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Facilities Maintenance Technician

Company: Starkey Laboratories, Inc.
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Starkey Hearing Technologies is a privately held, global hearing technology company headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Founded by Bill Austin in 1967, Starkey is known for its innovative design, development and distribution of comprehensive digital hearing systems. Led today by President Brandon Sawalich, Starkey is the only American-owned and operated provider of hearing technologies. The company has more than 5,000 employees, operates 24 facilities and does business in more than 100 markets worldwide.


  • Assist with electrical maintenance throughout the building.
  • Assist troubleshooting electrical problems and repair.
  • Assist with electrical wiring for all remodeling projects and moving production benches.
  • Assist with plumbing within the building.
  • Install, maintain, and repair facility faucets.
  • Maintain restrooms and lunchroom.
  • Plumb air lines.

  • Assist with the heating/cooling system within the building.
  • Maintain climate control throughout the building.
  • Provide preventive maintenance on systems such as: change filters, clean coils, maintain compressor, etc.
  • Troubleshoot and repair heating/cooling systems.

  • Handle and/or assist with general repairs throughout the building.
  • Determine the problem and troubleshoot and repair the problem as needed.
  • Order and/or purchase necessary maintenance or custodian supplies with manager's approval.
  • Stock and inventory maintenance and custodian supplies.
  • Support and perform requests from internal departments.
  • Perform daily/weekly change of light bulbs throughout the facility.
  • Perform miscellaneous projects as needed - such as painting the building interior walls, set-up the lunchroom for meetings, grill for in-house picnics and when needed help at the warehouse with loading and unloading and with any other tasks.

  • Recycling - batteries, plastic, paper, razor blades, cans, UV blubs and etc.
  • Remove/empty when containers are full and place in holding area for recycling to be picked-up or take to a recycling facility.

  • Maintain the property grounds.
  • Lawn mowing, weed control, snow removal by building entrances, put de-icer down and clean-up debris off the grounds.

  • Support and assist with Health & Safety.
  • Conduct monthly and yearly inspections on the emergency lights & exits.
  • Handle chemical spills.

Performance Measures

  • Customer feedback
  • Timeliness - Job requests completed in a timely matter
  • Quality of work
  • Accuracy
  • Overall building/ground appearance to support Starkey image

Other Duties

  • Support colleagues and other departments to deliver great customer service.
  • Work with immediate manager to address issues, opportunities and concerns.
  • Provide ideas, support and assistance for continuous improvement activities.
  • Support corporate health and safety objectives.
  • React to change productively and handle other essential duties as assigned.



High School degree or equivalent required. Vo-tech degree in one or more of the following areas is advantageous: plumbing, electrical, or heating/cooling is desired. Must have a Minnesota Class D Driver's License with a clean driving record required.


3 years experience in one or more of the following areas: plumbing, electrical, or heating, cooling desired (HVAC Experience strongly preferred)

2 years experience in all types of mechanical equipment a must

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic mechanical knowledge in the areas of: plumbing, heating/cooling, electrical and general repairs.
  • Good troubleshooting skills required.
  • Good interpersonal skills required.
  • Must be mechanically inclined.
  • Ability to use small and large hand tools required.
  • Ability to walk, crawl, bend, climb, kneel, overhead reach, and differentiate color required.
  • Ability to lift, carry, push and pull 50 lbs. required.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision required.
  • Typing and computer skills helpful.



Communicates occasionally with contractors, vendors, and service staff


Communicates regularly with managers and employees

Working Conditions:

  • Mostly office and manufacturing environment.
  • Occasionally outdoor work in warm and cold temperatures and dusty conditions.
  • Inventory areas to be kept clean and organized at all times.
  • Regular attendance and responsiveness to reasonable job-related directives as given by the manager
  • Will stand 33%, walk 33% and sit 34% of the time.

Equipment Operation:

Hand tools, electrical test equipment, ladders, power tools, snow blower, company vehicle, lawn mower and computer

The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.

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Keywords: Starkey Laboratories, Inc., Eden Prairie , Facilities Maintenance Technician, Other , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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