Job Title:  Senior Facilities Maintenance Technician

Req ID:  42210
Job Category:  Skilled Trades

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.

Position Summary

The Senior Facilities Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing facilities maintenance functions including, but not limited to, supporting inspecting, maintaining and repairing mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems, to ensure optimal operating results at STERIS facilities. The successful candidate will assist with the company’s facility operations.


1.    Perform daily, weekly, and monthly facilities tasks and inspections with a high attention to detail to identify necessary repairs.
2.    Assist in coordinating routine maintenance and timely repairs with manager in the areas of painting, carpentry, plumbing, food and beverage equipment, furniture systems and seating and all related building components.
3.    Assist with oversite of vendor activities that include the scheduling of repair and maintenance needs as required; closely monitor progress to ensure quality of work.
4.    Provide constant attention to all life safety issues; ensure building emergency systems are operational through in-house inspections and vendor maintenance contracts.
5.    Assist with Inspecting and providing oversite of janitorial/cleaning service, ensuring consistent maintenance and repair methods for all building components and develop routine system checks to ensure continuous monitoring of problem areas.
6.    Report all facility issues that are not immediately repairable to manager.
7.    Follow instructions on safe use of all chemicals/cleaning materials.
8.    Assist with various administrative tasks for Mailroom and Maintenance staff including, presort mail services, vendor meetings and memos sent on behalf of the Facilities and Maintenance Department.  
9.    Support special projects with outside vendors including, kitchen staff, furniture suppliers, vending and coffee equipment, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, cleaning services, waste management, pest control, construction, outside landscaping and offsite record storage. 
10.    Increase the efficiency of the Facilities staff by providing cost saving ideas, new and innovative ways to provide more effective services to our customers. 
11.    Maintain spreadsheet of door/office keys and inventory of existing keys and distribute when necessary. 
12.    Assist in the coordination of individual and large-scale cubical moves and reconfigurations throughout the Mentor Facilities
13.    Assist with review of vendor billing, purchase orders for processing and payment. Work with supervisor to assist with processing payment to outside vendors and contractors.    
14.    Assist with preparing the Facilities Maintenance Department Fiscal Year Expense Budget for Director Global Facilities and Real Estate.
15.    Performs all other duties as assigned.

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

At least 5 years' experience  Experience within maintenance or facilities related position 

Must maintain knowledge of technical, building operations, basic mechanical systems and facilities management best practices

Understanding of project costs and basic accounting principles as related to facilities

Knowledge of building maintenance, repair, construction, materials, and equipment 

Able to read and understand blueprints, electrical, mechanical and automation systems

Must possess a valid Driver’s License to drive company vehicles

1.    Working knowledge of electrical, mechanical and HVAC systems preferred 
2.    Previous Tow-motor Certification preferred


STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 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:  42210
Job Category:  Skilled Trades

birmingham, AL, US, 35222

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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