Job Description

Facilities Technician

Department:Administration (Staff)
Office:BASIS Independent McLean
Location:McLean, VA

BASIS Independent McLean is seeking qualified candidates for a Facilities Technician!

Who we are...

The mission of BASIS Independent Schools is to redefine education by raising the levels of student learning to the highest international standards. Every BASIS Independent school provides a joyful learning community where hard work is celebrated and intellectual pursuits result in extraordinary outcomes. In just three years we have established five highly-regarded private schools (PK-12) in some of the world's most dynamic regions: New York City, Silicon Valley, and Northern Virginia, with more campuses opening in the coming years. BASIS Independent is building a team of talented, passionate, and hard-working educators to ensure our students receive the best education in the world. Join us! 

You can expect to...

  • Manage and maintain the facility, building and grounds and all equipment, Fixed Assets, Cleaning supplies, Etc. 
  • Schedule and manage all facilities work orders 
  • Maintain Preventive maintenance program 
  • Maintain Emergency preparedness program 
  • Assess and repair maintenance issues 
  • Maintain file on work orders, proposals, and all other facilities related file 
  • Support school events conducted at the facility and provide needed equipment and set-up
  • Provide building security during times of school shut-down
  • Support the Head of Operations on other projects and tasks.

To join our team you must...

  • Have the ability to make quick & important facilities related decisions 
  • Have the ability to work independently on assigned tasks 
  • Have the ability to think critically  
  • Have the ability to implement and adjust procedures 
  • Be adaptable to change 
  • Have the ability to lift 25-50 lbs 
  • Be able to manage projects and meet deadlines 
  • Be able to handle basic facilities responsibilities; such as painting, minor repairs and event set up
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability
  • Be able to stand for long periods of time inside and outside of the building


  • High School Diploma or equivalent (Bachelor's degree preferred)
  • Ability to obtain a valid fingerprint clearance is required to work at BASIS
  • 2-3 years of facilities and building maintenance experience 
  • Experience handling facility maintenance
  • Together with a high level of personal responsibility and optimism, a successful applicant will thrive in a fast-paced, achievement-oriented learning environment
  • Ability to work a late shift (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

The Nitty Gritty... 

Benefits and Salary: Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience. BASIS Independent Schools offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Note:  BASIS Independent Schools, LLC (BINS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants for employment and employees are provided equal employment opportunities, including in recruitment, hiring and assignment, without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion and religious creed, sex (including pregnancy and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military/veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. BINS expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee or student harassment or discrimination.

Application Instructions

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