Goverment Jobs
October 22, 2019
Texas, Texas
Job Type



Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED
Division/Section: Bush Intercontinental / Scheduled Maintenance
Workdays & Hours: Monday thru Friday 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
(Shift work, including rotation, weekends and holidays)*
*subject to change

The Maintenance Mechanic III controls the efficient operation of all equipment by performing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, repairs and modifications, along with the preventative maintenance. Maintenance will be performed on small engine equipment, electro-mechanical equipment, structures, facilities and systems. Repairs and maintains all types of pumps, including hydraulic, reciprocating and rotary equipment. Additional maintenance activities include manual and automatic doors, graphics, plumbing and drains, and operating two-way radios. May act as lead person and perform some supervisory duties. "Must be able to pass a criminal background check, obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearances where required."

Performing these duties will involve: lifting, pulling or pushing objects; observing and differentiating details; operating city vehicles; operating power and hand tools; applying specialized information; and working in hot, cold, noisy environments; dealing with people in tense situations and working as a member of the team; may be required to lift up to eighty (80) pounds. Walking and standing for extended periods of time. Must be willing and available to work shifts, including rotation, weekends and holidays.


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. Must have a valid Texas driver's license and comply with the City of Houston's policy on driving.

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

May require a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL).


Preference will be given to applicants with experience in reading blueprints as they relate to repair and replacement of major components, accessories, and subsystems. Ability to communicate tactfully and effectively with subordinates, supervisors and the public.

**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.**


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

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

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

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: call (281-233-1893).

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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:

EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
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.

The city offers a competitive benefits program, including competitively priced health coverage and a defined contribution pension plan.

Benefits include:
? Medical
? Dental
? Vision
? Wellness
? Life insurance
? Long-term disability
? Retirement pension
? 457 deferred compensation plan
? Employee Assistance Program
? 10 days of vacation each year
? 10 city holidays, plus one floating holiday
? Flexible schedules
? Professional development opportunities
? Transportation/parking plan
? Section 125 pretax deductions
? Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan
? Healthcare Flexible Spending Account

For plan details, visit

What is the highest level of education obtained?

  • Less than a High School diploma or GED
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Up to 18 months of education or training beyond the high school level
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree or beyond
How many verifiable years of experience in building or mechanical maintenance do you possess?

  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 to less than 3 years
  • 3 to less than 5 years
  • 5 or more years
  • No experience
Do you have a valid/current driver's license?

  • Yes
  • No
  • My license is presently restricted, suspended or revoked
Please select the valid commercial driver's license (CDL) you obtain?

  • Class A
  • Class B
  • Both A and B
  • No CDL
Do you have experience operating large equipment (mark all with which you have at least 1 year that can be verified)?

  • Vacuum Trailer
  • Vactor Truck (pump truck)
  • Aerial Lift
  • High pressure washing equipment
  • None of the above
Have you ever cleared a commercial drain line stoppage? If so name three methods in which a stoppage can be cleared.

    Have you ever worked in a confined space? If so, explain what procedures are followed.

      Have you worked with a maintenance management system? If so name one you have worked with.

        Are you a Houston Airport System employee?

        • Yes
        • No
        Are you a veteran who served on active duty in the Armed Forces (United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard) for more than 90 consecutive days and received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions?

        • Yes
        • No

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