Facilities Technician, Plumber

Mote Laboratory and Aquarium is seeking a Facilities Technician-Plumber to join our team.
This role will help keep all buildings, equipment, and grounds well-maintained, clean, and working in a first-class manner. They will also support the Life Support Department. Additionally, this role assess, repairs, replaces, rebuilds and maintains all equipment as necessary. Advanced plumbing experience preferred.

Essential Functions:

  • Knowledge and experience, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, carpentry, and/or pump system trades
  • Complete work-orders in a proactive and customer-oriented manner
  • Responsible for work in all Aquarium buildings and grounds in all locations
  • Good working knowledge non-journeyed trades including areas such as Ozone, life support systems, pumps, motors, sand filters, etc.
  • Learn and master critical skills in other journeyed trades to ensure complete cross-training within Facilities team to ensure work orders can be completed by any Facilities team member when required
  • Maintain all facilities systems to operate consistently and reliably
  • Maintain Life Support & general building pumping systems
  • Troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Working knowledge of basic computer programs such as Windows Office
  • Ability to be flexible and work on unrelated problems and projects within one day
  • Communicate regularly with staff in other departments, in particular the status of work orders, changes, complications, completions and resolutions
  • Interact with the Life Support Team on a daily basis to insure equipment reliability
  • Coordination of work between facilities and other departments, such as Life Support, to minimize disruptions to the daily business and visitors
  • Oversee all major pump repairs made by outside vendors
  • Ability to complete work and projects in a timely fashion and within the set schedule
  • Ability to work weekends and holidays as scheduled
  • Adheres to all organizational and departmental policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned or required; may work within
Qualifications/Position Requirements:
  • High School Education, or equivalent
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years in the specified trade of which at least 1 year was at the Journeyman level. Completion of a recognized apprenticeship program and Journeyman certificate preferred. The specified trades of interest include but are not limited to Electrical, Plumbing, Pumps, Mechanical, and Carpentry
To apply:
Interested applicants should apply on line by choosing the job “2022 Facilities Technician, Plumber”  at https://mote.smapply.org/prog/job_applicants or mail a single package including cover letter, resume and the contact information for three references to Mote Marine Laboratory, Attn: Human Resources, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236 before 5pm May 27, 2022.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other protected category. Mote participates in E-Verify


Position Type: Full-time

Salary Range: $41,000 - $60,000/year

Employer Type: Private Company

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