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Maintenance Technician III

Houston, TX, US
    Position: Maintenance Technician III
    Talent Area: Skilled Crafts Worker
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Houston, TX, US
    Department: Facil Ops-West Tower Eng
    Shift: 3P-11P
    Job ID: 407796

We’re searching for a Maintenance Technician III, -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform demand and scheduled preventive maintenance of the facility equipment to cover all trades including but not limited to plumbing, electrical, mechanical, HVAC, refrigeration, pneumatic tube, painting, carpentry, and associated systems in accordance with departmental, hospital and regulatory agency codes. Specific duties include maintaining facilities and equipment in hospital or clinic environments.

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Job Duties & Responsibilities

Performs preventative maintenance and repairs for multiple systems and equipment to ensure a safe environment and operational reliability according to standards established by management team.

Performs inspections, maintenance, and repairs to facilities to provide a safe environment for patients, staff, and visitors.

Performs repairs to failed equipment according to established standards and within acceptable timeframes.

Provides notification of equipment shutdowns to appropriate leadership, departmental personnel, and Service Response Center Operators.

Maintains documentation to accurately record equipment problems and failures, including work order completeness.  

Log on and update information in the computer-based maintenance system.

Log on and basic manipulation of the components of the Building Automation System.

Reports major failures and equipment malfunctions to Manager.

Assists with, oversees and/or inspects repairs or modifications performed by contractors.

Demonstrates ability to perform power equipment skill sets.

Demonstrates blueprint reading skill set.

Demonstrates basic firefighting equipment use:

R.A.C.E. fundamentals

Fire extinguishers

P.A.S.S. fundamentals

Perform troubleshooting and problem-solving maintenance duties for multiple systems and equipment according to standards established by the management team.

Demonstrate technical knowledge depth on multiple pieces of equipment and associated systems according to standards established by the management team.

Demonstrated work product meets the expected criteria.

Demonstrate accountability for customer service and professional behavior through personal work ethic and teamwork.

Demonstrate accountability for effective communication skills.

Demonstrate accountability for management skill sets.

Consistently demonstrates positive, responsible leadership and guidance.

Skills & Requirements

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption

Required H.S. Diploma or equivalent

Required 3 years' experience as a general maintenance service-related technician

Preferred hospital experience 

About Texas Children’s

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.

Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.

To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at

Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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