SUMMARY

Facilities Technicians, as part of the Facilities Team are responsible for inspecting, maintaining, and repairing the structures, systems, and grounds of Urban Land Conservancy’s (ULC) portfolio of commercial buildings.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Facilities Technicians are expected to be an integral part of ULC’s Assets team, but also to work independently to maintain a portfolio of buildings. The role performs a wide range of duties, including, but not limited to:

Property Inspections

  • Conduct thorough inspections of buildings and property on a regular basis according to a pre-established checklist for each property
  • Utilize facility maintenance software/app to track inspection progress and completion
  • Identify problems and create work orders utilizing the software app

Maintenance and Repairs

  • Complete work orders for basic repairs to buildings such as, but not limited to:
    • Basic HVAC maintenance and repairs
    • Touch up painting and small drywall repairs
    • Graffiti removal
    • Light fixture replacement
    • Basic plumbing repairs
    • Minor tree and shrub trimming
    • Debris/litter removal
    • Power washing of parking lots/buildings
  • Maintain awareness of larger capital/construction/remodeling projects and assist the facility manager with project management
  • Assist in scheduling and coordination of third-party vendors for annual inspections, larger work projects, and planned maintenance tasks
  • Ensure building systems are operating at peak resource efficiency

Assets Team Participation

  • Support other facilities technicians, facility manager, property managers, or other ULC staff as requested
  • Participate in an on-call rotation for answering and responding to after-hours emergency calls

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, & VALUES

A successful candidate will, at a minimum possess the following:

  • Intermediate knowledge of building construction, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems
  • Advanced knowledge of building construction types and terminology
  • Advanced knowledge of safe work practices with hand and power tools
  • Advanced skill in basic construction tasks such as carpentry, painting, mechanical aptitude, and general facilities maintenance tasks.
  • Intermediate to Advanced skills with technology such as personal computers, common software, mobile phone applications, websites, and data entry. Experience with work order software is a plus.
  • Intermediate communication skills in multiple settings and with cultural competency
  • Advanced interpersonal skills and ability to present oneself professionally
  • Advanced ability to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities
  • Advanced ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Advanced ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Advanced ability to operate a company-provided vehicle and to be insured under the ULC insurance policy
  • Alignment with ULC values concerning the importance of diversity, equity, inclusion and ULC’s commitment to maintain an anti-racist workplace
  • Alignment with ULC values concerning the importance of environmental stewardship and sustainability
  • Alignment with ULC values concerning the importance of protecting public health

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
This position may require:

  • Frequently required to stand
  • Frequently required to walk
  • Occasionally required to sit
  • Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
  • Frequently required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, or crawl
  • Frequently required to lift/push/carry items up to 50 pounds
  • Frequent work near moving mechanical parts
  • Occasional work in high, precarious places
  • Occasional work around fumes, airborne particles, or toxic chemicals
  • Frequent exposure to outside weather conditions
  • Occasional exposure to wet and/or humid conditions (non-weather)
  • Occasional exposure to extreme heat or cold (non-weather)
  • Occasional exposure to bloodborne and airborne pathogens or infectious materials
  • Occasional exposure to loud noise
  • Frequent work with a variety of hand and power tools
  • Frequent operation of company vehicle

QUALIFICATIONS

A combination of education and experience may be considered

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

Experience

  • Minimum of 1 year of facility maintenance or general construction experience, 3 years’ experience preferred.
  • Community development, organizing, nonprofit, social justice, or social enterprise experience is preferred

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must pass a background check
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and be insurable
  • Must be punctual, reliable, and demonstrate a good work ethic

COMPENSATION

  • Hourly rate is $20-$23/hour; work truck, all tools, and cell phone stipend provided.
  • 37.5-hour work week with options for alternative work schedules
  • Bi-weekly pay
  • Additional Benefits:
    • Health Insurance – two plans available, with employee contribution
    • Dental and Vision insurance, 100% paid by employer
    • Life, AD&D, Short- and Long-term disability insurance
    • 401(k) after six months; 7% employer contribution (no match required)
    • Paid Time Off
    • Ten paid holidays

TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter, resume, and recent employment references to HRApplications@urbanlandc.org. This posting will be open until filled.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

At Urban Land Conservancy, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and staff without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Urban Land Conservancy believes that diversity and inclusion among our team is critical to our success, and all employees share in the responsibility for fulfilling our commitment to equal employment opportunity.