Maintenance Technician

Company Name:
Peace River Center
Maintenance Technician
JOB TITLE: Maintenance Technician
PROGRAM: Operations
REPORTS TO: Maintenance Foreman
CITY: Bartow
JOB STATUS: Full Time and PRN Hourly
FLSA: Non Exempt
Job Summary:
This position performs varied tasks in order to maintain the equipment, machinery, grounds, and facilities in an orderly, safe, and attractive state. This position also requires maintaining appropriate documentation relating to the effective management of maintenance operations.
General Expectations:
In the performance of their respective task and duties, all employees are expected to conform to the following:
a. Fully understand and consistently exhibit all of Peace River Centers Core Values, while fostering the same with all direct reports.
b. Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
c. Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
d. Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.
e. Ability to adhere to company and/or programs dress code standards.
f. Ability to report to work with good personal hygiene.
Essential Duties/Requirements/Activities:
Ability to abide by principles of EEO compliance and a workplace of dignity and respect.
Ability to work cooperatively in a group and/or team setting.
Ability to take guidance and direction from supervisors.
Ability to arrive to work and ready to work on time.
Ability to professionally communicate with other employees and outside vendors, as required.
Ability to show respect to all others.
Perform general maintenance duties and upkeep for Center facilities.
Have the ability to react to change positively, productively, and efficiently.
Properly document time and resources used to complete assigned work orders.
Work as an integral part of the Operations team to ensure a safe and appropriate environment of care.
Operate and maintain assigned vehicle in order to facilitate appropriate maintenance operations.
Must be proficient in written and verbal communication skills in order to interact professionally with staff and/or persons from other agencies and/or companies.
Must be able to bend, climb, sit and/or stand for prolonged periods and lift at least 50 lbs. in order to carry out the functions associated with this position.
Must be able to establish and maintain a daily routine so as to provide appropriate operational services.
Must be able to maintain the confidentiality of work related materials and information.
Must comply with organizational policies and procedures except those for which the employee gives notice of the need for reasonable accommodation and for which the organization can make such reasonable accommodation.
Must be able to maintain conduct and behavior consistent with the organizations core values.
HS Diploma/GED required with temporary exception that may be granted with the condition that an applicant completes their GED within 3-6 months.
Candidate should have a minimum of 5 years experience working in various areas of maintenance, construction, or facility services.
Candidate must complete annual professional enhancement trainings as well as complete all agency assigned trainings.
Knowledge and Skills:
General plumbing, electrical, painting, carpentry, air conditioning system maintenance, and other construction related skills needed to effectively complete assigned work orders.
Ability to be flexible and manage time, resources, and customer services in a professional manner.
Demonstrate understanding and ability to work with clients with mental health disorders or special needs.
Demonstrate respect and appreciation for diversity (culturally relevant, anti-bias, and multicultural).
Skills necessary to support and promote a professional work environment.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Ability to form and sustain effective relationships with clients & team members.
Demonstrates competency and familiarity with organizational policies and procedures relating to the environment of care.
Safety Equipment
Universal Precautions
Comply with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations
Life Safety Equipment (fire extinguisher)
Must have reliable transportation.
Must have clean driving record. DMV check will be performed upon offer letter.
Must have valid Florida drivers license.
Must be able to pass the DOT physical annually.
As a designated driver it will require employee be at least 25 years of age.
Must be able to pass driving test.
Machines, Tool and Equipment Used:
Van, various drills, saws, refrigeration maintenance equipment, small hand tools, electrical test equipment, soldering and torch equipment, plumbing clearing equipment, pressure washing equipment, and other tools needed to facilitate maintenance operations.
Supervisory Relationship(s)
Supervises - none.

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