Maintenance Worker
Dismas - Corpus Christi, TX

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Job Description
: Dismas is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit provider's specializing in community based adult re-entry programs. Dismas Charities provides both residential and non-residential supervision and treatment services for federal, state, and local criminal justice jurisdictions.

Title: Maintenance Worker

Schedule: Relief 20 hours VARIABLE as needed to meet Center's needs

Compensation: $10.32 per hour plus $3.71 in health and welfare

Summary: Responsible for the condition and upkeep of the assigned facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned by the Director. These Programs operate with the understanding that the Federal or State Contracting Authority and/or Executive Management has the right to modify their operating standards, to include staffing requirements and qualifications, as needed, to ensure quality and continuation of services. These changes may affect your qualifications for continued employment in this specific job category or classification.

Maintains and repairs drywall, masonry, woodwork, and furnishings of facility. This may include, but not limited to: painting; building, repairing, and/or installing counters, cabinets, benches, partitions, floors, doors, etc; installing glass; replacing damaged ceiling tile, floor tile, and wall coverings; installing items such as window shades, blinds, curtain rods, wall fans, and door locks.

Maintains and repairs buildings' electrical and mechanical systems, including replacing worn or defective parts such as switches and fuses; replaces worn or damaged parts such as hoses, wiring, and belts, in machines; replacing faulty electrical components of machines; diagnosing malfunctioning apparatus; and repairing or replacing damaged or broken components.

Maintains and repairs buildings' plumbing including installing and repairing plumbing fixtures such as sinks, commodes, water heaters, hot water tanks, garbage disposal units, dishwashers, washers/dryers etc; repairing and maintaining plumbing by replacing washers in leaky faucets, mending burst pipes, and opening clogged drains.

Conducts regular landscaping details and maintenance of grounds. To include, but not limited to mowing, trimming, racking, upkeep of lawn sprinklers, trees, flowers, shrubs, etc.

Conducts regular preventive maintenance while in a facility to ensure safety, operation, or aesthetics of that facility; notifies supervisor or Director of repair that needs additional attention; maintains records of required routine maintenance.

Complies with all applicable OSHA regulations while conducting all maintenance work that involves the use of tools, solvents, paints, or other chemicals. All regulations pertaining to the work performed on or around electricity must also be within current government safety guidelines, permits and licensing.

Maintains Working Knowledge of all Procedures and Policies: Physical Plant Manual and Chapters 3-8 of the facilities Operations Manual; Emergency Drills, Life Safety, Facility Sanitation and Unusual Occurrence Procedures.

Work Schedule: Attends and participates in all required appointments/meetings on site, within the community, the court system or at other business related location.


Ethics - Upholds organizational values; treats people with respect; works with integrity; maintains confidentiality

Customer Service - Responds to requests for service and assistance in a timely manner

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; ability to multi-task

Safety/Security - Reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; monitors own work to ensure quality

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan; is consistently at work and on time

Initiative - Self-starter; asks for and offers help when needed

Job Requirements
: Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and at least two years of paid general maintenance experience. Must be at least 21 years of age.

About this company
Dismas strives to create a family-based atmosphere, hence the slogan: "Dismas is Family. This slogan reflects a value system that each...