Plumbing Technician

Fort Worth Zoo, 1989 Colonial Pkwy, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America Req #517
Friday, August 26, 2022

Summary:

This position performs a variety of semi-skilled duties related to the maintenance, repair and monitoring of the Zoo facilities, equipment, systems, grounds and other general requirements.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform preventive maintenance on plumbing and all mechanical equipment, systems and controls.
  • Perform work orders assigned on plumbing, mechanical equipment systems and controls, construction, carpentry, welding or any other verity of duties.
  • Troubleshoot and repair plumbing and all mechanical equipment systems and controls as necessary or directed.
  • Monitor equipment and systems for proper and efficient operation.
  • Understanding of water quality standards.
  • Operate all necessary hand tools and equipment to perform required duties.
  • Perform custodial services required to maintain assigned buildings, facilities, equipment or grounds in a clean, orderly, safe and secure condition.
  • Determine necessary parts, equipment, tools and material for tasks and secure best source, price and quality.
  • Track and log all time and materials used.
  • Assist other trades as necessary.

 

Qualifications:

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.

  • Two years experience as a facilities maintenance technician or able to demonstrate the knowledge and abilities listed under duties.
  • Familiar with maintenance/construction equipment and safety practices.
  • Ability to operate various maintenance/construction equipment and tools.
  • Knowledge of Fort Worth city codes as needed.
  • Valid driver license with acceptable motor vehicle record to maintain Zoo standards of insurability

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • 2 years experience in maintenance/construction field

 

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 75 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Team oriented environment.
  • Ability to work irregular hours (holidays and weekends).
  • Ability to work special events and functions as required.
  • Ability to work outdoors in heat, cold and inclement weather.

 

Disclaimer

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as a complete inventory of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.
 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
 

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an at-will basis.
 

Benefits 

This is a full-time position and offers the following benefits: 

• Medical and Prescription Drug (Employee Coverage 90% Employer Paid, Dependent Coverage 55% Employer Paid)

• Vision

• Dental

• Basic Life AD&D (100% Employer Paid)

• Short Term Disability (100% Employer Paid)

• Long Term Disability (100% Employer Paid)

• Supplemental Life

• Flexible Spending Account

• 401k

• Paid Time Off (Accrual Equivalent to 5 Weeks Per Year)

• PTO Rollover

• PTO Sell Back

• Free Zoo Membership

• Free Guest Passes

• Discounts on Food, Merchandise, Attractions, Admission and Programs

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Fort Worth Zoo, 1989 Colonial Pkwy, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America