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Facilities Technician

Grand Prairie, Texas Contract Job ID: 2110142999
Estimated Duration: 6 months


PDS Tech, Inc is seeking candidates for a Facilities Technician position in Grand Prairie, TX. 

Position Summary:

Perform installation, maintenance and preventative maintenance of all the facility mechanical and electrical systems. Works frequently with Company and employees and outside contractors to coordinate and interface their work with the operations of the facility

Primary Responsibilities:

Facilities Technician: 60%

  • Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to effectively trouble shoot, repair and operate the following systems; mechanical energy management systems, mechanical equipment, electrical systems, plumbing systems, life safety systems and common facility support systems.
  • Repair or replace automated mechanical damper motors/controllers/drives
  • Perform control adjustments to the mechanical energy management system
  • Install new equipment using blue prints and plans.
  • Perform preventative maintenance, maintain maintenance schedules and records.
  • Perform regular vehicle inspections and maintenance of power carts and equipment
  • Participate in department safety program. Use and maintain safety devices and protective equipment.
  • Supports the Facilities Manager as needed to provide excellent customer service to the other Company sites

Aircraft Fueling/De-Fueling: 40%

  • Company and customer aircraft and motor vehicles
  • Follow company and NFPA fueling/defueling procedures
  • Solid understanding of responsible fuel transportation and storage
  • High competency of fueling equipment and operations
  • Perform regular vehicle inspections and maintenance of the fuel truck
  • Oil, oil and air filter changes
  • Check and maintain all fluids and lighting
  • Inspect and maintain all safety placards
  • Perform regular fuel equipment inspections and maintenance
  • Inspect all hoses, grounding equipment and fire extinguishers on the fuel truck and bowser daily for proper operations
  • Perform annual fuel filter replacement on the fuel truck equipment and bowser
  • Maintain all fuel equipment maintenance records and calibrations

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Other duties as assigned
  • Respond to Facility issues and notify appropriate personnel 24/7/365 as directed by Manager, Facilities Technical Operations
  • It is required that this person supports Facilities Operations as best as capable during non-fueling periods.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:



  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • Formalized training for fuel handling, storage and transportation
  • Technical trade school (electrical, HVAC, plumbing, construction)



  • Minimum of four (4) years' facilities maintenance/technician experience in the areas of electrical, HVAC, or plumbing.


  • Minimum of two (2) years' high volume fuel handling experience.
  • Minimum of two (2) years' large vehicle mechanical maintenance
  • Ten years' facilities maintenance (electrical, HVAC, plumbing)



  • Current state issued driver's license


  • Current AV Fueling certificate
  • Trade license (electrical, HVAC, Plumbing)
  • OSHA (40-hour training cert)
  • HAZwopper 40 hour

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:


  • Good Verbal communication
  • Electrical or mechanical or general construction skills
  • Ability to work without direct supervision/self-motivator
  • Multi-task
  • Ability to read and understand facility drawings, blueprints, and technical documentation
  • Customer service skills including effective listening
  • Ability to work with computer applications including Microsoft Office Suite, building automation systems, and computerized maintenance management systems.
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgement, and the ability to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical and mechanical equipment utilizing specialized tools and equipment.
  • Able to work in areas with heavy machinery and moving parts; to work at heights from work platforms, ladders and roof of buildings; to operate mobile equipment such as fork lifts, tractors, trucks, man-lift equipment, etc. Able to complete written reports, work orders, and requisitions for materials and tools
  • Able to complete written reports, work orders
  • The ability to adhere to safety, security, environmental requirements and regulations
  • Willing to learn new methods and procedures
  • Requires the ability to read, understand and apply procedures and follow safety regulations as well as company policies.
  • Must be detail oriented and be able to record (daily/weekly) activities.
  • Must have high integrity and respect for Quality and Safety.
  • Able to perform tasks in a timely manner.
  • Must be able to drive and operate or learn how to operate a fuel transportation vehicle and operate fuel equipment.
  • Must be able to operate or learn how to operate powered cart vehicles such as aircraft tugs, electric utility carts, man lifts, boom lifts and fork trucks


  • Ability to work in AutoCAD

Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):


  • Good reading, verbal and writing skills in English


  • Bilingual - Spanish/French

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook
  • Basic understanding of SAP program for time keeping
  • Honeywell Triduum Energy Management System operation

Travel Required:

  • 0% Domestic and International


  • Authorized to Work in the US


  • None

Decision Making, Complexity:

  • Requires the ability to make independent decisions regarding the safe and efficient operations of equipment and controlled energies (electrical, water, compressed air, mechanical).
  • Cost decisions- repair or replace
  • Frequency for equipment maintenance
  • Safe work practices
  • Ethical, decisive decision making

Organizational information:

  • This positions reports directly to the Manager, Facilities Technical Operations with a dotted line to the Service Center Operations Lead.

Direct Reports:

  • Exempt: 0
  • Non-exempt: 0

Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success:

  • This position is a high visibility role with direct contact with customers, executives, marketing employees, flight line technicians, pilots and other staff.
  • This position had a high level of asset responsibility with company and customer assets.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical and mechanical equipment utilizing specialized tools and equipment.
  • Good communication skills
  • Continued education and training
  • The ability to perform troubleshooting, monitor and maintain mechanical, electrical and fueling equipment and systems.

Nature of Contacts:

  • Involved Communication on a regular Basis with internal and external parties

Physical Requirements:

  • Onsite: 100%
  • Vision: able to see and read computer screen and other electronic equipment with screens, able to read documents, reports and engineering drawings.100%
  • Hearing: able to hear to participate in conversations in person and via teleconference or phone and to hear sounds on production floor including safety warnings or alarms.100%
  • Speaking: able to speak in conversations and meetings, deliver information and participate in communications for long periods of time daily.
  • Equipment Operation (personal computer, telephone, copies, fax machine, and related office equipment and using electronic identification card to enter building floors and internal doors): able to operate most office and personal electronic equipment and some tools including production tools such as hydraulic lifts several times daily.
  • Carrying: able to carry documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 30lbs/14kgs several times daily.
  • Lifting: able to lift documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 30lbs/14kgs several times daily.
  • Pushing / Pulling: able to push and pull small office furniture and some equipment and tools daily
  • Sitting: able to sit for long periods of time in meetings, working on computer. Daily
  • Squatting / Kneeling: able to squat or kneel to retrieve or replace items stored on low shelving for long periods of time daily.
  • Standing: able to stand for discussions in offices or on production floor for long periods of time several times daily.
  • Travel: able to travel independently and at short notice. None
  • Walking (include routine walking such as to a shared printer to retrieve documents): able to walk through office and production areas including uneven surfaces for long periods of time daily.
  • Personal Protective Equipment required: Required PPE includes, but is not limited to, Safety Shoes, Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Respirators/Masks, and/or Protective Gloves as required by site and/or customer site
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit www.pdstech.com

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