A.V.R.E. Career - Facilities Maintenance Assistant

Association for Vision Rehabilitation and Employment, Inc. (AVRE)

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

I. JOB IDENTIFICATION

A. TITLE:             Facilities Maintenance Specialist (Assistant)

B. REPORTS TO:         Facilities Manager (Supervisor)

 

II. STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

The primary responsibility of the Facilities Maintenance Assistant is to assist the Facilities Supervisor with the repair, maintenance, and upkeep of equipment, facilities, and mechanical systems. He/she will perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled building maintenance and repair tasks. Responsibilities will include maintenance of the building exterior and property, including weather related duties.

 

 

III. RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE WORK OF OTHERS

None

 

IV. BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

  1. Professional, clear, and concise verbal and written communication skills are required.
  2. Communication with Facilities Supervisor is frequent and ongoing.
  3. Communication with Director of Manufacturing is frequent and ongoing.
  4. Communication with Production Manager is as needed.
  5. Communication with production and shipping staff as needed.

 

V. SUPERVISION REQUIRED

The position involves direct supervision from the Facilities Supervisor and/or Director of Manufacturing, as appropriate.

 

VI. EDUCATION REQUIRED

High school diploma or GED equivalent.

 

VII. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Must be able to sit, stand, or drive for more than 4 hours in a work day.
  2. Must be able to lift and carry up to a 50 pound object.
  3. Full use of arms and hands to reach overhead, forward, and out to the sides to lift, rotate, carry, etc.
  4. Must be alert and aware of surroundings for safety concerns.

 

VIII. OTHER REQUIREMENTS

 

  1. Must have a valid driver’s license.
  2. Basic knowledge with pneumatics, AC/DC power and hydraulics.
  3. Some experience driving snow plow truck
  4. Some experience driving 14’ box truck
  5.  

IX. SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Preventative maintenance of all equipment. Maintain a log.
  2. Assist/perform diagnostic problems with equipment, set up, repairs, adjustments and checking for quality as needed.
  3. Maintenance and repairs of the exterior building and grounds, including snow removal and landscape maintenance.
  4. Maintain safety related documentation (lock out tag out).
  5. Assist in performing routine building inspections with members of the Safety Committee.
  6. Assist with shipping as assigned by the Facilities Supervisor.
  7. Assist with deliveries as assigned by the Facilities Supervisor and or Director of Manufacturing.
  8. Assist in troubleshooting and problem-solving machines and processes through teamwork within each department.
  9. Perform other associated duties as needed to continue the operation of the manufacturing department in the most productive and efficient manner.
  10. Must be available for overtime as needed.

 

X. BENEFITS

AVRE offers eligible employees a competitive benefits package that includes:

 

NOTE: 

Nothing in this job description should be construed as meaning that these are the only tasks and duties of the position.  Management reserves the right to modify positions as determined by business and consumer needs and requirements.

Association for Vision Rehabilitation and Employment, Inc., 174 Court St., Binghamton, NY 13901 (607)724-2428

AVRE encourages diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veterans

 

Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Dianne Cappiello, Human Resources

AVRE
174 Court Street
Binghamton, NY 13901

Via email – apply@avreus.org

Phone: 607-724-2428
Fax: 607-771-8045
www.avreus.org