McKinstry FMS, LLC – a Division of Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions—is currently seeking a Maintenance Technician to join their West Des Moines, IA team.
Since the late 1990s, McKinstry has built an unparalleled technical competence in data center facility management, with a track record of delivering greater than 99.99 percent uptime. Brookfield GIS is Canada's leading provider of real estate management services, including facilities management, critical environments facilities management, project delivery services, energy and sustainability solutions, building performance management, workplace advisory and management, and real estate services. Together, the two entities will be one of the largest and most trusted providers of critical environment facilities management in North America. McKinstry FMS, LLC was formed to manage McKinstry's facilities management line of business and prepare for expansion.
Established in 1960, McKinstry is a full-service design, build, operate and maintain (DBOM) firm with over 1,600 employees. McKinstry's professional staff and trades people deliver consulting, construction, energy, and facility services. As an early adopter of the DBOM process, the company advocates collaborative and sustainable solutions that are designed to ensure occupant comfort, improve systems efficiency, reduce facility operational costs, and ultimately optimize client profitability for the life of their building. While we are well known for our expertise in design build delivery, our full service offerings of mechanical, electrical, data and plumbing have been the hallmark of our success.
Are you looking for an opportunity with a company that cares? Do you have experience with facilities and general maintenance? Tired of being in the weather and working shifts with inconsistent work schedules? This position offers ample opportunities for growth and stability - not only will you grow your technical skills, but you will also enhance your knowledge of facility systems infrastructure and maintenance in a Critical Environment, increasing your value in an ever growing and demanding field.
RESPONSIBILITIES Maintain Building Systems
Inspect buildings, grounds, and equipment for unsafe or malfunctioning conditions.
Assist with ancillary building systems necessary to keep systems operating at peak performance with minimal downtime.
Receive direction from Lead Facility Engineer or Facility Manager.
Maintain facility equipment as indicated by preventative maintenance plan.
Provide general building maintenance and perform routine maintenance tasks.
Troubleshoot, evaluate and recommend upgrades.
Order parts and supplies for maintenance and repairs.
Forward high level technical maintenance to appropriate resource.
Respond to customer service requests.
Monitor service requests in work order management system.
Demonstrate exceptional customer service skills and maintain positive and professional working relationship with internal and external clients.
Respond to off hour emergency calls.
Work with vendors and contractors to oversee and ensure work meets McKinstry standards.
Other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, and ABILITIES
One (1) year of experience with building /facility operations or training equivalent.
High School diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent work experience required.
Experience or knowledge of with maintaining building infrastructure is preferred.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Ability to work at heights and from ladders.
Ability to regularly walk, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
Regularly lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.
Respond to off hour emergency calls.
Our company culture includes a robust mix of sound business practices and employee initiatives that promote personal and professional development, work/life balance, health and wellness and community involvement.
The Company is an equal opportunity employer. We believe every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, or Veteran or military status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law in the relevant jurisdiction. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment and training.
McKinstry is committed to strengthening our diversity through recruiting and retaining minority and women professionals from all backgrounds. Our commitment is consistent with our recognition that it is the outstanding people within McKinstry who have always been the source of our strength. We recognize that promoting diversity is an integral component of our continuing quest for organizational excellence.
This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.
Anyone with questions or concerns regarding Equal Employment Opportunity should contact their direct supervisor or the Human Resources Department without fear of retaliation of any kind.
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Key Words: Des Moines, West Des Moines, 50266 HVAC, Mechanical, Electrical, Data Center, Operations, Preventative Maintenance, Info structure, Building Systems, Controls, Automation, Facility Technician, Building Engineer, Critical Environment, Industrial
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