Toyoda Americas Corporation

Facilities Technician

Job ID
2018-1154
Category
Support
Type
Regular Full-Time
Travel %
10-25
Corporate Headquarters
US-IL-Arlington Heights

Overview

Summary/Purpose:

The Facilities Technician drives profitability of our entire business unit by promoting the preservation of building equipment and systems, monitoring asset inventory, and providing a clean, safe, and functional environment for all business activities.

 

Essential Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Ensure safe operation of machinery (cranes, fork lifts, etc.), mechanical equipment, and building systems (HVAC)
  • Troubleshoot issues with building systems/assets by observing the asset(s) in operation, following diagrams/blueprints, using precision measuring and testing instruments, and dismantling/rebuilding if necessary
  • Control downtime by monitoring building system/asset compliance with local, state, and federal ordinances/legislation
  • Provide end-user support for maintenance requests and prepare reporting by collecting and analyzing information and trends
  • Execute other tasks related to daily operations, general labor, and/or special events (ToyoTech, IMTS, etc.) as needed

Supervisory Responsibilities:

The Facilities Technician has no personnel supervisory responsibilities, but he/she may have responsibility for short term project management.

 

Travel:

The Facilities Technician must be flexible for company funded travel for up to about 10-20% of his/her typical work week.  Some projects may require overnight travel and/or by automobile/car and/or airplane.

 

Required Knowledge Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to provide valid proof of identity and valid United States work authorization documentation
  • Ability to successfully complete a company-paid drug test and pre-employment baseline physical
  • Hearing, color vision, and the ability to push at least 100 pounds and lift at least 50 pounds
  • Hand, arm, and finger dexterity to operate ancillary equipment, tools, and office equipment
  • Ability to climb/descend ladders, work in an elevated environment, and the ability to bend/twist
  • Written and verbal communication skills in the English language, including ability to communicate with C-level executives
  • Attention to detail, self-motivation, organization, and the ability to process confidential information
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Availability for work during at least 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM central time (open availability is highly desired)
  • Ability to interpret technical engineering documents (schematic drawings, machine/part blueprints, etc.) is highly desired

Required Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED, etc.)
  • Valid driver/operator license that grants the availability for unrestricted travel
  • Understanding/appreciation for basic facility/building maintenance concepts (customer service, etc.)
  • 1+ year(s) of experience with the Microsoft suite of products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • 1+ year(s) of experience/training with workplace safety compliance (OSHA, etc.) as it relates to the facility is highly desired
  • 1+ year(s) of experience in facility maintenance, building engineering, or another applicable discipline is highly desired
  • Post-secondary degree/certificate or license in a skilled trade related to facility maintenance (HVAC, etc.) is highly desired
  • Baccalaureate degree in Building Management, Maintenance Technology, or other applicable discipline is highly desired

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions. Work is often performed in a manufacturing setting with exposure to health or safety hazards that require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety shoes, safety glasses with side shields, and hearing protection. Work may also be performed in an environment that includes both surface-based and airborne industrial chemicals.

 

EOE/AA/ADA: All are encouraged to apply.

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