Maintenance Assistant
at Lorien Health Services

Date Posted: 4/3/2020

Job Description

Job Description

Lorien Mays Chapel is currently seeking a Maintenance assistant for the purpose/s of assisting the director with planning, organizing, developing and directing the overall operation of the Maintenance Department in accordance with the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines, and regulations governing our facility, and as may be directed by the Administrator, to assure that our facility is maintained in a safe and comfortable manner.


Assists in developing long and short range maintenance plans/programs (e.g. emergency response plans, energy management plans, annual budget, etc.

Assists with projects (e.g. site repairs/construction, preventive maintenance, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring completion within established time frames, and budget.

Assist with inspections and repair work, projects, equipment, work orders, daily maintenance and supplies for the purpose of ensuring that jobs are completed efficiently; specifications for major capital improvements are within local/state/federal regulations; and approving inspection reports and payment requests.

Ensure that all departmental employees follow established departmental policies and procedures.

Job Requirements


 Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: perform on-site inspections and repairs; adhering to safety practices; handling hazardous materials; operating equipment used in the building trades various projects.

KNOWLEDGE is required to specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: applicable codes related to the development, maintenance of the  facilities; methods, practices, equipment, and supplies used in the building; State and local building, safety and health codes; occupational hazards and safe work practices of the building maintenance trades; concepts of grammar and punctuation; health standards and hazards and office methods and practices.

ABILITY is required to schedule a significant number of activities, meetings, and/or events; often gather, collate, and/or classify data; and consider a number of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances (i.e., power rooms, resident rooms, therapy rooms, Dietary and etc.); analyze data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using a variety of standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize job-related equipment. Independent problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate.

Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: assist in planning, organizing and administering a Maintenance and Facilities Program; direct, supervise and train staff; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships; meeting deadlines and schedules; working as part of a team; being attentive to detail and displaying tact and courtesy.


Responsibilities include: working independently or with a partner under broad organizational guidelines to achieve unit objectives and Utilization of resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to significantly impact the organization’s services.

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: assisting with duties assigned by the supervisor, reporting back to the supervisor, significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 33% sitting, 33% walking, and 34% standing. The job is performed may be required to work under adverse weather conditions.

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