Facilities Technician
Sport & Health
 Rockville, MD

Summary Objective:

The Facilities Technician is responsible for providing a safe and functional club environment under the management of the General Manager and with the support of the Facilities Team. The Facilities Technician will ensure functional equipment and clean, well-maintained facilities for all members, guests, and prospects.

Essential Functions:

  • Deliver the ultimate fitness experience to every member, every time
  • Inspect and catalog maintenance and repair issues in club, keeping accurate records of work done
  • Maintain satisfactory condition of all equipment and facilities, completing basic repairs and maintenance
  • Troubleshoot facility issues as needed and coordinate with regional staff or contractors to ensure major repairs are completed in a timely manner
  • Abide by all OSHA safety regulations and ensure a safe environment for our members

Job Responsibilities:

  • Complete regular inspections of facility to identify repair and maintenance issues to be completed
  • Complete facility repairs in basic trades such as carpentry, tile, painting, and drywall
  • Complete basic repairs and troubleshooting on electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and pool equipment
  • Track and record all maintenance and repair issues using company's maintenance tracking software
  • Answer all inquiries from senior leadership and management in a timely, complete manner
  • Uphold club, building, facilities, service, program, and emergency procedures
  • Attend all mandatory meetings
  • Assume all other duties as assigned
  • Work morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours as necessary

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of general maintenance trades such as carpentry, painting, and drywall
  • Working knowledge of electrical circuits and equipment, ability to work on receptacles, switches, lights and fans
  • Working knowledge of plumbing systems and ability to work on toilets, urinals, sinks, and showers
  • Working knowledge of HVAC systems including ability to complete monthly preventative maintenance and troubleshoot issues
  • Basic mechanical aptitude and ability to read parts diagrams and troubleshoot fitness equipment repairs
  • Strong work ethic that includes punctuality, organization, and attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain a friendly, enthusiastic, and positive attitude
  • Outwardly facing professional appearance
  • Desire to create new relationships quickly
  • Ability to handle situations with patience, tact, and professionalism
  • Willingness to work flexible hours
  • Communicate clearly and effectively both in person and in writing
  • Work well under pressure

Required Experience, Education & Certifications:

  • 2-5 years of previous experience in facilities or trades preferred
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Pool Operator's license preferred

Physical Activities, Requirements, Visual Acuity & Working Conditions:

Physical demands listed here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.
  • Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
  • Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Particularly for sustained periods of time.
  • Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
  • Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.
  • Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  • Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
  • Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Heavy work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operates machines, such as lathes, drill presses, power saws, and mills where the seeing job is at or within arm's reach; performs mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature, such as carpenter, technicians, service people, plumbers, painters, mechanics, etc.
  • The worker is subject to environmental conditions. Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.
  • The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.
  • The worker is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level.
  • The worker is subject to vibration. Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body.
  • The worker is subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
  • The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions. One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.
  • The worker is frequently in close quarters, crawl spaces, shafts, man holes, small enclosed rooms, small sewage and line pipes, and other areas that could cause claustrophobia.

Employee Benefits:

All US Fitness team members receive:

  • Complimentary Membership and Guest Privileges
  • Discounts on Personal Training, Mind&Body, Aquatics, and Kids Programs
  • Discounts on Serenity Day Spa Services and all apparel
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • In-house Continuing Education Credits and CEC Reimbursement

Additional Full Time Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Supplemental Benefits and Group Life Insurance Benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off

US FITNESS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

US Fitness is an equal opportunity employer and conducts all hiring and employment practices strictly in accordance with applicable employment discrimination laws and regulations. Discrimination in employment on the basis of any classification protected under federal, state, or local law is a violation of our policy and is illegal. The Company does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), pregnancy, protected veteran status, status as a uniformed service member under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (“uniformed service member status“), marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or other categories defined by federal, state, or local law.

EEO is the LAW

Reasonable Accommodations:If you have an inquiry about an application or have a physical and/or mental disability and need special accommodations applying for a job using our online application system, please call 703-740-9009 or email careers@usfitnessgroup.com.

Relocation:Candidates outside of the specified area are welcome to apply but if selected for an interview, they must be willing to travel at own cost. Relocation assistance is not offered.