Maintenance Mechanic III

  • Houston, Texas
  • Dec 06, 2023
Full Time Building Maintenance Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $22.66 - $25.52 Hourly USD

Job Description


Applications will be accepted from: All Persons InterestedDivision/ Section: Bush Intercontinental Airport / General Maintenance Services
Workdays & Hours: *
Varied (Shift work, including rotation, weekends and holidays) subject to change*

The purpose of the Houston Airports (HAS) General Maintenance Services Division is to effectively deliver self-performed, and contracted, maintenance services at each of the three HAS airports.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION The purpose of the Maintenance Mechanic III 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. This position may be assigned duties at all Houston Airport System facilities including IAH, HOU, and EFD. "Must be able to pass a criminal background check, obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearances where required."

The Maintenance Mechanic III duties will include but are not limited to:
  • Installs mechanical equipment and components.
  • Repairs, refurbishes and maintains several types of pumps (i.e. hydraulic, oil, gas, diesel) and miscellaneous rotating and reciprocating equipment and machinery.
  • Operates vehicles to and from work sites.
  • Repairs and maintains equipment and parts. Practices equipment and parts conservation.
  • Performs additional maintenance activities such as painting, a/c repairs, carpentry, carpet, plumbing, concrete and roofing repairs as in general building maintenance.
  • Rehabilitates and monitors equipment, facilities, and systems (i.e. elevators, escalators, automatic doors, ticket dispenser's electric gates, a/c and heating equipment).
  • Provides preventive maintenance to equipment, buildings, facilities and systems.
  • May lead and train lower level personnel.

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. Walking and standing for extended periods of time. Working rotation, weekends including holiday shifts.


EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTSSpecialized 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.

One year of experience in building or mechanical maintenance is required.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS Must have a valid Texas driver's license and comply with the City of Houston's policy on driving. May require a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL).


****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 REQUIRED The selection process will involve application review and/or interview. Department may administer skills assessment test.

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION YES - If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

Pay Grade 14

SALARY INFORMATION Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.

Only 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: .
To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: or call (281-233-1043). If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627. If you need special services or accommodations, call (281-233-1043). (TTY 7-1-1) 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: .

EOE Equal Opportunity Employment The 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.
Closing Date/Time: 3/5/2024 11:55 PM Central

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