Facilities Maintenance Technician

May 31 2024
Liliuokalani Trust |Lihue|Full Time, $25.00 / hour
Job Description

The role of the Facility Maintenance Technician (FMT) is to maintain a clean, safe and overall efficient operation of the Kīpuka grounds while promoting a child-centered environment for kamali’i, families, staff, and guests.  The FMT often works with outside contractors, and thus plays a vital role in communicating with others and demonstrating our organizational values.  The position is also responsible for directing and coordinating ground maintenance functions of the Kīpuka, including scheduling repairs and services to the facilities, grounds, and agency vehicles. 


Essential Responsibilities

  • Maintains the cleanliness and safety of the Kīpuka facilities, grounds, equipment, and agency vehicles by following standards and procedures while ensuring compliance with the agency’s policies, and governmental requirements and regulations. 
  • Maintenance and upkeep of kīpuka grounds, facilities, and equipment (including planting/maintaining vegetation, herbicide application, mowing, leaf blowing, etc.)
  • Set-up and break down for outdoor Kīpuka and community-approved events.
  • Works with the Office Manager in coordinating the facilities day-to-day security such as ensuring the facilities are secured at the end of the day and providing after hour opening/closing for facility usage. 
  • Assist with security; report any suspicious and/or illegal activity on Kīpuka property.
  • Coordinates as needed in providing transportation for agency-related business such as driving staff, beneficiaries or families to agency approved functions. 
  • Accurately processes payments for janitorial, building, and grounds expenditures. 
  • Coordinates the physical movement of internal and intra-agency relocation of goods and furniture. 
  • Participate as needed in special projects as assigned by the Office Manager or Office Manager Lead
  • Supports the security systems administration: troubleshooting issues, contacting vendors for maintenance/repairs, program new staff into security alarm system, provides on-call support to respond to security alarms 24 hrs.


Other duties:

  • Contributes to the Trustʻs success by accepting new assignments, helping team members, learning new skills, and striving to improves team and organization results.


Qualifications and Compentencies

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • At least six years of related experience.
  • Skill in using standard and industrial equipment.
  • Knowledge of basic gardening, landscape, carpentry, plumbing, electrical and mechanical procedures necessary.
  • Formal training in the safe use of hand tools power equipment, cleaning compounds and herbicides preferred.
  • Knowledge of OSHA requirements, occupational hazards, and safety precautions of the trades required.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and under pressure in demanding times.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills.