Campus Infrastructure - Facilities Technician

Employer
University of St. Augustine
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Sep 09, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
The mission of The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is the development of professional health care practitioners through innovation, individualized, and quality classroom, clinical, and distance education.

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Facilities Technician will provide routine maintenance and repairs to building systems, equipment and exterior property grounds. General understanding of HVAC, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and life/safety systems required in performing these duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Preventive maintenance and repair ofbuilding grounds, equipment and components including HVAC, building automationsystem, lighting fixtures, locks, doors, plumbing and bathroom components,carpet, floor and ceiling tile replacement, painting and general upkeep.
  • Detects and reports defectivematerials or questionable conditions to the department manager for correctiveaction.
  • Receives, assembles and installsfurnishings.
  • Works collaboratively with campusstaff on the schedule of events and performs required room set-up such asmoving tables, chairs and other furniture as required.
  • Assist the Department supervisorin meeting with vendors regarding building projects.
  • Occasionally make trips inpersonal vehicle to local businesses to obtain materials and equipment.
  • On call after hours for urgentneeds.


OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

May perform other duties and responsibilities thatmanagement may deem necessary from time to time.

POSITION IN ORGANIZATION

Reports to:
Manager, Facilities

TECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL & PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIRED

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on performance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Familiar with various tools andequipment used for building maintenance and repair.
  • Problem-solving/analysis requiredfor basic HVAC components, electrical fixtures, plumbing and building repair.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong customer focus and abilityto complete tasks timely with undue interruption to the educational/businessoperation.
  • Strong verbal and writtencommunication skills with the ability to document accurate maintenance records.
  • Basic knowledge of MicrosoftOffice


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Trade school or specialized equipment/system repair credentials preferred.
  • Minimum of three years of facilities experience in building operations.
  • General project management skills


LICENSURE and/or CERTIFICATION

  • A valid state driver’s license


TRAVEL

Local travel to area businesses. May be required to assist other campuslocations as necessary.

BUSINESS COMPETENCIES

To perform the job successfully,an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Collaborates- Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meetshared objectives.

BeingResilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficultsituations.

InstillsTrust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty,integrity, and authenticity.

DrivesResults - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

Innovation- Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.

CustomerFocus - Building strong customer relationships and deliveringcustomer-centric solutions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work is performed in a combination of classroom and office environment, pluswet lab and grounds. Frequently requiredto stand; walk; use hands; climb and carry ladders and work with hand and powertools. Must be able to lift 50lbs. Occasional travel required to local businessesto obtain supplies and materials.

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.