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Maintenance Specialist III, Facilities

Job description

Job Title: Maintenance Specialist III, Facilities
Location: LSC-Montgomery
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 34493
Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs

  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Advance Equity
  • Cultivate Community
  • Choose Learning

The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance.

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-Montgomery

Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.

LSC, which consists of seven colleges, ten centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, is continuously named Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

Lone Star College–Montgomery, the premiere student-centered educational institution in Montgomery County, serves The Woodlands and Conroe communities. LSC–Montgomery provides a relaxing and conducive learning atmosphere while offering leisure learning opportunities, individual classes, and unique programs such as radiologic technology, physical therapy, and biotechnology.

Campus address is 3200 College Park Drive, Conroe, TX 77384.

Job Description PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Maintenance Specialist III performs a variety of maintenance, repairs, installations, and restoration functions on facilities, equipment and systems at an LSC campus/location (including but not limited to carpentry, plumbing, painting, preventive maintenance, etc.). May help mentor, counsel and assist lower-level maintenance employees within the department. Helps ensure workers adhere to all safety standards and schedules. Some positions may focus on one particular area, such as locksmith functions.


Facilitates and coordinates communication both in person and by utilizing radios or telephonesPerforms preventive maintenance on various equipment and systems as needed. May include fire suppression systems and fire pumps, generators, signage systems, sump pumps and solar panels, water softeners and purification systems, etc.May act as a Lead for lower-level Maintenance employees, which includes duties such as; makes sure employees adhere to department safety standards, procedures and guidelines, assigns work and work areas, and ensures work is completed and meets LSC standardsPerforms a variety carpentry/construction-related functions, such as building, repairing and/or installing cabinets, shelving, furniture, windows, doors, etc., performing a variety of related repairs and maintenance, such as minor drywall and painting, and minor concrete work (slab work on sidewalks, steps, wheel chair ramps, setting poles, etc.)Performs a variety of plumbing-related functions, such as repairing leaks, replacing pipes, installations of plumbing materialPerforms a variety of locksmith and key access functions, such as; makes, issues and securely stores campus keys, maintains key-issuance records and key vault, and assists contractors and Technicians with room access as appropriate; troubleshoots, repairs and installs locksPerforms regular inspections and maintenance of assigned areas, such as eye wash and shower stations, exit lights, fire extinguishers, roof drains and gutters, and routine vehicle maintenanceConducts periodic walkthrough of buildings to ensure work standards and premises are in good working order. Updates and informs Facilities Manager of any issues, and performs corrective action(s) as appropriatePerforms and/or assists with Maintenance Specialist II duties as needed, and assists with minor requests from employees, such as hanging and moving pictures, moving furniture, adjusting keyboard holders, repairing drawers and cabinet doors, etc.Performs a variety of administrative duties, such as recording, updating and maintaining maintenance logs, delivering packages, reviewing, updating, and closing work orders, maintaining inventory control of maintenance supplies, etc.Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned


Must be able to understand and follow directions given orally and in writing, and must be able to read and understand the basics of blue printsMust be well organized and possess good interpersonal communication skillsCapable of safely operating powered equipment, such as: saws, drills, and sanders, brush hog, tractor; and be able to determine which equipment to use for a particular purpose


Ability to communicate via radio and telephoneAbility to perform heavy lifting (up to 50 pounds) and labor intensive work associated with facilities maintenanceThe work requires some physical exertion, such as long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities; or recurring lifting of moderately heavy items, such as typewriters and record boxes. The work may require specific, but common, physical characteristics and abilities, such as above average agility and dexterity.


Ability to work non-traditional hours as needed The work involves some exposure to outdoor elements and exposure to physical hazards in working with standard equipment related to maintenance / repair and restoration. This exposure requires safety precautions due to working around moving parts, carts, machines, tools. Employees may be required to use protective clothing or gear, such as masks, boots, goggles, gloves, etc.


High School Diploma or GED and at least 2 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience


Hiring salary range is $30,000 to $34,500 annually.

Lone Star College provides a hiring salary range for all posted full-time non-faculty positions. Where your salary offer would fall in that range is determined by your related experience and education. Should you receive an offer of employment from Lone Star College, the resume submitted in the application process will be utilized to calculate your salary offer. The information outlined below will provide the Office of Human Resources everything needed to determine an accurate starting salary.

Your resume should provide a complete picture of your work experience. The resume should include the following information for each position listed:

  1. Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
  2. If the position was full time or part time
  3. If the position was paid or unpaid
  4. Unofficial transcript for highest earned degree

Additionally, any certifications listed as required or preferred in the Lone Star College job description should be included in the resume submitted.

Benefits Marketing Statement

By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment and excellent work/life balance. This includes a full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, a generous number of paid holidays and vacation days, wellness programs, tuition waiver, professional development opportunities and more.

Special Instructions Go to the Job Search page, click on ‘My Activities’ at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on ‘Add Attachment.’ Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume.

If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts.

You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less.

How to Apply


We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.




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Job No:
Posted: 3/4/2021
Application Due: 4/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time