Maintenance Technician II

Valley Hope - Norton, MA3.7

Required: minimum amounts of education or experience required to qualify for the job.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • One (1) year experience as a maintenance technician including mechanical, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting and routine facility maintenance.
  • Valid and unrestricted driver’s license.
Preferred: desired qualifications of a candidate for the job
  • Specialized training in areas of mechanical, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting and routine facility maintenance.
  • Two (2) years of experience as a maintenance technician team leader including mechanical, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting and routine facility maintenance.
JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following sets forth the primary responsibilities of this job, but is not an exhaustive list. The Organization, through its managers and supervisors, reserves the right to assign any additional duties necessary to meet the needs of our patients, partners and/or employees.

1. Maintenance Technician performs highly diversified duties to install and maintain building, plant and equipment.
2. Provides emergency/unscheduled trouble shooting and repairs of building/plant equipment.
3. Maintenance Technician performs scheduled maintenance and repairs on building/plant equipment.
4. Reads and interprets equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
5. Maintenance Technician performs a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions.
6. Performs remodeling/maintenance of patient rooms, office space and common areas as directed.
7. Maintenance Technician uses a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
8. Maintains and repairs facility grounds including yard maintenance and snow removal.
9. Maintenance Technician maintains records of electrical equipment including dates of purchase, manufacturer, purchase price, preventative maintenance required, repairs needed and safety incidents on all electrical equipment at facility.
10. Assists facility leadership in conducting all safety checks of fire and environment of care safety equipment including exit signs, fire suppression systems, sprinkling systems, fire extinguishers, facility exit plans, voltage and water temperature checks and other checks as required. Maintains documentation within maintenance department and provides to leadership or other regulatory body upon request.
11. Maintenance Technician transports patients as needed.
12. Ensures all paints and other flammable materials are stored in accordance with accepted fire regulations.
13. Maintenance Technician complies with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas that are free from safety or fire hazard.
14. Maintains facility vehicles according to organizational direction.
15. Maintenance Technician maintains tools and equipment in a safe, clean, and proper working condition.
16. Prioritizes, schedules, assigns, and reviews work of assigned personnel.
17. Maintenance Technician trains and provides work direction to assigned personnel.
18. Estimates labor and material costs for work orders, obtains competitive vendor pricing for equipment and supplies needed.
19. Maintenance Technician assists in the purchase of needed supplies or equipment, staying within an expense budget.
20. Assists Business Manager with the planning and implementation of Capital Projects to ensure compliance with safety standards and allocated budget.
21. Maintenance Technician communicates with management concerns related to safety or maintenance immediately.
22. Provides input for department personnel performance reviews.
23. Adheres to Valley Hope’s philosophies, policies, and procedures as well as any other regulating bodies.
24. Participates in all assigned staff meetings, staff development, and training as required.
25. Interacts and communicates with others (patients, co-workers, management, and vendors) in a professional and tactful manner including treating them with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.

SKILLS & ABILITIES: The following is intended to give an overview of the requirements of the position, but is not an exhaustive list.
  • Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize competing demands and effectively manage multiple tasks and/or projects while being responsive and flexible.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and maintain sensitive and confidential information.
  • Self-directed and motivated; able to meet established timelines.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and take direction.
  • Ability to make sound and timely decisions to consistently deliver on commitments and assume responsibility for results.
  • Good leadership skills with the ability to create an environment of trust and mutual respect and the ability to clearly define expectations and communicate effectively.
  • Ability to use common hand and power tools to perform repairs and maintenance work.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The following is intended to give and overview of the work environment of the position, but is not an exhaustive list.
  • Residential and/or outpatient treatment facility setting; requires walking throughout the facility and property grounds.
  • Able to work non-typical hours, which could include early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays including “on call”; able to work overtime to the extent necessary.
  • Able to work in atmospheric conditions. One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.
  • Able to work outside for extended periods of time in temperature and humidity extremes.
  • Able to stand for lengthy periods and to walk, including up or down steps or stairs and ladders, as needed.
  • Able to push, pull, pull up, bend at the knees and waist, twist body at the waist, raise and hold arms overhead, kneel, squat, crawl, turn head-neck-shoulders as needed, grasp other items with hands, for either extended periods of time or many times throughout the workday.
  • Able to reach, move, grasp, handle, control and maintain with one or both hands in order to operate standard facility maintenance equipment according to manufacturer instruction.
  • Able to lift, carry, push or pull medium weight objects routinely (up to 50 lbs); able to lift and carry at least 100 pounds occasionally.