600 Cooper Drive
Lexington , KY

Facilities Technician

Lexington, KY Full-time
Posted on November 5, 2018

Kentucky Educational Television

Facilities Technician

Kentucky Educational Television has the following full-time position opening at the Network Center in Lexington:


  • Perform facility/physical plant maintenance and improvements at the Lexington Network Center, Frankfort, and Louisville locations.
  • Under direction of the Facilities Coordinator, maintain HVAC, mechanical, security, and safety systems and address alarms and problems. Assist with HVAC maintenance & repair, including coordination of preventive maintenance schedules for all systems. Assist with generator testing and preventive maintenance schedules. Help maintain records, schedules, and associated files for all systems.
  • Under direction of the Facilities Coordinator, assist with plumbing and electrical issues, including adds, moves, and changes; building construction, such as: drywall installation and finish, framing, painting, floor tile installation, and suspended ceiling installation; perform office moves.
  • Assist in event setup, monitoring, and tear-down.
  • Assist with the monitoring of facilities and apply best practices to ensure efficiency, continuous improvement, and innovation.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Professional dress required.


  • High school diploma/GED with at least five years’ related experience. General knowledge of industrial plumbing, electrical, safety, security, mechanical, and HVAC systems, as well as these systems’ associated computer-based user interfaces.
  • Experience in building construction and renovation.
  • General knowledge of OSHA standards, and state and local building codes.
  • Physical activity is required including climbing ladders, handling of average-weight objects up to 70 pounds, and standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Must be available on a flexible schedule and for occasional weekend and overnight work.
  • Must maintain a professional demeanor and appearance always.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

SALARY: Dependent on qualifications and experience.


Please send KET application (found at, cover letter and résumé to: Employment and Recruiting, KET, 600 Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY 40502, email or send via fax to


Position Open Until Filled  EOE