The Facilities Technician is responsible for the daily operation, maintenance, preventative maintenance and repairs to The Winsor School including but not limited to carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC and all other building systems. The Facilities Technician, therefore, has working knowledge of all building carpentry, plumbing, fire protection, mechanical, electrical, HVAC, life safety and security systems to ensure proper operations and to be able to act upon any conditions that are out of the ordinary. Specific technical skills in carpentry, plumbing, fire protection, heating, ventilation and air distribution are utilized. A working knowledge of other craft related areas are also necessary.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs preventative maintenance, repair and troubleshooting on mechanical systems equipment
Inspection of buildings, equipment and grounds for unsafe or malfunctioning conditions.
Performs Operations & Maintenance (O&M) on a broad range of equipment utilizing results oriented strategies to ensure continuing operation.
Perform or assist in the installation and modification of building equipment systems
Perform all assigned work so as to ensure the safety of the building's faculty, students and the continuous operation of the site
Prioritize service calls and follow-up upon completion
Complete work requests from School Dude system
Troubleshoot, evaluate and recommend equipment/service upgrades
Coordinate maintenance efforts with outside contractors and technicians when work cannot be performed in-house. Coordinate contractor and management approvals for work orders that require the use of an outside contractor.
Orders parts and supplies as required, and maintain stock and inventory control
Prepare and maintain maintenance logs and records
Respond quickly and efficiently to emergency situations
Respond to staff complaints in the areas of safety, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and environmental needs through the work order systems.
Ensure the cleanliness and appearance of all work areas.
Participate in traffic control activities during drop off and pick up periods as well as during events to ensure the safety of students, faculty and school guests
Participate in the setup, break down and management of school events.
Perform various landscaping duties including snow removal to provide safe passage for all staff
Participate in a wide range of Facilities tasks as undertaken by the department
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Facilities & Construction
Principal Requirements and Qualifications:
High School degree required, Bachelor’s degree or Facilities Certification preferred
2-4 years of previous experience in Facilities operations
Excellent troubleshooting skills
Ability to use all of the common hand and power tools and communicate in the English language
Must be available for emergency call-ins and to work off-hours for snow removal. Must be able to work flexible hours based upon weather and school event schedule, including, morning, afternoon, evening, weekend, and holiday shifts.
Massachusetts' state driver's license
Ability to read and interpret documents such as specifications, operation manuals
Ability to follow oral and written instructions
The ability to work effectively with diverse group
Knowledge of basic computer skills including the ability to order supplies and equipment as needed to complete work and assist others in the completion of their work
Must pass background checks to include Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) SORI screening and State mandated fingerprint screening.
Certifications in CPR, AED, First Aid and Blood Borne Pathogens
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
Nothing in this Job Description restricts Winsor’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time. This position is at will, which means that it can be terminated by the employee holding the position or by the School at any time, with or without notice or cause.
About The Winsor School
The Winsor School is an independent girls' school for academically promising and motivated students in grades five through twelve. Our diverse, vibrant community values intellectual curiosity, authentic engagement, and personal integrity and prepares young women to pursue their aspirations and contribute to the world. Winsor strives to create an environment of respect and inclusion.