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Job Title:  Facilities Maintenance Technician

Req ID:  34078
Job Category:  Maintenance

birmingham, AL, US, 35222


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

The Role

Responsible for supporting the requirements of all Mentor facilities.  Work with designated Facilities Supervisor or Team Leader to coordinate the use of outside contractors for maintenance and building projects, ensuring services provided are safe, cost effective and efficient.  This will involve preparing requests that include details and justification for using outside sources for projects and also utilizing the pre-approved contractor list as appropriate.

What You Will Do

  • Routine cleaning of facilities and grounds to ensure safety and a respectable appearance. 
  • Move furniture and fixtures as required.  Set up and take down equipment for meetings.  Install/remove locks from fixtures.
  • Conduct periodic facility inspections.  This includes check lights and all other areas for needed replacement(s), safety issues, preventative maintenance or other improvements.
  • Receive, log, and provide follow-up on all maintenance requests from other departments.  Purchase of inventory of needed supplies and the ability to be on call for alarms, and emergency call outs. 
  • Responsibilities will also be greater when Maintenance Supervisor is off-site or on vacation.
  • Perform as needed repairs on minor electrical equipment.  Perform carpentry, electrical, mechanical, and painting tasks as required.
  • Perform and document routine periodic inspections for safety emergency lighting, fire extinguishers, and other equipment.
  • Operate various motor equipment
  • Work in a team work environment and communicate in a professional manner
  • Ability to manage various tasks in a defined period of time

What You Need To Be Successful

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Three to five years basic maintenance experience such as plumbing, carpentry, and electrical repairs
  • Strong organizational, troubleshooting and decision making skills. 
  • Ability to drive corporate vehicles
  • Knowledge and use of handheld tools

Skills Required For Success

  • Analyze problems with facility/systems and consult with supervisor on solution.
  • Ability to communicate professionally
  • Knowledge and practice of working in a safe manner
  • Ability to work with various contractors and supervise if needed

What STERIS Offers

The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal. We do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid-time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans.  Join us and help write our next chapter. #LI-EK1


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  34078
Job Category:  Maintenance

birmingham, AL, US, 35222

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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