Jan 13, 2024

General Maintenance Worker/Groundskeeper

  • TrulyHired
  • Robinson, TX, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Job Title: General Maintenance Worker/Groundskeeper

Exemption Status/Test: Nonexempt

Reports to: Director of Maintenance

Date Revised: January- 2024

Dept./School: Maintenance

Primary Purpose:

Perform general maintenance and repair of building structures and their mechanical, electrical, and sanitary systems throughout the district. Assist with maintenance of grounds.



Clear and valid Texas driver's license

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Ability to follow verbal and written instructions

Knowledge of basic construction and routine maintenance and repair procedures

Ability to communicate effectively (verbally)

Ability to operate riding mowers, power tools, and hand tools.

Ability to work independently

Ability to operate tractor and landscaping equipment


2 years experience (preferred)

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Maintenance and Repair
Assist skilled workers with repair and maintenance of district facilities, including repairing woodwork; replacing electrical switches, fixtures, and motors; painting, repairing, and replacing plumbing fixtures and drainage systems; and replacing broken glass. Inspect building exterior and interior, playground equipment, and grounds; perform maintenance and minor repairs. Detect and report needed major repairs on building structures and their systems, including lockers, furniture, and equipment. Complete repairs as directed on work orders or by the Director of Maintenance. Assist with mowing and detailing of district grounds. Move, install, assemble, and repair all school furniture and playground equipment as needed.
Correct unsafe conditions in the work area and promptly report any conditions that are not immediately correctable to the supervisor. Plant shrubs and vegetation. Assist with the preparation of athletic fields Assist with the inspection, repair, and installation of sprinkler systems. Maintain tools and equipment and perform preventive maintenance as required.
Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties, including lifting and climbing. Operate equipment and use tools according to established safety procedures. Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

  • Tools/Equipment Used: Small hand tools, power tools, and measuring tools; light truck or van
  • Posture: Frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
  • Motion: Frequent walking, climbing stairs/ladders/scaffolding, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and overhead reaching; frequent driving
  • Lifting: Heavy lifting and carrying (45 pounds and over) on a daily basis
  • Environment: Work outside and inside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust, toxic chemicals and materials, noise, vibration, and electrical hazards; work around machinery with moving parts; may work alone; regularly work irregular hours; occasional prolonged hours; frequent districtwide travel
  • Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress

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