Maintenance Technician (Hays)

We're hiring a Maintenance Tech to join our team!
Job Description

How you Will Power our Purpose (Job Summary)

The Maintenance Technician will be responsible for ensuring the safety, functionality, and cleanliness of our facilities. From conducting preventive maintenance to responding to repair requests, the Maintenance Technician plays a critical role in maintaining the overall integrity of our properties. The Maintenance Technician would support two locations: Hays Communities YMCA and Camp Moody. 

You will also support the enterprise’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) and the core character values of the YMCA. Reporting directly to the Maintenance Manager, you will partner closely with other senior leaders throughout the enterprise to achieve outcomes. 


What You Bring to the Community Enterprise

  • A High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required.
  • 3-5 years of facility maintenance experience is required.
  • 3-5 years of required electrical, plumbing, and HVAC troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair experience.
  • 2-3 years of painting and minor carpentry required.
  • 1-2 years using Service Channel or equivalent maintenance system.
  • HVAC certification required.
  • Availability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.

You are action-oriented and focus on results - You easily take on new opportunities and challenges with a sense of urgency and a solutions-oriented mindset. You have a record of consistently achieving results. 

You are a relationship builder - You build close and good-natured relationships with people from all walks of life.  

You embrace change – You are energized when faced with ambiguity and uncertainty. You adapt quickly to changing conditions. 

You cultivate innovation – You are adept at creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful .

You foster a culture of inclusion and belonging - You leverage people’s differences as

You have a Growth Mindset - You quickly learn from failure and value feedback in the effort to continuously improve the organization’s functional capacity.

You have a sense of humor - You know how to work hard to accomplish team goals in a fun and relaxed environment. 

Physical Requirements: 

In the position of maintenance technician, the employee will regularly engage in sitting, standing, walking, working outdoors in hot temperatures, bending, communicating verbally, and lifting up to 50lbs. Additionally, they may be required to move items such as equipment, furniture, and/or materials. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to ensure that individuals with diverse abilities can perform essential functions effectively.

Essential Functions

How You Will Make an Impact (Essential Functions)

Safety and Emergency Response:

  • Prioritize and repair all safety issues within the facility.
  • Address all facility and maintenance safety issues within 24 hours.
  • Aid in periodic facility inspections to ensure compliance with state, local, and federal laws and regulations.
  • Assist the site team before, during, and after any large-scale emergencies. 

Grounds and Equipment Maintenance:

  • Ensure the grounds are clean and maintained at all times.
  • Ensure equipment on each site is properly maintained. 

Preventive Maintenance and Repair:

  • Perform ongoing preventive maintenance on facility equipment and systems.
  • Respond promptly and efficiently to maintenance issues, including mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) issues.
  • Generate work orders for all repairs, both internally and externally.
  • Ensure proper function of all mechanical and electrical systems.

Other Duties:

  • Complete other duties as assigned.


Work Location 465 Buda Sportsplex Drive, Buda, Texas 78610 About Us

The Greater Austin YMCA is a nonprofit community enterprise with a vision to cultivate thriving communities across Central Texas where every person benefits from an empowered and well-educated childhood, equitable access to opportunities, resulting in an elevated quality of life and the promise of a sustainable future. Founded in 1953 and anchored in three Central Texas counties, the Y has served close to 500,000 people and provided more than $30M in financial assistance and program subsidies over the past 10 years. We operate 8 community centers and Camp Moody along with 6 early childhood education centers, 60 afterschool programs on school campuses in four districts, and 20 summer camps, with 1500 staff team members, 1000 volunteers, and a $47M annual operating budget.

Additional Information:

The organization has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

The Greater Austin YMCA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Greater Austin YMCA complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which we have employees. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

We Take Care of Our People

Our mission isn't just a statement--it's a guiding force that shapes our actions every day. Rooted in our unwavering commitment to serving our community and esteemed team members, our mission is a true way of life. We're passionate about fostering health and wellness for all, and we're truly excited to introduce the following comprehensive benefits package that has been thoughtfully designed to prioritize your well-being.

  • Health Insurance: We provide comprehensive health coverage, including medical, dental, and vision plans, to ensure the well-being of our employees.
  • Retirement Savings Plan: We offer a 12% employer-funded retirement plan upon meeting eligibility, empowering employees to plan for their future.
  • Paid Time Off: Work-life integration is important to us, which is why we provide up to 48 days of paid time off over vacation, holidays, and sick leave.
  • Additional Perks: Free household membership to facilities operated by the Greater Austin YMCA, which is worth $1,000 annually. 
Pay Range $52,000 - $55,000 per year, DOE