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Maintenance Technician

Company: Lutheran Services Florida
Location: Largo
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Job Description:

Maintenance Technician for Pinellas Head Start and Early Head StartLocated in Largo, FLM - F / 40 Hour Work WeekLSF is looking for a talented Maintenance Technician who wants to make an impact in the lives of others.Purpose & ImpactThe purpose of the Maintenance Technician is to perform required maintenance and repair duties necessary to maintain assigned facilities; perform a variety of carpentry, electrical, painting, and plumbing repair and maintenance work; perform routine and emergency repairs and adjustments to buildings and facilities. Participates in the HS/EHS Quality Assurance efforts.Essential Functions

  • Performs required maintenance and repair duties necessary to maintain assigned facilities and buildings by performing a variety of carpentry, electrical, painting, and plumbing repair and maintenance work; perform routine and emergency repairs and adjustments to buildings and facilities.
  • Install and repair a variety of electrical components including lights, wall outlets, and switches.
  • Repair and replace plumbing fixtures including faucets, fixtures, washers, and gaskets.
  • Perform carpentry work including the construction, installation, and repair of cabinets, partitions, bulletin boards, shelving, windows, doors, desks, chairs, and related items; install necessary hardware.
  • Perform minor repairs and adjustments to equipment and facilities including changing air filters, repairing heating and air conditioning units, and perform minor concrete work including the repair of sidewalks.
  • Unlock and lock doors; turn off alarms; turn on lights and outside code pads; issue alarm codes to employees and provide training on alarm use.
  • Move and arrange furniture and equipment; set-up rooms for meetings and special events; ensure security of facilities including locking and unlocking doors.
  • Assist in maintaining supply inventory and ordering necessary supplies; receive and store materials and supplies; pick up supplies and equipment as necessary;
  • Inspect buildings, grounds, and equipment to identify maintenance, repair, and replacement needs; report safety, sanitary, and fire hazards.
  • Perform custodial duties to maintain buildings and facilities in a clean and desirable condition as assigned; sweep, vacuum, mop, wax, strip, and polish floors; vacuum and shampoo carpets; dust and polish furniture, woodwork, fixtures, and equipment; wash windows, mirrors and walls; clean desks and counter tops; empty, clean, and sanitize waste receptacles.
  • Clean and sanitize restroom facilities and fixtures including mirrors, sinks, urinals, toilets, and partitions; replenish supplies in restrooms including filling soap and towel dispensers.
  • Clean light fixtures; replace lights, bulbs, and fluorescent tubes as necessary.
  • Perform work in adherence to safe work practices and procedures and in compliance with applicable standards.
  • Attends safety training and participates in staff meetings and in-services activities as directed.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality with respect to Head Start/Early Head Start children, families and staff in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.Required/Preferred Education and Experience
    • High school diploma or GED. - Graduation from technical trade school preferred. -
    • Two (2) years of experience performing general maintenance and repair duties, preferably in an institutional or educational environment. -Bilingual preferred: English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area. -
    • Successful completion of a Level II background screening, local criminal record check and drug screening prior to hiring.
    • Must possess a valid Florida drivers' license and certifications necessary to drive all vehicles as required.Competencies (Skills/Knowledge & Abilities)
      • Operation and use of hand and power tools and equipment.
      • Basic record keeping techniques.
      • Methods, equipment and materials used in general maintenance work.
      • Health and safety procedures.
      • Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies
      • Basic theory of electricity.
      • Basic theory and practice of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.
      • Operational hazards and standard safety practices necessary in the area of assigned work.Additional eligibility qualifications:
        • Perform required maintenance and repair duties necessary to maintain assigned facilities.
        • Perform a variety of carpentry, electrical, painting, and plumbing repair and maintenance work.
        • Perform routine emergency repairs and adjustments to buildings and facilities.
        • Maintain facilities in a clean, safe and secure condition.
        • Use common cleaning equipment and supplies safely and efficiently.
        • Move and arrange furniture and equipment for meetings and special events.
        • Observe and report safety hazard and need for maintenance and repair.
        • Learn the policies, procedures, and codes related to building, maintenance, and repair.
        • Perform a full range of semi-skilled custodial, building maintenance and repair work.
        • Repair and maintain a variety of mechanical equipment.
        • Read and interpret sketches, drawings, diagrams, and blueprints.
        • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
        • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
        • Establish and maintain a cooperative and effective working relationship with others.Physical Requirements:Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate maintenance equipment; reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally; walking or standing for extended periods of time; bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling or crouching to conduct custodial and maintenance work; seeing to operate appropriate machinery; and lifting heavy objects of at least 50 pounds. - Reasonable accommodation may be made for otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. -Why work for LSF?LSF offers 60 programs across the state of Florida serving a wide range of populations in need.Mission Driven staff members become part of the LSF community while transforming the lives of those in need. Our staff additionally find growth opportunities as they explore areas of interest within the -organization. - -Amazing benefits package including:
          • Medical, Dental and Vision
          • Teledoc (24/7 online access to Doctors)
          • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
          • Employer paid life insurance (1X salary)
          • 13 paid holidays + 1 floating holiday
          • Generous PTO policy (starting at 16 working days a year)
          • 403(b) Retirement plan with 3% discretionary employer match OR 3% student loan repayment reimbursement
          • Tuition reimbursementLutheran Services Florida embraces diversity, equity and inclusion in all business practices. LSF is proud to be an equal opportunity -employer.Lutheran Services Florida Children & Head Start Services2210 Tall Pines Drive Largo, FL 33771EOE/DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE

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