Maintenance Technician I

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POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Maintenance Technician I is responsible for performing entry-level routine and preventative facility and equipment maintenance tasks while providing friendly, efficient, courteous and professional maintenance services to the residents.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Fills assigned maintenance work orders timely and thoroughly.
  1. Assists in refurbishing living units for the next occupants (paint, repair holes in walls, etc.).
  2. Inspects buildings and other structures to determine functional systems and detect malfunctions and needed repair making notes and recommendations using a pre‐established check sheet.
  3. Performs minor electrical maintenance to include but not be limited to replacement or repair of fixtures (e.g. wall switches and outlets, incandescent and fluorescent bulbs and tubes, ballast, sockets, fuses, minor appliances, cords, etc.) using appropriate hand, power and specialty tools.
  4. Performs minor plumbing maintenance (e.g. replacement or repair of leaks in drains and faucets, unclogging of drains, trenching and laying new lines, replacing drain hoses on washers and similar devices, etc.).
  5. Prepares the surfaces and paints various structures and equipment (e.g. walls, refrigerators, evaporative coolers, floors, roofs, doors, restroom facilities, etc.) to preserve wood and metal parts from corrosion and maintain a safe, comfortable working environment using various painting equipment and related tools (e.g. sprayers, rollers, brushes, thinners, etc.).
  6. Performs minor carpentry and masonry work (e.g. preparing surfaces and using brush, sprayer, or roller to apply paints, stains, and varnishes, hanging doors, fitting locks and handles, etc.).
  7. Works “on-call” as needed and assigned for emergency troubleshooting and repairs.

NON ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  1. Maintains compliance with federal, state and local laws.
  2. Follows established safety rules, policies and procedures of the Maintenance department.
  3. Perform general cleaning as needed.
  4. Performs and assists with other related duties and special projects as needed and assigned.
  5. Operates computer and programs including other business office machines.
  6. Maintain the highest level of confidentiality at all times.
  7. Maintain business/professional boundaries with all staff, management and outside vendors.
  8. Attends and participates in department meetings and other required trainings.
  9. Complies with facility safety standards and ensures the safety, health and welfare of staff, residents, and guests at all times.
  10. Provides encouragement, guidance and resources to staff and residents when needed.
  11. Adheres to company and departmental policies and procedures.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent required.
  2. Must be 18 years of age or older.
  3. Minimum one year previous work experience in maintenance or environmental services.
  4. Basic knowledge and understanding of electrical, plumbing and carpentry work.
  5. Ability to use common tools.
  6. Ability to understand and follow directions as given.
  7. Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  8. Ability to read, write and communicate to residents, staff, families, vendors, and all business relationships in English language.
  9. Ability to pass a criminal background clearance check, physical, and TB test.
  10. Must be able to communicate with all levels of staff in an effective, neutral and professional manner.
  11. Ability to function as a member of the team in a multi-task environment.
  12. Must be flexible and able to handle multiple priorities, with the ability to adjust to high pressure and changing conditions.