Maintenance Technician - Facilities

Simpson Manufacturing Company, Inc. Columbus, OH
Position Summary

The Maintenance Technician - Facilities will provide skilled support in maintaining and repairing the physical plant and equipment required by the manufacturing operation. Perform work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep structure, systems, utilities, appearance, and general upkeep of the plant facilities. Duties may involve pipefitting, insulating, and welding, carpentry, repairing electrical or mechanical equipment and repairing buildings, floors or stairs.


50% of the time you will: Perform scheduled, preventative and repair maintenance on plant facilities to keep building systems operating efficiently, or to keep the physical condition of the building and grounds from deteriorating. May include power management (solar), security, HVAC, building fire alarm systems, computer room fire suppression systems, computer room UPS backup systems and generators. Maintain and upgrade electrical fixtures, ballast replacements and exterior lighting as needed. Assemble, install or repair wiring, electrical or electronic components, pipe systems, plumbing, or basic equipment. Repair and assemble office furniture as needed.

40% of the time you will: Diagnose problems and determine how to correct them, checking blue prints and electrical schematics, repair manuals, part catalogs, as necessary. Assist in determining the options available, and/or parts needed to make necessary repairs. Maintain records of maintenance work as required.

10% of the time you will: Perform daily checks of the grounds for security breaches or other needs identified during the process.


* High school diploma or equivalent preferred

* Technical training related to the position preferred

* 2 years Facilities maintenance or similar experience

* Facilities Maintenance: Perform routine maintenance on facilities and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

* Critical Thinking: Use logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

* Mechanical: Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.

* Manual Dexterity: The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm or your two hands to grasp, manipulate or assemble objects.

* Equipment: Operate an industrial truck.

* Safety: Prioritize safety consistently by demonstrating safe work practices and promoting a safe work environment.

* Communication skills: Speak in the most effective way to relay information. Listen and ask questions to ensure understanding.

* Self-management skills: Use time efficiently to complete tasks.

* Ability to work independently: Follow both written and oral instructions, including safety guidelines, work instructions, and company policies.

* Customer service skills: Solve customer problems quickly and effectively and maintain productive internal and external customer relationships. Readily readjust priorities to respond to pressing and changing customer needs. Recognize potentially adverse customer reactions and develop better alternatives.

Work Status & Location

This full-time, non-exempt position is located at 2600 International St. Columbus, OH 43228.


Relocation will not be considered for this position.

In keeping with the Company's commitment to the communities in which it does business, we are an equal opportunity employer. This means that to the fullest extent required by local law, employment decisions are based on merit and business needs and not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender (which state law may define to include gender identity/expression, transgender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, and gender stereotyping), sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, covered marital status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Please note all job offers are contingent upon a successful background investigation and drug test.

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