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Facilities Maintenance Technician, KXXV

KXXV / Scripps Media

Location: Waco, TX

Contact Name: Terri Morelock


Job Description

KXXV/KRHD, the Scripps ABC stations in Waco and Bryan, TX are growing! We're currently hiring a Facilities Maintenance Engineer to assist with supervision of the facilities department. You'll be responsible for efficient and effective functions of all facility related operations.


  • Assist in the design, planning, construction and maintenance of equipment, machinery, buildings and other facilities related items.

  • Assist in directing activities of and assigns work to all employees in the unit. Responsible for assisting in training the work force to maintain a well-rounded and capable crew.

  • Responsible for a wide range of technical repairs on the facility and associated systems including heating, air conditioning, plumbing, electrical, and irrigation systems.

  • Help to ensure that all facility equipment is maintained properly through daily, weekly, and monthly documented preventive maintenance in an effort to achieve optimum performance. This includes all HVAC systems and assigned office equipment.

  • As needed, assist in the coordination of building space allocation and layout, communication services, and facility expansion.

  • Assist with plans, budgets, and schedules for all facility modifications.

  • Keep facilities and departmental area safe, clean, and organized. Properly handles waste disposal (used chemicals, etc).

  • Assist by overseeing facility cleaning, waste removal, floor maintenance, exterior and grounds maintenance, as well as company recycling programs.

  • Handle all other duties as assigned.


  • 7+ years facilities experience.


  • Excellent problem solving skills.

  • Excellent people skills. Must be able to work well and constantly communicate (both written and verbally) with frontline employees as well as middle and upper management.

  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and meet all deadlines.

  • Must be familiar with building codes and maintenance trades.

  • Must have familiarity with OSHA requirements applicable facility-wide and have experience with safety programs.


  • Occasionally may be required to reach, climb, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.


Consistent with our commitment to maintain a safe workplace free of known hazards, all employees and visitors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We also may require staying up to date on booster shots in the future based on Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and manufacturer recommendations. If you are hired, we will require you to verify that you are fully COVID-19 vaccinated by your start date, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption by Scripps in writing or any other exemptions available under applicable law. This requirement currently excludes positions located in Florida, Montana, and Tennessee due to state law.

At Scripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve. We are intentional about creating an environment where employees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspired to reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each person’s diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scripps leaders believe that an equitable and inclusive culture is not only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative. Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion at

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nation’s fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.