Under the Direction of the VP of Organizational Improvement, the Facilities Maintenance Tech is skilled at a wide range of repairs such as carpentry trade skills and finish work, HVAC, basic plumbing and electrical repair work, grounds maintenance work, building maintenance work - both interior and exterior, light vehicle maintenance work and other sundry "fix-up tasks."
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform routine light maintenance to agency vehicle and/or see to it that the vehicles are maintained.
Review work orders using the electronic work orders system (HIPPO), prioritize, update and respond to them.
With the VP of Organizational Improvement, assess work and determine what can be done “in-house” and what must be contracted out.
Via regular walk-throughs at all sights, identify repair needs and improvements and discus with the VP of Organizational Improvement the work plan and assure timely and accurate completion.
Perform routine landscaping on the grounds – hedge trimming, planting, mowing, edging, fountain servicing and cleaning, as needed.
Paint and fill gaps or crevices (on walls, roofs, sidewalks, etc.)
Installation of cubicle section, walls, hang doors, drywall, plaster, install cabinet sections, counters, build shelves
Basic plumbing repairs
HVAC knowledge, assisting HVAC tradespeople with repairs
Light electrical repair/work and as necessary assisting tradespeople with electrical work
Repair equipment and appliances
Assist tradespeople with electrical, plumbing or HVAC repairs
Snow removal with snow blowers and shovels
Identify and report the need for major repairs
Relocation of furnishings and other company assets between sites as needed
Installation of directional signage in and out of facilities
Practice safety to OSHA guidelines and the agency policies on safety and security
Attends all meetings as required
Assumes other responsibilities as assigned by the VP of Organizational Improvement or appointed
Must have knowledge and comfort working with children and adolescents. 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
3 to 5 years of proven experience performing handy worker jobs/tasks
Experience in carpentry and/or as a facilities maintenance technician preferred
Experience in a construction environment as related to carpentry a plus
High School Diploma or equivalent. Facilities certifications a plus.
Meets agency health & immunization/vaccination requirements
Working knowledge of OSHA requirements
Analytical & Critical thinker
English proficiency required
Ability to multi-task and willingness to learn new tasks
Ability to perform basic mathematical computations using whole numbers, fractions, decimals
Computer proficiency in internet and email, Word, Excel and other office software
Ability to work with an interactive team approach
High standard of customer service
High standard of excellence for completed work
Extremely attentive to detail
Culturally and sensitive; embraces diversity
Ability to articulate well with clear and respectful communication
Local travel to agency sites, required trainings/conferences, etc. Ability to climb ladders, lift/carry 100 lbs., navigating stairs, inclines, ramps, carpeted, smooth and rough surfaces, navigate building roofs. Working above the head, and at varying heights above the ground.
About Pillars Community Health
Pillars Community Health is an innovative health and social services agency, one of only a few nonprofits in the state of Illinois to integrate primary medical and dental care with behavioral health, social, and educational services. The organization is the result of a merger between Pillars and Community Nurse Health Center on January 1, 2018. To learn more about our merged agency, visit www.PillarsCommunityHealth.org
Pillars Community Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, gender, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, disability or any other legally protected status.