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District Facilities Technician

Company: Foss Swim School
Location: Western Springs
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Company DescriptionJump into a career at FOSS! It is no secret that at FOSS, we Love Water. We were founded on the premise that anyone can learn to swim well, unlocking opportunities for a lifetime. Since 1993, weve been helping kids and adults swim more safely and achieve their dreams. FOSS is a premier swim school with 29 schools across the Midwest and we are poised for growth. Youll find a welcoming place full of diverse perspectives where YOU, and your work, matter. Collaboration and a willingness to learn are keys to what drives us forward.Position PurposeThe District Facilities Technician will be responsible for ensuring FOSS pools, pump rooms, and school facilities are in good working order to create an exemplary experience for our customers and employees. This position is based out of our Chicago, Illinois metro and will assist with schools in Bolingbrook, Elmwood Park, Lakeview, Niles, and Western Springs.Primary ResponsibilitiesPerform general and preventive maintenance and repair activities: minor fixes, such as repairing broken locks, damage to walls, replacing light bulbs, etc.Minimize downtime of equipment through open ticket resolution, managing spare parts and installing necessary equipment as neededSurface efficiency and cost savings opportunitiesEnsure compliance with health and safety regulationsProvide input on departmental best practicesPerform necessary facility deep cleaning and maintenance activities both in and outside of facilitiesCheck swimming pool chemicals and assist with general pump room maintenanceKnowledge, Skills & AbilitiesHigh school diploma or equivalentProven 1+ years of experience as a maintenance person or other similar positionBasic working knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systemsSwimming pool experience desiredExperience working with tools, including hand and electrical toolsAbility to read and utilize technical manuals and drawingsExperience in supporting multi-location operationsAbility to collaborate with others to identify and solve issues or make proactive recommendations and lead through influenceDemonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines while maintaining attention to detailStrong verbal and communication skills with the ability to effectively present ideas to facilities team and vendorsTeam Member Benefits & PerksMedical, Dental, & Vision InsuranceLeadership Development & Advancement Opportunities401(k) with company matchEmployee Discount 25% off RetailFree Swim Lessons for Immediate Family MembersPaid Time Off & HolidaysCompany-Paid Long-Term DisabilityHealth Reimbursement Account / Health Savings AccountFlexible Spending AccountGrowing CompanyReferral BonusesCar and gas allowanceMobile phone allowance*Benefits vary by full-time and part-time.Working ConditionsMove, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing 25-50 pounds without assistance and heavier lifting or movement tasks with assistance.Speak with others using clear and professional languageMove up and down stairs, service ramps, and/or ladders.Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stoopingReview documents, blueprints, computer monitors or displays with potentially small printOperate a computer, phone and other common office tools or controlsMentally focus on tasks and apply sound reasoning and judgementWork in an indoor pool facility that could be humid and dampJob Type: Full-timeJob Shifts:Monday-Friday on-site at Chicago, IL area schoolsPotential to work evenings and weekends, as neededEEO StatementFoss is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates for employment without regard to race, ethnicity or national origin, religion, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.#FSS3by Jobble

Keywords: Foss Swim School, Chicago , District Facilities Technician, Professions , Western Springs, Illinois

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