Construction/Maintenance Technician

Job Summary

This position reports to the Supervisor of Maintenance with responsibilities related to the construction, maintenance, repair or upkeep of buildings, grounds or other Company property, requiring no license. This may include assisting in the construction or renovation of buildings, general maintenance and upkeep and repairs to manufacturing equipment.

Essential Job Functions

  • Performs carpentry work in the construction or renovation of buildings or additions to existing structures; erects and maintains scaffolds, sheds, forms, frames, fences and other structures; alters and repairs doors, floors, partitions, stairways, windows, screens, and other fixtures; fits and glazes glass in windows and doors; maintains and repairs roofs.
  • Constructs, maintains and repairs concrete and other foundations; builds retaining walls, walks, stairways and similar projects; mixes mortar and lays common brick, face brick, cinder brick, concrete block, stone, terra cotta or other materials.
  • Installs, replaces, alters, maintains and repairs plumbing fixtures such as sinks, traps, faucets; makes minor repairs to laundry equipment, sterilization equipment, and other equipment using water, steam air, or other feed line and return or waste disposal lines.
  • Maintains and repairs light fixtures, receptacles and switches; troubleshoots and makes electrical repairs not requiring a license; maintains and makes minor repairs to various types of heating, refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment, such as components, pumps, fans, humidifiers, electric motors, and heat exchangers. Installs and maintains locks and other security devices.
  • Operates, maintains and repairs various types of equipment used in construction and maintenance of building and grounds, such as trucks, tractors, bulldozers, power shovels, cranes or semi-trailer tractors, fork lifts, mowers and edgers.
  • Complete tasks in a timely manner to minimize safety hazards and maximize production efficiency.
  • Work with other maintenance personnel to maintain a current listing of outstanding projects in order of priority.
  • Conduct routine maintenance of company vehicles.
  • Communicate with Safety Director to assure all safety standards are met.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of skilled work in general maintenance, repair, construction, renovation, mechanics of equipment and facility structure.
  • Knowledge of electrical wiring.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong ability to interface with all levels of individuals within and outside the company.
  • Ability to read and understand technical documents.
  • Ability to analyze and solve mechanical problems.
  • Physical ability to climb, crawl and to work in awkward positions such as kneeling, bending, stooping and overhead positions.
  • Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds.
  • Ability to operate various shop tools including power and manually operated wrenches.
  • Trained in forklift operation.

This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.

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