Facilities Assistant III
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 22, 2021
We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a
technologically advanced electronics company employing more than
3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide.
We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to
the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in defense, aerospace,
security, medical, and industrial markets.
Are you searching for a career with a company that offers
challenging, diverse projects and opportunities? Are you looking
for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer
long-term professional advancement? Searching for a company that
values a friendly work environment and that values YOU? Consider
CAES. #peoplefocusedmissiondriven #everymissionmatters
A career with CAES is more than just a job, it is the pathway to a
The primary function of the Facilities Assistant is to install,
maintain, operate, and repair equipment and systems associated with
the building and its infrastructure. This is done to provide a
world class production environment through high quality workmanship
and a commitment to customer satisfaction. The Facilities Assistant
is responsible for maintaining building infrastructure,
configuration, and appearance under the supervision of the
Facilities Director. This individual is also responsible for
working directly or indirectly with members of the manufacturing,
operations, safety, security, and other departments' personnel and
team members to implement and maintain the energy management
system, infrastructure preventive maintenance program, quality
standards, operating objectives, and the Company's goals and
objectives. This must be done in a manner that not only protects
but also maximizes the value of Company assets. The facilities
maintenance technician will be responsible for equipment up time,
environmental condition quality, operating cost objectives, and
ensuring the efficient operation and maintenance of building
Assure all equipment is operated and maintained within the
manufacturer's specifications and the operating guidelines
including scheduled and unscheduled maintenance..
Develop written maintenance procedures and policies for building
mechanical and electrical systems and implement those
Act as a company liaison between assigned contractors and
Prioritize multiple tasks, handle stressful situations, and quickly
define and implement appropriate actions to complete assignments
with attention to detail and safety.
Use tools and equipment safely in the performance of daily
Participate in a rotating "on-call" coverage program to support the
needs of the facility on an emergency basis. This responsibility
has compensatory pay for both the "on-call" status and any actual
Emphasis on HVAC systems and equipment: working knowledge of
Johnson Controls or similar Building Automation System, operation
of chillers, pumps, cooling towers, steam and hot water boilers and
Execute all tasks required to support the ongoing Safety, Health,
and Environmental needs.
Reconfiguration of cubicles, furniture, and machinery in the office
and manufacturing areas.
Conference room configuration.
Daily maintenance of facilities problem call assignments and
activity tracking logs.
Other duties assigned as required by business needs.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Prefer technical training beyond high school.
Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs., climb ladders, able to
discern colors, operate forklift and man lifts.
Must possess ability to read and understand blueprints, CAD
drawings and other related documents.
Must understand preventive maintenance and overhaul schedules for
equipment and mechanical systems.
Must have a working knowledge on plumbing components and operation
of plumbing equipment.
Must possess the knowledge and ability to work with basic hand and
Must have experience developing written maintenance procedures and
policies for building mechanical and electrical systems and
implementing those procedures.
Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and be
able to effectively interact with all employees. Must also be able
to effectively communicate with contractors and vendors.
Must understand OSHA guidelines and how to ensure that all
equipment is maintained to guidelines/standards.
Must have the knowledge to execute performance testing on equipment
using the appropriate tools/equipment (refrigerant gauges,
thermometers, volt-ohm and amp meters, etc.).
Select specializations of the Facilities Maintenance Technician
role include additional requirements: HVAC Prefer mechanical or
Minimum of 4 years experience working on HVAC systems in a
Must have a good working knowledge on the operation and maintenance
of building mechanical and plumbing systems and components.
Must have a good operational understanding of building automation
control systems and control theory, and be a seasoned problem
Proficient in the full suite of Microsoft Office--- products -
Excel, Word, Visio, Power Point, Project.
Able to proficiently use Microsoft Windows based computer systems
and Microsoft Office applications to perform web-based research,
document creation, spreadsheet calculations, and other activities
required by the position.
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and
embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of
Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and
employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability,
protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will
refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against,
employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose
their compensation or the compensation of other employees or
The EEO is the Law poster is available here and the poster
supplement is available here .
The Pay Transparency Policy is available here .
Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with
and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with
disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a
disability for any part of the employment process, please send an
e-mail to CAEScareers@cobhamaes.com and let us know the nature of
your request and your contact information.
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