Facilities and Maintenance Technician


 

Reports to: Logistics and Facilities Manager

Department:  Logistics and Facilities

Summary:

The primary responsibility of the Facilities and Maintenance Technician is to perform inspection, maintenance and repairs on the production facility, including electrical, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC and miscellaneous jobs, both large and small, involving 1-hour fixes, cleaning, repairing bathrooms, installing fixtures, kitchen repairs, light replacements, etc.  

Duties and Responsibilities: include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Manage receiving and storing of supplies and materials across all departments

  • Basic daily cleaning duties.  Emptying all trash in facility and keeping hallways clear of trash and debris.  Assisting other departments with trash removal and staging during harvest or other times when a large volume of trash is being produced and removed.  Ensure waste is disposed of properly and in accordance with the DoH regulations.

  • Receiving purchase orders, verifying manifest, breaking down pallets and boxes, and staging/storing all supplies to proper destination.  Install new equipment as needed.

  • Manages facility repair requests

  • Scheduling when maintenance is outside of realm of expertise, but continuously learning from contractors to eliminate the need for outside services when possible. Includes but not limited to: changing filters, greasing belts, adding softener or additives to water supply, changing bulbs between harvests, replacing valves, fixing leaks, etc. 

  • Communicate with the janitorial services to ensure cleanliness and stocking of the common areas 

  • Troubleshoots minor maintenance problems involving electrical, structural, plumbing, and equipment repair or replacement.  Major repairs may include planning and coordination with external contractors or licensed tradesman.

  • Performs preventive maintenance procedures on building mechanical equipment and systems on a scheduled basis; inspects belts, checks fluid levels, replaces filters, greases bearings, seals, etc.; repairs or replaces broken parts  

  • Manages outside vendor communication and schedules for facility systems, including but not limited to lawn care and snow removal

  • Completes daily, weekly and monthly checklists on building equipment maintenance procedures and maintains records of scheduled maintenance procedures 

  • Obtains estimates for supplies, repair parts; and assist with ordering items as needed 

  • Responsible for procurement and availability of vehicles, tools, materials, and equipment when necessary and ensures that they are used safely, effectively, and efficiently  

  • Ensure that all facility resources are well-maintained, well-organized, and reordered promptly

  • Conduct yearly review of all processes to ensure proper permitting and licensing

  • Assist with the PWPA Operations Manual and SOP maintenance relating to Facilities Maintenance

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent experience

  • 8+ years of experience in building and mechanical equipment maintenance and repair

  • A basic knowledge of trades- plumbing, electrical, carpentry, drywall, tile, miscellaneous repairs and maintenance or an acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience 

  • Work history showing flexibility and willingness to accept additional projects or challenges

  • Knowledge of a variety of building maintenance procedures and techniques

  • Knowledge of machinery, equipment, and tools necessary for the maintenance and repair of buildings

  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions

  • Skill in reading and following blueprints and assembly instructions

  • Skills in following safety practices and recognizing hazards

  • Skill in using hand and power tools

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos 

  • Ability to write simple correspondence 

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization

  • Successful track-record with being a team player

  • Flexibility and creativity with finding solutions 

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and absolute reliability and honesty