Building Maintenance Specialist

Posted Date 1 month ago(2/2/2018 2:09 PM)
Requisition ID
Service Line
Hope Network-Behavioral Health Services
# of Openings
Hours per Week
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department : Name
Harbor Point - Lapeer

About Us

Behavioral Health Services (BHS) provides a full range of services for persons with severe and persistent mental illness and/or individuals with emotional well-being needs to achieve a maximum level of independence, community integration, and satisfaction with life. Our continuum of care stretches across the state assisting persons with intensive and varying acuity needs. Whether someone needs 24 hour therapeutic supports, personal care, community living support, benefit and service brokering, brief or short-term counseling, or any of our many community services, our behavioral health team is there to serve. We do all of this because we believe every person can be more, can do more, can go further than anyone ever imagined. We help people overcome.


The Maintenance Technician is a key associate at Hope Network whose primary responsibilities include:
The overall purpose of the Maintenance Technician position is the maintenance and repair of facilities and related equipment for the Hope Network Behavioral Health Services staff, individuals served, visitors to the building, cleaning supply contractors. General grounds maintenance for designated Behavioral Health Facilities. 



This is not intended to be an exhaustive listing of job functions.  This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.  The employee is required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties as assigned by management.

1. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential requirement of this position.
2. Availability to work on an on call basis and adjust schedule as needed to meet the needs of the program(s) in all weather conditions.
3. Perform routine building and grounds keeping repair and maintenance as outlined by supervisor.
4. Perform routine, semi-skilled maintenance tasks, including:
a.  Dry-walling
b.  painting
c.  basic electrical repair
d.  basic plumbing repair
e.  basic carpentry
f.  general repairs
g.  mechanical repairs
5. In cooperation with staff, supervise and train residents and staff in maintenance and grounds keeping tasks.
6. Maintain an inventory of and ordering of maintenance supplies.  Also responsible to maintain maintenance and grounds keeping equipment.
7. Maintain a detailed log of daily work related activities such as special tasks completed.
8. Report to supervisor any problems in the areas of safety, housekeeping, and facility maintenance.
9. Provide 24-hour pager coverage as outlined by supervisor.
10. Performs other related duties as specified by supervisor. 
11. Essential function/responsibility Ensure adequate supply of grounds keeping/Plowing supplies by ordering/informing Facilities Manager before supplies run low.
12. Report all noted repair needs to that facility’s Program Manager and the Facilities Manager.
13. Maintain familiarity with licensing, health code, Fire Marshall, CARF and Hope Network Behavioral Health Services/Hope Network safety standards. 
14. Report all noted repair needs to the Facilcity Manager and Program Manager.
15. Special Project work and other duties as assigned.

Addendum for Essential Functions if Applicable for multiple departments:
1. Pro-active problem solving skills and advance maintenance techniques to prevent equipment malfunction.
2. Ability to design and follow through on preventative maintenance programs including recording of appropriate records.
3. Train operators and line leaders with applicable machine settings, simple set ups and changeovers in a safe manner.
4. Perform plowing tasks including:
a. Plowing parking lots and drives when there is 2 or more inches of snow or drifting occurs
b. Salting of parking lots and drives during plowing
c. Shovel and salt walkways when there is 2 or more inches of snow or drifting occurs


Educational / Talent Requirements:
1. High School diploma.
2. Demonstrated ability to communicate in both written and verbal formats to meet position responsibilities.
3. Physical ability to perform assigned tasks outdoor in all types of weather – including, but not limited to, repetitive motion, bending, stooping, twisting and lifting (at least 50 pounds).
4. Demonstrated ability to perform routine semi-skilled maintenance tasks
5. Knowledge of hand and power tools to perform routine semi-skilled maintenance tasks.
6. Current Michigan driver’s license with acceptable driving record according to Hope Network Behavioral Health Services insurance carrier definitions.
7. Reliable transportation.
8. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
9. Ability to articulate and actively support the mission of the corporation to various audiences.


Work Experience Requirements:
1. General building and grounds keeping maintenance and repairs experience preferred.
2. Knowledge of equipment necessary to perform maintenance duties.
3. Basic understanding of electrical, plumbing, and carpentry is preferred.
4. Previous experience operating a snowplow.
5. Ability to use miscellaneous office equipment (calculators, computers, fax machines, copiers, etc.)


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