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Senior Facilities Technician

  • Job Code: W5036
  • Pay Grade:WN
  • Pay Scale:$21.87-$39.64 Hourly; $45,489.60-$82,451.20 Annually
  • Exempt:No


Perform highly skilled technical and administrative duties in the operation and maintenance of stationary engines, turbines, air compressors, generators, motors, boilers, and auxiliaries; and heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment to supply utilities for buildings. Also perform duties relating to building maintenance and renovation.

Duties & Responsibilities

Note: Depending on assigned responsibilities, employees may perform some or all of the duties below.

  • Operate, maintain, and repair high pressure steam boilers, HVAC systems, emergency power generators, building security and safety equipment, laundry, kitchen, and other mechanical and electrical stationary equipment and auxiliary components.
  • Monitor inventory of parts and materials and reorder as necessary.
  • Implement and follow up on preventive maintenance programs.
  • Review work orders, preventive maintenance schedules, and equipment operating logs.
  • Keep records and logs of operating conditions and pertinent information concerning the operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment.
  • Supervise the work of subordinate staff by scheduling, assigning, and reviewing work providing training, counseling, and evaluating performance.
  • Establish policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure operational efficiency and effective administration of assigned personnel.
  • Assist in the preparation of budget documents, monitor status of allocated funds, and control expenses.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of the use and operation of high pressure steam operated equipment, HVAC systems, emergency power generators, and similar mechanical and electrical equipment and their auxiliaries.
  • Considerable knowledge of materials and tools used in the maintenance and repair of stationary mechanical equipment.
  • Considerable knowledge of the practices, methods, tools, materials, and equipment used in the renovation, maintenance, and repair of buildings and other physical structures.
  • Working knowledge of the budget preparation process.
  • Skill in the use of mechanical and electrical testing and diagnostic equipment, shop, and hand tools.
  • Ability to detect, analyze, diagnose, and correct malfunctions in stationary mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.

Minimum Education & Experience

  • A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate.
  • Five years of experience in the operation and maintenance of stationary engines, turbines, air compressors, generators, motors, boilers and/or heating, ventilating, or air conditioning equipment including two years in two or more of the building trades such as carpentry, masonry, electrical and plumbing installation, and/or repair.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Attendance at the specified Sheriff's Office work location is required.
  • Depending on assignment, employees may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No visible tattoos on face. Tattoos on hands, neck, or arms must be covered with white, black, or neutral colored covering.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 12 months.
  • No felony convictions within lifetime.
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
  • No dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
  • Successful completion of a background investigation including criminal, reference, employment, and neighborhood checks; polygraph; medical evaluation; and drug screening.

General Benefit Information

Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage
  • Florida Retirement System and Deferred Compensation
  • Paid time off including sick, vacation, and holiday time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee incentives for educational degrees and bilingual (Spanish) abilities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid training