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Facilities Technician

Job Details

Regional - Savannah, GA
Full Time
High School
$14.02 - $18.23 Hourly
Road Warrior


This job opening will remain posted through December 30, 2023, or until filled.

Pay Grade: 107

Department: Facilities

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt (Hourly)

Reports to: Director of Facilities

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Under the direction of the Facilities Supervisor, the Facilities Technician is responsible for performing routine building maintenance tasks. Work may involve one or more fields e.g., carpentry, electrical, heating, ventilation, HVAC, plumbing, etc. Tasks include general maintenance and cleaning, painting, floor repair and upkeep, maintenance of mechanical equipment, and other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.



  • Conducts routine inspections of premises and equipment.

  • Evaluates, repairs, and maintains plumbing, electrical and HVAC systems for all our buildings.

  • Performs preventative maintenance as scheduled.

  • Communicates with facilities management about any work that requires outside expert assistance.

  • Receives and responds to reports of mechanical or maintenance issues.

  • Works with tools and supplies necessary to complete projects.

  • Maintains safety procedures at all times.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



Education and Experience:Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and experience performing routine maintenance; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements:

  • Four (4) years’ building maintenance experience preferred.

  • Basic understanding of electrical, plumbing, and carpentry preferred.

Licenses or Certifications:

Valid driver’s license and insurability required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be dependable.

  • Skilled in the use of hand tools as well as common tools (e.g., hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches).

  • Strong organizational, time management and follow-up skills.

  • Eye for detail.

  • Ability to maintain focus while working individually.

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English fluently.

  • Ability to occasionally work evenings and weekends as assigned.

  • Must have the ability to climb heights, lift up to 50 lbs., and climb up ladders.


Work is typically performed with the employee sitting at a desk, standing for extending periods, or bending/stooping. The employee must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds routinely, climb ladders, climb stairs, stand for extended periods of time, extended walking within and outside branch locations, reach, bend, and stoop. Full range of hand and finger motion is required for data entry purposes. The ability to distinguish color is required for network wiring purposes. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:

  • Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling while walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. The amount of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.

  • Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized.

  • Crawling: Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.

  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.

  • Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.

  • Handling: Picking, holding, or otherwise working, primarily with the whole hand. Must have the ability to place records, files, and boxes weighing no more than 25 pounds on shelves about head level.

  • Manual Dexterity: Picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.

  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discrimination in sound.

  • Hearing 2: Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discrimination in sound. Must have the ability to hear well enough to carry on a normal conversation with clients both in person and on the telephone.

  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.

  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. Occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.

  • Mental Acuity: Ability to make rational decisions through sound logic and deductive processes.

  • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.

  • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.

  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

  • Repetitive Motion: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers.

  • Speaking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word including the ability to convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately and concisely.

  • Standing: Particularly for sustained periods of time.

  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. Occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.

  • Talking 1: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word including those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.

  • Visual Acuity 1: Have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; and/or extensive reading. Must have the ability to see well enough to interpret data on a computer monitor.

  • Visual Acuity 2: Including color, depth perception, and field vision.

  • Visual Acuity 3: Visual Acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned or to make general observations of facilities or structures.

  • Visual Acuity 4: Have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment.

  • Visual Acuity 5: Have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, operation of machines; using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.

  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable someone with a qualifying disability to perform the essential functions of the position.


Typical office/library environment. Some fluctuations in building temperature related to HVAC problems can cause uncomfortable periods of heat or cold. Some periods of elevated noise levels. Some stress related to the type of work being performed may be encountered e.g., pressure related to periods of high-volume activity and multiple demands.


The work week is a 40-hour work week. After Hours and holiday availability, while rare, is required.


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