Discover a Rewarding Career with Bethel Lutheran Home

Discover a Rewarding Career with Bethel Lutheran Home
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Maintenance Technician

Madison, SD

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing routine building maintenance tasks. Performance of building maintenance tasks in one or more fields (e.g. carpentry, electrical, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, etc.). Performs general cleaning and other tasks as assigned. This is a part-time, nonexempt hourly position, reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor. 

Key Job Responsibilities: 

  • Paint, remodel, refurbish areas as needed 
  • Repair, maintain/monitor all equipment and amenities
  • Clean windows and glass doors ? Change of all filters for HVAC as required
  • Prepare classrooms for incoming classes; remove or rearrange furniture for events or classes, as needed
  • Remove and properly dispose of all recyclable materials
  • Change light bulbs, interior and exterior, as needed
  • Make ready all classrooms, studios, dorm as needed
  • On call maintenance for all facilities, 24/7
  • Oversee service that provides trash removal and cleaning of dorms at end of school year
  • Maintain exterior property, including snow removal
  •  Assist with all show installs/removals
  • Oversee daily trash removal, restocking/cleaning restrooms, sweeping/mopping/vacuuming, cleaning/disinfecting tables and counters, cleaning exterior entryway/cigarette receptacles, graffiti removal, cleaning/polishing/floor maintenance for elevators, cleaning/disinfecting community surfaces (hand rails, water fountains, vending machines, etc.)
  • Performs other work related duties as assigned
  • Must be able to work flexible hours. Rotating call schedule will apply

Education and Work Experience Requirements: 

  • A high school degree or its equivalent is required, along with practical experience in boiler operation, plumbing, electrical, carpentry and refrigeration.
  • Vo-Tech education in plumbing, HVAC, Electrician or Carpentry is preferred. Ability and desire to be creative in adapting programs and supplies to meet individual resident needs.   

Work Experience

  • Required to have experience and responsibility in a maintenance field, preferably facility maintenance and/or long-term care maintenance.
  • Basic ability to communicate and comprehend; ability to measure and comprehend certain quantities; requires strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong mechanical aptitudes, and a working knowledge of electrical, and mechanical systems.
  • Ability to define problems, and resolve them quickly.
  • Familiar with local building codes and OSHA regulations. Familiar with all current health and safety regulations.
  • Ability to work well with ever-changing priorities and or situations.
  • Must be a self-starter who can work well with people at all levels both in and out of the facility.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

  • Ability to push/lift 75 pounds
  •  Ability to climb ladders
  •  Bending at waist, sitting, kneeling, climbing, walking, crouching as job may require
  •  Ability to work in extreme temperatures
  • Working in high noise levels requiring hearing protection
  • Working around lubricants, solvents, batteries, cleaning fluids, paints

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Maintenance Technician