Buildings and Grounds Technician

Harlan Bakeries, LLC

Indianapolis, IN


The Facilities Maintenance technician is responsible to perform general preventive and corrective maintenance of building systems, equipment and grounds.

Job Responsibilities

        ·  Conduct regular inspections of facilities to identify maintenance needs such as plumbing leaks, electrical issues, HVAC problems, and structural damage;

  • Perform preventive maintenance tasks to minimize downtime and prolong the lifespan of equipment;
  • Diagnose and repair malfunctioning equipment, systems, and structures including but not limited to plumbing fixtures, electrical circuits, HVAC units, and building components;
  • Troubleshoot issues efficiently to restore functionality and minimize disruptions.
  • Perform general repairs and renovations such as painting, carpentry, drywall repair, and floor maintenance;
  • Ensure that facilities are aesthetically pleasing, functional, and compliant with safety standards;
  • Respond promptly to emergency maintenance requests such as floods, power outages, and safety hazards. Take appropriate action to mitigate damage, restore operations, and ensure the safety of occupants;
  • Maintain and repair various types of equipment including power tools, machinery, and mechanical systems;
  • Keep equipment in good working condition through regular inspections, lubrication, and replacement of parts as needed;
  • Adhere to safety protocols and regulations to maintain a safe work environment for yourself and others;
  • Identify and address safety hazards promptly to prevent accidents and injuries;
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, including work orders, inspections, and repairs;
  • Report any significant issues, concerns, or recurring maintenance needs to supervisor for further evaluation and action;
  • Perform other required tasks as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent; vocational training or certification in facilities maintenance, HVAC, plumbing, or related field preferred;
  • Proven experience in facilities maintenance or a similar role, demonstrating proficiency in various maintenance tasks and repair techniques;
  • Strong technical skills with the ability to troubleshoot and repair mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems;
  • Knowledge of building codes, safety regulations, and best practices for facilities maintenance;
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and attention to detail;
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to interact professionally with colleagues, tenants, and contractors;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and prioritize tasks effectively;
  • Physical stamina and dexterity to perform manual labor and lift heavy objects;
  • Able to write routine reports and correspondence;
  • Attention to detail and organization;
  • Basic Microsoft Office skills: Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint.