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Building Maintenance Tech I at The E.W. Scripps Company

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Bakersfield, California

Job Description:

Primary Purpose

The Building Maintenance Tech I performs work within the facilities department including shipping/receiving, building maintenance and housekeeping responsibilities.

Key Activities

  • Learn and understand all facilities department safety rules including chemical safety, hearing conservation, etc. Participates in monthly facilities departmental safety meetings.

  • Learn and understand how to safely operate company equipment

  • Ship and receive items required for daily operations. Utilization of applicable inventory tracking systems, and proper documentation.

  • Store, inventory, and deliver supplies to all personnel as assigned.

  • Maintain all facility equipment properly. This includes repair or replacement of light fixtures, painting, remodeling, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, cement repair/replacement and all other general repairs to building or building equipment as required.

  • Clean, repair and troubleshoot office chairs, filing cabinets, desks, and other office furnishings.

  • Move equipment, furniture, cubical components, etc.

  • Keep facilities and departmental area safe, clean, and organized. Maintains newsprint/insert warehouse in an orderly fashion. Properly handles waste disposal (used chemicals, etc).

  • Perform general facility cleaning, waste removal, floor maintenance, exterior and grounds maintenance, and facilitate company recycling programs.

  • Keep restrooms, break/kitchen areas properly cleaned and stocked with janitorial supplies such as toilet paper, paper towels, trash can liners, etc.

  • Foster good relations between the facilities department and other departments.

  • Handle all other duties as assigned


Education & Experience/Certifications

  • High school education or general education degree (GED) required.

  • Must obtain forklift certification.

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent problem solving and basic math skills.

  • Must learn to operate and have solid understanding of all material handling equipment including vehicles, scissor lift, walk behind lifts, pallet jacks, etc.

  • Excellent people skills. Must be able to work well and constantly communicate (both written and verbally).

  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.

  • Must have solid organizational and computer skills including good working knowledge of general software programs.

Work Environment

  • Must be able to occasionally climb stairs as required.

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

  • Occasionally may be required to reach, climb, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  • Exposure to heights.

  • Exposure to machine noise.

  • Exposure to outdoor weather including potential extreme cold or extreme heat.

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs.

Additional Requirements

  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

  • Primary Purpose

    The Multimedia journalist is responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms.

    Key Activities

    • Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.

    • Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.

    • Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.

    • Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories.

    • Edits, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.

    • Appears on television program when conducting taped interview or narration

    • Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.

    • Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.

    • Assist news producer in preparing newscast.

    • Assist online staff in preparing for multi media stories.

    • Report, write, capture quality visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.


    Education & Experience/Certifications

    • Bachelors degree in broadcast journalism or related degree or equivalent years of experience

    • Minimum of two years of experience

    Skills & Abilities

    • Computer literacy required, including newsroom computer systems.

    • Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred.

    • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.

    • Edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar equipment.

    • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.

    • Proficient at posting content to various websites.

    • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.

    Work Environment

    • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.

    Additional Requirements

    • Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

    About Scripps

    The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 52 television stations in 36 markets, Scripps is one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs a collection of national journalism and content businesses, including Newsy, the next-generation national news network; podcast industry leader Stitcher; the fast-growing national broadcast networks Bounce, Grit, Escape, Laff and Court TV; and Triton, the global leader in digital audio technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

    As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.