Facilities Maintenance Technician

Operations | Yellow Springs, OH, United States
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We’re Hiring for a Facilities Maintenance Technician! 


If you are excited and passionate about helping #LetsSolveWater, consider joining our team today!  Xylem, Inc. is a leading global water technology company servicing more than 150 countries and is dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues.  We are looking for individuals to join our mission by exceeding customer expectations through smart sustainable solutions.  At Xylem, you will have the opportunity to solve water by participating in our paid Volunteer Program, Xylem Watermark!

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 


  • Plans, recommends, and monitors the repairs and changes needed to maintain the Yellow Springs facilities in good working condition.
  • Inspects, troubleshoots, coordinates and records work performed via a CMMS.
  • Monitors expenses needed for upkeep of facilities.
  • Following all standard safety procedures, ISO standard requirements, and regulations
  • Acts as liaison for contractors; i.e., HVAC, security, etc.
  • Reports on performance as requested by the Facilities Team Leader.
  • Acts as emergency contact when Yellow Springs plant is closed.
  • Attend/participate in instructor led and/or web-based company training as required
  • Conducts on-site investigations of critical maintenance problems.
  • Provides outside contractor personnel with safety orientation to the facility, requirements of hazard communication standard and personal protective equipment such as hearing protection, safety glasses, etc.
  • Provides updates to team leader on project status.
  • Orders maintenance items as needed to complete maintenance projects in a timely manner.  Contacts vendors on unsatisfactory quality items.
  • Participation in Xylem Watermark volunteer activities




  • High School education or GED
  • Journeyman status in a trade or draft such as HVAC, Electrician, Plumber preferred.
  • 5+ years in a general maintenance or trade capacity.
  • Experience in HVAC or Refrigeration a plus.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple jobs and projects.
  • Ability to work with outside contractors and in a team environment
  • Ability to operate tools required for the job.
  • Valid state motor vehicle operator’s license
  • Must be able to use MS Office and CMMS
  • Must be willing to follow all written and implied policies.
  • Flexible forty-hour week but must be able to work moderate overtime to meet seasonal/cyclical demands of the business.
  • Able to be on-call and react to after-hours demands.



Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility and must be able to lift 50 lbs.

The person in this role must be able to sit and stand for extended period of time. Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours.



The estimated salary range for this position is $52,000 to $72,000 plus bonus.   Starting pay is dependent on multiple factors, such as skills, experience and work location, and is not typically at the top of the range.  At Xylem we offer a competitive compensation package with a generous benefit package, including Medical, Dental, Vision plans, 401(k) with company contribution, paid time off, paid parental leave and tuition reimbursement.


At Xylem, we embrace diversity and strive to create avenues where employees feel valued and appreciated through our DE&I initiatives and Employee Resources Groups (ERG).  Xylem is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action workplace.  Xylem prohibits discrimination, harassment of any kind and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or sexual orientation (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, marital status, medical conditions or disability, genetic information, age, or other non-merit factors.  


Join the global Xylem team today!  Xylem is a team creating advanced technology solutions to the world’s water challenges through developing new technologies and services that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor, and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential, and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities.


Disclaimer: The information listed within this job description is designed to indicate the general nature of work expected for this position and shall not be viewed as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required in this position.  Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job absent undue hardship.  Xylem reserves the right to modify this job description or assign other duties to this position as needed.


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