Maintenance Assistant

Summary:

The Maintenance Assistant is responsible for completing minor repairs, renovations, and restorative projects on both a scheduled and as-needed basis.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. 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.
  2. Performs repair, renovation, and restorative work to the buildings, grounds, equipment, and systems.
  3. 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.
  4. Assists in taking and recording required readings including, but not limited to, air temperature, energy consumption, and water temperature/pressure.
  5. Performs scheduled maintenance checks of buildings, grounds, and facilities. May assist inspectors and contractors in testing, inspection, or repair of equipment and facilities.
  6. Responds to emergency situations and carries out assigned role.
  7. Maintains tools, equipment, and work spaces in a clean, orderly, and like new condition.
  8. Requisitions supplies and equipment as authorized by the Director of Environmental Services.
  9. Attends training courses and participates in other professional development activities as required.
  10. 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.

  1. Must be able to keep accurate records.
  2. Ability to work effectively within a team based environment.
  3. Strong time management and organizational skills.
  4. Ability to perform minor repairs and restorative/renovation work
  5. General knowledge of mechanical systems and proper use of equipment.

Qualifications:

  1. Must be able to clearly and proficiently communicate with people of all ages, while maintaining an energetic and positive attitude.
  2. Three years in similar position is preferable
  3. Ability to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings.
  4. Must have a valid drivers’ license and a track record of safely operating motor vehicles.
  5. High school diploma or equivalent vocational training is preferred.
  6. Certification and/or licenses in trades is preferred.
  7. 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.
  8. 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
  9. Must be criminally cleared by DOJ and FBI via the Live-Scan process prior to initial presence in the facility.

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