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Maintenance Assistant

Posted on Aug 11, 2019 by Cascade Living Group

Burlington, WA 98233
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Nature & scope Assists the Maintenance Director with all aspects of maintenance of the physical plant and external grounds. Minimum eligibility requirements Experience in maintenance and repair of machinery, equipment and building. Knowledge of fire and safety regulations. Ability to work with outside vendors and monitor their work. Experience in grounds maintenance. Experience in safe electrical and plumbing repair. Ability to deal tactfully and diplomatically with others whether involved with residents, their families or the public at large. Must have compassion for and desire to work with the elderly. Strong organizational skills. Ability to represent the community in a positive and professional manner. Ability to establish effective relationships with residents, family members and staff. High level of ability in effective and succinct communication, written and oral with residents, families, staff, vendors and the general public Must be capable of maintaining Full time attendance Must meet all health requirements, including TB screening Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities (essential job functions), with or without reasonable accommodation Must pass criminal background check Must have reliable transportation Essential functions Willing and able to adapt to changing demands of the maintenance department and fulfill any job that is required. Is helpful and polite to residents, understanding their needs and respecting their privacy and personal property. Keeps the maintenance storage areas clean, neat and organized at all times. Is available and on call for emergencies day and night. Responsible for preventive maintenance of interior and exterior of buildings and equipment. Make repairs in occupied apartments. Make repairs, repaint and shampoo carpets in turnover units. Assist residents with requests for assistance with temperature adjustment, hanging pictures and other requests within their apartments. Responsible for the oversight of grounds maintenance. Responsible to notify plant operations director of all aspects of maintenance. Responsible to assist and/or conduct all fire and safety drills Responsible to conduct orientation program for new employees. Joint decisions & duties between Maintenance Assistant and Plant Operations Director: Cost control Supervisory functions Participate in daily standup meetings. Weekly meeting with plant operations director Customer service Responsible for ensuring that all are greeted with excellent customer service Residents' rights Ensures compliance and understanding of all regulations regarding residents' rights Training Attends training sessions as directed by supervisor. Other Follow & communicate company policies and procedures The job description provides a framework for the job, other duties may be assigned as necessary Working conditions (travel, hours, environment) Has a do-what-it-takes frame of mind and operates with an ownership attitude. Move often during working hours. Is subject to frequent interruptions. Is involved with resident, personnel, and visitors under all conditions and circumstances. Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, staff and visitors. Communicate with all department supervisors and staff. Is subject to call-back during emergency conditions (eg, severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.). Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., through the workday, as well as to reactions from dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoke, and other air contaminants. Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses. Physical/sensory requirement Medium work: ability to exert 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10-25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Experience extreme change in temperature at times and may be exposed to higher than normal temperatures while working. OSHA category classification II: Potential for exposure to bloodborne pathogen JB.0.00.LN Maintenance

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