Facility Operations Assistant
Collin College

McKinney, Texas

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Primary Location:

9700 Wade Boulevard, Frisco, Texas, 75035

We are searching for candidates that meet the required qualifications and experience and are able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Job Summary:

Assist the facility operations supervisor in ensuring the building(s), equipment and utilities are maintained in good working order and facility grounds are properly maintained in accordance with facility policies.

Facility Operations Staff are considered critical to the operation and security of the district in all conditions and, therefore, are expected to report for duty as usual during emergency weather closures and be flexible to work varied hours and schedules including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Required Qualifications:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for locking and/or unlocking the facility daily.
  • Perform regular building maintenance and repairs in the areas of, but not limited to, painting and drywall, floor and ceiling tiles, doors, locks, closers, minor plumbing and fixtures, partitions, lamp replacement and roof leaks.
  • Serve as liaison between plant operations and staff, faculty, students and community to perform customer service duties such as: temperature adjustments, move district-owned furniture, load/unload heavy boxes, and assist with deliveries as needed. Special event setups and customer service. Table/chair configuration, assisting with transfers of packages, boxes and equipment (and cleaning if contractor fails to arrive.) Customer service contact includes Collin College faculty, staff, students and visitors.
  • Prepare areas for painting, making necessary repairs, rearrange furniture, clean baseboards for masking tape adhesion and finally match paint, paint and clean up.
  • Take care of assigned areas, to include, but not limited to: lights, custodial performance, special customer service set-ups, general maintenance to confirm areas are ready, at all times, for classes. General maintenance tasks for the campus: lights (repair/replace as needed), door PM, meter readings (electric, water and gas), swimming pool tests, receiving deliveries, stockroom deliveries, and work requests.
  • Safeguard the security of the building(s) when assigned evening, weekend or holiday work. Lock and/or unlock the facility daily to make certain students, faculty, staff and visitors can enter the facility according to campus opening time and to ensure facility is secure at closing. Perform safety and security checks of the doors during daily rounds and report all safety and security infractions to the Facility Plant Operations Manager, Collin Police Officer on duty, and/or the Director of Facilities Operations.
  • Receive and complete written work orders or verbal instructions from supervisor, including minor drywall repair and painting.
  • Operate gas/electric powered cleaning equipment such as sweepers, blowers, industrial polishers, power washers, etc., as needed.
  • Remove all bulk trash/recycle materials to appropriate containers/exterior dumpster and perform light cleaning, as needed.
  • May operate two-way radio for communication. May be required to drive a company vehicle.
  • May supervisor contract custodial workers of work to be done, as needed, to maintain cleanliness of the facility.

Supplemental Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Perform all duties to maintain all standards in accordance with College policies, procedures and Core Values.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of safety policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of multiple hand and power tools
  • Knowledge of cleaning solvents and other cleaning materials
  • Knowledge of the security practice for the buildings
  • Basic knowledge of the HVAC controls
  • Knowledge of painting techniques
  • General knowledge of drywall maintenance
  • Basic electrical skills
  • Basic plumbing skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain composure and keep calm when faced with stressful interpersonal situations
  • Ability to use independent judgement
  • Ability to perform a wide variety of general building maintenance
  • Ability to work varied hours and schedules, including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to read and follow a event diagram
  • Ability to assess and calculate setup and breakdown times in the event of multiple, concurrent and future event setups
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to assess the Chair Count/Classroom Supplies Chart
  • Ability to read and understand work orders and delivery tickets

Physical Demands, Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Heavy Work - Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects. Positions in this class typically include talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking and repetitive motions, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching, climbing and balancing, plus pushing, pulling and lifting Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting and intense noises. In addition, incumbents may be subjected to gases and workspace restrictions.
Frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk. Frequent physical effort required.


High School Diploma and one (1) year of experience required.
Two (2) years of experience with one (1) year of commercial experience preferred.

Licenses and Certifications
Valid Texas Driver's License required.*

*Individuals hired for this position may be required to drive a company vehicle. A Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) will be run in conjunction with the background check during the contingent offer stage and annually/bi-annually for the duration of employment at Collin College. Candidates who fail the original background/MVR or subsequent MVRs may not be hired and/or terminated based on the results of the report.

**This position is Security Sensitive, therefore, candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.**

The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job as duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. Collin College reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made by Collin College in its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required & Preferred Qualifications (if applicable):

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of the positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. The employer actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

***This is a Security Sensitive position. Therefore candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.***

Compensation Type:


Employment Type:

Full time

Compensation Range:




For any employment questions, please contact HR at (972) 985-3783 or send an email to: employment@collin.edu

Collin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable law.

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