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Maintenance Technician

Company: Para Los Ninos
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationADM - Gladys - Los Angeles, CAPosition TypeFull Time/Non-ExemptEducation LevelNot SpecifiedJob ShiftMorningJob CategoryNonprofit - Social ServicesDescriptionDefinition:Maintenance technicians will work independently and with other Facilities Services and Operations Group personnel to perform preventative, predictive and routine maintenance tasks. They will troubleshoot issues, repair failures of facilities equipment, and ensure maximum building, cleanliness, efficiency and effectiveness. All tasks will be performed while supporting the policies, goals and objectives of the company.Essential Job Duties:Performs skilled and semi-skilled maintenance activities depending upon area of assignment including performing basic trade activities such as electrical, plumbing and carpentry work.Interacts professionally with the teachers, staff and clients; maintains effective working relationships and works in cooperation with the Operations team to effectively meet departmental objectives.Responsible for the maintenance of the facilities and equipment, including work pertaining to buildings and grounds upkeep, utilities and security/fire alarms.Maintains minor maintenance on facilities mechanical and electrical systems while working in concert with contracted vendors for heavy repairs of same.Performs painting, carpentry and masonry work.Performs minor plumbing maintenance (e.g. replacement or repair of leaks in drains and faucets, unclogging of drains, restrooms and urinals, replacing hoses, etc.).Reconfigures, installs, positons, and remounts office space and furniture to accommodate user's needs and maximize office and classroom space.Processes maintenance/equipment repair work orders assigned by Supervisor. Reports completed work assignments to Supervisor.Operates services, adjusts and makes minor repairs to power equipment, including cordless drills, circular saws, and vacuum cleaners.Orders/purchases supplies and equipment as needed and directed with prior appropriate approvals.Prepares records related to the work performed and materials and supplies used.Will perform a variety of field maintenance tasks, depending upon experience and level of certification including troubleshooting, preventive maintenance, installation and repairs.Conducts periodic building inspections at all Para Los Ni--os (PLN) facilities as required by OSHA and other governing bodies and report deficiencies/ repairs needs to Supervisor.Inspects fire and security alarms to ensure safety and their proper operating conditions at all times.Drives agency's vehicles to perform assigned tasks.Adheres to and enforces safety regulations.Must work emergency overtime and weekends as required.Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor.Other General Duties:Must have the ability to nurture respectful relationships with clients and children and must be sensitive to the client cultural and socioeconomic characteristics. Participates in the overall agency Accreditation Quality Improvement Process.QualificationsQualifications:The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform the job successfully.Education/ExperienceHigh school diploma or general equivalency diploma (G.E.D.) and five years of skilled or semi-skilled maintenance experience; must be flexible and work well with people; have knowledge in safety practices and principles related to maintenance activities, applicable laws, ordinances, rules and regulations, computer applications including word-processing and e-mail. College-level course work or experience enabling incumbent to obtain job-related licenses or certificates is desirable. Current possession of degrees and/or licenses is desirable.AbilitiesStrong communication skillsStrong organizational skillsAbility to use common toolsMust be able to speak, read, write, and understand EnglishBilingual Spanish/English desirableSpecial RequirementsMust have reliable transportation and State required automobile insurance coverage. Clean driving record. TB clearance to be renewed every two years.COVID-19 Vaccine required for all employees Para Los Ni--os has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy effective October 1, 2021 requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for all employees (with approved religious and medical accommodations). At present, an individual is deemed "fully vaccinated" when that person has received, at least 14 days prior, either the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series (e.g. Pfizer or Moderna) or a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine (e.g. Johnson & Johnson). As a condition of employment, employees must submit official COVID-19 vaccine documentation. Physical Requirements:To perform this job the individual must be able to carry out all essential functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Must possess strength, stamina and mobility to perform physical work out of doors in most weather conditions and with exposure to potentially hazardous conditions; use varied hand and power tools, drive a motor vehicle. Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time. Ability to bend, crouch, kneel, squat, and occasional lifting or dragging of objects weighing over 50 pounds and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds; ability to walk on uneven ground and the ability to twist and turn.Expectations for All Para Los Ni--os Staff Candidates for employment at Para Los Ni--os, regardless of position, will consistently demonstrate the following:Unwavering belief in and commitment to fulfill the mission of Para Los Ni--os.Deep commitment to the success of all PLN students and a belief in the PLN approach of student's leading their learning.Commitment to academic excellence and high standardsfor self, students, and colleagues.Continuous learning by engaging in reflection, self-assessment, and individual professional development.Use of data to inform decisions and drive continuous improvement.Ability to thrive as a member of a collaborative team.Self-motivation and initiative with solutions-oriented disposition.Belief in and ability to develop respectful relationship with parents and children marked by sensitivity to the students' cultural and socioeconomic characteristicsExcellent oral and written communication skillsAbility to effectively handle challenging situations with students, parents, and facultyComfort with basic Microsoft Office applications and a curiosity and propensity to push own adoption of new technology and approaches.Regular, punctual attendance and professional appearance.Salary commensurate with work experienceIt is the established policy of Para Los Ni--os (PLN) to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without discrimination with regard to race, religious belief (including dress or grooming practices), color, sex, sex stereotype, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions (including breast feeding), age, national origin (including possessing a driver's license issued under Vehicle Code - 12801.9), ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identification and expression, transgender status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, genetic information, family care, marital status, enrollment in any public assistance program, status as military, a veteran or qualified disabled veteran, status as an unpaid intern or volunteer, or any other classification protected by law. PLN also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.Para Los Ni--os is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Para Los Ninos, Los Angeles , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Los Angeles, California

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