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Hillsborough County Government

Chief Facilities Technician (#CHFACTGENO) GENO
$19.60-$31.11 Hourly / $3,397.33-$5,392.40 Monthly / $40,768.00-$64,708.80 Yearly


Performs supervisory duties planning and directing the operation and maintenance of stationary engines, turbines, air compressors, generators, motors, boilers and auxiliaries; and heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment to supply utilities for buildings. Also performs duties relating to building maintenance and renovation.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Six years of experience in the operation and maintenance of stationary engines, turbines, air compressors, generators, motors, boilers and/or heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment; and including
Two years in two of the building trades; and including
Two years in a supervisory capacity; and
Possession of one of the following current licenses issued by the State of Florida, Hillsborough County, or the City of Tampa:

  • First Class Unlimited Engineer's License
  • Master Electrician's License
  • Master Plumber's License
  • General Contractor's License
  • Fire Alarm Contractor's License

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Considerable knowledge of methods, techniques and tools utilized in the operation, maintenance and repair of high pressure steam systems, HVAC and related equipment.
  • Considerable knowledge of the regulations, practices, methods, tools, materials and equipment used in the renovation, maintenance and repair of buildings and other physical structures.
  • Considerable knowledge of applicable industrial safety procedures, standards and regulations.
  • Skill in the use of applicable diagnostic and repair equipment.
  • Ability to analyze and diagnose electrical and mechanical equipment malfunctions.
  • Ability to prioritize work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others.
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Plans, schedules, directs, and evaluates the work of subordinate facilities engineers and building trades workers engaged in the maintenance and repair of high pressure boiler and steam systems, HVAC, and other mechanical, electrical, security and safety, and auxiliary equipment or systems, as well as in general building maintenance and repair.
  • Inspects and evaluates equipment, and establishes preventive maintenance programs, schedules and procedures.
  • Requisitions and maintains inventory of parts and materials required for maintenance and repairs.
  • Reviews contract bids and quotations, and oversees and inspects work performed by contractors to ensure conformance with specifications and contracts.
  • Prepares technical plans or sketches and specifications for minor projects and equipment acquisition.
  • Provides technical advice and assistance to subordinates, and trains in safety procedures and operating standards.
  • Maintains records and submits reports as necessary.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.

CLASS: CHFACTGENO; EST: 6/26/1991; REV: 8/6/2012;