Major Areas of Responsibility: Supervises maintenance department while providing direct oversight of assigned associates in order to achieve or exceed community-targeted results/outcome measures.
Key Result Areas:
- Accepts personal responsibility for contributing to the success of the department.
- Protects the organization’s assets by controlling costs, eliminating waste, working efficiently, and seeks out opportunities to conserve resources by making suggestions to management.
- Applies principles of Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement.
- Strives to achieve quality standards while looking for innovative ways to deliver service.
- Works as part of a team.
- Values everyone & assists peers to reach for quality in service.
- Shows sensitivity to the needs & differences of residents, associates, & customers. Treats all individuals with respect, dignity, and fairness by listening, asking questions, & cooperating with others.
- Provides personalized service.
- Demonstrates integrity by being trustworthy, honest, & ethical.
Specific Responsibilities of the Job:
- Performs life safety inspections and routine maintenance in accordance with maintenance schedule.
- Maintains logs and daily readings in accordance with established policies/procedures.
- Knows how to operate community’s equipment (e.g. boiler, fire alarm system, HVAC) and troubleshoots as necessary.
- Restarts boiler after power outage.
- Conducts seasonal boiler changeovers.
- Reviews/assigns repair requests daily to team.
- Provides an inventory listing as requested to supervisor.
- Orders materials/parts as needed.
- Assists supervisor in setting departmental standards.
- Provides orientation and training for new associates, according to established policies/procedures to include proper chemical usage.
- Ensures that all department personnel follow established safety policies/procedures and established safety regulations.
- Ensures that all chemicals and/or hazardous materials being used and/or stored are in appropriate containers and are properly labeled and stored.
- Schedules and participates in the maintenance on-call rotation.
- Documents disciplinary issues in accordance with established policies/procedures.
- Follows established processes & procedures for effectively managing work-related injuries. Effectively/efficiently carries out required employee safety management program responsibilities including evaluating the workplace to identify unsafe conditions, addressing & correcting all potentially hazardous conditions/practices, investigating incidents, & providing safety training.
- Contributes to the community’s culture of wellness through words/actions. Strives to set a positive example of working towards their own healthy living goals & supports wellness efforts of fellow associates & residents.
- Adheres to all policies, procedures & regulations.
Other duties as assigned.
- Licensure, Education, & Experience:
- HS diploma or equivalent required.
- Must have a working knowledge of computers to include electronic environmental systems.
- Active Stationary Engineers License 3 or higher preferred.
- Two (2) years previous experience in maintenance, preferable in a healthcare setting preferred.
- One (1) year previous supervisory experience preferred. Job Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Below is a listing of each essential responsibility that the associate must be able to perform satisfactorily to do the job successfully. These requirements are representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skill, and ability to perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Ability to read, write, speak & understand the English language.
- Effectively communicate with internal/external customers to maintain a rapport.
- Possess the ability to cooperate & deal tactfully with associates, residents, family members, visitors, governmental agencies & the general public, while maintaining personal/professional boundaries.
- Not pose a direct threat to the health/safety of other individuals in the workplace.
- Ability to cope with the mental/emotional stress of the position, including possible frequent interruptions during the day.
- Ability to meet the general health requirements as required by the community.
- Ability to safely operate equipment necessary for the position.
- Must be knowledgeable of housekeeping and laundry procedures and equipment.
- Must possess leadership qualities, an understanding of procedures, must be friendly/helpful to encourage staff responsiveness. Must possess the ability to plan/organize the daily operations of the department.
- Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
- May be required to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations/drills.
- Must be knowledgeable of nursing & medical practices & procedures, as well as laws, regulations, & guidelines that govern long-term care.
- These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the described essential functions
- While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to talk & hear.
- The employee is often required to work on feet throughout the work day, reach, bend, & move about the community.
- Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, climb ladders, crawl under equipment, and work in cramped spaces at times.
- Must be able to spend the day frequently walking, climbing, stooping, and bending.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually loud from machinery and could be indoors/outdoors. Environment may be occasionally uncomfortable (too hot or cool in residents’ rooms/public areas), dusty conditions as well as a variety of odors (i.e. cleaning solvents, sewer gas, paint fumes, etc.)
- Will be exposed to hot (boiler rooms) and cold conditions (walk-in boxes).
- Will be required to work outdoors at times, exposed to the elements throughout the seasons.
- This position will be scheduled based on operational need. May be required to work beyond normal working hours & on weekends, holidays when necessary, on shifts other than the one for which hired, & subject to call-back during emergency conditions (e.g. severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.)
Associate may be subject to infectious waste, virus, disease, and/or infection from clients in the work environment.
|Employment Sector||Private Company|
|Type of Position||Full-Time Permanent|
|Years of Experience Required||More|
|Start Date||Monday, February 26, 2018|
- Calvert County
- Prince Frederick
Member Since: May 8, 2015
Prince Frederick, Maryland
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