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Facilities Maintenance Technician

Company: KinderCare Education
Location: Exton
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Working with KinderCare Learning Companies means using your outstanding talents to help set the foundation for lifelong learners, where you can collaborate with colleagues, grow and learn, and positively impact the families we serve. With over 50 years of experience, 30,000+ employees, and more than 2,000 early learning center programs, we are the most accredited leaders in early childhood education. Together, we create environments where kids grow and thrive. As one of only four companies to receive the Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award six times, we're confident that you can grow and thrive here, too. We can't wait to meet you. Essential Functions:

  • Perform preventive maintenance and repairs in multiple child care facilities through work orders submitted by center staff. Work includes: Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC); electrical; plumbing; other mechanical; and lighting. Also, general carpentry and repair of facility structures, as well as minor plumbing work.
  • Perform safety and security inspections of playgrounds and property.
  • Operate a laptop computer/tablet and smartphone for the purposes of collecting work orders, producing schedules and submitting time records
  • Engage local vendors to complete more complex repairs and monitor performance.
  • Assist with inspections of renovations and new construction, as well as identifying potential capitol replacement projects
  • Order materials, update and/or create work orders and provide status updates through electronic Facilities Management software and systems
  • Other related duties as assigned Qualifications:
    • Proven experience in managing ongoing lists of maintenance projects and follow through commitments made.
    • Maintenance experience in a multi-unit environment, preferred
    • Demonstrated 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.
    • 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, iPhone and iPad.
    • Time management and organization skills
    • 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 high volume of requests.
    • Ability to build and maintain relationships with team and center staff.
    • Strong professional communication skills.
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently and collaboratively.
    • Qualified to operate a company vehicle based on a motor vehicle record check and company policy. Our benefits meet you where you are. We're here to help our employees navigate the integration of work and life:
      • Know your whole family is supported with discounted child care benefits.
      • Breathe easy with medical, dental, and vision benefits for your family (and pets, too!).
      • Feel supported in your mental health and personal growth with employee assistance programs.
      • Feel great and thrive with access to health and wellness programs, unlimited paid time off and discounts for work necessities, such as cell phones.
      • and much more. At KinderCare Learning Companies you'll use your skills and expertise to help craft and contribute to our shared mission of supporting communities and encouraging lifelong learners. From our teachers to our cooks to our financial analysts, we are all passionate about crafting a world of learning, happiness and adventure for more than 150,000 children every day. As the first national early childcare education provider to achieve the WELL Health-Safety Rating from the International WELL Building Institute, we continue to follow the latest science-backed and evidence-based strategies for maintaining a safe and worry-free workplace. Our highest priority has always been to keep our employees, children, families, and communities as safe and healthy as possible. KinderCare highly encourages its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect themselves and their communities. We are proud to provide paid time off for employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. We are also subject to state law, local ordinances, and Health Department requirements for employees working in child care, school facilities, and corporate work spaces. We truly believe that everyone belongs in our circle, and everyone deserves to be celebrated for who they are. By partnering with underrepresented groups and experts in DEI, we are identifying areas to improve and forging a path forward through accountability, compassion, accessibility, and inclusion. KinderCare Learning Companies is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. Primary Location : Exton, Pennsylvania, United StatesJob : Corporate

Keywords: KinderCare Education, Wilmington , Facilities Maintenance Technician, Professions , Exton, Delaware

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