MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN in Philadelphia, PA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 7/4/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: Luzerne 2 - Walker Hall

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary

Under general supervision, performs general maintenance work with moderate latitude for exercising individual knowledge and technical skill.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs facility maintenance (including plumbing, electrical, carpentry, landscaping, etc.) as directed by the Facility Director, so that the facility operation is not adversely affected.
  • Maintain security and control of all tools so safety and security of the staff and facility are maintained.
  • Follows all maintenance safety procedures and ensure compliance so that resident and staff accidents are prevented.
  • Respond to facility maintenance requests in a timely manner, so that facility is always in a safe condition.
  • Maintains maintenance logs, tool inventories, Material Safety Data Sheets, chemical inventories, etc. in accordance with applicable requirements
  • Be aware of and convey resident's communications to appropriate supervisors so that preventive measures can be taken to maintain the health, safety and security of the facility, residents and staff.
  • Runs errands to pick up necessary supplies as needed, to ensure they are on hand to keep the facility running smoothly.
  • Communicates with residents and staff in a professional manner to affirm and enhance self-esteem and dignity and to maintain positive resident/staff relations.
  • Participates in staff meetings by sharing observations and recommendations regarding the facility, residents and staff relations to identify and solve problems and function as a unified team.
  • Maintains confidentiality obtained through job duties regarding employees, vendors, residents, outside agencies, etc. so that sensitive information is only given on a “need to know” basis.
  • Complies with work rules and policies as explained in the company Employee Handbook, and the Facility Policies and Procedures Manual; and respond positively to directives from managers and supervisors in a cooperative spirit to ensure conformance to standards.
  • Adheres to attendance policy; work overtime as required, to ensure adequate coverage of the program and to ensure the safety and security of the residents.
  • Complies with facility safety rules; take appropriate corrective action to ensure work is performed in a safe manner and without injury to self or others.
  • Communicates effectively with all levels of staff in a manner that promotes a team spirit and a sense of cooperation.

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Two (2) years general maintenance and/or related construction trade.
  • Must have knowledge of equipment necessary for making proper repairs.
  • Able to perform general plumbing, carpentry, mechanical and electrical repairs;
  • Effectively communicate with residents and staff; react quickly and appropriately in an emergency situation.