Facilities Specialist

Manhattan, New York, NY, USA Req #10913
Friday, August 6, 2021

Motivate is looking for a detail oriented and ambitious Facilities Specialist to join the NY Facilities team. The Facilities team oversees facilities renovation and maintenance across our sites throughout the NY metro area while also being the champion for occupational safety for employees. Reporting to the Facilities Manager, your main focus day to day will be to provide cleaning and maintenance services, help complete minor repairs or installations, and troubleshoot site problems related to carpentry, minor plumbing, painting and wall repairs.


About Motivate

Motivate is a best-in-class service operations and logistics company, delivering bike share services to some of the largest urban environments in the US. We operate in 8 markets across the U.S. including New York, San Francisco, Chicago and Washington D.C. and will serve over 1.5 million customers this year alone. Led by a group of urban visionaries and seasoned operations experts, our mission is to revolutionize the landscape of our cities. In an effort to completely transform the urban experience, Motivate is leading the way in making cities more accessible, healthier and sustainable. We operate and maintain safe and dependable systems that help make cities great by connecting individuals to the people and places they love. 


Areas of Responsibility:
Commercial Cleaning: 

       Complete daily cleaning tasks assigned at some of our NY/NJ sites. 

       Clean, stock and supply designated facility areas (dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning ceiling vents, restroom cleaning etc) 

       Perform and document routine inspection and maintenance activities 

       Carry out heavy cleansing tasks and special projects as needed 

       Notify management of occurring deficiencies or needs for repairs 

       Make adjustments and minor repairs 

       Stock and maintain supply rooms 

       Cooperate with the rest of the staff always with a pleasant attitude 

       Follow all health and safety regulations 


Repairs and Preventative Maintenance: 

       Successfully respond and resolve ticket requests when assigned ensuring ticket closures are timely each week. 

       Work with the Facilities Manager to identify repair needs and identify solutions that are cost-effective and practical. 

       Conduct weekly, monthly and quarterly site inspections as either preventative maintenance tasks or safety inspections as required. 


Tactical Assistance: 

       Assist facilities maintenance team with daily and/or weekly disinfection at key sites as directed. 

o   Complete the weekly disinfection checklist via iAuditor upon completion at each site. 

       Assist facilities team with site start ups and site shut downs as needed including: 

o   Deep cleanings prior to launch date 

o   Miscellaneous organizing, painting, rubbish removal 

o   Provide backup support to the Facilities Manager to help ensure repairs or tasks are otherwise completed on time, on budget. 


Required Experience

       You have experience as a handyman or have worked in a trade, and are comfortable working with hand tools. 

       Must be a self-starter; you need to have initiative and take pride in your work. 

       You must be punctual and have a clean driving record. 

       Computer proficient. 


Bonus Points 

       A construction background or holds a trade license. 

       Experience in a supervisory position. 

       Microsoft Excel knowledge is a plus. 


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Manhattan, New York, NY, USA