Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0217
Post Date 7/6/2017
Title Maintenance Technician
Job Type Regular
Part Time Yes
School Year Immediate, 2017-18
City Memphis
State TN

The Maintenance Technician shall be under the direction of the Memphis Facilities and Maintenance Manager to plan, coordinate, and perform maintenance operations of multip/le school sites in the Memphis region. This teammate should be able to perform a wide variety of skilled and semi-skilled building maintenance and repair tasks with minimal supervision, as well as lead and direct the work of others. Chosen candidate must also be proficient in communicating electronically via email and text message, as well as responding to requests via an online helpdesk ticketing system.

Maintenance and Repairs
• Perform preventive maintenance inspections of facilities, systems, and their components and complete routine maintenance.
• Perform minor electrical repairs including replacing bad switches, light bulbs, bad ballast and receptacles as needed.
• Perform minor plumbing repairs including clearing drains, toilets and small faucet leaks.
• Perform minor carpentry work including painting, stucco or plaster wall repair, repair/replacement of acoustical ceilings, floor tile, doors, locks and other related items.
• Regulate the HVAC system as needed.
• Maintain roof top drains and gutters, keeping them free of debris.
• Supervise the work of outside contractors as necessary. Inspect for satisfactory completion of assignment and follow-up on any deficiencies.
• Move furniture and assist with classroom set-up as needed.
• Maintain a daily work log and submit to supervisor weekly
• Manage and respond appropriately to staff requests submitted through online ticketing system
• Install various items (e.g. whiteboards, bulletin boards, fences) safely and within established time frames
• Work closely with administration to complete projects and work orders efficiently
• Maintain tools and/or equipment to ensure the availability of equipment in safe operating condition
• Demonstrate knowledge of, and support, Aspire Public Schools mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior
• Perform other related duties as required and assigned

1) Required knowledge, skills & abilities:

• Knowledge of safe and efficient use of cleaning materials, chemicals, tools and equipment
• Knowledge of methods, practices, equipment, and supplies used in facility maintenance and safety regulations including preventative maintenance
• Knowledge of project management principles and supervision
• Ability to paint building interiors and exteriors, assemble furniture, pour and finish concrete, and work with cement and other materials and items
• Ability to complete minor maintenance, e.g., replace light bulbs/air filters up to mid-level maintenance, e.g., repair stucco or plaster walls, replace electrical switches/wiring, install floor coverings and acoustical ceilings, repair floors, doors, locks, faucets and related items
• Ability to maintain complex records, including inspections, permits, construction documents, and internal facility audits
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form, with both students and adults
• Ability to interact appropriately with children of different ages in school setting respecting and understanding boundaries
• Ability to travel and work between multiple school sites and regional offices

2) Ideal Experience:

• 2-4 years of facilities maintenance experience.
• Certification in Maintenance Technology is preferred and building management experience.

3) Minimum Educational Level:

• High School Diploma or GED
• Trade Certification preferred

4) Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be reasonably met by a Facilities Manager to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

☒ Stand, walk, run, climb, bend over, kneel, crouch, grasp, push, pull, and reach overhead on a regular basis. Move, lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds individually and up to 100 pounds with assistance. Walk up and down stairs.
☒ Repetitive use of hands (i.e. fine manipulation, simple grasping, and power grasping).
☒ Demonstrate normal depth perception.
☒ Sitting, walking or standing for extended periods of time.
☒ Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, operate standard office equipment, and use a telephone
☒ See and read a computer screen and printed matter with or without vision aids.
☒ Distinguish colors.
☒ Read and understand rules and policies, labels, and instructions.
☒ Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone.
☒ Verbal communications, including the ability to speak and hear at normal room levels and on the telephone.

5) Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics are generally representative of those in a normal office, classroom/school setting which one might encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. General conditions include:

☒ Work indoors in a standard office environment, computer lab, and/or classroom environment
☒ Work is performed in indoor and outdoor environments, at times in inclement weather
☒ Exposure to water, dust, dirt, oils, paint fumes, and cleaning chemicals, as well as equipment noise and vibration
☒ Some exposure to childhood and other diseases in a school environment
☒ May be required to work outside of normal workdays and office hours to meet operational deadlines
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