Maintenance Technician

GEO Group Inc. Jena, LA
Job Description

Facility: LaSalle Detention Facility

Compensation Base:

Compensation Bonus (if applicable):

Equal Opportunity Employer.


Under general supervision, performs general maintenance work with moderate latitude for exercising individual knowledge and technical skill.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

* Surveys assigned jobs and ensures that sufficient and proper materials and tools are on hand to complete work.

* Directs work, provides technical assistance and performs inspections of work performed by detainee maintenance staff.

* Performs preventive, corrective, and emergency maintenance.

* Operates equipment and machinery related to assigned area.

* May perform carpentry work in repairing or replacing doors, windows, walls, flooring, roofing and any other work pertaining to wood structures.

* May perform plumbing, heating and air conditioning work in repairing furnaces, duct work, air conditioners, piping, instrument controls, wash basins, toilet facilities, or any other related work requiring these skills.

* May perform electrical work in repairing and replacing fluorescent fixtures, control switches, disconnecting wiring or any other related work requiring these skills.

* May perform minor construction such as building storage bins, stockroom shelves, counters, and workbenches using precision hand tools and power tools.

* May perform mechanical work involving repair and maintenance of facility machinery, motors and vehicles.

* Maintains records of repairs.

* Assists in maintaining the security of assigned detainees.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

* Minimum Requirements

* High school diploma or equivalent certification required.

* Minimum of five (5) years full-time, wage earning experience in general maintenance, construction or related area. Completion of equivalent technical or trade school course may be substituted for two years of the required vocational experience.

* Knowledge of maintenance techniques and procedures, including the ability to interpret electrical prints, diagrams, schematics and to make arithmetic calculations required.

* Ability to communicate ideas and instructions clearly and concisely required.

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