MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN in Beaumont, TX at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 6/29/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Beaumont, TX
  • Job Type:
    Prisons
  • Experience:
    1 - 3 years
  • Date Posted:
    6/29/2018

Job Description

Facility: BEAUMONT TRANSITIONAL TREATMENT CENTER

Compensation Base: $16.54

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

 Summary

  • Under general supervision, performs general maintenance work with moderate latitude for exercising individual knowledge and technical skill.

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain security and control of all tools so safety and security of the staff and facility are maintained.
  • Follow all maintenance safety procedures and ensure compliance so that resident and staff accidents are prevented.
  • Respond to facility maintenance requests in a timely manner, so that facility is always in a safe condition.
  • Maintain maintenance logs, tool inventories, Material Safety Data Sheets, chemical inventories, etc. in accordance with applicable requirements
  • Be aware of and convey resident's communications to appropriate supervisors so that preventive measures can be taken to maintain the health, safety and security of the facility, residents and staff.
  • Run errands to pick up necessary supplies as needed, to ensure they are on hand to keep the facility running smoothly.
  • Communicate with residents and staff in a professional manner to affirm and enhance self-esteem and dignity and to maintain positive resident/staff relations.
  • Participate in staff meetings by sharing observations and recommendations regarding the facility, residents and staff relations to identify and solve problems and function as a unified team.
  • Maintain confidentiality obtained through job duties regarding employees, vendors, residents, outside agencies, etc. so that sensitive information is only given on a “need to know” basis.
  • Comply with work rules and policies as explained in the company Employee Handbook, and the Facility Policies and Procedures Manual; and respond positively to directives from managers and supervisors in a cooperative spirit to ensure conformance to standards.
  • Adhere to attendance policy; work overtime as required, to ensure adequate coverage of the program and to ensure the safety and security of the residents.
  •  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.
  •  Assists in maintaining the security of assigned detainees.
  •  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirement

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Two (2) years general maintenance and/or related construction trade.
  • Must have knowledge of equipment necessary for making proper repairs.
  • Able to perform general plumbing, carpentry, mechanical and electrical repairs;
  • Effectively communicate with residents and staff; react quickly and appropriately in an emergency situation.

 

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