Facilities Maintenance Technician

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

Los Angeles, CA

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

 

ABOUT US

 

The mission of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (“The Wallis”) is to create, present, and celebrate unique performing arts events and educational programs that reflect the rich cultural diversity of our community. The Wallis is a breathtaking 70,000-square-foot performing arts destination that celebrates the classic and the modern. The building features the restored, original 1933 Beverly Hills Post Office (on the National Register of Historic Places) that serves as the theater's dramatic yet welcoming lobby, and houses the 150-seat Lovelace Studio Theater, GRoW at The Wallis: A Space for Arts Education and the contemporary 500-seat, state-of-the-art Bram Goldsmith Theater.

 

Since opening its doors in October 2013, The Wallis has produced or presented more than 150 dance, theatre, opera, classical music and family programs. The Wallis brings audiences world-class theater, dance and music, performed by many of the world's most talented and sought-after artists. Featuring eclectic programming that mirrors the diverse landscape of Los Angeles and its notability as the entertainment capital of the world, The Wallis offers original and revered works from across the U.S. and around the globe. To learn more about us, please visit our website at: http://thewallis.org/.

 

ABOUT THE JOB

 

The Facilities Maintenance Technician works closely with the Facilities Manager and is a key part of the facilities team that is responsible for the maintenance, repair and operations of all physical facilities for The Wallis performing arts campus that includes administrative offices, classrooms, two theaters, and multiple outdoor and indoor spaces including a grand hall, lobby, outdoor sculpture garden, promenade terrace and education courtyard.

 

If you are technically skilled with a keen eye for detail, an ability to learn new skills quickly, a curiosity for how things work, and a passion for working with your hands, this is an excellent opportunity to grow your
career in facilities management.

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO

 

  • Oversee routine repair and maintenance including procedures on buildings, mechanical equipment, and utility systems including HVAC system schedules, required inspections and cleaning;
  • Perform basic structural, plumbing, and electrical repairs, preventative maintenance and inspections;
  • Conduct daily walk-throughs of the building and grounds to identify repair requirements and enhancement projects as needed and assigned;
  • Identify and report safety hazards and building security concerns with recommended solutions;
  • Comply with all safety procedures and requirements; Maintain compliance to City, County, State ordinances and codes;
  • Perform upgrade projects to enhance appearance and function of facilities. Procure materials as needed;
  • Complete regular checklists on building equipment maintenance procedures and maintains records of past and scheduled maintenance; Maintain inventory of building supplies.
  • Prepare and submit summary reports of conditions in buildings and recommend actions to be taken;
  • Maintain operations and facilities records, reports, forms, office files and memoranda;
  • Manage administrative records including invoices, building damage and repairs, building licenses and permits, and related reports.
  • Work closely with the Facilities Manager to ensure that all building requirements are met including fire codes, lighting systems, general building repair and all other issues that affect staff and patron comforts.
  • Set up furniture and equipment for events

 

 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

 

The facilities team is responsible for the maintenance, repair and operations of all physical facilities for The Wallis performing arts campus that includes administrative offices, classrooms, two theaters, and multiple outdoor and indoor spaces including a grand hall, lobby, outdoor sculpture garden, promenade terrace and education courtyard. Under the supervision of the Operations Manager, the Facilities Maintenance Technician will primarily support the Facilities Manager by performing duties related to the routine repair and maintenance including procedures on buildings, mechanical equipment, and utility systems to include HVAC system schedules, required inspections and cleaning.

 

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

 

 

  • Perform basic structural, plumbing, and electrical repairs, preventative maintenance and inspections;
  • Conduct daily walk-throughs of the building and grounds to identify repair requirements and enhancement projects as needed and assigned;
  • Identify and report safety hazards and building security concerns with recommended solutions;
  • Comply with all safety procedures and requirements; Maintain compliance to City, County, State ordinances and codes;
  • Perform upgrade projects to enhance appearance and function of facilities. Procure materials as needed;
  • Complete regular checklists on building equipment maintenance procedures and maintains records of past and scheduled maintenance; Maintain inventory of building supplies.
  • Assist with the coordination of operations and facilities vendors as assigned;
  • Prepare and submit summary reports of conditions in buildings and recommend actions to be taken;
  • Maintain operations and facilities records, reports, forms, office files and memoranda;
  • Support the department with administrative records; such as facility-related invoices, building damage and repairs, building licenses and permits, and related reports.
  • Work closely with the Facilities Manager to ensure that all building requirements are met including fire codes, lighting systems, general building repair and all other issues that affect staff and patron comforts.
  • Set up furniture and equipment needed for auxiliary events / clients in partnership with the Front of House and Production teams ensuring a positive experience for all users at The Wallis.
  • Support internal event and meeting setups and strikes. Ensure safe execution of services.

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILL Requirements

 

  • 3 – 4 years directly related experience in facilities maintenance and/or operations.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Must be adept in problem anticipation and resolution.
  • Ability to work independently with strong follow through on all assignments.
  • Variable days, evenings, weekends and holidays are required
  • Must obtain genie lift operation certification (employer paid).
  • Must have fundamental knowledge of: HVAC, plumbing, electrical, structural, paint, general construction, and water features.
  • Skilled in reading project specifications, blue prints and technical trade related manuals.
  • Working knowledge of fire alarms.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Efficient, flexible and responsive to change with the ability to prioritize pressing responsibilities.
  • Strength to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 pounds and occasional lifting of items weighing up to 125 pounds.

 

BENEFITS

 

This is a full-time position with 100% paid medical benefits, including dental, vision and life insurance ($25,000) for the employee, paid vacation, personal and sick days, 401k and paid parking. Complimentary tickets are occasionally available for some events or productions at The Wallis.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Please email resume to jobs@thewallis.org and include Facilities Technician in the subject line.

No phone calls please.

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and encourages applicants of any age, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or gender.

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