Facilities Maintenance Technician
Company: KinderCare Education
Location: San Jose
Posted on: September 16, 2018
Facilities Maintenance Technician Description: At KinderCare Education, we make it our passion to nurture asense of discovery, joy, and wonder in every child, every day, at every one ofour centers. As the nation's leading private provider in accredited earlychildhood education, we're committed to delivering the highest-quality childcare and educational opportunities for families and the dedicated professionalswho serve them. We see the greatness in each child, and we believe teacherscan change the world. Every day, our more than 33,000 employees create a worldof learning, joy, and adventure for more than 158,000 children. Whether you'rein one of our centers or providing support from our headquarters in Portland,Oregon, being a part of the KinderCare family means that you care deeply aboutpositively impacting the lives of children and families through the power ofeducation. KinderCare Education has three brands to meet the needs ofbusy families wherever they need us\: We're in neighborhoods with our KinderCare Learning Centers that offer early childhood education and care for children 6 weeks to 12 years old We're at offices with KinderCare Education at Work, our suite of family-focused benefits for organizations to offer to their employees, including on-site and near-site early learning centers, Back-up Care for last-minute child care and Care Select And we're at schools with our Champions before and after school programsJob Summary\: Technicians areresponsible for the following\: ongoing maintenance at assigned centers;reacting to emergency situations as they arise; completing preventivemaintenance as directed by immediate supervisor, and ensuring that centers aremaintained in a safe, inviting condition. Technicians are also responsible forengaging local vendors for the purpose of completing repairs they cannot do.Technicians may be called upon to assist in inspections of renovations and newconstruction. As a partner to the Centers, Technicians will also have frequentconversations and communications with Center staff and Center leadership. Job Responsibilities\: Initiate and oversee routine and preventative Center maintenance Physically complete repairs as needed in the centers assigned to them Operate a laptop computer and smartphone for the purposes of collecting work orders, producing schedules and submitting time records, and managing expenses Communicate and interact with Center staff and leadership teams on an ongoing basis Comfortable with the Microsoft Office Suite Operates a company vehicle for the purpose of completing assigned tasks Provide and maintain a safe environment for the children in our care Monitor performance of outside vendors Other related duties as assignedQualification: Education and Experience\: High school diploma required, college degree preferred Trade/vocational training One year or more of on the job experience in maintenance with experience in a multi-unit environment preferred Knowledge of child care helpful but not critical Ability to perform under pressure Strong professional communication skills Self- motivated and able to work alone with minimal supervision Qualify to operate a company vehicle based on a motor vehicle record check and company policyKinderCare Education is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.
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