The Facilities Technician , under the general direction of the Facilities Manager, assists employees in the Senior Facilities Technician classification and performs routine corrective and preventative maintenance work on the facilities operating equipment and systems, and performs related duties as required. This apprentice-level position completes work with limited supervision, with moderate problem solving required. Duties may include, but are not limited to, work on plumbing systems, doors, windows, roofs, fire equipment, replacement of belts and filters, equipment lubrication, HVAC components, and fans including related motors.
Working conditions may include working outside in inclement weather, crawling in small cramped spaces, working from ladders, scaffolds and other above ground locations including high sloping roofs; working in extreme temperatures, around moving machinery, and in confined spaces containing high levels of of noise, dust, and odors could be expected. Some risk of exposure to dirt, biological, chemical and radiological materials, some danger of steam or hot water burns, electric shock, infection or minor injuries that could require the use of OSHA approved Personal Protective Equipment.
Normal duties require 40 hours per week. The position does require the ability of the incumbent to be able to respond to on-call assignments, overtime, and after hours or emergency call-backs as needed.
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