Maintenance Technician

Cleveland County Council on Aging
Published
September 30, 2020
Location
Shelby
Category
General  
Job Type
Education Requirements
High School Diploma
Street Address
934 West Warren Street

Description

A Maintenance Technician is responsible for keeping a facility operating and repairing any problems when they are discovered before they have a chance to worsen. A Maintenance Technician will usually be required to perform a wide range of repair tasks around a facility. Some other tasks a Maintenance Technician may be called upon to do include:

  • Performing routine maintenance around the building such as fixing structural damage, for example, window, door or wall repair
  • Repairing broken or leaking plumbing to avoid water damage and restore full use of water fixtures
  • Working on damaged electrical wiring when a shortage or severed wire occurs
  • Maintaining the building HVAC equipment in order to keep climate control in the facility functioning properly
  • Fixing potential safety hazards to avoid injuries
  • Painting the apartment when old paint has become faded or chipped.
  • A Maintenance Technician requires a diverse mix of both hard and soft skills, particularly manual labor skills, including:

    • Plumbing knowledge to address leaks, clogs or other drainage problems
    • Electrical wiring capabilities to manage problems with the building's electricity
    • Carpentry ability to handle basic repairs around the building
    • Interpersonal skills to interact with employees or residents of the building in a pleasant manner
    • Attention to detail to ensure that all jobs are completed in an exemplary manner and any potential hazards or warning signs of problems are not overlooked
    • Physical stamina to handle a full shift of being active and working on the building
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