Facilities Technician

Technical Area Facilities Engineering
The Rashi School
Dedham, MA
United States
Job Summary

The Rashi School in Dedham, MA is seeking a Facilities Technician to join the Operations team. This is a full time, year round position with full benefits. The Rashi School is seeking candidates interested in career growth and longevity. Please visit www.rashi.org to learn more. Send cover letter, resume and professional references to jobs@rashi.org.

Full Job Description

The role of the Facilities Technician is to provide students, faculty, staff and visitors with a safe, attractive, comfortable, and clean facility in which to learn, play, and develop. Reporting to the Director of Facilities, the Facilities Technician performs a variety of tasks related to the care and maintenance of the School building and grounds including; cleaning, repairing, maintaining, identifying issues, collaborating with contractors, and communicating with the Director of Facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities include:
Clean and sanitize areas of the school as assigned (i.e., classrooms, halls, offices, rest rooms, cafeteria, kitchen, gymnasium, etc.).
Sweep, vacuum, scrub, mop, wax, polish and buff floors, wash windows, clean white boards and walls, paint, replace light bulbs, perform minor repairs, etc.
Sweep walks and entrances, pick up debris on the grounds, clean drains, gutters, and roof.
Perform routine grounds keeping duties such as grass cutting, tree and shrub trimming.
Respond to special requests for maintenance as assigned.
Set up, take down, and move furniture, shelving and partitions as assigned.
Identify, report and rectify safety hazards.
Lock doors and windows, turn out lights and secure building as assigned.
Monitor exit doors during hours of occupancy ensuring panic bars are functioning properly.
Requisition custodial supplies and equipment as necessary.
Maintain inventory records of supplies and equipment.
Coordinate the shipping and receiving of school supplies.
Participate in school in-service programs as assigned.
Act as a friendly ambassador for The Rashi School.
Perform specific projects and maintenance tasks as directed by the Director of Facilities or School Administrators.

Position Requirement (Knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for the position):
High School or Trade School Diploma or equivalent is required. Degree in Facilities Management preferred.
Ability to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) with supervisors, students, parents, and staff. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions with limited supervision.
Ability to use commercial cleaning solutions, equipment, and machinery.Knowledge of basic carpentry, painting and electrical work. Experience repairing and adjusting structures and equipment using these skills.
Knowledge of security systems (i.e. electronic and key locks).
Knowledge of OSHA, MassDEP and other safety standards. Training offered and required by The Rashi School.
Knowledge of requirements for maintaining clean and safe school buildings.
Familiarity with handling and disposal of hazardous materials.
Maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality when dealing with students and employees.

Physical requirements include:
Ability to lift, push and pull up to 50 lbs, occasionally up to 100 lbs.
Ability to climb ladders, to stretch and bend.
Possible exposure to bodily fluids. PPE provided.

Required Certificates, Licenses and other documentation:
Suitable Massachusetts CORI and FBI fingerprinting national background check
Blood borne Pathogen Training (company provided)
OSHA’s Right to Know (company provided)
Lockout Tag Out (company provided)
Ongoing Health and Safety training (company provided)

Qualifications see job description
Compensation DOE
Contact Information jobs@rashi.org