Property Maintenance Technician in Newburgh, IN at Primrose Retirement Communities

Date Posted: 7/30/2020

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Job Description

PROPERTY MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Full-Time; Day shift

If you’re compassionate and enjoy helping others, consider becoming a part of the Primrose Retirement Team.  Work with a team of caring individuals with a reputation for providing exceptional care and an excellent assisted living experience for seniors. This may be just the work-family you are looking for.

Primrose offers a competitive salary, a full benefits package including a 401K match, 3 weeks of PTO, annual pay increases, and so much more!

Primrose Retirement Communities was founded in 1989 based on the premise that a retirement community must reward its residents with value, comfort, security, and convenience. It has been our pleasure to create beautiful apartment homes and townhome villas complemented by outstanding internal common areas such as libraries, movie theaters, fitness centers, ice cream parlors and pubs. From the beginning our company office has been in Aberdeen, South Dakota, a community known for its friendly, honest and hard-working people. Those are the characteristics that guide each of our 40 plus Primrose Retirement Communities across 19 states.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY:

Primary responsibilities include the hands on maintenance of the community including overall inspection, repair and general maintenance of all interior/exterior areas, as well as overseeing outside vendors.  Maintaining and repairing the physical structures and components of the property and buildings associated with them.  The maintenance person is responsible to identify preventative maintenance items and take a proactive approach in the routine maintenance of the property. 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Follow established reporting protocol:
  • Perform work as defined by the Executive Director.
    • Inform Executive Director of van/maintenance needs
    • Monitor the van; i.e. – Keeping the gas tank full, cleaning the van, watching the oil change schedule, etc.
    • Staying abreast of any community maintenance issues in common spaces and apartments
    • Following the weekly, quarterly, and yearly maintenance schedules in the mechanical rooms
  • Attend any in-service educational programs recommended by the Executive Director.
  • Provide a safe, clean and comfortable environment for the residents
  • Follow defined safety codes while performing all duties. 
  • Understand facility fire and disaster plans and follow established procedures during fire drills and actual emergencies.
  • Maintaining scheduled maintenance on:  HVAC, fire and sprinkler equipment, generators, landscape, kitchen equipment and emergency pull cord equipment
  • Perform any other duties or special assignments as directed by the Executive Director.
  • Repairing and maintaining vacated rooms which includes: painting, carpet cleaning, walls, doors, woodworking, plumbing and electrical work.
  • Responding to all maintenance requests.
  • Ability to respond to emergency calls when necessary. (24-hour availability by phone).

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Educations:  High School diploma preferred
  • Experience:  Previous maintenance experience preferred
  • Aptitude:  Ability to read, write and understand and follow written and oral instructions. Must be proficient in English.
  • Willingness to perform routine, repetitive tasks with frequent interruptions.
  • Motor coordination is required for various work routines such as driving the van and working with tools.
  • Demonstrate good judgment, problem solving, and decision making skills
  • Able and willing to work flexible hours
  • Must have a compassion for and desire to work with the elderly
  • Ability to communicate effectively with residents, families, staff and vendors

Physical Demands:  Must be able to reach, stoop, bend, carry and manipulate various items.  Lifting, pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs.  Using proper body mechanics or available equipment to help.  Physical activity required throughout the shift.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • HVAC
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Carpentry
  • Painting
  • Familiar with fire and life safety prevention equipment
  • Ability to perform preventative maintenance on all building equipment

 

PRIMROSE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY is an equal opportunity employer.

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