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Facilities Maintenance Technician
Facilities Maintenance Technician
This position offices in-person, on campus
The Facilities Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing general building and property maintenance. This person will perform both preventative and reactive maintenance, as well as general facility support to protect and advance the school’s learning environment and assets. This individual will demonstrate strong “Handy-Person” skills and possess problem-solving and decision-making abilities, manual dexterity, and a strong familiarity with basic tools and equipment. They also bring with them a general knowledge about heating and cooling, plumbing, carpentry, and electrical work. The Facilities Maintenance Technician will demonstrate and uphold the quality/standards of Valor and maintain a sense of ownership and pride in the appearance and function of the campus. Along with being highly qualified, this person must have a heart to serve and be attentive to the needs of others to ensure the Valor Community is provided the best working and learning environment possible.
Valor Christian High School is a decidedly Christian, college preparatory school whose core values honor a biblical foundation. Valor employees are faith-filled, joyful believers who are active in a local, Christian church whose beliefs are in alignment with the school’s Statement of Beliefs. They are both called and committed to the school’s vision and mission and seamlessly integrate faith into their daily work. You will be most successful if you have a true servant’s heart, a teachable spirit, a love for the Lord Jesus Christ, and a commitment to the school’s beliefs and values.
Possess and Model a Growing Relationship with Christ
- Pursue full devotion to Christ and live a life that reflects that authenticity
- Model the fruits of the spirit in communications, relationships and daily work
- Demonstrate teachability and a willing heart for service
- Embody others-centered, servant-leadership in all interactions
Demonstrate Trustworthy Commitment to Valor’s Christian Community
- Accept and uphold Valor’s values and beliefs as found in the Statement of Beliefs, Christian Community Policy, and Valor Culture Document
- Accept and abide by all affirmations in Valor’s Annual Statement of Commitment
- Be relationally involved in the life/lives of our students with a heart of service and mission
- Seamlessly and deliberately integrate Biblical truth and Christian values into daily work
Oversee, Perform, and Maintain Preventative and Reactive Maintenance
- Execute general maintenance and facility work of all campus buildings based on a preventative maintenance strategy and program, maintaining all equipment, facilities and systems in a safe condition and efficient manner
- Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of equipment and structures on campus
- Possesses effective communication skills to work with contractors, technicians, and other skilled tradesmen
- Maintain a watchful eye and strong personal initiative to accomplish tasks both assigned and unassigned around Valor’s campus
- Willingness to work under a work order system that assigns tasks on a daily basis
- Ability to manage multiple work order assignments to completion and close out
Serve Wholeheartedly as an Exceptional Teammate
- Uphold and embody Valor’s culture as set forth in the Valor Culture Document
- Model servant leadership, grace and love in all relationships and interactions
- Develop relationships with colleagues with goals of teamwork, relational unity and spiritual growth
- Provide team support regarding all matters, processes and initiatives
- Demonstrate loyalty to teammates in action and word
- Assist Team members to facilitate school-wide wins
Demonstrate a Commitment to Fulfilling Valor’s Vision and Mission
- Assume collaborative responsibility for Operating Plan Goals and Fiscal stewardship
- Be a ‘culture- keeper’
Demonstrate a Commitment to Growth
- Participate in Valor Team meetings, Chapel and weekly meetings with Team/Supervisor
- Demonstrate teachability and receptive to feedback
- Pursue professional/personal/spiritual growth and development
- Participate in the broader ministry of Valor by contributing of time, talent and treasure beyond assigned role responsibilities
- Campus Director
- Facilities team members
- Contractors and external tradesmen
The Facilities Maintenance Technician plans work practices to maximize mechanical reliability, provide facility support, and assist in general care and maintenance of campus. As a result of this person’s work, all Valor properties will be operating at peak performance and repairs/issues will be addressed quickly and with appropriate skill by the facilities team. All properties will have minimal reactive maintenance occurrences due to timely preventative work being done on all sites. Events and gatherings will be appropriately set up and expertly pulled off. Overall, due to the work of the Facilities department, the campus will leave a positive impression to all who are on site in the cleanliness and proper operation of all areas of the campus.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES
- High School Diploma/GED completion of a craft apprenticeship, or an equivalent number of years of education and maintenance coordination required
- Additional post-secondary education, preferred
- Additional post-secondary education and/or working knowledge of multi-discipline fields of facility/building maintenance or construction training preferred
- Valid Colorado Driver’s License required
- Minimum 2 years experience in the operation and maintenance of buildings or construction management specific to mechanical equipment or like trades preferred
- Experience and strong knowledge of basic plumbing, carpentry, electrical and mechanical
- Experience and strong knowledge in proper use of basic tools and equipment used for building maintenance
- Knowledge of trades related to building maintenance and repair
- Knowledge of a variety of building maintenance procedures and techniques
- Knowledge of machinery, equipment, tools necessary for the maintenance and repair of buildings, ground and site
- Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions
- Skills in following safety practices and recognizing hazards
- Ability to comprehend, follow and communicate detailed plans, blueprints and instructions for assembly/disassembly, construction, carpentry, etc.
- Ability to multi-task and establish priorities
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
- Ability to think clearly and remain calm in stressful situations
- Ability to effectively evaluate projects and programs
- Ability to organize, prioritize and schedule work assignments
- Ability to maintain organization of maintenance schedules in a changing environment
- Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment. Work well under pressure and deadlines.
- Exhibits initiative, responsibility, flexibility and leadership
- Demonstrated ability to exercise necessary cost control measures
- Excellent time management and project management skills.
- Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically and professionally at all times.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships by effectively communicating with administration, staff, faculty, parent and student body
- First Aid skills and/or certificates are considered assets
- Radio operation, alarm systems, fire extinguishers, building operations, etc.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office and/or Google docs
- Basic computer skills. Word processing and e-mail
- Proficiency in Mobile devices – iPads, laptops, smart phones, radios
- Ability to effectively manage time to complete necessary desk and/or computer work, which will be required on a daily/weekly basis throughout the day
The same basic physical demands described here are the same for all employees to successfully perform the essential functions of their jobs. Employees must periodically lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and could occasionally be required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision, color vision, peripheral/depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment characteristics are varied and include mechanical rooms, classrooms, offices, and outdoor events while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is also varied.
POSITION TYPE: C: Year-round schedule. 12-Month Calendar. This position offices in-person, on campus
HOURS PER WEEK: Full-Time, Non-Exempt. (Occasional evening and weekend work as required). One Saturday per month shift required (8 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
SUPERVISOR: Facilities Supervisor
PAY RANGE: $21-$24/hr
START DATE: October 23, 2023