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Facilities Engineer

Johnson City, TX, US, 78636

Position open until filled

Competitive market salary and benefits, plus bonus opportunity.


Position Summary

This position is responsible for planning, implementing, and maintaining the infrastructure and equipment in cooperative buildings and facilities. This includes the analyses of operational processes, energy usage, and safety processes, as well as, planning, developing, and implementing improvements on new and existing facilities. This position is expected to mentor and develop maintenance technicians in the preventive and corrective maintenance of all facility systems.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform specialized preventative and corrective maintenance on-site to critical facility components and/or systems.
  • Perform analyses of operational processes, resource allocation, energy use, and safety processes, and recommend and implement improvements.
  • Operates, monitors, and maintains utilities, including HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, UPS systems, chiller plants, water treatment systems and backup generators.
  • Maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs facilities mechanical components and electrical equipment and systems in accordance with SOPs (standard operating procedures), internal requirements, manufacturer's specifications, and safety policies
  • Develops, maintains, and secures a spare parts inventory
  • Performs moderately difficult repairs, maintenance, installations, and on-site inspections to critical facility systems.
  • Recommends purchase of maintenance tools, equipment and supplies as required to streamline processes and increase efficiency
  • Assists engineers in developing methods and procedures to control or improve facilities processes
  • Coordinates work activities of internal design or maintenance staff, or contractors and subcontractors, to ensure satisfactory delivery of assigned capital improvement projects.
  • Plan and coordinate infrastructure and equipment maintenance schedules and activities.
  • Tracks progress against milestones, budgetary guidelines, or other performance indicators and prepares and delivers reports to management.
  • Selects, negotiates with, and manages activities of external consultants or vendors
  • Maintain awareness of potential hazards and report them for corrective action
  • Prepare reports and compliance documentation.

• Maintain the security of confidential information

• Stay abreast of advances in technology

• Demonstrate regular and prompt attendance

• Performs other related duties as necessary or assigned.


Supervisory and/or Leadership Responsibilities

May provide technical direction and mentoring to others


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the building process and construction principles.
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and building codes.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, computer systems, which may include setting up and using hardware and software programs, entering data or processing information
  • Knowledge of maintenance and operation of building automation and fire life safety systems
  • Knowledge of electrical test equipment
  • Knowledge of electrical, plumbing or HVAC systems
  • Knowledge of Energy Management Systems
  • Skilled in time management
  • Skilled in managing changing priorities
  • Ability to make well-informed and considered decisions in times of extreme pressure
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, analyze, and resolve conflict and problems
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical and architectural plans
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to listen and understand information verbally and in writing


Minimum Qualifications - (Education, Experience, Certification, & Licensing)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical, electrical, industrial engineering, or related field
  • Directly related work experience may substitute for education
  • Four years of directly related experience
  • HVAC, Plumbing, and Electrical installation or service experience (4+ years preferred)
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License


Physical Demands and Work Environment
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 qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee may be required to stand; reach with hands and arms, stoop and kneel
  • The employee may be required to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • The employee may be required to lift, carry, push, pull or move up to 25 pounds
  • The employee may be required to travel
  • This position may be required to work more than 40 hours per week

This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of the position given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of essential duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties that may be assigned based on the needs of the Cooperative.




Pedernales Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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