To perform janitorial and building maintenance of property. Ensure grounds of property are attractive, orderly, and healthy in order to provide a pleasant outdoor environment and professional presentation of the Cooperative.
Duties and responsibilities
Perform routine maintenance around buildings (i.e. make minor repairs; paint faded or chipped areas)
Maintain the building HVAC equipment in order to keep climate control in the facilities functioning properly (i.e. change out filters as needed)
Apply preventative measures to facilities to reduce risk of future problems
Fix potential safety hazards to avoid injuries
Build, install, and move office furniture and equipment (i.e. set up tables and chairs for meeting)
Maintain site landscaping (lawns, trees, shrubs, flowers, turf and irrigation)
Trim trees, hedges, and shrubs, and preventing and eliminating weeds
Operate and maintain hand tools, such as loppers, saws and shovels efficiently
Operate and maintain lawn mower, fork lift and power tools
Utilize insecticides, fertilizers, and chemical sprays to treat diseases
Keep grounds free from trash, litter, and debris, and empty trash receptacles
Prepare outdoor area for various weather conditions
Weatherproof areas, cover outdoor furniture with tarps, tie-down unsecured items
Upkeep sidewalks, parking lots, fences, planters, and benches
Perform other activities as needed (i.e. run errands; assist with custodial tasks)
Follow all safety guidelines for the operation of equipment and chemicals
Assist with completing monthly Property Inspections, etc.
Learn and comply with Cooperative’s safety rules, policies and procedures
Maintain confidential information
Experience in facilities maintenance (i.e. general plumbing issues, general handyman, building, groundskeeper)
Proficient in using manual and power tools safely
Familiar with sprinkler systems and other landscaping equipment
Knowledge of gardening products such as fertilizers and pesticides
Ability to operate fork lift; certification preferred
Rio Grande Electric Cooperative, Inc. was chartered under Texas law , July 27, 1945, and has the largest service territory of any electric cooperative in the contiguous United Sates. RGEC serves 18 counties in Texas and 2 counties in New Mexico, which covers approximately 35,000 square miles.
At RGEC, “Owned by Those We Serve” is more than a slogan—it’s the way we do business every day. RGEC is owned by those who receive their electric service from the co-op.