Facilities Technician

Facilities Technician

Accountability:  CFO

Job Summary/Function:

The Facilities technician is a combined discipline that involves many different trades, such as electrical, carpentry, plumbing, painting and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC). At JFCS, the Facilities Technician is responsible for JFCS facilities and maintenance items, general repairs, cleaning and troubleshooting.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Acts as the primary contact for all personnel for any building issues (climate control, odors, spills, damage, repairs and room set-up)
  • Assists with maintaining building security and immediately responds to building emergencies on a 24-hour basis.
  • Hangs pictures and shelving as needed
  • Dismantles and installs furniture
  • Transports goods or equipment as assigned
  • Performs immediate cleaning duties necessary to maintain clean facilities
  • Performs other maintenance duties necessary as assigned by the CFO
  • Troubleshoots minor maintenance problems involving electrical, structural, plumbing, and equipment repair or replacement.
  • Performs preventive building maintenance duties including HVAC maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Performs routine plumbing repairs such as unstopping toilets, sinks, urinals, fixing water leaks, leaking faucets and water fountains.
  • Performs routine electrical repairs such as changing light bulbs or fluorescent lamps,  repairing ballast and light fixtures
  • Performs routine seasonal outdoor maintenance including landscape upkeep, parking lot, sidewalk cleaning and eves trough cleaning as required
  • Purchases supplies, equipment and materials necessary to complete projects
  • Coordinates and assists with departmental and staff moves
  • Assembles furniture, hangs pictures, moves and sets up tables and chairs for meetings, events, etc.
  • Paints interior and exterior walls as necessary
  • Provides all janitorial interior and exterior cleaning and landscaping services
  • Responsible for managing incoming deliveries. Incoming shipments are to be confirmed upon receipt and delivered to the appropriate party.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Skills:

  • Must be able to effectively communicate (oral and written) with all employees, contractors and vendors
  • Self-starter and team player
  • Must be organized and provide deliverables in support of project plans

Knowledge:

  • Associates degree in project management, certificate in trade school or equivalent work experience related to project management, facilities and/or maintenance.
  • Must have basic understanding of facility-related operation

Abilities:

  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multi-functional tasks
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, and against time constraints
  • Ability to safely use standard powered and non-powered tools
  • Must be able to travel to various work-site locations on demand

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to walk, bend, stoop, balance, crawl and reach for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to utilize a computer and e-mail
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be comfortable and able to work on a ladder of 20 feet
  • Must be able to work independently without direct supervision
  • Must have a valid Florida driver’s license, a reliable vehicle

Job Category: Administration
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Sarasota

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