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Hillsborough County Government

Facilities Technician (#FACTECTPAK) TPAK
$17.05-$30.48 Hourly / $2,955.33-$5,283.20 Monthly / $35,464.00-$63,398.40 Yearly


Performs skilled technical duties in 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
Three or more 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; including
One or more years in two or more of the building trades such as carpentry, masonry, electrical and plumbing installation and/or repair.

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


  • Working knowledge of the use and operation of high pressure steam operated equipment, HVAC systems, emergency power generators and similar electrical and mechanical equipment and their components.
  • Working knowledge of materials and tools used in the maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment.
  • Working knowledge of the practices, methods, tools, materials and equipment used in the renovation, maintenance and repair of buildings and other physical structures.
  • Some knowledge of the budget preparation process.
  • Skill in the use of mechanical and electrical testing and diagnostic equipment, shop and hand tools.
  • Ability to detect, analyze, diagnose and correct malfunctions in stationary mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.


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.

  • Operates, maintains, cleans, adjusts, and repairs high pressure steam boilers, emergency power generators, HVAC systems and auxiliary components.
  • Conducts standard chemical analyses of boiler and cooling tower water and takes corrective action as needed.
  • Installs and maintains electrical, mechanical and plumbing fixtures and equipment.
  • Inspects, tests and maintains building safety and security systems.
  • Performs renovations, maintenance and repair of buildings and other physical structures.
  • Takes readings of control and monitoring instruments.
  • Keeps records of operating conditions and of the operation and repair of equipment.
  • Assists in establishing policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure operational efficiency.
  • Assists in the preparation of budget documents, monitors status of allocated funds, and controls expenses.
  • 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.