• Mechanical Technician | Full-Time

    Location US-NC-Ridgecrest
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  • Overview

    Cradled in the spectacular Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, Ridgecrest Conference Center hosts events involving 3 - 2,000+ guests and provides meeting and event planners of Christian conferences and retreats one-stop shopping and first-class customer service in a Christian environment. For more information about Ridgecrest Conference Center, go to www.ridgecrestconferencecenter.org.


    LifeWay Ridgecrest Conference Center (Ridgecrest, N.C.) is looking for our next Mechanical Technician.  This individual will work closely with the Leader of Mechanical and HVAC. This is a full-time position with benefits.


    • Troubleshoots and repairs boilers, hot water systems, electrical systems,mechanical systems and equipment
    • Performs preventative maintenance on mechanical and electrical systems
    • Maintains preventative maintenance records
    • Installs new or replacement mechanical equipment or related accessories
    • Monitors and maintains energy management systems
    • Selects and coordinates outsourced suppliers and services

    Note – Other job duties as assigned.


    Required Skills:

    • Organizational skills
    • Project management skills
    • Time management skills
    • Customer relations skills
    • Knowledge of and proficiency with using shop tools and related specialized equipment


    Required Experience:

    • High School diploma or GED and two years of vocational training
    • 3 years Experience in related field
    • Physical Requirements – Must possess the necessary physical stamina for walking/standing/working for extended periods (up to 12 hours), and ability to lift up to 100 pounds repetitively. Good body mobility with good range of motion from floor level to overhead. Able to work outdoors in varying and inclement weather conditions. Work will include significant amounts of bending, stretching, kneeling, twisting, climbing, and lifting on a daily basis. Must possess ability to use hand and power tools, normal vision, hearing and sense of smell. Must possess valid driver’s license.


    The successful candidate will:

    • have an authentic and growing relationship with Christ
    • have a calling to serve others with excellence and grace through hospitality
    • align with Ridgecrest’s mission and culture
    • be an individual of high integrity
    • possess a strong work ethic
    • have a strong track record of meeting deadlines with excellence
    • have a results-oriented focus
    • be flexible and adaptable
    • possess a high degree of initiative and attention to detail
    • possess industry-specific knowledge and technical skills
    • elevate team performance


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