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Building Maintenance Technician


Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


This role is responsible for performing a variety of work in the general maintenance, predictive maintenance and repair of all facility equipment and fixtures in the J.R. Simplot World Headquarters Building and other properties. This includes operating and maintaining all building infrastructure including, but not limited to all mechanical, HVAC, electrical, fire/life safety and elevator systems for the headquarters of the J. R. Simplot Company. The responsibilities include the maintenance of all building facades, grounds and associated areas. The Building Maintenance Technician may assist in the coordination of all internal and external maintenance resources necessary to operate, maintain and care for the J. R. Simplot Company headquarters.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develops procedures and schedules for routine, annual, and predictive maintenance that ensures headquarter infrastructure is always at 100% efficiency and uptime.
  • Leads internal and external activities to ensure adherence to maintenance budget.
  • Performs rough and finished work in the repair of structures such as partitions, walls, doors, roofs, office furniture and shelves.
  • Perform repair (or arrange for) of door hardware; replaces glass for windows, doors, and light fixtures.
  • Performs electrical repair (or arrange for) work in wiring for switches, outlets, plugs, cables, power circuits and appliances; repairs and replaces lighting systems; and inspects electrical systems for unsafe conditions.
  • Maintains and regularly tests working condition of safety equipment including fire alarm, emergency lighting, and intercom systems.
  • Performs (or arranges for) plumbing repairs and maintains plumbing leaks or breaks above and below ground.
  • Performs (or arranges for) prep and painting of various surfaces for paint, enamel, lacquer, varnish or stain; removes or paints over graffiti; repairs wall coverings.
  • Performs (or arranges for) repairs concrete for sidewalks, pavers, ramps, and slabs.
  • At the direction from the Facilities Director responds to, reports, and removes any safety hazards; reports and repairs damage reports unauthorized visitors; secures gates, doors, windows, and grounds; sets alarm system; responds to emergency cleanups such as spills and clogged drains.

Typical Education

Associate's Degree (A.A. or equivalent)

Relevant Experience

10+ years related experience and/or training

Required Certifications

HVAC Journeyman license or like certifications/experience will be considered.

Other Information

Experience executing day-to-day maintenance tasks in a large office facility and on other Properties with diverse uses (cafeteria, greenhouse, tenant space, lab, etc.). AA or equivalent in HVAC and/or General Building Maintenance.  HVAC and related EPA 608 Technician Certifications is a plus. This role requires mechanical skills, electrical skills, and expertise with operating a commercial HVAC system including Chillers, Cooling Towers, Air handling Units, fan coil units, radiant heating & cooling systems, GEO Thermal heating, and experience with a centralized electronic building management system.

Job Requisition ID: 10495

Travel Required: None

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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