Posted 1 month ago

Facilities Assistant

Company: People's Resource Center (PRC)
Category: Manufacturing/Skilled Trades

 Westmont, Wheaton

Type: Part Time

PRC is hiring a part-time Facilities Assistant, ensuring effective and efficient maintenance of PRC buildings. The Facilities Assistant is part of the Operations Team supervised by the Facilities Manager. This position is part-time, 20-25 hours/week and will have an office at PRC’s Westmont location. The schedule will be 5 days/week, and the hours are flexible. The successful candidate must be able to lift, move, and carry 50 lbs., have access to their own transportation, and have a valid driver’s license, as this position will require driving between sites and other local travel. Essential functions:

  • Assist the Facilities Manager to oversee contract vendor maintenance, including but not limited to landscaping, snow removal, housekeeping, trash/recycle collection, pest control, HVAC, plumbing, etc.
  • Respond to facility requests made by employees within the work order system, communicating and monitoring progress to completion.
  • Conduct building and preventative inspections on a weekly basis, ensuring janitorial and building supplies are in stock and reporting any issues to the Facilities Manager.
  • Prepare buildings for all seasons by managing seasonal needs, including but not limited to installing space markers, delivering salt to all locations, etc.
  • Assist with deliveries and retrieving purchases at local stores ad between sites.
  • Research vendors for needed services.
  • Assist in obtaining quotes and service of selected vendors by scheduling, meeting onsite, organizing paperwork, and providing follow-up to vendors as requested.
  • Prepare and track purchases using appropriate organizational forms and files and obtain appropriate approvals.
  • Maintain accurate tracking of regular and unplanned maintenance projects.
  • Maintain schedule of regular maintenance of minor equipment, including but not limited to, AEDs, fire extinguishers, smoke alarms, and carbon monoxide detectors.
  • Assist with furniture assembly, reorganization of spaces, moving of furniture as needed.
  • Perform various routine maintenance and minor repair tasks such as hanging pictures, changing lightbulbs, etc.