Building Maintenance Technician

Maxitrol Company a Michigan Company, Headquartered in Southfield Michigan is an international leader in the design and manufacturing of gas pressure controls, regulators and electronic gas modulation systems. We have a diverse customer base and our products are used in a variety of industries including; HVAC, Heat Processing, Commercial Cooking, and Automotive just to name a few.

The Facilities Assistant should be a mechanically inclined, hands on individual who will provide assistance in an array of responsibilities including clerical work and repair/maintenance duties. The appropriate candidate will be comfortable in a shop environment as well as in an office environment. This position is based in the Southfield, MI headquarters and will report to the Facilities Manager.


The position of Facilities Assistant will assist and support various areas throughout the company facilities. The responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Help oversee and manage day-to-day operations of the building and facilities.

Assist in handling building repairs or supervising or working with a contractor based on the work to be performed

Conduct and maintain building inventories

Help schedule repairs and maintenance of the building and/or grounds

Shipping & receiving duties

Sometimes required to work outdoors and in inclement weather

Help identify contractors/vendors for building solutions

All other duties as directed


The position of Facilities Assistant requires knowledge and experience in the following areas:

Prior facilities maintenance

Demonstrated problem solving skills

Knowledge of Electrical, HVAC and Plumbing Systems and troubleshooting

Must be mechanically inclined

Ability to read prints

OSHA/Safety prevention knowledge required

Good computer skills

Good interpersonal and communication skills required

Clean driving record

Must be able to work independently and as part of a team,

Ability to occasionally work on the weekend/holiday as needed

Physical Demands

The person in this position must have manual dexterity such as the ability to perform intricate finger, hand, wrist, and arm movements without risk of injury to self or others. This includes the ability to feel, twist, handle and manipulate small objects, tools, and controls.

Position requires regular use of machines and equipment such as tractors, Hi-low, snow plows, and various power tools such as drills, screw guns etc. 

Position requires regular exposure to heights including work on the roof and in rafters utilizing ladders. 

Position may require occasional electrical work and work with gas mechanical systems and plumbing systems. 

The person in this position will frequently be required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, sit, stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 5 to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Possibly lift more than 50 pounds with assistance. 


Requires technical or vocational training

Training in OSHA regulations preferred

Maxitrol Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Location
Southfield, MI
Date posted
June 8, 2022

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