Maintenance Technician - Rumford

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Facilities Manager, the Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining and repairing buildings, grounds, and equipment at all agency locations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:*

-Demonstrates commitment to the mission of the agency with a strong understanding and respect for the goals of agency activities.

-Travels to all agency locations to perform building maintenance, repair, and renovations, including carpentry, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and painting work.

-Shovels snow and removes ice from walkways and sidewalks.  Spreads chemicals for sand and ice control.

-Repairs, replaces, and renovates plumbing and electrical fixtures and broken equipment.

-May perform landscaping duties, including mowing lawns, trimming bushes, and planting flowers and shrubs.

-Maintains a safe working environment for staff and consumers; complies with all agency policies and procedures and state regulations.

-Inspects buildings for fire and safety hazards.

-Maintains maintenance-related records, including purchase orders, contracts, and fire inspection records.

-Meets with unit managers, contractors, and state inspectors on maintenance-related inquiries and requests.

-Responds to emergencies after normal working hours and is on-call for emergencies.

-Uses personal vehicle for agency-related business as required.

-Utilizes proper sanitary precautions when handling trash, garbage, and/or other potential biohazards. 

-Exercises caution when operating equipment. 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing, establishes positive public relations and interacts effectively with a diverse array of professionals and consumers.

-Maintains appropriate boundaries and displays respect and courtesy to all internal and external customers.

-Demonstrates patience, caring, compassion, and sensitivity toward consumers.

-Completes and submits required documentation in a timely manner and according to policies and procedures.

-Participates in training to maintain or enhance job skills.

-Ensures that confidentiality is maintained at all times in accordance with federal, state, and agency standards.

-Adheres to the agency's Risk and Safety Management Programs.

-Adheres to the agency's Organizational Standards for Performance (see attached).

-Functions in a cost-effective manner with regard to the utilization of time, supplies and other agency resources. 

-Attends meetings and supervisions as required and necessary for the position.

-Promotes and fosters effective relations, both inside and outside of the agency. 

-May perform other related duties as required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Duties require knowledge of mechanical, plumbing, electrical, and maintenance work equivalent to completion of a high school diploma along with advanced courses from a two year college or technical school and one to three years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Must possess a valid State of Maine driver's license and demonstrate ability to operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner.


COMPETENCIES: 

Demonstrated mechanical aptitude 

Knowledge of building codes and standards of practice.

Ability to interpret construction drawings/technical graphs.

Skill in the use of tools and equipment necessary to perform general mechanical, plumbing, and electrical maintenance and repairs.

Ability to inspect a wide variety of electrical, plumbing, and mechanical equipment and fixtures to determine defects and needed repairs.

Ability to function under pressure.

Detail-oriented with good organizational and time management skills

Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks, and consistently meet deadlines.

Ability to demonstrate good problem solving and critical thinking skills.