• Facilities Technician

    Job Locations US-CO-Colorado Springs
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/1/2018 5:57 PM)
    # of Openings
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Walter Becker founded IDEAL in 1916 and made a promise that is still an important part of the way IDEAL operates today: "An IDEAL product will provide a value greater than the price paid for it. Service is a part of the product." Becker's foundational principle represents our everyday commitment to you. It's the driving force behind our partnerships with the world's leading distributors, a state of the art delivery system, outstanding customer and technical support and variety of operational benefits designed to save you time and money. It means we're proud of the way we do business.


    A subsidiary of IDEAL, Western Forge produces the highest-quality metal work in the USA and is an American standard in premier hand tool craftsmanship, has an opening for a Facilities Technician.


    POSITION OVERVIEW: Responsible for performing routine building and grounds maintenance tasks.    Perform general cleaning.   Perform other tasks as assigned.



      • Inspects buildings and other structures to determine functional systems and detect malfunctions and needed repair making notes and recommendations.
      • Performs minor electrical maintenance to include but not be limited to replacement or repair of fixtures (e.g. wall switches and outlets, incandescent and fluorescent bulbs and tubes, ballast, sockets, fuses, minor appliances, cords, etc.) using appropriate hand, power and specialty tools.
      • Performs minor plumbing maintenance (e.g. replacement or repair of leaks in drains and faucets, unclogging of drains, trenching and laying new lines, replacing drain hoses on washers and similar devices, etc.).
      • Performs minor painting, carpentry and masonry work (e.g. preparing surfaces and using brush, sprayer, or roller to apply paints, stains, and varnishes, hanging doors, fitting locks and handles, etc.).
      • Reconfigures, installs, positions, and remounts modular offices and space (e.g. furniture, wall panels, work surfaces, storage bins, lighting, file cabinets, etc.) to accommodate user needs and maximize office space using various hand, power and specialty tools, dollies and hand trucks.
      • Clean rooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, rest rooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, parking lots, and other work areas.
      • Perform basic grounds maintenance to include landscaping during the summer and snow removal throughout the winter
      • Follow all safety procedures.
      • Other related duties as directed.






    • Possess basic understanding of electrical, plumbing and carpentry principles.
    • Ability to operate mowers and tractors.
    • Ability to use common tools.
    • Ability to understand and follow directions as given.
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
    • Possess mechanical aptitude.
    • Forklift license.


    • Completion of high school education.
    • Two years experience in facility maintenance preferred.


    • Must be able to continuously lift, push and pull up to 10 lbs, for 8-10 hours per day, frequently lift , push and pull objects weighing up to 25 lbs, and on occasion, lift over 60 lbs.
    • Occasionally climb stairs and ladders, while reaching and balancing.


    • Hot/cold temperatures based on seasonal variations.
    • May be subject to humidity, noise, odors, and dust.
    • Exposure to electricity, paint, oil, grease, batteries and chemicals.


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