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Facilities Staff / Electrician

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New Roads School - Santa Monica, CA


Job Title: Facilities Staff

Reports to: Director of Facilities

Status: Non-Exempt, Monday -Friday, 7AM - 4PM / Weekends as needed



In an authentically diverse community reflective of Los Angeles, New Roads prepares young people for life by developing in them a personal dedication to learning, a respect for independent thinking, an expanding curiosity about the world and its people, and a commitment to the common good.


New Roads is currently seeking a Facilities Staff Member. Under the supervision of the Director of Facilities, this position is responsible for the renovation and repair, care of, and maintenance of the schools buildings and grounds. The position will perform general maintenance and repairs, including plumbing, electrical, basic carpentry, concrete ,asphalt, locksmithing, heating and cooling and other building systems. This position will ensure that the Campus is maintained, clean and free of trash and debris; and participates in painting and construction projects. Handles set-up and break down for classrooms, offices, meetings and events.





Minor construction

  • Repairs, replaces and adjusts electrical elements on campus including, but not limited to: fans, pumps, outlets, lighting fixtures, etc.

  • Perform regular inspections of all light fixtures on campus to insure proper operation

  • Diagnose faulty or inoperable fixtures using blueprints and schematic diagrams

  • Identify and resolve any problems related to lighting elements (Lamps, Ballasts, fixtures, etc.)

  • Monitor and maintain any and all electrical panels on various campuses to insure proper operation

  • Estimate and/or investigate material costs required for specific jobs

  • Maintain clean job site throughout the duration of work to be completed in order to insure the safety of students, facility and staff that may be in immediate proximity

  • Basic electrical replace /repair switches, outlets, lighting

  • Plumbing fix/repair toilet, faucets and sinks

  • Asphalt work ,concrete painting, drywall, wood and metal framing

  • Perform small construction projects from start to finish



  • Maintain and repair sprinkler lines schedule timer to conserve water

  • Repair and maintain low voltage lighting

  • Trim shrubs, trees and ground covering when needed

  • Keep sump pumps clean and in good working order

  • Control water runoff during rainy seasons.


Preventive/routine maintenance

  • Routinely inspects and identifies equipment and or facilities in need of repair

  • Troubleshoots issues to determine necessary repairs

  • Performs general repairs that do not require a specialized technician. Examples may include repairing drywall, painting, and repairing doors and other building fixtures.

  • Performs routine maintenance on building systems.

  • Orders supplies and materials needed for repairs and maintenance.

  • Change filters as scheduled

  • Perform tasks generated through the ticket system

  • Mitigate safety issues on campus

  • Perform routine safety inspections on boilers, heating furnaces and all heating and ventilating equipment

  • Identify and resolve operational and safety problems pertaining to heating and air conditioning


Custodial duties

  • Unclog toilets

  • Respond to emergency calls that come over the radio for spills, teacher assistance, parent assistance , and student assistance

  • Prepare the campus each morning by picking up trash, washing picnic tables and setting up tables, chairs, umbrellas, canopies, and additional facilities needs/requests for school related and special events


Additional Duties

  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Facilities
  • Assistant with classroom setups, office moves, and meeting/event setup and breakdown.



  • Operates and executes responsibilities with integrity
  • Values team concept shares responsibility for success, empowers others
  • Communicates directly with other team members and asks clarifying questions.
  • Maintains a respectable tone toward colleagues
  • Strives for sustainability, beyond her/his personal tenure.
  • Proactive, continually looking for ways to avert problems and improve systems.
  • Always approaches challenges with a problem solving mindset
  • Maintains calm demeanor in the midst of challenges.
  • Demonstrate trustworthiness in dealing with confidential matters.
  • Maintains calm demeanor in the midst of challenges.



  • High school diploma or equivalent and completion of four year apprenticeship program
  • Combined total of at least 7 years of experience (4 years of experience as an apprentice and a minimum of 3 years of journeyman experience)
  • Experience with Building Automation/ Management Systems (BAS/BMS)
  • Adept at reading and deciphering blueprints, specifications, and schematic diagrams
  • Must be comfortable working on electrical elements ranging from 110V to 220V
  • Requires a valid California drive. Must maintain a satisfactory record as evidenced by DMV.
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team setting
  • Employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, no later than the first date of work, and to receive any and all COVID-19 vaccination boosters recommended for fully vaccinated persons by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), and/or the Los Angeles County Public Health Department no later than the date set forth by the School, unless employee requests and the School grants an exemption to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement as a reasonable accommodation for employees disability or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.



  • Must be able to operate machinery, frequently grasp objects easily and firmly, and exhibit fine motor skills
  • Employees must frequently sit, stand, walk, squat/kneel, crawl, bend/stoop, twist, and turn.
  • Must push/pull, flex/extend/rotate neck and wrists, rotate forearms, reach vertically and horizontally
  • Must be able to independently lift and carry up to 50 lbs and additional weight with assistance
  • Must be able to use personal protective equipment such as ear/eye/skin protection, protective footwear and any other equipment required for on-the-job safety, including wearing COVID-19 protocol-required gear.
  • Must use both feet together, separately and repetitively to operate equipment.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
  • Must be able to listen and follow instructions



Interested candidates should submit application and resume at:


The hourly range for this role is $17.00 - $30.00. This is the lowest to highest hourly we reasonably expect to pay for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may be modified in the future. An employee’s pay position within the hourly range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, performance, and organizational needs