The Maintenance Assistant will efficiently perform all necessary maintenance for the facility, and assist Maintenance Director with organizing, directing and managing the overall maintenance. Makes general appliance repairs, carpet repairs, A/C repairs and electrical repairs. Performs carpentry work, welding, painting and plumbing duties as required. Installs appliances and electrical fixtures as required. Installs, repairs and re-keys deadbolt locks. Assists Maintenance Manager with proper levels of inventory. Assists Maintenance Manager in implementing and supervising training program for the use of safety equipment in keeping with MSDS. Moves appliances, with assistance, using appliance dolly. Assists maintenance in maintaining a clean and orderly shop. Adheres to company key procedures. Participates in an ongoing property improvement plan and preventative maintenance program. Reports any maintenance problems. Assists with resident functions as required. Adheres to and complies with company safety policies and rules and wears personal protective equipment (PPE) as directed. Adheres to OSHA safety standards that are applicable for the safe performance of job. Complies with all policies as outlined in company manual. Must have average written and oral communication skills to be able to understand and follow directions. High school diploma or equivalent. Prefer some technical courses. Minimum of 2 years related experience Physical Requirements: Frequently lifts and carries up to 45 pounds (ie 5 gallon paint can). Occasionally lifts and carries up to 80 pounds (ie bag of concrete). Pushes and/or pulls (appliances) using appliance dolly up to 200 pounds. Frequently bends/stoops, climbs stairs, kneels, balances, reaches above shoulder height, walks and twists.