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Facilities Maintenance Technician

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Answers in Genesis / Ark Encounter - Williamstown, KY
Site Development


SUMMARY: The Facilities Maintenance Technician is a trained person who specializes in fixing and maintaining machines, equipment, and general office appliances. He is versatile in several areas and executes many tasks in a day. The job of a Maintenance Technician requires both indoor and outdoor activities including places such as restrooms, kitchens, and offices throughout the property. He/she carries out a wide range of duties as directed by the facilities manager: these include maintenance on buildings, carpentry, painting, general repair, pest control and landscaping amongst others. The General Maintenance Technician is also accountable for displaying our Core Values of SERVE when interfacing with both internal and external customers to ensure that the message and mission of Answers in Genesis is portrayed in an effective and God honoring fashion. RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Uphold the Quality Service Standards of Safety, Hospitality, Presentation and Efficiency. Work with the overall development of a SERVE culture.
•Promote the AiG mission.
•Carryout all duties that are necessary in resolving reactionary activities, and report the need for further maintenance and safety to supervising staff
•Ensure the proper use of all tools in the workshop for cutting, bending and welding of equipment
•Carryout detailed evaluation of workshop equipment to ensure that they are in good condition for proper functioning
•Assist other workers in different phases of building, construction and general maintenance and review works performed by them to ensure that they are in good condition
•Carryout repairs on ceilings, floors and walls by combining plaster of spackle and painting
•Take out damaged sheets and replace them with sheet rock and finishing seams
•Inspect equipment such as refrigerators and air conditioners from time to time for proper cleaning, speed, temperature and adequate lubrication
•Ensure proper repair and finishing of doors, desks, tables, chairs and other furniture in the organization to ensure comfort of staff and visitors
•Repair and change locks in the building and perform complex lock servicing to ensure maximum safety of all people
•Perform the installation and repairs of fire and emergency alarms and other appliances that are used to call out for help in cases of emergency.
•Perform all other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management


•Interpersonal relationship skills: friendly and courteous with others
•Attention to details: eyes on good maintenance standards, costs, safety
•Strength: ability to handle and carry heavy loads
•Resilient: capable of working in all weather conditions
•Availability: willingness to work weekends, evenings, holidays, and varying hours
•Problem-solving skills: ability to multitask and think quickly under pressure
•Speaking skills: accurately communicates with guests and other employees
•Stamina: willing to work long hours
•Faith-based: must agree with and be able to sign our Statement of Faith
•Committed: maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ
•Faithful: regularly attends a local Bible-believing church
•Any combination of education or job-related experience that provides the required knowledge and ability to perform the above duties and responsibilities
•Previous experience performing general maintenance preferred