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Lead Facility Maintenance Technician, 26969

Location , TX
Date Posted January 11, 2019
Category Fire Alarm
Job Type Full-Time


As part of the facilities engineering team, the person in this position performs highly complex repairs, modifications, and preventative maintenance on buildings, facilities, equipment, and systems. Their skills include performing machinery rebuilding, rewiring, reconditioning, refurbishing, repainting, and modifications; leading interdisciplinary teams, including electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic technicians; and project management and coordination with all facilities work including in-house employees and third party vendors.


Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Facility power distribution system, including 13.2KV substations, bus bars, and capacitance banks
  • Mount IT switch racks and pull Cat 6 Ethernet cables
  • Industrial Electrician level distribution: panel & equipment selection, installation, operation, and maintenance of major electrical systems and equipment.
  • Assemble and maintain power generation equipment
  • Install, operate, and service power distribution equipment, including transformers, breakers, and switches.
  • Establish grounding systems
  • Install and maintain main service panels, including circuit breakers and switching gear
  • Install and maintain power feed and control wiring systems
  • Install and maintain process control systems, including energy management systems
  • Install feeders cables from the high voltage utility source to the switch gear equipment
  • Install lighting and security systems
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Read and interpret wiring diagrams
  • Terminate cables
  • Troubleshoot motors and controls
  • Create scopes of work for outside vendors and consultants
  • Manage purchase orders, invoices, and all expenses required for payment and accounting
  • Create and review bills of material for accuracy for facilities engineering projects
  • Coordinate teams of in-house employees and third party vendors to ensure the completion of facilities engineering project while ensuring minimum interruption to regular building operations
  • Install and repair telephone and data systems
  • Install conduit and junction boxes
  • Install new wiring and repair existing wiring
  • Install receptacles, lighting systems, and fixtures
  • Maintain and repair temporary power systems during construction
  • Troubleshooting and repair electrical systems
  • Connect circuit breakers, switches, transformers, and outlets
  • Diagnose and resolve problems in electrical circuits, systems, and equipment
  • Handle wire and conduit sizing
  • Inspect and test existing wiring systems
  • Install and troubleshoot wiring

The scope of their job also includes:

  • Inspection of jobs to ensure work areas are safe and clean
  • Maintain accurate records regarding material and labor
  • Maintain inventory of tools, equipment, and material
  • Selecting material and hardware for time and materials estimates
  • Perform maintenance service and repairs in the areas of carpentry, painting and plastering.
  • Repair or replace defective equipment parts using hand tools, power tools and reassemble equipment.
  • Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them by checking blueprints, repair manuals and parts catalogs as necessary.
  • Inspect drives, motors and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters and perform other maintenance actions following checklists.
  • Assemble, install, or repair wiring, electrical and electronic components, pipe systems, plumbing, machinery and equipment.
  • Inspect, operate, and test machinery and equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.
  • Record type and cost of maintenance or repair work.
  • Coordinate the work of outside contractors.
  • Provide work leadership for lower level maintenance mechanics through assignment of work.
  • Provide technical guidance and review of assignment progress.
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