The Facilities Technician II performs and supervises construction and repair projects of SF/SPCA facilities and mechanical equipment. This position assists the Facilities Systems Manager with selecting, scheduling and overseeing contractual laborers and supervising staff and volunteers.
Essential Duties and Functions:
Repair and Maintenance
- Respond to requests for facility maintenance and improvement projects
- Perform maintenance of interior and exterior of buildings including painting, minor construction, repairs, equipment/furniture installation
- Actively monitor facility and equipment conditions, make recommendations for maintenance or improvement
- Maintain all building equipment, supplies, tools, and keep an inventory of Society property.
- Troubleshoot and perform repair on mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems
- Perform the duties and functions of Technician I as assigned
- Supervise Facility Technicians I and volunteers when on assigned projects
- Act as liaison to vendors as assigned by manager
- Conduct and record regular facility safety walk through inspections to identify and address workplace safety hazards.
- Take control of situations that could be unsafe or potentially damaging to the professional image of the Society.
- Participate in Emergency Response Plan readiness; takes active role in disaster response
- Inform the Facility Manager of developments that may affect the Society or the department including security, departmental progress, client concerns, and personnel issues.
- Ensure quality service is provided to both people and animal clients by the staff of the Facilities Department
- Respond to requests for assistance and repairs in a timely manner in order to ensure quality client service as well as effective operations
- Assist all departments in situations requiring immediate problem solving
- Promote good public relations in accordance with Society practices
- Practice and encourage the humane treatment of animals
- Work cooperatively with all volunteers, recognizing the talent and commitment they bring to the Society
Safety & Security
- Upkeep of fire extinguishers; facilities fire department visits and other safety-related inspections as required.
- Follows OSHA regulations for all projects, equipment operation, and chemical usage including labeling, storage, disposal, and the use of personal protective equipment.
- Ensure a safe work environment; following all safety guidelines and modeling safe work practices.
- Follows all safety guidelines. Takes immediate action to correct any safety noncompliance that could put an employee, volunteer, client, animal, or the organization at risk.
- Works cooperatively with all volunteers and recognizes the talent and commitment they bring to the Society
Diversity and Inclusiveness
- Work effectively with individuals and colleagues from diverse communities and cultures
- Facilitate open, direct communication throughout the Society.
- Embrace and promote the Society’s BLISS direct communication program.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
- Work is performed in a garage, kennel/shelter setting, outdoors, and occasionally on rooftop
- Frequent bending, reaching, kneeling, climbing stairs, walking and, standing on feet 8-10 hours per day while performing job functions
- Exposure to disinfectant solutions when cleaning
- Exposure to various weather conditions when working outdoors
- Subject to animal bites and scratches while handling animals of questionable temperament
- Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds with reasonable accommodations
- Tetanus and rabies (pre-exposure) inoculations are required or must be waived
- Consistently exposed to animals and animal allergens under conditions with limited alterations available
- Reports to the Facilities Systems Manager
- Reports with a dotted line to the Facilities Operations Manager when needed