Facilities Mechanic in Vista, CA at Watkins Wellness

Date Posted: 9/1/2019

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Job Description

Job Description

We are hiring a Facilities Mechanic to join our Facilities team!


Do you enjoy creating a safe and operational work environment?  The Facilities Mechanic role is responsible for performing maintenance on a variety of systems in a safe and efficient manner, according to quality standards.  Your primary job responsibilities include ensuring safety while performing all assignments, conducting preventative maintenance, troubleshooting down equipment and completing accurate department records, including but not limited to: electrical, heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC), pneumatics, plumbing and carpentry.  


  • Can you problem-solve?  You will diagnose failures of Facility related equipment such as HVAC, electrical, plumbing, pneumatic and carpentry.  This will entail disassembling, repairing and reassembling parts as necessary.
  • Are you proactive and take initiative?  You will be expected to routinely monitor and take individual action to perform preventative maintenance on all facility related equipment such as HVAC, electrical, plumbing, pneumatic and carpentry.
  • Can you multitask and prioritize?  This position is pertinent to maintaining Facility appearance and assisting with day to day operations such as Help Desk requests, lighting, room set-up, painting, moving and repairing work stations and furniture.
  • Are you technically inclined?  Part of the job includes working with computer instrumentation; i.e. using desktop computers, hand-held computers and laptop computers for conducting preventative maintenance and executing work orders.  You will additionally be asked to order maintenance and repair supplies used in facility mechanic work.
  • Do you look for ways to continuously improve?  On occasion, you will participate in Lean Manufacturing events including Kaizen, 5S, Error Proofing and Root Cause Counter Measure (RCCM).
  • Is safety of utmost importance?  You will continuously participate and support the company Safety Program.


  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED); minimum 1-4 years related experience and training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in electrical, HVAC or plumbing trade will be considered.
  • General knowledge of mathematical concepts such as Algebra and Trigonometry. 
  • Ability to pass a basic facilities test.
  • Certifications in electrical, HVAC, plumbing or similar trade is preferred but not required. 
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels within the organization.
  • Strong ability to work in a team environment.


At Watkins Wellness®, people matter.  To help you, “Feel good. Live well™”, at work and at home, we provide a competitive package including: exceptional health and wellness benefits, paid time off, bonus, profit sharing, 401k, tuition reimbursement and much more.

We look for candidates that exhibit The Watkins Way (always Ethical, endeavors to be Transparent, embraces Inclusion, welcomes Diverse backgrounds and perspectives, Accommodating, believes in Work-Life Balance, puts Safety First, Accountable, values Relationships, Passionate, Team Player, and Goal Driven).

The employee must frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Full or Part Time

Full time

Watkins (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.