Maintenance Assistant

Employer
Potomac Valley Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center
Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Oct 15, 2021
Closes
Oct 18, 2021
Ref
145892025
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Potomac Valley Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center is seeking a Maintenance Asssistant who will report directly to the Director of Maintenance and will assist in the maintenance of the facility, equipment and grounds. Duties and Responsibilities: Assist with landscaping tasks, mowing, trimming, planting, etc. Maintain lawn care equipment. Maintain exterior/interior door locks. Maintain/repair/clean windows and screens. Clean and/or paint exterior surfaces as needed. Replace burned out light bulbs in all areas of the facility. Clean/change air filters. Clean/vacuum refrigerator/freezer coils and compressors. Service heating and cooling units according to manufacturer guidelines and facility policies and procedures. Assist with fire drills and building evacuations. Complete life safety code assignments. Assist in maintaining plant operations and life safety records. Complete safety audits as assigned. Maintain handicapped bars in baths. Assist with HVAC, electrical and plumbing repairs. Repair/replace light fixtures. Test and record water temperatures. Repair call systems, cords, call bells, bed alarms, chair alarms. Perform commercial washer and dryer preventative maintenance and repairs. Ensure fire extinguishers are current and in proper working order. Perform minor equipment repair. Perform carpentry duties, operate saws, hand tools, etc. Repair/remove/replace ceiling tile. Repair walls, paint, caulk, strip and stain furniture, repair floor tile, install dry wall. Requirements: High school diploma or GED preferred. Experience with commercial maintenance and repair of buildings, plumbing, electrical systems,alarm systems, appliances, commercial stoves, refrigerators, air-conditioning and heating units. General construction experience preferred. Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language. Must display professionalism both in appearance and attitude. Must possess the ability to solve problems and make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Must genuinely care for and understand the elderly and other persons with various disabilities. Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with peers, residents, family members, visitors,government agency personnel and the general public. Must possess the ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with other personnel. Must be able to follow written and oral instructions. Must have patience, tact, a positive disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult people. Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing practices. Must be able to relate information concerning a resident's condition. Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace. Benefits: Health insurance Dental insurance Vision insurance 401K plan Paid time off

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