Job Description

Maintenance Assistant

  • Are you an individual who has a passion for details?

  • Do you like to deliver high quality service?  

  • Are you effective at communicating with others?

  • Are you a perfectionist and like things just so?  

At Vivage, we’re recognized as a national leader driving high quality service innovation for seniors and value for our investors. "Vivage” means "celebrating aging” inspiring our focus to create innovative and customer-driven models filled with personalized and meaningful living experiences.

We are a senior health care, solution driven company which provides right care….. right place…..right time. Our Mission, Vision and Pillars of Commitment have come from our collective personal awareness and professional dedication to the importance of each person we serve, each employee we work with, and each business partner we have. At Vivage we bridge today’s healthcare opportunities with innovative strategies and solutions.

Engaging Culture ~ Competitive Pay ~ Growth Opportunities ~ Great Benefits ~ Family Environment ~ Payactiv

OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE

The Maintenance Assistant will provide the necessary maintenance of the building, equipment, and conduct maintenance and repairs as requested by staff and residents. The person holding this position is delegated the responsibility for carrying out the assigned duties and responsibilities in accordance with current existing federal and state regulations and established company policies and procedures. In this role you will report to the Environmental Services Director.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Maintenance Duties:              70% time

  • Replace float units in community toilets and washers and unclog drains and remove sink traps for cleaning

  • Replace and clean air filters in air-conditioning and heating units, washers, dryers, extractors, water systems, vents, and exhaust fans in bathrooms and over stoves

  • Repair windows, screens, shades, blinds, and curtain and drapery rods

  • Repair doors, hinges, handles, and locks

  • Repair lawn mowers, stoves, ovens, washers, dryers, floor machines, ice machines, etc.

  • Replace light bulbs, fuses, ballasts, circuit breakers, extension cords, electric plugs, bed-call cords, pull chains, emergency-call system cords, electrical outlets, etc.

  • Repair beds, wheelchairs, walkers, canes, crutches, handrails, railings, grab bars, towel bars, soap dishes, and water/bath sprays

  • Paint walls, ceilings, doors, window and door frames, tables, chairs, shelves, racks, and parking space stripes

  • Build and construct shelves, racks, tables, benches, foot stools, and bulletin boards

  • Repair maintain, and paint closets, rods, shelves, bedside tables, drawers, and closet doors

  • Replace smoke detectors, sprinkler heads, and mixing valves

  • Repair and replace gutters, downspouts, and drains

  • Repair minor roof leaks

  • Maintain all tools in good working order

  • Replace ceiling and floor tile

  • Maintain and repair lawn furniture and outside decor such as fountains, lights, etc.

Support Duties:              20% time

  • Maintain a well-organized, clean, neat workshop and tool room

  • Consider safety first and never extend beyond knowledge and experience

  • Clean up after every job and test the equipment to be assured it is in proper working order

  • Conduct and supervise required fire drills

  • Work cooperatively with all departments, staff and residents

  • All other duties as assigned

Reporting Duties:              10% time

  • Use job orders, purchase orders, and work orders

  • Report accidents/incidents to Maintenance Director

  • Complete routine maintenance inspections throughout the building

  • Maintain current knowledge of all emergency call, Wi-Fi, systems, etc.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Ability to use tools and equipment to repair and construct

  • Knowledge and ability to work on plumbing systems, electrical systems, alarm systems, appliances, household and commercial stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers, air-conditioning and heating units

  • Ability to read and understand specifications, plans, corrections, and state and federal standards and safety requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred                                                                                                 

  • One year of experience preferred

 

 

Vivage is an Equal Opportunity Employer.