Facilities Maintenance Technician

JOB SUMMARY:

The Facilities Maintenance Technician is responsible for the general maintenance of all Valley Packaging locations including painting, electrical, plumbing, carpentry and ground/landscaping.  They must be able to take direction, be organized, work independently, effectively communicate at all levels of the organization, complete necessary documentation, and take on all tasks with a friendly “can do” attitude; someone who is self-motivated and willing to step in and help wherever necessary.

ABOUT YOU:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is preferred
  • Minimum one (1) year maintenance experience in building maintenance and production environment is preferred
  • Demonstrated common sense, judgement and communication skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Maintenance knowledge is imperative along with the capability to assess health and safety requirements

A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A FACILITIES MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN:

  • Perform all aspects of property maintenance, including preventative, corrective, deferred and emergency maintenance
    • This includes, but not limited to plumbing, electrical, HVAC, carpentry, painting, grounds/landscaping, basic snow removal, applying ice melt/salt
    • Performing routine maintenance around the building such as fixing structural damage, for example window, door or wall repair
  • Maintain all maintenance shops and storage rooms in an orderly fashion and in compliance with safety regulations; maintain accurate inventory control of tools, equipment and supplies.
  • Performs maintenance inspections and repairs on vacant units to ensure proper operating conditions and appearance upon move-in
  • Assists the maintenance team on special maintenance projects – i.e. preventative maintenance of building components and/or mechanicals
    • Assists with maintaining or repairing of equipment as necessary to maximize safety and production time
    • Assists in setting up jobs and new equipment as directed
  • Recommends measures to improve methods of operations, performance, safety and quality of service
    • Fixing potential safety hazards to avoid injuries
  • Serve as on-call maintenance providing evening, weekends and holiday emergency service
  • Keeping documents of inspections and problems
  • Training janitor staff, if applicable.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work performed is generally within the medium range as defined by the United States Department of Labor.

 

Base pay $15.00 $20.00/hour

Full time with benefits offered.

 

ABOUT VPI:

VPI, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, provides a variety of education, human service, and vocational skills training to community members who have disabilities or are disadvantaged, and custom packaging and manufacturing related services to private industry. By consistently meeting clients’ and customers’ needs, VPI has grown into the successful service organization it is today with: 20+ unique rehabilitation programs, over 800,000 square feet of customizable production space, large isolated packaging areas, high-speed equipment, and a uniquely blended workforce that integrates hundreds of individuals with disabilities with technically trained production workers.