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Maintenance Technician in Franklin at Spring Hills Senior Communities

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

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Job Description

Responsible for assisting the maintenance, cleanliness, and upkeep of the physical community plant including, building, grounds, and all engineering. Reports directly to Director of Environmental Services.

Essential Functions:

  • Attends work as scheduled and follows community’s call-off procedures.

  • Ensure that the community is kept clean and sanitized at all times.

  • Establish and/or follow the housekeeping schedule that has been designed for the community.

  • Walk through the entire community each morning to identify and document problem areas.

  • Respond to any on-going maintenance and repair issues in the community.

  • Establishes/Follows a schedule to oversee continuous maintenance of all systems such as HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical.

  • Contacts outside professional services when repairs are necessary. Obtains at least 3 bids for professional services to determine the best rate.

  • Remains on-call for emergency repairs or maintenance issues.

  • Hires, trains, evaluates, disciplines and terminates departmental associates in accordance with company’s Human Resources Policies.

  • Maintains appropriate staff schedules to ensure proper coverage.

  • Assures all necessary logs are maintained to track information regarding maintenance of the building and grounds. The logs required may include:
    • Hot Water Temperature

    • Emergency Generator Charge Checks

    • MSDS Sheets

    • Fire Extinguisher Charge Checks

    • Fire Drills

    • Maintain outside grounds of the community. Check for litter daily.

  • Prepares rooms for new residents.

  • Orders all approved cleaning products, supplies and materials for repairs and on going maintenance.

  • Follows budget guidelines for ordering supplies. Assists in development of annual environmental services budget.

  • Works in a clean, sanitary, safe, and organized manner, abides by all health and safety regulations.

  • Work with team leader and other team members to complete tasks as assigned.

  • Maintains MSDS sheets for all housekeeping chemicals and supplies.

Non Essential Functions


  • Participates in the Manager-On-Duty Program.

  • Attends all required training, in-service, and staff meetings.

  • Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices.

  • Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward residents, visitors, families, and co-workers.

  • Adheres to all policies and procedures of company.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Understands how to approach and communicate with all residents including those who are cognitively impaired.

  • Treats residents, family members and other Team Members with dignity and respect while responding to their needs.

  • Seeks ways to improve professionally, including attending seminars, reading and studying pertinent material.


  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

  • Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.

  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

  • Management of Financial Resources – Determining of how money will be sent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.

  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

  • Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.


  • Trunk Strength - The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.

  • Manual Dexterity - The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

  • Static Strength - The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.

  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

  • Written Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

  • Extent Flexibility - The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.

  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

Job Requirements

Experience and Education: High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED);  experience in housekeeping, maintenance or environmental services; general knowledge of systems such as HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical


Physical Requirements: Standing (over 2/3), walking (over 2/3), using hands to finger, handle or feel (over 2/3), reach with hands and arms (over 2/3), climb and balance (1/3), stoop, kneel(1/2-2/3), talk or hear (over 2/3), taste or smell (under 1/3). Lifting up to 10 pounds (1/3- 2/3), Up to 25 pounds (2/3); Up to 50 pounds (under 1/2)