Position Summary: The Facilities Technician is responsible for supporting the built environment for all employees, artists and patrons through the effective, hands-on implementation of the building maintenance program. This individual directly interacts with Theatre employees, consultants, and outside vendors in support of the Goodman’s artistic work. Qualified candidates must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including evening and weekend shifts for performance coverage. This is a part time position, ranging from 16 to 29 hours per week.
Act as 1st level of response for building and grounds maintenance needs
Respond to work requests from occupants in support of the work environment
Perform light planned and unplanned maintenance & operation of: HVAC, electrical, lighting, and plumbing systems
Conduct regular facilities inspections to proactively identify deficiencies
Collaborate with building service vendors; provide assistance as needed
Provide project support for facilities management team
Provide documentation and reporting of all maintenance tasks
Input data pertaining to the Computerized Maintenance Management System
Monitor temperatures through the building automation system
Assist facilities team in maintaining an inventory of supplies and materials
Assist with event set-up and preparation
Perform basic snow and ice removal as needed
Practice workplace safety and utilize personal protective equipment
All other duties as assigned
Experience and Qualifications:
Experience and knowledge in basic commercial building maintenance, repair, and operations
Knowledge of common industry practices including: safety standards and quality control
Proven problem solving and organizational skills
Cooperative and collaborative with excellent customer service skills
Computer literate – Email; MS Office; building automation systems; computerized maintenance management systems
Agreeable to flexible work hours including evening and weekend shifts
Capable of performing physical labor, maneuvering 60 lbs. or more, negotiating ladders, working from heights of up to 30 feet, and working from unusual angles to fix equipment.]
Ability to read and interpret construction documents, general periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
Goodman Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender and its expression, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Send cover letter, resume, and salary history to https://www.ikrut.com/microsite/pages/Goodman%20Theatre/default.html or via fax to 312.553.7234. No phone calls. Please indicate in your cover letter how you heard about this open position.
About Goodman Theatre
Goodman Theatre, Chicago’s oldest and largest not-for-profit theater, has won international renown for the quality of productions, the depth and diversity of artistic leadership, and the excellence of its many community and educational programs.
By dedicating itself to three guiding principles—quality, diversity and community—Goodman Theatre seeks to be the premier cultural organization in Chicago, providing productions and programs that make an essential contribution to the quality of life in our city.