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Maintenance Worker

SUMMARY:  The Maintenance Worker I will assist in the performance of duties necessary to keep the physical structure of the facility in good repair by duties such as but not limited to painting, carpentry, minor electrical work and mechanical repairs.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Perform mechanical repairs

  2. Perform carpentry repairs.

  3. Perform routine plumbing repairs

  4. Perform inspections

  5. Perform assigned tasks according to specifications of immediate Supervisor and document tasks as required. Documentation could be in the form of work requests, logs or journals as provided by the Director of Environmental Services



Knowledge and observance of safety precautions

Working knowledge of boilers, fuel and steam systems

Basic working knowledge of electrical equipment and systems

Working knowledge of heating, air conditioning, spot and central systems.

Must have the ability to maintain high degree of confidentiality

Dependable/Self Starter



High school diploma or equivalent with at least two years of maintenance experience preferred.



Ability to work alone

Ability to read blueprints, schematic diagrams

Ability to interpret instructions and prepare simple equipment specifications



Must be able to read, write, and speak English



Basic math skills to include addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division




Must be able to make common sense decisions to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instruction. 

Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.



Must have sufficient mobility and dexterity to safely climb ladders, steps, etc.

Must have sufficient mobility and dexterity to safely operate hand and power tools, gauges, valves and etc.

Must be able to see and hear.

Must be able to bend , stoop, bend and lift up to 100 pounds

Use prosthetic or mechanical devices may be used to adequately to ensure that the requirements of this position can be safely met. Devices may not be such that they interfere with normal safety aides (modified if necessary).



Works in well-lighted and ventilated area(s) as well as throughout the facility.

Works in busy sometimes hectic atmosphere

Works indoors and outdoors

Works with equipment that may cut, burn or otherwise harm-safety measures must be taken in areas

Requires some weekend, nights and overtime

Weekends/Holidays work required

Is subject to frequent interruptions

May be exposed to various odors, fumes, temperatures, chemicals, heat, infectious waste diseases, conditions and etc. including Hepatitis B Virus

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