Facility Maintenance Technician

Job Summary

The Facility Maintenance Technician (FMT) works as part of the plant maintenance team, with a primary focus on supporting building systems such as security, fire, ventilation, electrical, lighting and plumbing. The FMT also performs light construction work such as sheetrock installation, flooring and painting, and manages outside contractors providing services related to building maintenance. He/she works collaboratively within the maintenance team to assist with all categories of plant and equipment maintenance.


  • Comply with all OSHA and company safety standards, including but not limited to such things as lockout/tagout, PPE, fall protection, hazardous chemical use and forklift safety
  • Maintain positive and respectful working relationships with coworkers, exemplifying the cultural values of RPI – passion, commitment, adaptability, trust and entrepreneurship
  • Monitor, manage and perform preventative maintenance for building systems
  • Respond and communicate in a timely manner regarding HelpDesk tickets and other requests to resolve problems related to facility maintenance
  • Specify, budget and coordinate facility maintenance projects with outside contractors
  • Maintain accurate paper and computer records
  • Purchase and manage maintenance supplies
  • Write standard operating procedures for safety and maintenance
  • Participate as a member of the plant safety team
  • Keep the maintenance area and work sites organized and clean – including tools, workbench, active projects, parts and supplies
  • Contribute ideas to ensure and improve the safety, security and effectiveness of the workplace
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Safe and professional operation of manual, power and diagnostic tools required for facility and equipment maintenance
  • Work effectually within a collaborative team
  • Professional knowledge of building systems such as electrical, lighting, plumbing, ventilation, security and fire
  • Basic building skills such as carpentry, painting, sheetrock
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Accurately interpret systems blueprints, equipment schematics and specifications
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent personal and job organizational work habits
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word and Excel)

Education and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in building maintenance or general contracting
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • OSHA training certification
  • Forklift certification
  • Scissor lift certification
  • Current valid driver’s license and clean driving record, insurable to operate company vehicles
  • Management or participation in a facility safety program

Physical Requirements

  • Stand and walk for extended periods
  • Work at heights on a ladder or scissor lift
  • Work within a moderately loud environment
  • Work within varying environmental temperatures from hot to cold
  • Able to grasp, reach, stoop
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs.

How to Apply

Send your cover letter and resume to jobs@rpiprint.com