MaintenanceTechnician

Overview

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Founded in 1988, Child Development Schools is headquartered in Austin, TX operating over 260 childcare centers in 11 states. Our three early childhood education brands are Childcare Network, Sunrise Preschools, and My Small Wonders. We proudly provide quality care and developmental education to over 30,000 children aged six weeks to twelve years.

We have a great opportunity for a Maintenance Technician to join our growing company!

The Maintenance Technician is the primary local source of preventive and repair maintenance at our school buildings and surrounding property. They will help ensure that our schools are safe, inviting places for children to grow and learn. The Maintenance Technician provides overall facilities maintenance support for multiple child care facilities, including, but not limited to, inspections, preventive maintenance, repairs, and other tasks as assigned. The Technician will work with the Facilities Manager when an outside vendor is required for repairs above the spending level of the technician.

Responsibilities

• Provide and maintain a safe and comfortable environment for the children in our care.

• Perform preventive maintenance and general repairs and improvements to building interior and exterior spaces and facility operating systems (e.g., Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC); electrical; plumbing; other mechanical; and lighting).

• General carpentry and repair of facility structures as well as minor plumbing work

• Technicians are responsible for engaging and monitoring vendors for the purpose of completing repairs that require additional support.

• Advise Facilities Manager when a vendor is required for jobs outside technician dollar limits or capabilities.

• Technicians may be called upon to assist in inspections of renovations and new construction, as well as assisting management in identifying potential capital replacement projects.

• Utilize an iPad and cell phone to order materials, update and/or create work orders and provide status updates through Facilities Management software and systems, submitting time records, and creating schedules.

• Perform safety and security inspections of playgrounds and property.

• Monitor performance of support vendors (Landscaping, snow removal, pest control, repair vendors, etc.)

• Other related duties as assigned

Our Benefits Provide:

  • Discounts up to 50% off childcare tuition
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance plans
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Leave
  • Free access to online training
  • Education assistance to pursue your degree
  • 401K plan savings and investment plan with employer contribution


Requirements

• Three(3) or more years of on-the-job experience in multi-unit maintenance preferred..

• Ability to effectively use iPhone, iPad, and laptop computer (as needed).

• Knowledge of and ability to use tools of office automation, including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and work order management software.

• Trade/vocational training.

• Time management skills.

• Knowledge of materials, methods, terminology, equipment and tools used in the maintenance, repair, and construction of building structures and systems including those used in performing rough and finished carpentry, plumbing, heating, electrical, mechanical, and painting work.

• Basic knowledge of mechanical equipment and the ability to diagnose and correct equipment malfunctions and a working knowledge of basic machinery preventive maintenance and repair.

• Ability to read, understand, and apply facility maintenance manuals and technical bulletins, construction drawings, plans and specifications.

• Ability to perform well under pressure.

• Ability to build and maintain relationships with team and center staff.

• Strong professional communication skills.

• Self- motivated and able to work alone with minimal supervision.

• Qualified to operate a company vehicle based on a motor vehicle record check and company policy.

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