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Poughkeepsie, New York

Facilities Maintenance Technician

Full Time 35 hours week, excellent benefits package.

Job Duties:

  • Landscaping and Grounds keeping
  • Performs repairs as assigned that involve basic skills in carpentry, including framing, insulation and sheetrock
  • Perform basic electrical tasks such as replacing outlets, light fixtures, light switches, signage lights, outdoor parking lot lighting and ballasts.
  • Perform basic plumbing tasks such as replacing faucets, sinks, toilets, etc.
  • Use of hand and electric tools, wall repair and painting, and appliance repairs.
  • Ensures monitoring of all systems including water, HVAC, electrical, fire safety, and environmental.
  • Ensures prompt corrective measures for all identified hazards.
  • Knowledge of building and NYS code compliance
  • Responsible for applications for building permits
  • Completion of work orders for assigned location.
  • Moves office furniture and equipment as directed.
  • Participation in seasonal on-call snow & ice removal

Qualifications:

  •  High School Diploma/GED
  •  Minimum Work Related Experience: 1-4 years
  • Construction skills such as carpentry, painting, masonry, plumbing, and electrical a plus
  • Advanced critical thinking and problem-solving skills for fixing maintenance issues
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Physical strength and dexterity to lift up to 75lbs, move and handle equipment stand on their feet for long periods
  • Valid N.Y.S. Driver’s License
  • Must be able to work independently and as a team