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Preventative Maintenance Helper

Company: Irving Independent School District
Location: Irving
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

261 Days FAC 01

Primary Purpose:

Assist in performing mechanically-related activities required to maintain the District's heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems. Routinely clean and lubricate HVAC equipment, replace filters, and ensure equipment operates efficiently.



High School Diploma or GED, preferred

Valid Texas Class C driver's license and proof of insurability with District insurance carrier

Special Knowledge/Skills

Desire to learn preventative maintenance

Ability to assist with HVAC preventative maintenance, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical trades

Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions

Ability to work cooperatively in a team

Ability to set and dismantle ladders, scaffolding, and other equipment

Ability to use hand and power tools

Effective organizational, communication (verbal and written), and interpersonal skills

Ability to utilize technology resources relevant to position



Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Maintenance and Repair

Receive and perform daily assignments required to assist in accomplishing work in an effective and efficient manner.

Provide assistance to HVAC mechanics and other trades staff when needed.

Assist with preventative maintenance activities to keep equipment and systems performing properly.

Inspect and confirm that all assignments are completed before leaving job sites.

Set ladders, scaffolding, and other equipment at work site and dismantle when work is completed.

Assist in performing preventative maintenance activities including but not be limited to: inspecting, cleaning, lubricating, adjusting and replacing belts, filters, pulleys, drain pains, as well as work to ensure maximum operating capacities of exhaust fans and drinking fountains.


Respond in a timely manner when contacted regarding urgent situations or emergencies (during or outside of normal business hours)

Exhibit behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible; and serve as role model for staff and public.

Perform other duties as assigned.


Observe job sites for occupants and remain aware of potential dangers that could cause injury.

Practice a high standard of safety and site cleanup in the performance of all duties.

Contribute to the prevention of accidents and injuries by observing safety rules and District policy, practicing the principles and skills taught in safety training, wearing personal protective equipment as required, reporting injuries and incidences immediately to supervisor, and being proactive in the ongoing efforts to improve and maintain workplace safety.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Electrical measuring and testing equipment; welding equipment; hand tools; power tools; hoist; light truck or van

Posture: Frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting; work in tiring and uncomfortable positions

Motion: Frequent walking, climbing stairs/ladders/scaffolding, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and overhead reaching; frequent driving

Lifting: Lifting and carrying up to 55 pounds without assistance, more than 55 pounds with appropriate assistance, on a daily basis

Environment: Work outside and inside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces, on ladders or scaffolding; may work on rooftops; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust, toxic chemicals and materials, noise, vibration, and electrical hazards; work around machinery with moving parts; may work in tight or enclosed spaces; may work alone; may work irregular and prolonged hours; frequent districtwide travel

Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress and exercise reasoning and problem-solving under pressure

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required. The information in this document is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Keywords: Irving Independent School District, Irving , Preventative Maintenance Helper, Professions , Irving, Texas

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