Facility Technician


Position Description: 

The Facility Technician is responsible for maintaining agency properties in a safe and orderly condition to ensure continuity of operations. Performs a wide variety of semi-skilled maintenance duties related to the agency’s residential/shelters, program and office facilities.

Position Responsibilities

Building Maintenance

  • Performs minor electrical maintenance to include but not be limited to replacement or repair of fixtures (e.g. wall switches and outlets, incandescent, 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.

  • Prepares the surfaces and paints various structures and equipment (e.g. walls, refrigerators, coolers, floors, roofs, doors, restroom facilities, etc.) to preserve wood and metal parts from corrosion and maintain a safe, comfortable working environment using various painting equipment and related tools (e.g. sprayers, rollers, brushes, thinners, etc.).

  • Order parts and maintain required documents.

  • Maintains inventory of tools and maintenance equipment belonging to the Agency.

  • Notifies management concerning need for major repairs or additions to lighting, heating, and ventilating equipment.

  • As directed, removes from storage or places into storage: supplies, office equipment, furniture, etc.

Maintenance Assistance and Work Requests

  • Monitor calls for maintenance assistance when necessary.

  • On-call for urgent maintenance and repairs during business hours.

  • Responds to work requests and maintains a log of work completed and progress-to-date.

  • Responds to work requests from other locations as requested and authorized.

  • Keeps management apprised of any issues, problems or complaints so prompt investigation and resolution can occur.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); plus 2-3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience performing facility repairs and maintenance.

  • Must be able to travel to various locations within San Diego and Imperial Counties.

  • Ability to multi-task.

  • Computer experience in Microsoft Office Software.

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

  • Ability to write simple correspondence.

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and to employees of the agency.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations: Valid California Drivers License and automobile insurance in compliance with Agency requirements. Excellent driving record. Must be able to pass DOJ/FBI Live Scan screening, Debarment clearance and TB clearance,

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 or pounds with the aid of equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and depth perception.

Time Commitment: 40 hours per week, some night and weekend work
Salary: $18.00-$20.00 per hour DOE


How to Apply

Email Resume to:



Catholic Charities
Human Resources
PO Box 121831
San Diego, CA 92112-1831


619 232-3807