Facility Assistant
Job Details
Experienced
$20.00 - $27.00 Hourly
Facility Assistant

American Academy (AA) has an immediate opening for a full-time Facility Assistant. The Facility Assistant at American Academy is a hands on position that maintains the day-to-day operations on campus and assumes responsibility for the working environment and physical asset of the school and property under the direction of the Facility Director.

Responsibilities:

Adhere to the mission and philosophy of American Academy with enthusiasm, commitment, and integrity

Uphold and model American Academys Character and Manners.

Complete maintenance requests issued in a timely manner

Work within budget limits

Help maintain building inventory for cost effective operations

Assist with scheduling and completion of Preventive Maintenance Program

Assist in monitoring work being performed by outside contractors

Monitor and maintain all building systems

Operate a variety of equipment such as hand tools, power tools, laptop computers and test equipment required to perform work

Complete grounds work that may include, picking up trash, sweeping and maintaining parking areas and dumpster area

Ensure safety standards are used and comply with school, local, city, state and federal guidelines

Read blueprints, schematics and wiring diagrams

Responsible for 24-Hour emergency maintenance on-call, carry mobile phone/radio as required

Perform other related duties as assigned or requested

Requirements:

High School graduate or equivalent

Minimum job-related experience; 1-2 years experience in building maintenance field preferred

Verbal and written communication skills in English and a demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written/graphic and oral instructions

Ability to lift 50 pounds

Knowledge in a variety of trade areas common to the field of building maintenance

Knowledge of the use and operation of hand tools, power tools, and equipment

Other Qualifications:

Must pass a pre-employment background check

Must have reliable transportation and valid drivers license

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