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Facility Maintenance Technician

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Facilities Department - Charlotte, NC

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Facility Maintenance Technicians at the U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC) work in small crews or alone to inspect, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain equipment and facilities with a focus on enabling a high quality guest experience. While general labor is often required, specialization in a trade is beneficial – e.g. carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC. Technicians can either be hired as full-time, benefits eligible employees or seasonal employees and report directly to a crew manager. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: • Maintain, inspect, and repair all features of a public facility that operates year round with high levels of traffic and extensive operating hours • Effectively manage a dynamic task list and an extensive preventative maintenance schedule with the ability to adapt and answer immediate needs as they arise • Operate vehicles, tractors, and other heavy equipment • Assist with building, construction, and improvement projects as needed – including but not limited to plumbing, electrical, mechanical, woodworking, and general housekeeping • Maintain availability to work weekends and holidays as required


• Experience in commercial and industrial maintenance or commercial construction • Additional experience in a specialized trade – e.g. plumbing, electrical, HVAC • Proficiency working with a variety of basic/specialized hand and power tools • Basic knowledge of building equipment, building codes, and building systems • Ability to read and interpret documents with strong attention to detail – e.g. safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, hydraulic and electrical prints, and other manuals • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment • Ability to work outdoors for sustained periods of time under varying weather conditions • Basic computer skills • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks efficiently Physical requirements: • Be able to reach, bend, and stoop frequently • Be able to lift at least 50 pounds • Be able to work at heights

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The U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the USNWC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. NOTICE: Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. The USNWC is an employer who participates in the E-Verify program.

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U.S. National Whitewater Center is committed to providing individuals with disabilities with reasonable accommodations in its job application and hiring process. If you have difficulty using our on-line application system because of a disability, you may contact us at the following email address and phone number: or (704) 391-3900.

This email address is reserved for individuals who require an accommodation due to a disability only. The U.S. National Whitewater Center representative who monitors this email account will not have access to existing profiles in the system and will be unable to provide any application status updates.