The Maintenance Assistant is responsible for completing minor repairs, renovations, and restorative projects on both a scheduled and as-needed basis.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Receives daily assignments and organizes tools, supplies/materials, equipment required to complete work. Arranges order of assignments to carry out work in most efficient manner.
- Performs repair, renovation, and restorative work to the buildings, grounds, equipment, and systems.
- Performs general cleaning of building, grounds, and suites including, but not limited to, sweeping, hard flooring and carpet care, wall and window washing, trash removal, and storm clean-up.
- Assists in taking and recording required readings including, but not limited to, air temperature, energy consumption, and water temperature/pressure.
- Performs scheduled maintenance checks of buildings, grounds, and facilities. May assist inspectors and contractors in testing, inspection, or repair of equipment and facilities.
- Responds to emergency situations and carries out assigned role.
- Maintains tools, equipment, and work spaces in a clean, orderly, and like new condition.
- Requisitions supplies and equipment as authorized by the Director of Environmental Services.
- Attends training courses and participates in other professional development activities as required.
- Report any suspicion or evidence of elder abuse, mistreatment or neglect as outlined in Personnel Policies.
Knowledge and Skill:
Must be able to understand and follow verbal instructions.
- Must be able to keep accurate records.
- Ability to work effectively within a team based environment.
- Strong time management and organizational skills.
- Ability to perform minor repairs and restorative/renovation work
- General knowledge of mechanical systems and proper use of equipment.
- Must be able to clearly and proficiently communicate with people of all ages, while maintaining an energetic and positive attitude.
- Three years in similar position is preferable
- Ability to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings.
- Must have a valid drivers’ license and a track record of safely operating motor vehicles.
- High school diploma or equivalent vocational training is preferred.
- Certification and/or licenses in trades is preferred.
- Be in good health, and physically and mentally capable of performing assigned tasks. Good physical health shall be verified by a health screening performed by a physician not more than (6) months prior to or (7) days after employment.
- Demonstrates freedom from pulmonary tuberculosis by a health screening performed by a physician not more than (6) months prior to or (7) days after employment
- Must be criminally cleared by DOJ and FBI via the Live-Scan process prior to initial presence in the facility.