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Director of Maintenance

Director of Maintenance

We are looking for a Maintenance Director to assist in the general maintenance and repairs of our community. Our ideal candidate must have 3 years' experience with electrical, plumbing, HVAC, painting and general maintenance. A love of seniors and a customer-service attitude are a must!

The Maintenance Director is responsible for planning, organizing, developing and directing the general operating maintenance, repair, and housekeeping of the property and its physical plant to maintain proper operations of the property. Must be knowledgeable of maintenance practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing maintenance in a health care setting. Must have the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures. Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc. Must perform regular inspections of resident rooms/units for order, safety, and proper performance of equipment. Routine test to fire alarm.

Working Conditions

Is subject to frequent interruptions
Communicates with maintenance personnel and other department directors
Works beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary, as well as in other positions as needed
Is subject to call back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.)
Is required to be on-call for emergency situations
Attends and participates in continuing educational programs
May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals
Maintains a liaison with other department supervisors to adequately plan for maintenance services/activities
May be required to work in cramped spaces and in adverse weather conditions

Experience

Must be knowledgeable of boilers, compressors, generators, etc., as well as various mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems
Must have the ability to read and interpret blueprints.
Must be knowledgeable in life safety codes and safety regulations

Specific Requirements

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
Must be knowledgeable of maintenance practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing maintenance in a health care setting
Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with other personnel.
Must have the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc
Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc.
Maintain the appearance of maintenance areas
Must perform regular inspections of resident rooms/units for order, safety, and proper performance of equipment.
Perform maintenance duties as requested by facility supervisor
Perform maintenance projects as directed by the director of maintenance
Respond to employee and residents need
Conduct audits, tests and maintain monthly logs for all areas of life safety code and other equipment maintenance
Shovel, salt and clear steps, walkway & parking lot when needed.
Upon arrival to facility and periodically employee should check the maintenance communication books complete any tasks listed and sign once complete
Paint and touch up areas as necessary
Maintain & service light fixtures and change light bulbs as necessary
Maintain toilets and plunge or snake when necessary
Make sure all designated emergency exits and walkways are clear and free from any obstructions
Employee is to be available and is expected to assist with set up and clean up of special events, activities, parties, etc.
Clean and change heaters/air conditioner filters as necessary
Test the fire alarm weekly

Physical Requirements

Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday
Must be able to speak and write the English language in an understandable manner.
Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position
Must possess sight/hearing senses or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately.
Must function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with the residents, personnel, and support agencies.
Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility, which include a medical and physical examination
Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet
Must be able to handle the equipment and supplies normally used in performing maintenance services

 

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