The Mission of St. PJ's Children's Home is to be a safe and loving refuge for children in crisis and to accompany them on their journey to healing and wholeness, breaking the cycle of abuse and neglect one child at a time.
The Maintenance Technician is responsible for up-keeping and maintaining repairs of the agencies buildings, vehicles, grounds and equipment, and other duties as assigned by the Facilities Supervisor.
Essential Duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Responsible for the general maintenance and repairs of the agency’s buildings. This includes, but is not limited to, painting, light fixtures, minor plumbing and carpentry.
- Responsible for the inspection of our fleet of vehicles, and keeping the stickers current.
- Responsible for maintaining agency equipment such as vacuum cleaners, air conditioning units, lawn equipment, washers and dryers and other equipment.
- Other than areas maintained by independent contractors, is responsible for ground maintenance. This includes, but is not limited to trimming trees and maintaining shrubs and flower beds. Assist with housekeeping duties as required.
- Responsible for maintaining safe work conditions and procedures and maintaining clean and orderly work areas.
- Help relocate employees by moving office furniture and equipment and putting things together.
- Responsible for completing and prioritizing service requests.
- Work with volunteers to accept and store donations and maintaining inventory.
- Work during off and on campus events to ensure electric and other functions are working properly.
- Inspect buildings and other structures to determine functional systems and detect malfunctions and identify items needing repair or replacement.
- Complete special projects as directed by the facilities supervisor.
The maintenance technician does not entail any supervisory responsibilities. The position is supervised by the facilities supervisor.
In accordance with St. PJ’ Policies and Procedures, TDFPS Minimum Standards and Contracts the Maintenance Technician must meet the following minimum qualifications:
- Submit to a state and federal background check, Child abuse and neglect registry check, drug test and Tuberculosis screening.
- Must provide Immunization/Shots Records
- Be physically, mentally, and emotionally capable of performing assigned tasks and have the skills necessary to perform essential duties and responsibilities to include basic knowledge of computer functions.
- Must provide proof of a valid driver’s license.
- Must be 21 years of age.
Education and Experience
High School diploma or GED is required. Must have one year of facilities maintenance experience.
The training for this position includes an overview of St. PJ’s mission, philosophy, policies and procedures and programs. Other training will be based on individual need of this position.
Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred but not required.
The maintenance technician will be able to complete basic math skills, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
The maintenance technician must be able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, organize and manage their responsibilities and prioritize duties and assignments.
Certifications, Licenses and Registration
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essentials functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to see, hear, sit, stand, walk, talk, bend, stoop, lift and stretch. The employee must be able to lift up to 75 pounds and stand or walk eight hours per day. Maintenance technician must be able to drive vehicles.
In performing the duties of this position, the employee will often be exposed to outdoor weather conditions and hazardous materials such as gasoline, oil and cleaning products.
The maintenance technician agrees to read, comply with and sign the employee handbook and all policies and procedures within.
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job description or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, etc.)