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Maintenance Specialist I (Painter)

Company: Texas Health & Human Services Commission
Location: Wichita Falls
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Are you ready to be professionally challenged? Are you looking to be part of a dynamic team of engaged and committed professionals? Then the Health and Specialty Care System (HSCS) may be just the place for you! The State Hospital System, under the HSCS is comprised of nine psychiatric hospitals located throughout the state and one youth residential psychiatric center in Waco. The HSCS is a hub of excellence for forensic mental health and complex psychiatric care, with all facilities accredited by The Joint Commission. The hospitals provide state-of-the-art treatment that is recovery-oriented and evidence-based. Whether in a direct-care or support role, your contribution will make a difference in the life of a Texan. Apply now to join our team.

The Maintenance Specialist I (Painter) performs restoration, renovation, and maintenance work. Prepares areas for painting and paints interior and exterior walls, ceilings, and trim. Reports to the Maintenance Technician IV (Painter) and works under the supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor II, Assistant Plant Maintenance Manager and Plant Maintenance Manager. Follows established Planned Maintenance Programs. Applies proper methods, techniques, and procedures in the maintenance and repair of buildings. Follows instructions, both written and verbal. Reads, understands, and utilizes Safety Data Sheets (SDS).

Performs other duties as assigned. Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency's obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location. Essential Job Functions:

Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.

1. Prepare interior and exterior ceilings, walls, and trim before painting. Properly paint prepared area.

2. Mix various colors of paints needed throughout the facility.

3. Ability to use proper tools for each job performed.

4. Clean and take proper tools for each job performed.

5. Clean paint and glass in areas after completing work assignments.

6. Replace broken window glasses and glazes with proper putty as needed.

7. Stands emergency maintenance on-call on a rotating basis according to department policy and procedures.

Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency's obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location. Knowledge Skills Abilities:

1. Experience in all types of painting techniques: staining, spray painting, roller, brush, complete wall, ceiling and trim preparations, glass replacement, operate all equipment necessary to perform any task assigned,

2. Knowledge of all painting equipment (airless sprayer, sanders, glass cutter pressure washer, Genie Lift)

3. Knowledge of mait tinting and mixing techniques

4. Basic computer skills

5. Ability to work from high ladders and/or scaffolding.

6. Ability to work in extreme heat and cold weather.

7. Good reading and writing skills.

Registration or Licensure Requirements:

Must possess valid Texas driver's license or obtain it no later than 90 days after hire date. Applicants with an out-of-state driver's license must provide an original certified driving record from the state of driving licensure. Eligible driving record required based on HHSC Fleet Management policy. Initial Selection Criteria:

1. High School Diploma or GED. Additional Information:

Requisition# 538455

Salary Note: The salary offered will follow HHS HR Policy starting salary guidelines which are typically made at or near the minimum of the salary range. For internal applicants, there can be limitations in consideration of applicant's current classification and salary and is dependent upon available budget.

Applicants must pass a fingerprint criminal background check, pre-employment drug screen, and registry checks including the Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS), Nurse Aid, Medication Aide and Employee Misconduct, and HHS OIG list of Excluded Individuals/Entities. Males between the ages of 18-25 must be registered with the Selective Service.

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be considered for employment at a state-operated facility.

Compliance with HHSC immunization policy and state hospital operating procedures related to immunizations is required. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, healthcare workers are considered to be at significant risk for acquiring or transmitting hepatitis B, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), and influenza. All of these diseases are vaccine-preventable. As a result, state hospital policy requires employees be vaccinated according to their level of contact with individuals. In the event you choose to not be immunized for the influenza virus, you may be required to wear a mask and take other protective measures.

All new hire candidates will be required to receive COVID-19 medical screening (nasal test) as part of the due diligence process.

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

Personal protective equipment required and provided

Temperature screenings

Social distancing guidelines in place

Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Vaccines available for employees

If you need assistance completing the online application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. MOS Code:

Military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include, but not limited to: 11B/C, 12V/W, 18C, 19D/K, 91C/L, AB, BU, CM, CN, EO, HT, SW, 100, 210, BM, DC, 1100, 1300, 1316, 3E2X1, 2E3X1, 3E4X1, 3E4X3. All active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if qualified to fill this position. For more information see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx.

Top 10 Tips for Success when Applying to Jobs at HHSC and DSHS

HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.

I-9 Form - Click here to download the I-9 form.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.

Keywords: Texas Health & Human Services Commission, Wichita Falls , Maintenance Specialist I (Painter), Professions , Wichita Falls, Texas

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