Employment Status: Staff
Description of Key Responsibility:
1.Inspect the exterior and appropriate interior areas of assigned buildings on a regular basis. Identify, prioritize and perform or report necessary maintenance activities. Promptly report all safety and security concerns.
2.Maintain regular contact with sources of work assignments (i.e., team leader, office manager, assignment board) so that necessary activities are carried out in a timely fashion. Promptly report on completion of activities.
3.Perform preventative maintenance on different building systems depending on manufacturer's recommendations (monthly, quarterly, or annual basis). The following are a list, including but not limited to, the types of preventative maintenance activities that may be done: changing of various belts, replacement of filters, lubrication of equipment, cleaning and vacuuming of fan coils, and coordination of fire sprinkler testing in cooperation with the risk management coordinator.
4.Service, adjust, repair, and replace building components, systems and furnishings, based on observed needs, work orders, preventive maintenance schedules, or other sources. Examples of typical activities include but are not limited to: trouble-shoot equipment and systems to determine causes of problems; repair or replace electrical fixtures and/or associated wiring; replace burned-out or broken light bulbs and tubes (interior and exterior); repair worn or damaged walls, floors, doors (including hardware) and windows (including blinds); repair damaged or malfunctioning washroom fixtures and associated piping; service and repair HVAC, refrigeration and fire protection systems; and seal leaks. Report the need for more extensive work by others, including outside contractors, to immediate supervisor.
5.Service, run, and repair the following mechanical heating and cooling systems and components: low pressure steam boilers, controls, traps, and piping. Service, run, and repair chillers, split systems, RTU's, compressors (hermetic, semi-hermetic, scroll, rotary, and screw) and their controls. Maintain, service, adjust, and repair the following: refrigeration-(medium and low-temp walk-in boxes and reach-in coolers), pneumatic & DDC systems, exhaust fans, ERU's, all pumps (inline, basemount, and sump), hydronic systems (heating & cooling), domestic water heaters, tanks and pumps, all air handlers (small to large).
6.Act in a lead capacity to various maintenance staff, supervising and training on a specific task or project on a daily basis.
7.May be assigned to act in place of immediate supervisor during his/her absence, including the assumption of responsibility for that person’s duties and tasks.
8.Maintain building access/egress areas – i.e., sidewalks, stairways – in a serviceable condition by removing debris and snow and ice.
9.Carry out projects, which involve installations, renovations, remodeling, etc., as directed by supervisor, either individually or as part of a group.
10.Coordinate all activities with building users and contractors (i.e., food service, cleaning services) so as to maximize efficiency and minimize disruption to building activities.
11.Perform seasonal start up and shut down process on HVAC equipment (boilers and chillers).
12.May be assigned to temporarily work at other locations to substitute for personnel not available or to supplement personnel during times of unusually heavy workload or shortage of personnel.
13.Move or assist in moving equipment, furniture, materials and supplies to/from storage areas or between locations.
14.Design and fabricate building components and furnishings, such as shelving, cabinets, etc.
15.Install and/or repair exterior building appurtenances such as fences and railings.
16.Perform other related duties and tasks as appropriately assigned.
A high school diploma or equivalent required. Two years vocational school or equivalent is required.
A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a commercial building preventative maintenance program, (specifically HVAC); multi-unit and multi-story building experience is required.
Licenses or Certifications:
A valid driver’s license is required. EPA Refrigerant Certification is required.
To ensure that assigned buildings, including furnishings and mechanical and electrical systems therein, are functional on a continual basis.