Job Description

Allison, 1660 Allison St, Lakewood, Colorado, United States of America Req #994
Monday, November 9, 2020

Plant - Maintenance - Maintenance Associate

Maintenance Associate

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 Director of Maintenance. 


Maintenance Duties:         

  • 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, hand rails, 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:               

  • 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:              

  • 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. 



Detail oriented and follow-through

Relationship Building

Demonstrates friendliness and enthusiasm

Have a caring attitude and sincere interest in others

Work well with people including staff, residents, families

Enjoy working with older people


Communicates clearly and effectively

Strategic Thinking

Curiosity and desire to learn

Creativity and imagination


  • 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


  • High School Diploma or GED (preferred)     


  • One year of maintenance experience (preferred)


  • Frequent sitting per shift

  • Frequent standing per shift

  • Frequent walking per shift

  • Lifting and carrying 1-10# continuously, 11-35# frequently, 36-50# occasionally 

  • Reaching, Grasping, and Fine manipulation continuously 

  • Bending frequently, squatting occasionally

  • Kneeling, Crawling, Climbing occasionally 


  • Residents suites and throughout community


  • Classification non-exempt 

  • Reports to: Director of Maintenance

  • Department: Maintenance


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular
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