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Facilities and Maintenance Specialist

Unbound is seeking to enable meaningful change in the world and we need a Facilities and Maintenance Specialist to help us. Reporting to the Facilities Manager, this position is responsible for planning, scheduling, and coordinating general maintenance, repairs, construction, and remodeling projects for the property. The position will require hands on repair and maintenance as well as the engagement of outside professionals as needed.

This position is also responsible for internal order fulfillment, warehouse receiving, inventory, maintenance of designated equipment, event setup, emergency action planning, and recycling. The role will also help ensure building safety and security through regular interior and exterior evaluations and administration of Unbound’s safety and security systems. This position may provide support for the Service Center or other departments as needed.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Completing minor to semi-complex repairs and maintenance tasks.
  • Working with vendors and outside service providers to assist with more complex facilities needs.
  • Maintaining maintenance of air systems and mechanical upkeep of equipment throughout the facility (AC, heating, plumbing & electrical).
  • Purchasing repair parts, requisitioning tools, equipment, and supplies needed to maintain equipment.
  • Coordinating grounds maintenance including: landscaping; fence upkeep; parking lot issues include resurfacing, striping, as well as salting and shoveling walkways.
  • Warehouse duties including: outgoing order fulfillment, receiving, box handling, palletizing, forklift operation, cleaning, organizing, inventory.
  • Assisting other departments as requested, including space allocation and planning, moving furniture, setting up of cubicles, unloading and storing of supplies, etc.
  • Supporting overall building safety and security including maintaining emergency action plans related to egress and general safety of employees in case of fire, tornado or other emergency situation.
  • Maintaining and supervising recycling duties including paper pickup/sorting, receipt recycling, cardboard disposal, etc.
  • Maintaining working knowledge of various office equipment (photo, mail, print,) in order to assist in upkeep and repair.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Proven ability to assess and troubleshoot minor to semi-complex repairs and maintenance issues.
  • Mechanical ability and knowledge of construction techniques.
  • Strong learning orientation with an ability to understand and follow through on instructions.
  • Reliable with a strong work ethic.
  • Strong service mindset with an ability to work cooperatively with people at all levels in the organization.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Good computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; One year certificate from a college or technical school preferred. 3 to 6 months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience and/or certification in HVAC, plumbing or electrical

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 100 pounds, push, stand, walk, use hands to finger, feel, pinch, grip, and hold; reach with hands and arms and climb stairs and/or ladders and balance.

Salary and benefits: Salary DOE. Excellent benefit package: Health, Dental, Life, AD&D, STD, LTD and 403(b) with generous paid-time-off allotment.

Job Type: Full Time