Primary Purpose of Position: C&W Services is searching for a Maintenance Tech 2nd Class to staff its customers property in downtown Boston. In addition, this a union location with great wages, benefits, and future growth opportunities with the larger portfolio of over 140 engineering staff. This position will maintain the integrity of all building systems, operate the building in an efficient manner, and perform a variety of tenant services while maintaining positive tenant relations in accordance with the companies established operational and safety procedures.
Saturday 6:00 am to 2:00 pm;
Sunday/Monday 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm;
Wednesday/Thursday 10:00 pm to 6:00 am
Perform and/or oversee the day-to-day efficient operation, maintenance and repair of all building and site systems for assigned properties. Building systems include but are not limited to HVAC, electrical, lighting, plumbing, energy management, water treatment, hardware, keying, and fire protection.
Receive work assignments, plan and/or generate work to be performed and obtain necessary tools, equipment, and materials. Complete assignments and paperwork in a timely manner.
Preferred familiarity with central plant systems, including by not limited to air handlers, VAV and FPBâ™s units, induction air perimeter units
Oversee and/or assist Building Engineers and Maintenance Technicians with troubleshooting of building systems as needed.
Train less qualified staff in order to be able to promote a highly skilled work force
Perform water treatment and testing as needed, reviews weekly water treatment reports for deficiencies
Assist in the monitoring of contractors, inspecting work and generating deficiency lists.
Provide proper care to the assigned equipment, tools, and uniforms. Keep the shop, penthouse equipment rooms and common areas clean, organized and safe.
Follow and/or oversee inspection and service procedures outlined in the preventive maintenance and loss control programs. Coordinate, conduct and/or provide support in the day-to-day completion, organization and accuracy of preventive maintenance and loss control.
Accurately complete tenant requests, repair work and related records for the respective site/buildings as required. Follow applicable government / local authority requirements (e.g. Orders of Condition) and other records for assigned properties.
Regularly inspect all areas of the site/building(s) and report deficiencies as well as suggestions for improvements and take initiative to correct as appropriate.
Employ service procedures and techniques in accordance with established procedures.
Maintain logs on daily activities and events as required.
Effectively communicate to the appropriate party/parties the status and activity of building operations and conditions and promptly report any potential or existing problems.
Available for various shifts, to fill in for other staff, and to work extended hours, nights, weekends and holidays to ensure adequate building coverage and perform necessary repairs as needed. Respond to afterhours emergencies such as fire, flooding, severe weather, power outage and other related situations including clean-up activities per on-call procedures or as requested in critical situations.
Promote, establish and maintain positive relations with tenants via proactive communication, routine follow-up and a high level of customer service.
Performs other duties as assigned
Assist in the monitoring and implementation of OSHA requirements.
May procure vendor/contract prices for mechanical parts, equipment and tools.
Requirements and Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent educational certification preferred.
1-3 year in facilities and building operations
Control experience a plus
Willingness to advance in the building trades career
Ability to go to school and obtain necessary certifications
Ability to work independently with limited supervision in a fast-paced environment and deal effectively with multiple, simultaneous deadlines and projects. Ability to organize and coordinate work efficiently, set priorities and optimize the performance of others.
Advanced knowledge of OSHA, NEC and NFC codes and regulations.
Ability to participate in on-call schedule for after hour calls required. This may include working alternative schedules during on-call period (e.g. 7:00am â“ 3:30pm or 12:00pm â“ 8:30pm, etc.)
Strong technical and problem-solving abilities including those related to mechanical controls and Building Automation Systems.
Intermediate skills necessary to operate computer for general day to day work and communications.
Ability to effectively communicate in writing as needed.
Strong working knowledge of web-based work order systems, such as Angus
Demonstrate exemplary tenant relation skills. Project a positive appearance and attitude always.
Flexibility to work at various properties that may be assigned from time to time.
The ability to observe details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
Problem Sensitivity â” The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing that there is a problem.
Control Precision â” The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
Manual Dexterity â” The ability to quickly grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
Substantial lifting (up to 75 pounds) is required
Ability to stand and walk for extended or continuous periods of time
Ability to quickly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out
Ability to ascend and descend staircases, ladders, and/or step stools
Ability to operate applicable hand tools, power tools, and equipment
Communication/ ExpressionÂ â”The ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand.
Deductive Reasoning â” The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Information OrderingÂ â” The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function in a satisfactory manner.Â The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.Â Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Â Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
C&W Services is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmativeâ‹ Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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