YMCA of Metropolitan L.A.
  • 27-Aug-2018 (PST)
  • Property and Facilities
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • 18.25-22.42
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Includes comprehensive benefits package as well as retirement fund contribution, upon eligibility.

The YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles is not only the premiere non-profit in LA, it's also a great place to work, make a difference in your community and meet like-minded individuals. The LA area is home to the second largest YMCA Association in the US, with 26 branches, 2 camps and over 50 child care sites. The LA Y is a highly-collaborative, rewarding and fun environment where you will discover your passions, grow your career and make an impact!

We believe in the four Core Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility and understand that our staff are our biggest asset! We strive to create high-performing, strong teams in each of our branches and are looking for passionate and enthusiastic staff who will help us to strengthen our impact, empower our community and deliver incredible programming!

Position Description

The Facilities/Building Engineer I is responsible for general facility maintenance and repairs including plumbing, carpentry, masonry, painting, electrical, boilers and repair and maintenance of central heating, ventilation and air conditioning for the buildings in their assigned region.  The Building Engineer will ensure equipment and Association properties are safe, maintained and repaired in a timely manner. The Building Engineer will maintain aesthetic quality for their assigned buildings as well as completion of regular repair and maintenance to facilities as necessary. This is a hands-on maintenance position.


  • High school diploma, or equivalent
  • 2-5 years' experience as a building engineer or maintenance technician in a commercial environment;
  • Ability to understand, interpret and analyze blueprints, schematics, layouts, wiring diagrams and equipment specifications; ability to read, understand and interpret documents such as safety rules, and operating and maintenance instructions; understand commercial HVAC or related area
  • Valid CA Driver License


  1. Report to multiple sites within the association as assigned by supervisor on a daily basis.
  2. Perform corrective maintenance, emergency repairs, and project work in accordance with State and local standards.
  3. Perform installation, preventive maintenance, adjustments, and basic repairs to buildings and systems including, but not limited to: plumbing, basic electrical, carpentry, painting, fixtures, locks and doors, and pool repairs as assigned.
  4. Responsible for completing and updating all maintenance and repair work orders assigned.
  5. Responsible for painting, lighting, furniture, locker repair, flooring, and glass repair.
  6. Troubleshoot all HVAC issues and submit a detailed work order as needed to support third party contract repairs. Experience with performing these repairs is a plus.
  7. Perform various other maintenance related tasks as directed indoors and outdoors; provide regular preventative maintenance to facilities and grounds.
  8. Preforms daily building checks on maintenance and cleaning for quality assurance.
  9. Complete facility inspections to ensure health and safety compliance, as well as the full life of the association's physical assets.
  10. Assess work orders daily with supervisor to identify what's needed to complete, and to prioritize work that can be immediately accomplished.
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