Facilities Maintenance Technician

  • $16.00 - $19.00/hour
  • General Description
    Performs maintenance and repairs, sometimes complex in nature, of mechanical and/or electrical equipment such as heating and air conditions systems, and shop equipment; maintains office equipment; fabricates devices or tools out of wood, metal, or plastic when necessary to maintain or improve the function of company equipment.

    Essential Duties
    • Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment.
    • Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine.
    • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.
    • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.
    • Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment.Lays out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.
    • Repairs and maintains physical structure of establishment.
    • Installs, programs, or repairs automated machinery and equipment such as programmable controllers.
    • Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathe, grinder, drill, and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools.
    • Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
    • Provides back-up support to other departments, as needed.
    • Observes and follows safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
    • Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
    Competencies/Skills
    • Ability to involve frequent changes of tasks using different techniques, procedures, working conditions, physical demands, or degrees of attentiveness without loss of efficiency or composure. Proficient with shop and hand-held equipment and tools. Adheres to and maintains exact levels of performance using instruments, tools, and machines to attain precise dimensions.
    • Behavior Standard - You must maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, subordinates, co-workers, management and company officers.

    Physical Demands
    Performs Medium-Heavy Work requiring occasional lifting and carrying from floor to waist of up to 75 pounds; occasional lifting from waist to shoulder up to 35 pounds, and frequent push/pull forces up to 45 pounds.

    Climbing - Occasionally
    Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, and the like, using feet, legs, hands and/or arms. Body agility is important.

    Balancing - Occasionally
    Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching, on high or potentially slippery surfaces.

    Stooping - Occasionally
    Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist, requiring full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.

    Kneeling - Occasionally
    Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.

    Crouching - Occasionally
    Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.

    Reaching - Frequently
    Extending hand (s) or arm (s) in any direction.

    Handling - Frequently
    Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hand or hands. Fingers are involved only to the extent that they are an extension of the hand, such as to turn a switch or shift automobile gears. A unilateral grip strength of 60 pounds is deemed adequate for performance of such tasks.

    Fingering - Occasionally
    Picking, pinching, or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.

    Talking - Occasionally
    Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word to impart oral information to clients or to the public and to convey detailed spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.

    Hearing - Occasionally
    Perceiving the nature of sounds by ear.

    Near Acuity - Frequently
    Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less.

    Depth Perception - Occasionally
    Three-dimensional vision. Ability to judge distances and spatial relationships so as to see objects where and as they actually are.

    Accommodation - Frequently
    Adjustment of lens of eye to bring an object into sharp focus. This factor is required when doing near point work at varying distances from the eye.

    Color Vision - Frequently
    Ability to identify and distinguish colors.

    Standing - Frequently
    Ability to stand on concrete floor and work in an unairconditioned shop for up to 8 hours.

    Walking-Frequently
    Walking to and from all of the buildings on the premises several times during the day, also including the vehicle storage lot on the premises. This will be required during varying weather conditions.

    This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required by their supervisor.

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