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Maintenance Technician

School: Mill Springs Academy
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff

Mill Springs Academy invites applications for a Maintenance Technician for the 2020-2021 School Year. Mill Springs Academy is an independent private school that provides a college preparatory education to non-traditional learners in grades K – 12. This is a generalist position where a background in all areas of maintenance is required. Come join our team!

Professional Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
• 3+ years of previous general maintenance experience. This is an experienced level position
• Prior experience in an educational or similar institution preferred
• Technologically savvy
• Basic computer/technology skills (Microsoft Outlook, Word, basic Excel, email, phone apps)
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
• Problem solver with a high degree of diplomacy
• Experience with blueprints and building specifications preferred
• Detail oriented
• Highly motivated and able to work with minimal supervision and/or in a team environment
• Experience performing routine maintenance
• Ability to life 40-50 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds occasionally
• Must be able to stand or walk for eight hours a day, lift items of 50+ pounds, climb, stoop, bend, kneel and reach
• Ability to work in an indoor and outdoor environment involving hot and cold weather
• Georgia Driver License
• Good driving record
• Positive attitude and great work ethic
• High school diploma or GED required.
• Skilled in the use of hand and power tools
• Ability to take apart machines, equipment, or devices to remove and replace defective parts
• Ability to check blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs as necessary
• Eye for detail
• Professional presentation and attitude
• Strong time management skills

Key Responsibilities:
• Ensure facility readiness for day-to-day events as well as special events.
• Utilize the school’s maintenance work order program (Asset Essentials)
• Effectively communicate with other faculty and staff, both in written and verbal forms
• Report all unsafe conditions to the Director of Facilities and Operations
• Perform minor repairs and/or replacement of plumbing fixtures, valves, and other devices as required
• Perform minor carpentry work as required to repair windows, doors, hardware, screens, and furniture
• Observe and report, any and all defects, deterioration, and wear and tear on the facilities using the work order system procedure
• Assist in coordinating major repairs, painting, and setting up of all facilities within scheduled periods
• Communicate, as directed, with administrative staff (host of the event) on functions scheduled that may require special furnishing arrangements and other duties that may be required
• Inspect all buildings on a routine basis and assure that deficiencies are corrected
• Assist as required and cooperate with all trades people and custodians in the performance of day to day duties and responsibilities
• Complete preventative maintenance checklists and carry out all associated repairs
• Safely work to repair the school’s mechanical systems by using both power and hand tools
• Troubleshoot and repair HVAC issues
• Paint interior and exterior surfaces
• Utilize carpentry skills to repair cabinetry, doors, hardware, sheetrock, and other surfaces
• Maintenance troubleshooting and repairs to include electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and HVAC
• Event set-up
• High quality work with minimal supervision
• Other duties and projects as needed
• Arrange bids and develop specifications for all outside contractual work

Other Information
• A criminal history background check is required of all employees.
• This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday and occasional weekend work. Standard days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. However, the position requires the ability to work during nonstandard hours when the need arises.

Please forward cover letters and resumes to Patsy Beckwith, Director of Human Resources, at

Notice of Non-Discrimination
Based on receipt of federal financial assistance through a Paycheck Protection Program loan administered through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) under the CARES Act, Mill Springs Academy acknowledges its obligation to prohibit discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, citizenship status, genetic information, handicap or disability in admissions, access, employment, tuition assistance, educational policies, or other school administered student and employee programs and activities. Questions regarding the School’s compliance with the application and administration of the School’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to Patsy Beckwith, Human Resource Director, Title IX Compliance Officer, 13660 New Providence Road, Alpharetta, GA 30004, (404) 210-0838,; or Taniah Jones, Dean of Students, Section 504 Compliance Officer, 13660 New Providence Road, Alpharetta, GA 30004, (678) 789-8600,; or to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) or to the SBA. Please refer to the School’s SBA Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR or the SBA.
This notice will remain in effect until the School has satisfied and paid off the SBA Paycheck Protection Loan.

Contact name: Patsy Beckwith
Contact email address:

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