Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED Division/Section: Bush Intercontinental – Infrastructure MaintenanceWorkdays & Hours*: Shift work, including rotation, weekends and holidays (*Subject to change)DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The purpose of the Infrastructure Division is to effectively manage the Houston Airport System (HAS) infrastructure by establishing and maintaining asset management standards and effectively executing capital renewal and rehabilitation projects.The purpose of this position is to prevent mechanical failure of equipment, to identify and correct safety hazards, and inspect, repair, clean and maintain several types of equipment: pumps, miscellaneous rotating and reciprocating equipment, plumbing equipment (sinks, commodes, urinals, flush valves, and faucets) and machinery throughout the airport complex.”Must be able to pass a criminal background check, obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearances where required.”The Maintenance Mechanic I duties will include but are not limited to: Performs inspections, preventive maintenance, lubrication and repairs on machinery such as pumps, boilers, air conditioning units, meters, air compressors, backhoes, incinerators, plumbing, trucks and tractors. Uses hand tools and special equipment such as welding torches to test, repair, and maintain buildings’ physical plants and equipment. May drive to and from work sites. Reports unsafe conditions and unsafe equipment. Keeps records of maintenance and repair work performed. Welds joints and pipes.WORKING CONDITIONS The position involves considerable physical exertion, such as regular climbing of ladders, lifting of heavy objects (up to 80 pounds) on a highly frequent basis and/or assuming awkward positions for long periods of time. There are routine exposures to significant levels of heat, cold, moisture and air pollution. The position may involve periodic exposure to chemical substances and physical trauma of a minor nature such as cuts, bruises, and minor burns. Requires the ability to make closely coordinated eye/hand movements within very fine tolerance and/or calibration demands; or the ability to make rapid closely coordinated eye/hand movements on a patterned response space within somewhat fine tolerance demands; or the ability to make coordinated eye/hand movements within fine tolerances with large equipment as an extension of the worker.


EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Specialized training in principles, procedures, practices, routines or techniques in a specific area or trade which might normally be acquired through up to 18 months of education or training beyond the high school level. Vocational competence in the operation of mechanical or electronic equipment may be required. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS No experience is required. LICENSE REQUIREMENTS Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and compliance with the City of Houston’s policy on driving.


PREFERENCES Preference will be given to applicants with at least (6) months of experience working as a welder in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations setting, performing preventive maintenance, utilizing a maintenance management system, customer service skills, team-oriented workplace. Proficient knowledge of all aspects of welding.**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6. **


SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIREDThe selection process will involve application review and/or interview. Department may administer skills assessment test. SAFETY IMPACT POSITIONYES – If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.Pay Grade 8 SALARY INFORMATIONFactors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate’s qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification. APPLICATION PROCEDURESOnly online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov. To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or call (281-233-1043). If you need special services or accommodations, call (281-233-1043). (TTY 7-1-1) If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627. Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process. All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided. Applicants are encouraged to attach a cover letter and resume along with their completed application when applying. For further information pertaining to the Houston Airport System, please visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDWLV_sJFoM.EEO Equal Employment OpportunityThe City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual’s sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.