Facilities Mechanic/Foreman

The Stony Brook School seeks a full-time Facilities Mechanic/Foreman. Reporting to the Director of Facilities, this person will supervise the maintenance team and take a hands-on lead for non-MEP installations and campus repairs. (S)he will have on-call responsibilities to respond to occasional emergency situations off-hours.
The Stony Brook School seeks a full-time Facilities Mechanic/Foreman. Reporting to the Director of Facilities, this person will supervise the maintenance team and take a hands-on lead for non-MEP installations and campus repairs. (S)he will have on-call responsibilities to respond to occasional emergency situations off-hours.

Responsibilities
The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:
  • Work with the Director to assign daily work orders and manage maintenance requests;
  • Distribute the workload and supervise production of maintenance employees to achieve the goals of the department and meet the needs of the campus;
  • Assist the Director as needed for capital project initiatives;
  • Take a hands-on lead for all non-MEP installations and campus repairs;
  • Serve as the primary on-call staff by responding to emergency situations off-hours;
  • Take on other duties as assigned by the Director of Facilities.
Qualifications
Optimally, the Facilities Mechanic/Foreman will possess the following qualifications or capabilities:
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and delegation skills, yielding the capacity to oversee multiple initiatives simultaneously Demonstrated Hands on carpentry and construction skills
  • Experience with and ability to oversee the following trades: sheet-rocking, painting, floor coverings, concrete work, rough and finish carpentry, tiling, window repair and replacement, hardware, exterior grounds, machinery and equipment maintenance, etc..
  • Ability to creatively problem solve and work independently to fulfill the established objectives;
  • Experience with and ability to work with a team and to supervise and manage employees;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Flexibility in schedule to handle on-call role;
  • Service minded, congenial and patient;
  • Support of the mission of the Stony Brook School.
Qualifications
Campus assets and areas of responsibility include: 55 acres of grounds, 15 institutional buildings, (7 of which are dormitory halls totaling 113 dorm rooms and 16 faculty apartments), 31 free standing single family houses, a motor pool of some 20 vehicles, athletic venues, classrooms, and dining facilities.
Compensation package includes hourly wage; 100% individual and family health benefits with small deductible; compensated time-off for holidays; vacation, and illness; 7.5% employer match for 5% 403(b) employee contribution; complimentary breakfast and lunch served daily, modest disability and life insurance policies.


Please submit a cover letter and resume to Gregg Gunderson, Director of Facilities/Security; gregg.gunderson@sbs.org
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The Stony Brook School

1 Chapman Parkway, Stony Brook, NY 11790 | 631-751-1800
A Christian, co-ed, college preparatory boarding and day school for 7-12th grade students