Axelgaard career opportunity

Facility Maintenance Technician

Perform a variety of semi-skilled preventive and general maintenance, repair, construction, and renovation work on facilities. Areas of responsibility include, carpentry, painting, plumbing, and electrical trades work.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
  • Prepare office spaces including painting and simple repairs
  • Patch or replace plaster or plaster board and paint walls, ceilings and trim of building
  • Bend and cut conduit and wire, and drill holes in walls, floors and ceilings for electrical connections
  • Connect wire to fixtures and other electrical equipment, replace switches and fuses
  • Bend, cut, and thread pipe, cut openings in walls, ceilings, and floors for pipes, and seal pipe joints with sealing compound
  • Cut out and join parts for worktables, benches, shelves and other furnishings
  • Install racking systems to utilize maximum space
  • Clear clogged drains and replaces plumbing fixtures
  • Perform general cleaning and other tasks as assigned
Qualification requirements:
  • Must be able to perform each duty outlined above and possess the education, skills, and abilities described in this job description
Education and/or experience:
  • High school education or equivalent
  • 5-10 years of working experience in facilities maintenance
Mathematical skills:
  • Ability to apply basic concepts of math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division) using weights, measures, and percentages
Reasoning ability:
  • Ability to identify problems and review relevant information to evaluate options and develop solutions and ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
Physical requirements:
  • Must be able to walk and stand throughout the day
  • Constant use of hands and good depth perception, hearing, speech and vision (including ability to distinguish colors)
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds
Other skills/abilities:
  • Basic understanding of electrical, plumbing and carpentry
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Must demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills; customer service oriented
  • Must be organized, detail oriented, self-motivated and able to multi-task