1. Canton,MA
  2. Sep 10, 2019
  3. Healthcare : General Healthcare

Support Maintenance UFR 138

The Position:

The maintenance staff performs all repairs and construction in the school building and residences. This includes carpentry, plumbing, minor electrical repairs, construction and upkeep. On-call for holidays, nights and weekends is an integral component of this position. This position reports directly to the Maintenance Supervisor. It is a full time (40 hours per week) position, paid on a non-exempt basis. Standard work day would be 8:30AM through 5:00 PM, Monday through Fridays, variation of these days and hours is possible to provide on-site weekend coverage.

Educational/Work History Requirements:

Acceptable combination of relevant maintenance education and experience, minimal requirement High School Diploma.
One to three years work experience in increasingly responsible maintenance positions.
Exposure to several disciplines, i.e. carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting.
Stamina and physical endurance for physically demanding business days.
Candidates should possess excellent problem solving, analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills.
A member of the maintenance staff must possess a Boiler Operator license.

Essential Duties of the Position

1. Cleaning school grounds, general repair of fences and lawn care.
2. Unclogging toilets, drains, repairing leaks in sinks.
3. Routine maintenance and care of the company maintenance vehicles.
4. Receive deliveries and stores the items delivered.
5. Completes office duties, as requested. This includes filing of Purchase Orders, memos, catalogues, and keeping the office, file cabinets, and shelves neat and organized.
6. Cleans and organizes the work area daily, including cleaning tools on a regular basis to ensure they are consistently in good working order.
7. Replaces broken screens, blinds, shades and shutters.
8. Repair lamps, furniture, appliances, residential, school, and student related furnishings.
9. Removal of snow and sanding ice at the school and residences.
10. Answers any emergency calls at night for the residences and the school building utilizing a beeper. There is a revolving “on-call” schedule.
11. Responsible for repair and enhancement of student equipment. (i.e. wheelchairs, academic boards, toy repair).
12. Moving furniture, file cabinets, etc. as offices change due to staff reorganization.
13. Constructing new offices, classrooms, and bedrooms when necessary.
14. Painting interior and exterior of school building and residences.
15. Seasonal projects, including the installation of air conditioners, the removal of storm windows, the opening of the Brae pool, etc.
16. Follow through on all maintenance requests/suggestions as soon as possible. Gives completed copy to the appropriate person.
17. Completes an opening and closing checklist for the school building, as needed.
18. Completes any and all miscellaneous projects assigned to them by the Maintenance Supervisor.
19. Candidates must supply their own hand tools for a variety of carpentry, electrical, and plumbing projects. The company will supply/make available power tools needed.
20. Responsible for the upkeep, trimming, weeding in around the school building.
21. Responsible for reporting abuse to JRC and other appropriate agencies.

Demonstrated Skills:

• Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
• Candidate must demonstrate proficiency with (but not limited to) the following:
• Cordless Screw Gun
• Table, Skill, and Table
• Electric Drill
• Heat Gun Kick
• Tile Cutter Electric
• Power Planer
• Drill Press
• Key Machine
• Scroll Saw, Dremel
• Stretcher
• Staple Gun
• Disc Grinder
• Power Miter
• Pipe cutter/ threader
• Arc Welder
• Electric Hand Snake
• Saw Palm Sander
• Router
• Exhibit a professional appearance and demeanor.

Physical Demands of Position:

• Ability to stand for 90% of workday.
• Ability to walk throughout kitchen, school classrooms, grounds, and residences for 90% of workday.
• Ability to sit for 10% of workday.
• Complete agility - position requires: stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, handling, climbing, and balancing.
• Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 100 pounds.
• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in English.
• 20/20 vision, or correctable to 20/20 vision through corrective lenses.
• Possess normal depth perception and color vision.
• Possess excellent manual dexterity.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license, travel to group homes in nearby Massachusetts will be required.

The inability to fulfill any of the above requirements is sufficient reason to justify not being accepted for or termination of employment.

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