Lead Facilities Maintenance Technician





Leads the Facilities Maintenance team to perform a variety of maintenance tasks on facility infrastructure equipment. Plans, coordinates, and executes projects and major repairs. Performs a diverse range of duties required to support infrastructure needs at multiple locations.

  • Complies with all company safety rules and procedures, and makes working safely the first step in every job.
  • Directs and coordinates the activities of facilities maintenance team; makes daily assignments to meet changing priorities; participates in employee selection and performance reviews
  • Coordinates preventive maintenance tasks on facilities equipment (procedures, frequency, and issuance of PM work-orders).
  • Assists with management of work-order system (issues work-orders to team, prioritizes issued work-orders, closes/documents completed work-orders)
  • Prioritizes, assigns, and documents all trouble-calls received during the day
  • Mentors other team members to develop redundancy in specialized skill sets
  • Coordinates on-call schedules with team to ensure that specialized skills and services are available for off-hours emergencies
  • Meets with contractors and other service providers to solicit bids for projects and services
  • Coordinates on-site contractor work to ensure safe practices are used and work is completed properly
  • Services and repairs plant HVAC equipment, including air-handlers, chillers, fans, Building Automation System, etc.
  • Experience troubleshooting electrical and electronic control systems (ex. Roll-up doors, air-compressors, boilers, HVAC equipment, fire alarm, etc…)
  • Performs and coordinates fire alarm repair and training
  • Reads electrical and mechanical blueprints, schematics, and other technical drawings and documentation as needed to perform duties
  • Works overtimes as needed to maintain critical facility equipment, including responding on nights/weekends to breakdowns
  • Possesses strong basic computer skills (can easily navigate in Windows operating system, store and retrieve files, use Microsoft Word and Excel to create basic documents and spreadsheets)
  • Assists with pulling and terminating wire, and cable as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Associate’s degree in industrial maintenance related area preferred
  • HVAC, electrical, electronics, I.T., or other certifications preferred
  • Autocad training or experience is preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in construction and/or maintenance of manufacturing facilities, preferably in the wood working or paper making industry
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel to create and modify documents.
  • Must be able to work well with other team members
  • Exceptional attention to detail; above average math skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills are a must.
  • Able to safely work at heights of up to 35 feet and in confined spaces.
  • Computer skills (typing, using internet to research parts, read and respond to email)
  • Able to write reports and create documents that are clearly worded, professionally written, and generally free of grammatical errors.
  • Electrical/electronic repair/installation/troubleshooting experience
  • Basic mechanical knowledge and experience.
  • Experience in HVAC, boilers, compressors, chillers, etc.
  • Must have a valid NC driver’s license.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work during normal work hours, off-hours as needed, and during inclement weather.
  • Ability to work primarily on day shift but must be available to respond to calls on nights, weekends and holidays as needed, and occasionally work modified shifts temporarily for projects.
  • Lifting up to 75 lbs., bending, squatting, climbing ladders and stairs are all required

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Drug-Free/Tobacco-Free Workplace




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