American Red Cross
Technician II, General Maintenance
American Red Cross
The American Red Cross is currently seeking a General Maintenance Tech II for our Nashville, TN. Scheduled Shift Mon-Fri 6:30 am-2:30 pm, 7:30 am to 3:30 pm or 8:30-4:30 pm. On-call required and some weekends.
Under general supervision, perform repairs and maintenance in plant or office facilities, or on machines and equipment. Typically perform work in one or more of the maintenance trades: carpentry, plumbing, painting, machine and equipment repair, electrical, sheet metal fabrication, and welding. Conduct routine, periodic, or special inspections to determine repair and maintenance work necessary to prevent breakdowns of facilities, machinery, and equipment. Use hand and power tools to test, inspect, troubleshoot, and repair machines and equipment. Use blueprints, sketches, layouts, wiring diagrams, drawings, and specifications. Provide support, development, and/or leadership guidance to all volunteers.
Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with standard operating procedures and other applicable Federal, State, and local regulations.
1: Maintain and repair the organization’s facilities and properties involving routine tasks and responsibilities. Patch minor holes and cracks in walls and ceilings. Repair or replace concrete floors, steps, and sidewalks. Paint structures and equipment as needed. Install and correct minor electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and structural problems. Document installation and repairs as required by regulatory agencies. Install, operate, and service boilers, chillers, motors, fans, pumps, and related mechanical equipment.
2: May move and store furniture and equipment.
3: Estimate time and material costs of various projects. Requisition of new supplies and equipment.
4: May plant and tend flowerbeds. Prune shrubs and trees to enhance growth and appearance, water lawns, shrubs, and flowerbeds, and spray fertilizer and insecticides. May rake and remove fallen leaves, sweep external walkways and staircases, and may remove snow using power removal equipment or shovel. Apply snow-melting chemicals when necessary on company roads, walkways, and outside staircases.
5: May drive vehicle to other locations.
6: Perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
Education: High School or equivalent required. May require a trade license.
Experience: Minimum 3 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Related experience includes skill and knowledge of painting, HVAC, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, and electrical work is required.
Skills & Abilities: May require a valid driver’s license and clean DMV record. May be required to have basic computer skills. Exemplary interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Skills and knowledge of painting, HVAC, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, and electrical work are required. May have on-call duties. Ability to work on a team.
The combination of the candidate’s education and general experience satisfies requirements so long as the total years equate to the description’s minimum education and general experience years combined (Management experience cannot be substituted).
Physical Requirements: Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. Regularly lift and/or move objects 10-50 lbs frequently; lift and/or move objects that weigh more than 100 lbs with assistance or the use of a powered industrial truck. Frequently required to push carts weighing up to 250 pounds on flat flooring or ramps.
Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust and focus.
Able to move/lift up to 50 lbs unassisted. Ability to use a variety of hand and power tools and work with a variety of chemicals and solvents. The position may require climbing ladders for top-level selection. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you balance your home and work. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance your learning.
- Medical and dental Vision plans
- Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts
- PTO + Holidays
- 401K with a 4% match
- Paid Family Leave
The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural and community resource groups for employees and volunteers. From the Ability Network, our Asian American & Pacific Islander Resource Group, the Latino Resource Group, and Red Cross PRIDE, to the Umoja African American Resource Group, our Veterans+ Resource Group, and the Women’s Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions.
- Employee Assistance
- Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term
- Service Awards and recognition
How to Apply
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Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
- Date Posted: October 18, 2023
- Type: Full-Time
- Job Function: Other
- Service Area: Other
- Start Date: 11/06/2023
- Working Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30am-2:30pm, 7:30am to 3:30pm or 8:30-4:30 pm. On-Call required and some weekends.