Facilities Maintenance Technician

Job Posted: October 17th, 2021

Location: San Leandro, California, US

It’s your time, make it matter.

At Peterson, we partner with our customers to build the future. For over 85 years, our peoples’ work has shaped the communities where we live, where we raise our families, and where we thrive. Peterson’s legacy permeates every aspect of our communities. From roads and bridges, back-up power at hospitals, fire-fighting, concerts and moving goods; we are everywhere you look. At Peterson, you don’t just have a career, you have a purpose.

Our family-oriented environment is built on safety, winning, growth, and professional achievement. Hiring and developing exceptional people is critical to our continued success. We have high standards for a good reason: our people represent Peterson, our family, our brand, and our values.

You have high expectations too. You are exceptionally motivated, have outstanding skills, and want your work to matter.  Peterson offers competitive wages, generous benefits, and promotional opportunities at a family-owned and operated business. It’s time to use your skills and passion to do work that matters!

Job Description

Peterson Cat has an immediate need for an experienced Facilities Maintenance Technician at our San Leandro, CA location.


Perform facilities maintenance work, as directed, and assists in helping others in maintenance department project work.


The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign the functions to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Job functions include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform repairs to building and fixed facility equipment.  Remove and replace broken equipment.  Perform plumbing and electrical repairs as required.  Replace ballasts, light fixtures, and bulbs.  Paint facilities as needed.

  • Keep inventory of maintenance supplies and materials required for facilities maintenance.  Ensure proper inventory levels of repair parts so repairs can be made in a timely manner.

  • Purchase repair parts; process paperwork.

  • Ability to work overtime, evenings, and occasional weekends due to project assignments.

  • Attend scheduled training and departmental meetings.

  • Operate company or personal vehicle as needed.

  • Maintains punctual, regular, and predictable attendance.  


High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED); and a minimum of three years of related experience in facilities maintenance and operations; preferably in a heavy industrial environment; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Understanding of maintenance function and ability to perform maintenance-related tasks. Should have basic working knowledge of most kinds of shop tooling, plant equipment, and building systems. Should be knowledgeable in repair options and time requirements. Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.

Peterson Tractor Co. is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. Minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. A drug screen and background check is required.
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