Facilities Engineer Full TimeGeneral Services - Facilities

Hiring Salary: $59,743.63 - $95,434.56 Annual (FLSA Exempt)

REQ #: 10431 1 Position(s)

Supervisor: Holececk

Posted Date: 12/6/2017      Reposted Date:       Closing Date: 12/27/2017

Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm; Monday-Friday; with mandatory overtime as required.

PRIMARY DUTY: Under general supervision, plans and manages the maintenance, repair, renovation and construction of City facilities, buildings and building systems; manages contractors, contracts and special projects; assures that all quality and safety standards are met.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Manages maintenance, repair, renovation and construction of City facilities, buildings and building systems; manages contractors, contracts and special projects; coordinates work with design and engineering consultants and contractors.
• Exercises independent judgment within broad policy guidelines; determines scope and priorities of programs and special projects; assures Facilities Maintenance Department (FMD) issues are properly addressed and resolved; assures effective communication of FMD issues.
• Inspects buildings and building systems; identifies and resolves safety conditions and maintenance issues.
• Manages budgets and expenditures.
• Plans and manages FMD projects with contractors; develops and manages project scope, specifications, schedules and budgets.
• Monitors work sites to assure that safety rules and regulations are followed and that the work zones and equipment meet safety standards; manages energy management and hazardous materials programs.
• Monitors FMD activities, evaluates and analyzes information, identifies trends and recommends solutions; assures FMD activities and procedures are in compliance with all laws, policies, regulations and standards.
• Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
• May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City wide emergency.
• Driving is essential.

• City organization, operations, policies and procedures.
• Local, State and federal laws, statutes, rules, codes and regulations governing FMD functions.
• Principles and practices of cost accounting, budgets, purchasing, planning, contracting, records management and project management.
• Methods, materials, tools and equipment used in facilities maintenance.
• Federal and state safety rules and regulations, including OSHA requirements.
• Occupational hazards and safety precautions.
• Environmentally responsible and resource-efficient building repair techniques.
• Techniques and practices for efficient and cost effective management of resources.
Skill in:
• Managing and coordinating FMD operations.
• Interpreting and applying federal and state rules and regulations and City policies and procedures.
• Promoting and enforcing safe work practices.
• Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.
• Reading and understanding plans, specifications and technical documents.
• Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines.
• Operating a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized software.
• Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers.
• Preparing, reviewing and presenting management reports.
• Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

Applicants must submit a completed City of Waco application in order to be considered for this position. Resumes may be attached to the completed application, but not in lieu of one. If a resume is attached, all questions on the application must still be answered completely and accurately. If a question does not apply to you, please mark it "NA" Do not leave it blank. Incomplete applications will not be considered. To verify prior military experience, please include a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4) with your application. All answers are subject to verification. Applications are available online at the City's website, Click Here for the NEW City of Waco Job Application, or at the City of Waco Human Resources Department located at 300 Austin Avenue. Applications may be submitted by e-mail as an attachment to, fax to 254-750-5737 or by mail to City of Waco, Human Resources Department, PO BOX 2570, Waco, TX 76702. EOE


Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Engineering, Business or Public Administration is required, or related field; AND seven years of facility maintenance program management experience, including supervisory experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.
• Registration as a Professional Engineer by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers is desirable.
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.
• Physical Requirements: Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
• Environmental Conditions: Work is performed primarily in an indoor setting or well-lit and temperature-controlled working environment; with some travel from site to site.
o The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside with temperatures that may be below 32° or above 100° for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity.
o The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions. One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: chemicals, fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.
o The worker is frequently in close quarters, crawl spaces, shafts, man holes, enclosed rooms, and other areas that could cause claustrophobia.

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