CAREERS

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position.

 

Facilities Maintenance Technician

SUMMARY

The Facilities Maintenance Technician will be responsible for performing day-to-day routine maintenance and repair of both the exterior and interior of Beckwith Electric’s two building campus.  This includes, but is not limited to, minor repairs of buildings and structures, and the general upkeep and preventative maintenance of the facility’s mechanical, electrical, and sanitary systems.  This role will be required to provide timely and professional responses to maintenance work requests to internal and external customers.  The incumbent must be able to prioritize tasks, communicate status updates, and have an awareness of high traffic areas to ensure proper function and appearance.  Finally, this role will also support other facility projects as assigned by the VP of Operations.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY

Share the responsibility of providing positive cash flow and profitability of the Company with all other employees.

Facilities Upkeep and Preventative Maintenance

Beckwith Electric Company currently operates out of a two building campus.  Each building has its own independent power drops, water, sewer, HVAC, building fire & security, etc.  These two buildings share a common access road and sit on a multi-acre property.

The individual in this role will be responsible to ensure that all aspects of both facilities are safe, ready for employees to conduct their daily work activities, and operating at peak efficiency.  Preventative maintenance is the most important part of this role to ensure that nothing breaks down and that maintenance downtime is scheduled to avoid any interruption in normal business operation.

The Facilities Maintenance Technician must be able to clearly receive and respond to work requests timely and professionally.  The role will be required to provide status or issue updates as a result of assigned activities to various department managers and executive leadership.  To ensure coordination of activities as required, the incumbent will require a high degree or organization and time management skills, while also having a great attention to detail.

The Facilities Maintenance Technician must be a self-starter, and capable of completing work tasks and assignments without the need for direct supervision.  The individual must take each of their responsibilities seriously, with regard to the safety of themselves and those around them as the utmost priority.  The majority of the work required will be to perform any general building upkeep without specific projects being assigned.  It is expected that this individual will perform daily facility walk-throughs, note items that require maintenance, and administer maintenance as needed.  The individual will be expected to adhere to a facilities budget and schedule as directed by the VP of Operations.  Any non-standard work will be communicated to and approved by the VP of Operations before any activity is started.  The Facilities Maintenance Technician will be part of the weekly facility GEMBA walk with senior management – which will highlight work completed, work in progress, and work to be done.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Complete assigned work tasks based on priority.
  • Complete assigned tasks and other actions to ensure the proper function and appearance of the Beckwith Electric campus, with awareness of high use areas and employee traffic areas (main lobby, production floor, restrooms, etc.)
  • Provide maintenance services to all Beckwith Electric campus facilities.
  • Perform a variety of preventative and routine maintenance and repairs to ensure that all equipment is functioning satisfactorily; including electrical, mechanical, and plumbing.
  • Develop and maintain preventative maintenance program for applicable equipment and machinery.
  • Inspect plant and evaluates use of space and facilities
  • Analyze facility’s HVAC systems, lighting, and other factors.
  • Act as a public liaison to public utility, environmental, security, and energy agencies.
  • Comply with all work rules, including but not limited to, the Company’s safety and attendance policies.
  • Liaison with workers engaged in equipment installation, facilities equipment repair, and preventative maintenance and up-keep.
  • Perform audits to support facility planning.
  • Inspect construction and installation progress to ensure conformance to established specifications.
  • Formulate and coordinates program specifications, requirements for proposals and contracts, and associated documents
  • Communicate with all levels of management on status of tasks.

Required EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • 2 to 4 years previous experience in facility and mechanical equipment maintenance, repair of basic electrical, and basic carpentry, simple plumbing, and painting.
  • Computer experience (Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel) and the ability to maintain and utilize computer-based tracking systems for requests, repairs, and follow-up requirements.
  • Valid driver’s license, good driving record, and the ability to operate vehicles safely.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision and to plan, organize, and complete projects in a timely manner.
  • Knowledge of HVAC, security, fire panel, and pressurized air systems.
  • Knowledge of hand tools and power equipment safety.
  • General mechanical and electrical aptitude for maintenance and repair of equipment.
  • General plumbing and carpentry as applicable for maintenance and repair of buildings.
  • Annual demonstration of continuing education through course work, seminars, conferences, certifications, etc.

Desired EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • 2 year (AA/AS) degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Certified HVAC.
  • Certified Electrician.
  • Familiarity with lean and continuous improvement concepts.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

The individual must have the ability to read, write, and understand spoken English and the ability to read and understand product requirements and performance specifications.  The individual must have strong communication skills and the ability to interface directly with all levels and management and customers.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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 employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel as well as talk and hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to use a ladder.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The employee must not present a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves or others.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particle; toxic or caustic chemicals; and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, Profit Sharing, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life Assistance Program (LAP), Corporate Chaplain and Educational Assistance.