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Facilities Laborer

Job Description

The Facilities Laborer is a facilities supervisor for multiple M&K locations. As such, he/she will be responsible for remodeling, repair, general maintenance, building improvement, and the occasional construction special project. The Facilities Laborer will also manage sub-contractors and be the primary source of cost estimation for facilities projects.



Duties may include but are not limited to: Cost estimates. Sub-contract bidding and management, Drywall, Paint, Plumbing, Electrical, Landscaping, Concrete Repair, Carpentry, Framing, Tile, and HVAC. 


Essential Functions:

-          Inspection of M&K facilities to identify electrical, plumbing, mechanical, structural or other deficiencies.

-          Plan for improvements and corrections in facilities engineering.

-          Assign team members and duties to projects.

-          Complete complex assignments on a deadline.

-          Manage Sub-Contractors and their timelines.

-          Inspect workers and sub-contractor’s work for quality and completion.

-          Make recommendations to Facilities Manager.



Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.

Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.

Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical.

Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

Self-Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.

Adaptability/Flexibility — Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.

Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively.

Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.

Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The environment will change dependent upon weather conditions as this environment has exposure to indoor/outdoor loading zones. Moderate noise level is also an exposure.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Heavy lifting (50 lbs), twisting, bending, use of both hands and arms, kneeling, squatting, standing and/or walking for long periods, climbing of ladders and/or scaffolding.  



Position Type Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position.   Hours and shifts may vary, dependent on location and need.  



The Facilities Laborer is expected to travel regularly between facilities and projects in multiple states. He/She will be expected to fly by commercial airline (occasionally), drive Medium-Duty trucks, Pick-ups, Vans, and operate machinery (Daily).


Required Education and Experience

-          10 years or more experience in construction or building maintenance.

-          2 years or more experience in blueprint reading.

-          2 years or more experience in mechanical and electrical systems oversight.


Preferred Education and Experience

-          Certification in the State of Michigan as a licensed plumber, electrician and/or building inspector.

-          Associates Degree or Trade Certification in blueprint reading; electrical, heating and plumbing systems; facility maintenance; budget planning; accounting; management principles and/or building codes.

-          Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel).


Current or Retired US Military with the following Occupational Specialties or related Occupational Specialties are strongly encouraged to apply:


AIR FORCE (GROUPS 710, 720, 721) 

MARINE CORP (1316, 1341, 1345, 1349, 1361, 1371)

US ARMY (91E, 12W, 12B, 12V, 12N, 91L, 12A, 12R, 12K, 91D, 12G, 91J, 18C, 12T, 91C)


Equal Employment Policy

M&K Truck Centers’ hiring and employment practices are based on job qualifications, performance, and/or conduct without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.


At-Will Employment

All employees M&K are employees’ at-will and, as such, are free to resign at any time without reason.  The Company, likewise, retains the right to terminate an employee's employment at any time with or without reason or notice.  Nothing contained in the Employee Handbook, or any document provided to the employee is intended to be, nor should it be, construed as a guarantee that employment or any benefit will be continued for any period of time.  Any salary figures provided to an employee in annual or monthly terms are stated for the sake of convenience or to facilitate comparisons and are not intended and do not create an employment contract for any specific period of time.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change any time with or without notice. 

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M&K Truck Centers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law and we encourage all qualified and interested persons to apply for this position.