Facility Maintenance Technician - Building Maintenance
McCarran International Airport
 Las Vegas, NV

About the Position

Performs skilled and semi-skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of mechanical, security and structural systems and elements of County buildings and facilities. This recruitment will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies which may occur within the next six months.

The Department of Aviation reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to the hiring interview.


Equivalent to graduation from high school and six years of full-time skilled experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of building operating systems and facilities. Successful completion of a recognized apprenticeship as a facility mechanic or in a related field may be substituted for four years of the required experience. Attendance at a recognized trade school is desirable. Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the “Education“ and “Work Experience“ sections of the application. Applicants not meeting these requirements will not be considered for employment.

Licensing and Certification: Must possess a valid Class C Nevada driver's license at time of hire. Certification in a specific building trade is desirable.

Working Conditions: Work extended shifts or be called back in emergency situations. Work out of doors in all weather conditions. Specified position may be required to work in a detention facility.

Medical and Drug Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician, including pre-employment drug testing.

Residency Requirement: Permanent employees must maintain a principal place of residency within the boundaries of Clark County and provide proof of compliance with Nevada motor vehicle registration and drivers' license laws within 90 days of employment.

Background Check: Employment with the Department of Aviation is contingent upon completion of an education/experience background investigation, a fingerprint-based criminal history record check processed by the FBI, and upon the ability to be granted a security badge as mandated by the Transportation Security Administration. Note: all prospective hires must present two original government issued ID's upon acceptance of job offer. Examples of acceptable ID's include a Passport, Driver's License or DMV issued ID, birth certificate, Social Security card, Voter Registration card, school issued ID with picture, etc.

Customs and Border Protection Security Seal Program: Employment with the Department of Aviation in this job title is contingent upon a five year employment and residency history record check and the ability to present original identity based documentation in order to meet the requirements for a Security Seal.

Physical Demands

Mobility to work in a typical shop, mechanical room, or related maintenance setting, including operating typical trade equipment, hand and power tools and standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle to various work sites; stamina to stand, walk and climb and to work in confined or awkward spaces for an extended period of time; strength to lift and maneuver materials and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds with proper equipment; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over a radio or telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

Examples of Duties

Repairs and installs doors and door hardware; changes and keys locks; installs security devices, alarm systems, pneumatic door closures and related hardware; performs semi-skilled rough and finish carpentry work. Estimates materials, tools and equipment needed for work assignments; orders and picks up materials and supplies from outside vendors as appropriate; prepares cost estimates for job. Participates in the design, layout and planning of office, public facility, shop, and other remodeling, repair or modification projects affecting County buildings and facilities; takes measurements; prepares working drawings and sketches; assists in preparing project specifications. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Performs commercial roof inspections & repair, may oversee team members performing roof work. May direct the work of less skilled assistants on specific projects; may directs the work of temporary workers, juveniles or volunteers; ensures that proper safety precautions are followed. Maintains records of work performed and materials used. Drives County vehicles, including snowplows, forklifts and other equipment, depending upon assignment to work sites and transports materials and assistants as required. Participates with training other team members in areas of facilities maintenance. Maintains and services a variety of test equipment and hand and power tools; keeps small inventory of frequently used supplies and hardware. Repairs and installs fencing. Performs skilled and semi-skilled craft work in the installation, maintenance and repair of mechanical, security, and related facility systems and components. Inspects generators, pumps, motors and similar mechanical equipment on a regular basis; troubleshoots problems and repairs as required. Performs welding and brazing on piping systems and mechanical components; fabricates metal elements as for facility and equipment repair. May install, repair and maintain commercial overhead doors including maintaining door operation, radio receivers and transmitters.