Rebuild Foundation is a platform for art, cultural development, and neighborhood transformation. Our projects support artists and strengthen communities by providing free arts programming, creating new cultural amenities, and developing affordable housing, studio, and live-work space.
Our mission is to demonstrate the impact of innovative, ambitious, and entrepreneurial arts and cultural initiatives. Our work is informed by three core values: black people matter, black spaces matter, and black objects matter. We leverage the power and potential of communities, buildings, and objects that others have written off.
We are looking for an experienced Facilities Technician. The Facilities Technician reports to Principle and Director of Fixior Group, with additional oversite from Rebuild Foundation’s Executive Director and Director of Programs and Operations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform building and grounds maintenance across sites owned and activated by Rebuild Foundation. Includes a combination of public facilities, residential properties, private offices, production and storage facilities, as well as open lots.Travel to building sites regularly to ensure that facilities are fully operational and respond to any issues promptly and effectivelyConduct maintenance, upkeep, rehab, and repair workEnsure that all facilities are cleaned and maintained according to company policy and proceduresPerform landscaping/snow removal, cleaning, and waste managementMaintain all machinery and tools to keep them in good working conditionMonitor equipment inventoryProvide support to construction and project managers
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Experience with and ability to perform tasks related to facilities cleaning, maintenance, and repair. Strong time management and organizational skills. Ability to be courteous and professional at all times with colleagues, vendors, partners, tenants, and the general public. Able to work as a team member and collaborate on projects in a positive and effective manner. Excellent communications skills. Must have vehicle and car insurance.
While performing the duties of this job, the employees is regularly required to walk, sit, use hands of fingers to feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, talk and hear. The employee must be able to bend stoop, pull, push, lift and extend arms overhead. Must be able to lift, carry, or move up to 40 pounds. Vision requires close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus quickly.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to outdoor weather conditions prevalent at the time and place. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but, at times, can be high. Employee will utilize appropriate protective gear to ensure safety at all times.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20-50 pounds. Requires ability to stand throughout the workday, some bending, stooping and stretching, requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to communicate with staff, visitors and vendors. Primary working hours are during open hours. For special events, may be required to work additional hours outside of regularly scheduled hours and advance notice will be provided as practicable.
Rebuild Foundation reserves the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job at any time based on the needs of the organization.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Rebuild Foundation is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Rebuild Foundation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, parental status, veteran status, or any other protected status under applicable laws. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.
Job Type: Full-time
Dental insuranceEmployee assistance programHealth insurancePaid time offVision insurance
8 hour shiftMonday to FridayOn callWeekend availability
Ability to commute/relocate:
Chicago, IL: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Maintenance: 3 years (Required)
Driver's License (Required)
Work Location: In person