Maintenance Worker III

Austin, TX


This position will respond to general maintenance work orders not limited to, but including patching, replacing ceiling tiles, moving office furniture, repairing amenities, painting, and light bulb replacement. Successful candidate must be able to travel to all AW locations. The person in this position must have problem solving skills, strong customer service skills, and the ability to think and work independently.

Working with Austin Water provides a number of health and welfare benefits such as low-cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, training opportunities and more. 


Minimum Qualifications

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:

Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus three (3) years of building maintenance and construction work, including heating, cooling, electrical, and plumbing systems.

Relevant work experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years.

Licenses or Certifications:

Texas Class “C” Operator’s License.

Physical Requirements:

Moderate. Tasks involve bending, lifting, walking, carrying, or using a force equal to lifting up to fifty (50) pounds.


If you are selected to interview:

Your skill level in some of the competency areas for this job will be assessed through an online or in-person skills testing appointment in Austin, TX. A passing score is 70%


Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience: 

  • Experience working in a commercial or industrial environment to include electrical, plumbing, painting and carpentry work.
  • Experience with computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).
  • Experience with Preventative Maintenance (PM) programs.


Pay Range  $21.38 – $24.03

Hours      Monday – Friday: 7:00 AM – 3:30PM

This position will be required to work on-call shifts on a rotating basis, including nights, weekends and holidays.


Location   Waller Creek Center: 625 E. 10th Street

Criminal Background Investigation

This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation.

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