Facilities Maintenance Technician

Production Sacramento, CA


Position at The Sacramento Bee

Assists with repairing and maintaining machinery, equipment, physical structures, plumbing and electrical systems of industrial/office buildings by performing the following duties. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Ability to work independently in a work order driven environment. 
  • Clears clogged drains and replaces plumbing fixtures. 
  • Conducts patching and taping of drywall, painting walls, ceilings, and trim. 
  • Disassembles, assembles and installs metal shelving, tables and cubicles for all departments. 
  • Coordinates and sets up rooms for meetings and classes. 
  • Assists Environmental Technician with routine tasks as needed. 
  • Cleans work area, tools, and equipment. 
  • Performs other routine duties such as preventative maintenance on buildings, structures and mechanical devices and other routine duties. 

QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • This position requires experience in painting, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, light mechanical and lock repair.  Basic knowledge in computer skills is desirable.