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Facilities Electrical Specialist

Company: Midland County, TX
Location: Midland
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Salary : $51,276.73 Annually

Location : Midland, TX

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Number: 2019-00405

Department: Facilities

Division: Facilities

Opening Date: 01/29/2024


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Maintains and repairs various systems and equipment, including, but not limited to, heaters, air conditioners, electrical equipment, and plumbing; monitors and maintains security, fire alarm, and energy management systems; and fills out appropriate paperwork for documentation of work performed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Monitor's energy management system (computer operated), including making changes in overall HVAC by data input or deletion, and making changes in program as needed.
  • Must have 5 years of field experience or more in electrical and with a thorough understanding and ability to install, troubleshoot, repair and service commercial equipment.
  • Be familiar with a wide range of equipment and troubleshooting techniques.
  • Ability to read and interpret wiring diagrams and blueprints.
  • Ability and willingness to analyze and resolve work orders or any inquiries when making diagnosis on repairs that include resolving a variety of performance issues when making replacement decisions.
  • Provides ongoing technical training to ensure we maintain the level of knowledge and skill to do quality work and to prepare for the future growth of our department.
  • Must hold and keep an active state electrical license and /or is willing to obtain/maintain a license/certificate.
  • Cross training with Facilities System Technician to be well versed in Operations per all Midland County locations.
  • Must have a strong grasp of best practices and principles related to electrical system installation, maintenance, and operations.
  • Calibrates and adjusts thermometers and provides routine maintenance and repair work for thermostats.
  • Provides routine maintenance and repair work for various motors, pumps, and valves.
  • Provides routine maintenance and repair work for boilers, chillers, cooling tower and all other related mechanical equipment.
  • Perform exteriors rounds to keep ground free of debris and in a presentable manner.
  • Performs installation, repair work, and general maintenance on all forms of electrical equipment.
  • Replaces and repairs such electrical components as relays, transformers, electrical motors, motor controls, starters, capacitors, and contactors.
  • Conducts visual inspections of electrical equipment and components.
  • Replaces lamps and repairs equipment in various light fixtures.
  • Conducts visual inspection of plumbing fixtures, fittings, pipes, and joints.
  • Installs, repairs, and maintains restroom lavatories, sinks, and their various fittings and fixtures.
  • Installs, repairs, and maintains electric water coolers, reverse osmosis units, chilled water-cooling systems, and sewage ejectors.
  • Completes work logs, work orders, and various paperwork necessary for documentation of work and services performed.
  • Adhere to county and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Maintain County issued vehicle and equipment in a clean and good working condition.
  • Ability to be a collaborator committed to the success of Midland County.
  • Regular and timely attendance is required.
  • Additional responsibilities added by Facilities Service Coordinator
    Qualifications, Education, and/or experience

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    High school graduation or its equivalent, trade school, or three years of experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

    Knowledge, Skills and/or ability

    Previous knowledge or willingness to learn to read different schematic diagrams (plumbing, HV AC, and electrical); operate computers, including making appropriate changes to computer program; identify various types of chemicals and refrigerants; write work orders and daily logs; identify part numbers and order correct parts; maintain organized system of filing; perform mathematical calculations; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the general public.

    Must have and maintain a valid, clear driving record.

    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.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee must frequently squat, lie down, stand, and walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects weighing up to twenty pounds, such as tools and equipment, and must occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing up to one hundred pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

    HEALTH / DENTAL INSURANCE- Regular full-time employees are provided general medical, hospitalization, and dental insurance coverage. This is free to the employee if they take a yearly HRA and have negative Cotinine test yearly. Employees may obtain coverage under the group plan for family members at their own expense. Employees become eligible for this coverage on the 91st day of employment. Prices for other insurance are listed

    LONG TERM DISABILITY- Regular full-time employees working over 30 hours per week are eligible for long-term disability benefits. This benefit becomes effective on the 1st day of the month following six months of continuous employment with the county

    CAFETERIA PLAN- All regular full-time employees are eligible to enroll in the supplemental insurance portion of the county cafeteria plan on the 91st day of employment, or annually during an enrollment period for the following plan year of January 1 through December 31. They will not be eligible for enrollment in the Flexible Spending Accounts for medical reimbursement and/or dependent care until the first annual enrollment for the plan year beginning after 1 full year of employment.

    DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLANS- Midland County offers five deferred compensation plans. Enrollment in one of these plans can be done at any time after the 91st day of employment.

    RETIREMENT PLAN- The county is a member of the Texas County & District Retirement System (TCDRS). Regular employees are required to become members of TCDRS and are eligible for this benefit immediately upon employment. Employees automatically deposit 7% of their salary. Temporary employees are not eligible to become members of TCDRS. The county matches employee deposits by 200% and interest at retirement. An employee is vested after 8 years of service. An employee may retire with full benefits after 8 years of service and attainment of age 60, or after 30 years of service, or at the time the employee qualifies under the "Rule of 75". The "Rule of 75" is defined as when the employee's age combined with years of service (rounded down to whole years) equal to 75 or more.

    DEATH BENEFIT PLANS- There are two (2) types of death benefit plans provided by Midland County to all employees who participate in the Texas County and District Retirement System.
  • SUPPLEMENTAL DEATH BENEFITS FUND-If an employee dies, his or her beneficiary will receive a lump sum payment equal to one year's compensation, based on the employee's most recent regular rate of pay for the employee's regular position.
  • SURVIVOR ANNUITY DEATH BENEFIT -To be eligible for this death benefit, the employee must be a participant in T.C.D.R.S. and must have completed at least four (4) years of service with Midland County SOCIAL SECURITY- All employees of the county are covered by social security. The county also contributes to the social security system on behalf of each employee.

    WORKERS' COMPENSATION-All employees of the county are covered by the workers' compensation insurance program, and the county pays the premium. This coverage provides medical and salary continuation payments to employees who receive bona fide, on-the-job, work-related injuries.

    LEAVE TIME- Regular full-time county employees are eligible for holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, and other types of released time under certain circumstances.

    FREE WELLNESS CLINIC- for anyone over the age 3 covered by Midland County's insurance.


  • YEARLY-Upon completion of one (1) year of service, each employee receives longevity pay. Longevity pay is paid at a rate of sixty dollars ($60.00) per year of service to the county. This longevity pay is pro-rated and paid on a pay period basis. TELADOC SERVICES-as of 1/1/19 This service gives you access to a medical professional via the internet at no charge to the employee. To use this service you must be covered under the County medical plan and register with Teladoc.


    For any periods of unemployment please select the reason why
    • Student
    • Leave of Absence
    • Searching
    • Caretaker of family member
    • Other


      Are you willing to work days other than Monday-Friday 8am-5pm?
      • Yes
      • No

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