Brooklyn, New York
Ascend seeks a lead maintenance and HVAC technician whose primary responsibilities will include general inspections, troubleshooting, and repair of all HVAC systems and types. The lead technician will also be responsible for assisting with electrical, plumbing, fire alarm and facility repairs; and scheduling of repairs and maintenance for all other building systems as needed. This role will ensure repairs are completed safely, with quality workmanship and attention to detail, maintaining a beautiful and functional space for our students and staff to teach and learn.
Why join Ascend Public Charter Schools?
Ascend is a network of K-12 public charter schools serving 5,500 students in 15 schools across Brooklyn-New York’s most populous borough. Our undertaking is to lead our students on a great intellectual adventure, provide them with an exceptional college preparatory education, and place them firmly on the path to success in college and beyond.
We guide our students to think critically and independently, and to enjoy education as an end in itself. We teach a rich and rigorous liberal arts curriculum that nurtures students’ natural curiosity about the world. We foster a positive, non-punitive school culture where students feel connected, empowered, and safe to take academic risks. And we design our school buildings to reflect the incredible accomplishments that happen within their walls and our high aspirations for teaching and learning.
To create this kind of vibrant learning community, we invest heavily in our faculty by providing ongoing professional training and support, and encourage our educators to collaborate closely and push each other to achieve great outcomes.
Our school buildings
We believe that our school buildings should reflect the incredible accomplishments that happen within their walls. All Ascend schools are housed in inviting, newly renovated buildings where every detail is chosen to communicate our aspirations for teaching and learning. See where we work .
For primary responsibilities, the lead HVAC technician will:
Additionally, the lead HVAC technician should be able to assist with or be willing to learn how to:
Staff and reporting relationships
The lead HVAC technician reports to the director of facilities and will work closely with Ascend’s assistant principals of operations to coordinate building related repairs and maintenance at Ascends 15 schools.