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Maintenance Assistant

Company: Chalet of Niles
Location: Niles
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

A comprehensive benefit package includes:
Excellent Pay
Tuition Reimbursement
Flexible Scheduling
Paid Birthdays
Paid Vacation Time
Paid Sick Time
Group Health Insurance
Dental and Vision Insurance
Life insurance plans
Disability plans
Duties and Responsibilities - Maintenance Assistant: -

Assist with landscaping tasks, mowing, trimming, planting, etc.
Maintain lawn care equipment.
Maintain exterior/interior door locks.
Maintain/repair/clean windows and screens.
Clean and/or paint exterior surfaces as needed.
Replace burned out light bulbs in all areas of the facility.
Clean/change air filters.
Clean/vacuum refrigerator/freezer coils and compressors.
Service heating and cooling units according to manufacturer guidelines and facility policies and procedures.
Assist with fire drills and building evacuations.
Complete life safety code assignments.
Assist in maintaining plant operations and life safety records.
Complete safety audits as assigned.
Maintain handicapped bars in baths.
Assist with HVAC, electrical and plumbing repairs.
Repair/replace light fixtures.
Test and record water temperatures.
Repair call systems, cords, call bells, bed alarms, chair alarms.
Perform commercial washer and dryer preventative maintenance and repairs.
Ensure fire extinguishers are current and in proper working order.
Perform minor equipment repair.
Perform carpentry duties, operate saws, hand tools, etc.
Repair/remove/replace ceiling tile.
Repair walls, paint, caulk, strip and stain furniture, repair floor tile, install dry wall. -

Requirements - Maintenance Assistant: -

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
    Experience with commercial maintenance and repair of buildings, plumbing, electrical systems,alarm systems, appliances, commercial stoves, refrigerators, air-conditioning and heating units.
    General construction experience preferred.
    Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
    Must display professionalism both in appearance and attitude.
    Must possess the ability to solve problems and make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must genuinely care for and understand the elderly and other persons with various disabilities.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with peers, residents, family members, visitors,government agency personnel and the general public.
  • Must possess the ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with other personnel.
  • Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Must have patience, tact, a positive disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult people.
  • Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing practices.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident's condition.
  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace. -

    Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, This company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: Chalet of Niles, South Bend , Maintenance Assistant, Professions , Niles, Indiana

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