St. Mary's University
  • 05-Oct-2020 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Central Plant Services
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • TBD
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Competitive Pay; Generous vacation, sick, & holiday benefits; Excellent health & welfare benefits with 100% tuition assistance available.

Performs preventive and corrective maintenance to heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration systems and fire alarm, building automation, and energy management systems.


  • Change filters, lubricate bearings, change oil, check belt tension and adjust.
  • Clean coils, blowers, drip pans, condensate lines, fan motors; adjust thermostats and dampers; clean cooling tower sumps and swimming pool; clean smoke detectors; clean mechanical rooms and facilities to assure a safe, uncluttered work environment.
  • Respond to simple trouble calls concerning heating and cooling, refer action to a repair technician when unable to correct without assistance.
  • Monitor level of working stock supplies and submit requests for reorder.
  • Maintain stock in a neat and orderly manner.
  • Perform routine inspection of mechanical rooms and equipment.
  • Maintain satisfactory and harmonious relationships with the public, and fellow employees each day to assure/sustain quality service and appropriate interactions with others.
  • Able to work day or evening shift and weekends.
  • Carry cell phone (rotating schedule) to respond to emergency calls after hours.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High School or GED required.
  • Completion of Trade School program is desirable.
  • Demonstrate high level of mechanical aptitude.


  • Must clear and maintain a favorable background investigation and clearance.
  • Ability to read written instructions, warning labels, SDS Sheets in English.
  • Possess legible penmanship (print & handwriting)
  • Proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing English.
  • Possess Mathematical ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in order to compute material costs as required for completion of the work order forms.
  • Possess eyesight in both eyes correct to 20/20.
  • Possess normal hearing ability (may be corrected).
  • Must observe safety precautions when working in the presence of extreme noise, mechanical, electrical, and other hazardous situations.

EXPERIENCE: One year as building maintenance technician or trade school program.


  • EPA refrigerant required
  • Must maintain a valid driver's license, motor vehicle liability insurance and personal injury insurance, and complete the University Van Driver Training within 90 days of employment date.
  • Must be able to

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Able to successfully handle frustrating conditions such as limits on time, limited access to equipment, and dealing with uncomfortable customers.
  • Able to carry 50 pounds up and down stairs
  • Frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/ stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
  • Frequent walking, climbing stairs/ladder/scaffolding, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and overhead reaching; frequent driving
  • Work outside and inside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, insects, dust, toxic chemicals and fumes, noise, vibration, and electrical hazards; workaround gas lines; work around machinery with moving parts; may work in tight or enclosed spaces; may work alone; may work irregular hours
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