Campus Infrastructure - Facilities Technician

Employer
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 18, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
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 of building grounds, equipment and components including HVAC, building automation system, lighting fixtures, locks, doors, plumbing and bathroom components, carpet, floor and ceiling tile replacement, painting and general upkeep.
  • Detects and reports defective materials or questionable conditions to the department manager for corrective action.
  • Receives, assembles and installs furnishings.
  • Works collaboratively with campus staff on the schedule of events and performs required room set-up such as moving tables, chairs and other furniture as required.
  • Assist the Department supervisor in meeting with vendors regarding building projects.
  • Occasionally make trips in personal vehicle to local businesses to obtain materials and equipment.
  • On call after hours for urgent needs.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

May perform other duties and responsibilities that management 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 and equipment used for building maintenance and repair.
  • Problem-solving/analysis required for basic HVAC components, electrical fixtures, plumbing and building repair.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong customer focus and ability to complete tasks timely with undue interruption to the educational/business operation.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to document accurate maintenance records.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office


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 campus locations 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 meet shared objectives.

  • Being Resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.

  • Instills Trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.

  • Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

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

  • Customer Focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.



WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work is performed in a combination of classroom and office environment, plus wet lab and grounds. Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands; climb and carry ladders and work with hand and power tools. Must be able to lift 50lbs. Occasional travel required to local businesses to obtain supplies and materials.

Physical requirements of this position include the following:

Frequent walking Stooping, crawling, kneeling, climbing

Lifting and carrying 50lbs.

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.

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