Under general supervision, performs daily work assignments for the Facility Maintenance Division of the Public Works Department, in accordance with the Employee Manual, Department Policies and Procedures, City of Alamogordo Ordinances, and any applicable State or Federal authority.


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent;
  • Two (2) years of experience in carpentry, plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and basic electrical;
  • Valid New Mexico Driver’s License with a driving record acceptable to the City of Alamogordo (valid out-of-state license may be considered);
  • Or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Journeyman Plumber License (JP) issued by the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department.
  • Valid EPA Section 608 Type II Certification (refrigerant).
  • Locksmithing experience.

  • Performs carpentry and minor construction work during building remodeling and repair, including but not limited to framing, installing sheetrock and paneling, painting, replacing doors and windows; 
  • Troubleshoots and repairs electrical and manual door locks and mechanisms;
  • Diagnoses problems and performs repairs of plumbing fixtures, including commodes, sinks, showers, urinals, valves, piping, and supply and drainage systems as well as performs minor custodial work;
  • Performs miscellaneous building repairs, including concrete work and roof patching;
  • Maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs electrical and mechanical kitchen and laundry equipment, including washing machines, clothes dryers, dishwashers, grills, garbage disposals, coffee pots, toasters, deep fryers, mixers, can openers, ranges, and ovens;
  • Repairs furniture, food carts, kitchen hardware, and cleaning equipment; and orders parts and supplies needed to complete repairs;
  • Troubleshoots electrical systems, including switches, ballasts, fuses, breaker boxes, relays, thermostats, and exit and emergency lighting systems;
  • Assists the HVAC Technician with troubleshooting and repairs on heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment, including work on compressors, pneumatic valves and controls, chilled and hot water systems, cooling towers, boilers, water coolers, package units, split systems, air handlers, fan coil units, pumps, walk-in coolers and freezers, and exhaust and smoke purge fans;
  • Safely operates a motor vehicle;
  • Contributes to a high-quality work culture through participation in training and mentoring to develop skills, including safety related training and skills;
  • Interacts professionally and provides excellent customer service to all levels of City staff and citizens, to ensure high operational and service standards; and
  • Performs duties in accordance with the Employee Manual, Department Policies and Procedures, City of Alamogordo Ordinances, and any applicable State or Federal authority.

  • Must maintain required license;
  • Occasional non-traditional work hours will be necessary outside normal business hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays for emergencies or stand by duties; 
  • May be asked to support other departments with personnel, equipment, or training as part of the City "team" effort;
  • Maintains the confidentiality of information obtained during performance of duties; and
  • Performs such other duties as may be assigned.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  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. 
Knowledge of: 
  • Job-related O.S.H.A requirements;
  • Safe use of hand and power tools, test equipment, and other job-related equipment necessary to perform duties;
  • Building maintenance techniques including construction, plumbing, electrical systems, framing, and heating and air conditioning systems; and
  • Regulations and requirements of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as it relates to facility accessibility.

 Ability to:
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; understand and follow instructions;
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and other City personnel, outside agencies, and the public;
  • Safely operate tools and equipment used to complete work;
  • Maintain professionalism under pressure; 
  • Work without close supervision;
  • Tolerate outside working conditions, including exposure to adverse weather conditions;
  • Analyze problems; identify, recommend, and implement solutions;
  • Maintain accurate legible records and completion of work notices as required;
  • Operate a computer using standard City software (MS Word/Excel), City Database and any other software and/or hardware used by division;
  • Safely utilize chemicals according to Safety Data Sheets (SDS);
  • Learn and follow the Division’s standard operating procedures, M.U.T.C.D. standards, and effective traffic control techniques; and
  • Learn and follow the City of Alamogordo Ordinances, City-wide and Departmental Policies and Procedures and any applicable laws regulated by an outside authority.

  • Work is typically performed both indoors and outdoors and may be subject to inclement weather conditions;
  • Daily physical labor that includes extended periods of sitting, standing, kneeling, bending, reaching, climbing ladders, and lifting heavy objects;
  • May be subject to repetitive motion such as painting, digging, and driving;
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to one hundred (100) pounds with assistance;
  • Work is performed near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places at times;
  • May be exposed to electrical shock hazards;
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud;
  • May be exposed to hazardous chemicals, contaminants and pathogens; and
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) appropriate for job assignments including protective footwear, clearly marked by manufacturer, with a minimum standard of M/F I/75/C/75 per ASTM F2413-11.
The City of Alamogordo is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Note based on the New Mexico Public Records Act, all applicants information is public record with the exception of specific information excluded by this Act.


1376 E 9th St
Alamogordo, NM 88310

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