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MAINTENANCE WORKER in Houston, TX at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/29/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/29/2021

Job Description

Facility: SOUTHEAST TEXAS TRANSITIONAL CENTER

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

 



Summary

Works under limited supervision, access, supervise and perform maintenance work needed in the facility, including but not limited to; plumbing, carpentry, electrical, landscaping, etc. 

 This is a full time position with overtime and on call responsibilities as per facility needs.

 



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform facility maintenance (including plumbing, electrical, carpentry, landscaping, etc.) as directed by the Facility Director, so that the facility operation is not adversely affected.
  • 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.
  • Comply with Facility safety rules; take appropriate corrective action to ensure work is performed in a safe manner and without injury to self or others.
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of staff in a manner that promotes a team spirit and a sense of cooperation.

 

 

Job Requirements

 



Minimum Requirements

  • 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
  • Valid and active driver license.

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