Maintenance Assistant

Summary: Performs basic activities related to maintenance and upkeep of building and grounds. Qualifications: Education: High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Licenses/Certification: Experience: One year experience in building maintenance. Essential Functions: Performs routine maintenance and repair required to keep the building and equipment in good working order. Monitors building and equipment renovations, remodeling or replacement projects done by contractors. Under supervision, maintains and repairs HVAC, refrigerators, boilers, washers and dryers, and other equipment. Participates in painting, redecorating, carpentry, concrete and masonry projects. Conducts and documents routine inspection of fire control equipment and sprinkler systems. Maintains weekly facility log of domestic hot water temperature, generator checklist, monthly fire alarm system testing and sprinkler pressure, for survey and safety compliance. Coordinates/documents monthly fire drills. Inspects grounds and cuts grass, trims, and takes other appropriate action. Performs other tasks as assigned. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of building codes and rules and regulation regarding the operation of plant equipment. Knowledge of HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems. Knowledge of OSHA and other safety requirements. Ability to communicate effectively with residents and their family members, and at all levels of the organization. Ability to operate mowing equipment.