Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Per Year
Location:
Northbrook, Illinois
Country:
United States
Industry:
Other
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
Not Specified
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Facilities Technician

Overview:

Under general supervision, performs fabrication, installation, maintenance and, major repairs. Maintains the operation of all building equipment, accessories, and components.

Responsibilities:

  • Control the daily operation of all mechanical equipment in the physical plant and buildings.
  • Perform maintenance and repairs to the Mechanical, Plumbing, Structural, Furniture, Ceiling systems, Fire, Life Safety, and Control systems for the facility to keep these systems up to applicable standards.
  • Responsible for facility services, preventative maintenance, purchasing and inventory control, contracted maintenance, general maintenance and technical proficiency.
  • Monitors operation and maintains refrigeration, water cooling and air conditioning equipment, boilers, heating, ventilating and hot water equipment, pumps, valves, piping and filters, other mechanical and electrical equipment.
  • Performs and/or completes all service requests accurately and expediently.
  • Formulates and implements the preventative maintenance program for the building in conjunction with the Operations Manager.
  • Performs preventative maintenance tasks in a timely manner.
  • Monitors the quality and pricing of maintenance work performed by outside contractors.
  • Evaluates building systems to monitor and improve performance and operating efficiencies.
  • Complies with all policies and procedures established for the property.
  • Responds to after-hours calls within two hours, and keeps company-issued phone on at all times.
  • Actively participates in emergency response procedures, technical and safety training programs.
  • Perform all work using the proper safety equipment and in a safe manner. Report safety issues to supervisor.
  • Completes all required training and safety programs.
  • Tracks and reports time worked in accordance with account policies and procedures.
  • Complies with all purchasing and receiving policies and procedures.
  • Reports property issues that are not within direct responsibility to supervisor or call center team.
  • Special projects and other functions as required by manager or client.


Qualifications:

  • Some University education in a related discipline plus generally 8 years of directly related experience
  • Minimum of 4 years experience in electrical, HVAC trade, including roof top units
  • Minimum of 4 years experience in backup systems (generator and UPS)
  • Knowledge of maintenance and operation of building automation, water treatment and fire life safety systems
  • Universal CFC certification preferred
  • CDL License a plus
  • Ability to read and understand full architectural, electrical, and control plans
  • Familiarity with computers and operations and office automation applications, including Microsoft Office
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk long distances to cover property portfolio. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Additionally, the employee may need to climb exterior ladders and/or use boom lifts at extended heights
  • Ability to wear proper PPE, specifically half-mask respirators, where/when necessary
  • Ability to travel, on occasion, to other facilities within the UL family of companies when the need arises
  • Ability to work long hours occasionally and some weekends
  • Demonstrated consistency in values, principles and work ethic
  • Good interpersonal skills and a positive team attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service orientation, and understanding of and commitment to client service
  • A desire to work within a diverse, collaborative, and driven professional environment
  • Excellent attention to detail and consistency
  • Tuesday-Saturday 1st shift availability required

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