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MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN in Laredo, TX at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/25/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Laredo, TX
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/25/2022
  • Job ID:
    34407/36454/198585

Job Description

Facility: RIO GRANDE DETENTION CENTER

Pay: $16.54

Bonus (if applicable): 

H&W: 4.23 This position is eligible to receive a Health & Welfare Benefit Rate per hour on all hours paid up to 40 hours per week and not to exceed 2,080 hours per year.

Shift:

Benefits: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more) will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off        • Paid holidays         • 401(k)
• 401(k) matching      • Health Insurance        • Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance       • Life Insurance          • Flexible spending account
• Health savings account    • Tuition Reimbursement     • Reduced tuition rates
• Employee discount     • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance
• Disability Insurance     • Paid training           • Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Are you looking for a career you can feel good about? We hire only those that strive to do their best. By joining our family, you'll receive the honor and recognition that comes with working for the industry's global leader in evidenced based rehabilitation.

Who We Are:

GEO provides complementary, turnkey solutions for numerous government partners worldwide across a spectrum of diversified correctional and community reentry services. From the development of state-of-the-art facilities and the provision of management services and evidence-based rehabilitation to the post-release reintegration and supervision of individuals in the community, GEO offers fully diversified, cost-effective services that deliver enhanced quality and improved outcomes.

Why Work for GEO:

  • At GEO, we believe that diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of a variety of views, perspectives, and backgrounds are integral parts of our company's success.
  • We believe that work is more than a place you go every day. It is about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things.
  • Employee benefits play an important role in making The GEO Group a great place to work. At GEO, we believe in the three pillars of employee wellbeing: physical, emotional, and financial. With comprehensive benefits and competitive wages, we trust that you will find all the resources you need here to be successful.

Summary

Under general supervision, performs general maintenance work with moderate latitude for exercising individual knowledge and technical skill. May be required to perform the duties of a Corrections Officer by overseeing and maintaining the custody, care, and control of inmates or detainees.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Surveys assigned jobs and ensures that sufficient and proper materials and tools are on hand to complete work.
  • Directs work, provides technical assistance and performs inspections of work performed by detainee maintenance staff.
  • Performs preventive, corrective, and emergency maintenance.
  • Operates equipment and machinery related to assigned area.
  • May perform carpentry work in repairing or replacing doors, windows, walls, flooring, roofing and any other work pertaining to wood structures.
  • May perform plumbing, heating and air conditioning work in repairing furnaces, duct work, air conditioners, piping, instrument controls, wash basins, toilet facilities, or any other related work requiring these skills.
  • May perform electrical work in repairing and replacing fluorescent fixtures, control switches, disconnecting wiring or any other related work requiring these skills.
  • May perform minor construction such as building storage bins, stockroom shelves, counters, and workbenches using precision hand tools and power tools.
  • May perform mechanical work involving repair and maintenance of facility machinery, motors and vehicles.
  • Maintains records of repairs.
  • May be required to perform the duties of a Corrections Officer by overseeing and maintaining the custody, care, and control of inmates or detainees. (Refer to Corrections Officer job description for additional information.)
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Competencies Required

The selected candidate is comfortable in a structured work environment, has excellent communication and problem-solving skills, and cares about others. Apply if you have the following:

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required
  • Minimum of five (5) years full-time, wage earning experience in general maintenance, construction or related area. Completion of equivalent technical or trade school course may be substituted for two years of the required vocational experience.
  • Knowledge of maintenance techniques and procedures, including the ability to interpret electrical prints, diagrams, schematics and to make arithmetic calculations required.
  • Ability to communicate ideas and instructions clearly and concisely required.
  • Possession of applicable state requisites for employment.
  • Ability to work overtime as required.
  • Ability to handle physical and mental stress associated with working extended hours.
  • Must be able to regularly report to work without being late.
  • Ability to be physically alert on any shift that is assigned.
  • Ability to work up to sixteen (16) hours within a rolling 24 hour period.

Working Conditions: Encountered on a regular basis as part of the work this job performs.

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