Building Maintenance Mechanic Ii

City of San Antonio
Full Time 30 or more per week $21 Per hour TX Henry B. González Convention Center, 900 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States Apply before 7/3/2024 11:59


Under direction, is responsible for planning and directing the building maintenance activities for a department. Administrative responsibilities include budgeting, purchasing, maintaining inventories, work order processing, and monitoring service contracts. Exercises direct supervision over assigned staff. 

Work Location
900 E. Market St.

Work Hours 

  • 1st Shift (6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Monday - Friday OR Wednesday - Sunday)
  • 2nd Shift (2:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m., Monday - Friday OR Wednesday - Sunday)
  • 3rd Shift (10:00 p.m. - 6:30 a.m., Tuesday - Saturday OR Sunday - Thursday)
All schedules are subject to seasonal adjustments, including some evenings and weekends. Shifts are subject to change to accommodate evening coverage, rotating weekends, and holiday shiftwork based on department needs.

Essential Job Functions

  • Maintains buildings in good condition by performing basic carpentry, electrical, painting, mechanical, welding, wiring, and plumbing work and other maintenance related activities. Ensures that all safety standards and procedures are observed while work is performed.
  • Lubricates, checks, and adjusts a variety of equipment and machinery such as pumps, motors, gauges, valves, and air conditioners.
  • Builds and installs partitions, window guards, platforms, and staging, frequently lifting and carrying equipment or parts weighing 30 pounds.
  • Performs basic preventive maintenance and repair work on heating, air-conditioning, and ventilation systems.
  • Prepares job layout work and reports on completed work orders.
  • Utilizes hand and power tools to repair and maintain electrical equipment and building fixtures; replaces burned or defective lamps and light bulbs; repairs door closures, ceiling tiles, and floor tiles; performs basic cement and masonry work.
  • Performs basic plumbing maintenance and repair procedures, including unclogging sewer lines and drains, and installing water heaters.
  • Repairs and conducts preventive maintenance on conveyor belt systems, automatic gates, doors, elevators, escalators, and other related systems.
  • May move, assemble, or repair office furniture, equipment, or fixtures.
  • Maintains an inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent (recognized by the Texas Education Agency or a regional accrediting agency).
  • Four (4) years of experience in building and mechanical maintenance and repair.
  • Valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License.
  • May require CPR certification within one (1) year of employment.
  • Must successfully pass all background investigations.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working on repairs in different trades. (Plumbing, Electrical, etc.)
Applicant Information
  • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing.  Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
  • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
  • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months.  One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
  • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks.  If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of basic plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, masonry, painting, and electrical work.
  • Knowledge of proper paint and varnish application techniques and procedures.
  • Knowledge of safe work practices, procedures, and techniques.
  • Knowledge of elevator, escalator, and automatic door systems.
  • Knowledge of mechanical preventive maintenance techniques, practices, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of basic carpet and tile installation and repair procedures and techniques.
  • Knowledge of fire alarm and fire sprinkler systems.
  • Knowledge of tools, equipment, and materials used in building and mechanical maintenance and repair.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and the general public.
  • Ability to perform preventive maintenance procedures on various building equipment such as air conditioners and light fixtures.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to perform basic electrical, mechanical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, and general building maintenance and repair procedures.
  • Ability to perform all the physical requirements of the position, with or without accommodations.
  • Working conditions are primarily inside with occasional work outdoors with frequent exposure to temperature extremes, dust, dirt, grease, and noise.