jail

Exempt

No

Probation

Twelve-month probationary period

Job 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.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

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 Qualification(s)

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

  • Depending on area of assignment, incumbents may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No visible tattoos on face. Tattoos on hands, neck, or arms must be covered with white, black, or neutral colored covering.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 24 months.
  • 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 including polygraph, reference/employment/neighborhood checks, medical evaluation, and drug screening.

Benefit Information

Benefits include but are not limited to:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage
  • Florida Retirement System and Deferred Compensation
  • Paid time off including sick, vacation, and holiday time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee incentives for educational degrees and bilingual (Spanish) abilities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid training
 
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