Do you enjoy working with your hands, troubleshooting why something isn’t working, and then successfully fixing it? Do you have a construction background/training? Do you enjoy variety in your work?
Facilities Maintenance at JAARS needs a skilled technician who can tackle problems, take on the repair of equipment, and successfully maintain it.
JAARS makes Bible translation and language development possible in the most remote and difficult places on earth. You can be part of the team helping care for the facilities and impact lives for eternity.
Responsible for maintenance and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment, and buildings at JAARS.
This position will be filled by a volunteer or missionary who raises their own support.
Repair, maintain, or remodel outside or within physical structures
Conduct planned maintenance of equipment in accordance with manufacturers' recommendations
Inspect and perform routine repairs and adjustments on units such as pumps, generators, compressors, air conditioning units, and major appliances
Diagnose malfunctions of equipment using gauges, meters, or other test equipment, and use experience and technical manuals to plan repairs
Check electrical wiring, perform basic rewiring where necessary
Perform construction or alteration projects on center buildings
Use hand tools, power tools, gas, and electric welding equipment to perform modifications and repairs
Requirements and Experience Desired
Training in Construction or as an Electrician or Mechanic preferred
Experience in Construction, troubleshooting and maintenance
Framing and finishing experience preferred
Perform simple electrical rewiring and repairs
Proficiency in the use of hand and power tools
Ability to safely use welding equipment is desired