Supports the Engineering department by maintaining facility, grounds, and all mechanical equipment, systems and spaces throughout the facility, mid-November through mid-May
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the general direction of the Chief Engineer and the direct supervision of the Engineering Supervisor and within established policies and procedures, the incumbent performs the following functions:
- Performs preventive and unscheduled corrective maintenance of buildings, exterior grounds and facilities. Performs maintenance on all mechanical facility equipment including, but not limited to mechanical equipment, HVAC equipment, telephone systems, utility systems, power distribution, all life safety systems, automatic doors and any other electro-mechanical equipment. Assists inspectors and contractors as they test, inspect or repair, as directed or requested.
- Performs regular and emergency repairs and maintenance throughout assigned facility area’s including, but not limited to, clearing clogged drains, replacing faucet washers, replacing toilet seats, repairing door hardware, replacing light bulbs/receptacles, replacing ceiling tiles and repairing other equipment. Asks for assistance when additional personnel and/or skills are required. Initiates work requests on all work performed or work being referred to the department. Performs routine preventive maintenance and/or inspection tasks as assigned.
- Reads mechanical schematics and manufacturer’s diagrams to facilitate corrective actions.
- Ensures full and uncompromised operation of all life safety systems. Performs fire and other disaster drills as required and appropriate.
- Repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals and manufacturer’s specifications.
- Observes mechanical devices in operation and evaluates their performance to locate cause of trouble.
- Repairs and replaces defective parts on all machinery.
- Adjusts or installs functional parts of devices and control instruments.
- Lubricates and cleans machinery parts.
- Performs tests on various types of machinery.
- Operates saws, drills, grinders and other metal and wood working tools to make and repair parts.
- Repairs electrical equipment.
- Maintains records and other documentation as assigned or as requested.
- Maintains a working knowledge of general maintenance practices in industry.
- Ensures general building and department security by locking storage and work areas and maintaining security of tools and equipment. Assists security personnel when needed or directed.
- Performs and/or assists with renovations, building alterations, construction, and other building trade functions such as painting, flooring, plumbing, electrical, as appropriate or as assigned.
- Ensures confidentiality of all employees, legal, client/owner, budget and all other company matters at all times.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Individuals must possess the knowledge, skills and abilities listed or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities and possess the necessary physical requirements with or without the aid of mechanical devices, to safely perform the essential functions of the job.
- Physical requirements include the ability to bend the body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist; bend the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine
- extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction; stand for sustained periods of time; move about on foot to accomplish tasks; use arms to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward; use upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion; raise objects from a lower to a higher position, or from a higher to lower position, or move objects horizontally from position to position; perceive attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips; sustain substantial movement of wrists, hands and/or fingers.
- Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word and/or written word. Essential functions involve activities in which incumbent must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to managers, visitors and other employees, accurately, loudly or quietly.
- Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound.
- Ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
- Visual acuity sufficient for work which deals largely with preparing and analyzing blueprints and drawings, data and figures, computer terminal operation, extensive reading and visual inspection involving small defects, parts, operation of machines (including inspection), using measurement devices, assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.
- The worker is subject to both environmental conditions and activities that occur inside and outside; extreme cold with temperatures below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour. The incumbent is subject to noise which is sufficient enough to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level. The worker is subject to hazards including a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
- The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions that affect the skin or respiratory system, i.e. fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, poor ventilation, including air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.
- Ability to wear safety equipment such as safety glasses, gloves, mask, etc.
- Ability to endure periods of heavy workload or stress. May be required to work at accelerated pace in emergency situations.
- Ability to work with frequent interruptions and respond appropriately to unexpected situations.
- Ability to accept constructive feedback and initiate appropriate actions to correct situations.
- Ability to communicate effectively and establish a cooperative, collaborative working environment.
- Ability to maintain good communications; ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with employees and the public.
- Ability to plan and perform diversified duties requiring an extensive knowledge of a particular field and the use of a wide range of procedures. Involves the exercise of judgment in the analysis of facts and conditions regarding individual problems or transactions to determine what actions should be taken within the limits of standard practice.
- Ability to receive training and guidelines from supervisor on non-routine duties which may not follow standard practices and procedures. Ability to determine actions to be taken, handling all but unusual cases.
- Ability to transport self to and from off-site locations as requested or needed.
OSHA RATING: 1
WORK SCHEDULE: Days, Evenings, holidays, emergency situations. Hours and days
depend on position and scheduling as set forth by
Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Courses in plumbing,
electricity and carpentry preferred.
Experience: One to three years in building maintenance or similar positions. Carpentry experience a plus
Snow removal / plowing experience a plus
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $12.00 to $15.00 /hour
- Snow removal: 1 year (Required)
- Facility Maintenance: 1 year (Required)
This Company Describes Its Culture as:
- Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
- Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative
- Monday to Friday
- Weekends required
- Holidays required
- Day shift
- 8 hour shift