Facilities Mechanic

Glen Mills, PA
07-16-2019
Glen Mills, PA
Depends on Experience  Hourly
Full Time
Day

The Facilities Mechanic will perform a variety of maintenance responsibilities to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of the facility campus to which they are assigned in proper condition.

SHIFT Monday-Friday 8am-5pm (flexible availability when necessary)

Essential Functions:

  • Perform skilled maintenance in the following areas: carpentry, roofing, electrical, plumbing, high-rise HVAC; pneumatic and digital controls. 
  • Oversees, and will handle installation, inspections, repairs, troubleshooting and daily maintenance of buildings, infrastructures and facility equipment.
  • Monitors systems for potential problems (or existing problems) and formulates solutions utilizing blueprints, schematics, or parts catalogs as necessary.
  • Perform effective emergency maintenance as required, on call and after hours may be necessary.
  • Implement and maintain appropriate logs, ledgers, and data as required by OSHA, LEED and NFPA, or as needed to communicate vital information pertaining to the building and its systems
  • Maintains ethical, professional, and courteous relations with contractors; act as liaison with subcontractor service providers (janitorial, landscaping, etc.)
  • Maintains good tenant relations through prompt and courteous response to tenant requests within the guidelines; performance of work orders through on-line system to meet contractual service level agreements.
  • Carries out preventive maintenance to ensure that building machinery and systems meet or exceed rated life.
  • Assemble, install, or repair wiring, electrical or electronic components, pipe systems, plumbing, machinery, or equipment.
  • Uses proper organization skills and compiles appropriate information to plan and complete assigned tasks.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Knowledge of building automation systems.
  •  HVAC equipment including troubleshooting; experience with Centrifugal chillers, rotary chillers, cooling towers, pumps, VFD’s and VAV, fans, heat exchangers, boilers and lighting along with other general maintenance items.
  • Basic electrical principals; experience with replacement/repair of ballasts, receptacles and switches.
  • Basic plumbing repair of toilets, sinks, faucets.
  • Knowledge of snow plowing and salting operations.
  • General skill sets relating to building office furniture construction and deconstruction.
  • Ability to operate scissor or boom lifts.
  • Knowledge of Life Safety Systems, Fire Alarm Systems, Security Systems, Card Access systems, UPS Systems, diesel generators, building management systems, fire pumps, etc preferred.
  • Analytical skills to perform preventive maintenance and corrective repairs of building systems and associated equipment.
  • Requires the ability to comprehend and interpret directions, complete maintenance and repair record, and manage inventory of parts and supplies.
  • Ability to interact with client and client employees, senior management and vendors in a concerned and professional manner at all times.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of high school diploma or general equivalency degree required
  • Minimum of 5 -7 years of related field experience within a high rise facility, building operations and maintenance in a commercial setting.
  • Knowledge of building automation system and HVAC equipment including troubleshooting.
  • Knowledge of Fire Life Safety equipment. 
  • Basic electrical principals; certification preferred.
  • EPA refrigerant license preferred.