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Position: Building Engineer 
Classification: Part-time (approx. 10-12 hours per week) 
Educational Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent 
Reports to: Senior Pastor with accountability to Board of Trustees 
Supervisor: Day-to-day to Church Administrator 
Salary: To be determined based on experience of applicant 

Job Goal & Summary: The role of the Building Engineer is to work with other church staff members to make sure that our church building is available and ready for use for the various activities of the church and community. Therefore, the Building Engineer is part of a team that ensures our ministry is done in a safe, clean environment. While most of these activities will be performed during scheduled working hours, the Building Engineer will need to respond to requests from the Pastor(s) and other staff members. A common purpose and goodwill relationship are required to ensure this occurs with minimal confusion. 

Duty / Responsibility: Building Engineer will be responsible for the items outlined in the Building Engineer Task List (below), including, but not limited to daily, weekly, monthly maintenance of the buildings and grounds, equipment reports, and building repairs and modifications. The candidate will need to perform electrical, plumbing, HVAC, painting/plastering, carpentry, and mechanical repairs as needed. Duties also include attentiveness to developing needs around the building and reporting those needs to the Board of Trustees. The candidate will participate in monthly meetings with the Board of Trustees and may be asked to supervise any outside contracted repairs taking place on the premises. Building Engineer will be asked to take initiative on building upkeep, projects and repairs and bring these to the Board of Trustees for discussion, approval, and action. 

Job Conditions/Physical Requirements: Candidate will need to have ability to lift up to 50 pounds and climb ladders. Building Engineer will need to have ability to work evening or weekend hours should the need arise in supporting the care of the building. 

Terms of Employment: Employment with Gary United Methodist Church is strictly “at-will” and may be terminated at any time by either the employee or Gary United Methodist Church without cause or reason. Nothing contained in the Employee Handbook, nor any representation by any supervisor or representative of Gary United Methodist Church, may contradict or contravene the at-will employment policy.

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