Building Trades Technician I

at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Job Description

Job Summary:

Building Trades Technician position is responsible for a variety of related tasks on building envelopes and interiors. Assignments include carpentry, masonry, painting, siding, flooring, lock installation & repair, windows, doors, roofing, furniture repair & installation, dry wall, ceilings, minor electrical, lighting, plumbing and other related tasks pertaining to general building maintenance.

Key Responsibilities:
Performs corrective & preventative maintenance on building envelopes, interiors, furniture.
Works with local contractors, obtaining estimates, monitoring job performance and safety. Advises management of known maintenance deficiencies and provides practical solutions for remediation.
Other general maintenance duties as assigned
Provides training and mentoring to others in the maintenance of building envelopes, interiors, furniture and its components. Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices. Provides general clean up, housekeeping, and maintenance of mechanical spaces.
Utilizes CMMS to track and preventive and corrective maintenance tasks and create work orders. Provide detailed written and oral reports/presentations on building envelopes, interiors, furniture and daily pass down logs for internal use along. Develops new and improves existing SOPs to effectively document processes and procedures.

High School diploma or GED equivalency
Able to complete applicable lead and asbestos awareness and handling training
Minimum 3 years' experience working in general institutional or industrial setting performing relevant Building Trades
Proven success in working in a fast-paced working environment
Ability to communicate effectively with others in person and in writing to clearly exchange information with people representing a wide diversity of disciplines and levels of sophistication
Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to manage details accurately.
Detail oriented with exemplary time management and follow-up skills.
Demonstrated team player
Demonstrated positive attitude and professional manner in all interactions; demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional development
Able to operate Windows based computers for basic administrative tasks such as email correspondence, time keeping and basic internet research

About JAX:
The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,400 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.
JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients' lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 "Best Places to Work in Academia" in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!

EEO Statement:
The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 880374

Posted On: Jan 24, 2023

Updated On: Jan 24, 2023

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