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Maintenance Technician

TITLE: Maintenance Technician

SUPERVISOR: Director of Campus Operations

SUMMARY: Provide ongoing plant repair and maintenance, including but not limited to replacing motors and equipment, and ensure the safe and efficient operations of the campus air conditioning systems, pumps, engines, vehicles, and utilities. Maintaining accurate records, including work orders, repairs made, material used, and maintenance schedule. Respond to maintenance requests in a timely manner.

• Maintenance work to include repairing woodwork; replacing electrical switches, fixtures, and motors; painting, repairing, and replacing plumbing fixtures and drainage systems; and replacing broken glass.
• Hangs pictures, mirrors, whiteboards, bulletin boards, projection screens, towel dispensers, soap dispensers, and other items as required.
• Assists with relocation of furnishings, such as desks, tables, chairs, file cabinets, etc.
• Moves, installs, assembles, and repairs school furniture and playground equipment as needed.
• Install door and window assemblies and hardware, including window glass and screens.
• Install ceiling and flooring materials.
• Inspect building exterior and interior, playground equipment and grounds; perform maintenance and minor repairs.
• Knows campus locations and procedures for all plumbing, electricity, water and gas, and security cut-offs.
• Recognizes, reports and repairs equipment and areas that are broken, damaged and/or unsafe.
• Detects and reports needed major repairs on building structures and their systems, including lockers, furniture, and equipment.
• Repairs and replaces windows and doors.
• Repairs, replaces, and installs plumbing fixtures.
• Cleans air conditioning filters and vents regularly.
• Performs preventive maintenance on school vehicles, changes oil and checks air pressure in tires.
• Completes repairs as requested on work orders.
• Operates tools and equipment according to established safety procedures.
• Ensures equipment is in safe operating condition, recognizing, reporting and repairing equipment that is broken, damaged or unsafe.
• Follows established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties, including lifting, climbing, etc.
• Corrects unsafe conditions in the work area and reports any conditions that are not correctable to the supervisor immediately.
• Helps prepare the campus for emergencies such as hurricanes.
• Knowledgeable on proper use of power tools (drill, saw, etc.), hand tools, and high-pressure equipment.
• Works irregular hours and responds to after-hours emergency calls as needed.
• Conforms to all board policies and procedures, administrative directives, and departmental rules and regulations.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

• Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
• Knowledge of basic construction and routine maintenance and repair procedures
• Ability to communicate effectively (verbally)
• Ability to operate hand and power tools
• Ability to work independently
• Effective planning and organization skills

• High School Diploma or GED
• Valid Texas Driver’s license.
• Minimum five years of experience in mechanical, electrical, plumbing and carpentry skills.
• Five years of experience in general building maintenance.

• Full time - 40 hours per week
• Occasional evening and weekend time may be required for special events
• Continual walking, standing, climbing, stooping, bending, kneeling and reaching, working outside and inside, with exposure to slippery or uneven walking surfaces.
• Must be able to wear protective equipment, use respirator, and respond to audible and visual arms.
• Able to lift 50 pounds and climb ladders & stairs.

How to Apply: Please complete the online application and send a cover letter of introduction, a resume, and a list of three professional references to the Human Resources/Accounts Manager, Debbie Diegel, at

The Incarnate Word Academy's job application is in PDF format. The application must be filled in, uploaded, and sent to the email above.

IWA Employment Application