Maintenance Technician - PACE
at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 7/13/2019

Job Description

The Maintenance Technician assumes responsibilities for overall maintenance of facility. Responsible for preventative maintenance, painting and repairs inside and outside the Adult Day Health Center to provide a safe, attractive and orderly environment for the benefit, use, enjoyment protection of participants, staff and visitors. Conducts routine tests and inspections on various facility systems and implements programs in a manner that meet the goals and objectives of the facility.

Core Responsibilities:

  1. Performs designated cleaning tasks and preventative maintenance services. 
  2. Performs defined cleaning procedures, using various chemical and cleaning agents, supplies and equipment, for all areas assigned.
  3. Informs supervisor of supply or equipment needs.
  4. Keeps storage areas locked with supplies properly stored according to established procedures. 
  5. Store all germicides, pesticides and other toxic substance clearly labeled and locked away when not in use. 
  6. Follow established reporting/repair procedures. 
  7. Assist the Center Manager with the implementation of the facility’s preventative maintenance program. 
  8. Conducts frequent inspections of all fire safety equipment, alarms, extinguishers, detectors, sprinkler heads, water valves, exit lights, etc. Testing and adjusting where indicated. 
  9. Assist the Center Manager with building and equipment maintenance and repairs.  
  10. Other duties as assigned by Day Center Manager.


Job Requirements

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent. Preference given to graduates of trade or vocational school, with courses in blueprint reading, mechanical drawing, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC equipment, refrigeration and electricity.
  2. Ability to read, understand and follow written and oral instructions in order to identify various chemicals and cleaning agents from their labels and understand directions for use. Willingness to perform routine, repetitive tasks with frequent interruptions.
  3. Minimum of two (2) year previous building maintenance experience desired. Has some knowledge of state building, plumbing and electrical codes and local ordinances.
  4. Able to understand technical manuals used to install and repair machinery and equipment.
  5. Coordination and dexterity needed to handle tools and equipment parts.
  6. Must be capable of making decisions in an emergency.
  7. Able and willing to work flexible part-time hours, such as during an emergency situation or an on-call situation.

 EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled

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