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Maintenance Specialist

Company: Koinonia Family Services
Location: Loomis
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Koinonia Family Services is seeking a full-time Maintenance Specialist for it's Home for Teens program. Koinonia Homes for Teens provides Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Programs and Behavioral Health Programs to youth. The Maintenance Specialist provides maintenance, upkeep and repair for multiple residential facilities in Loomis and surrounding areas and the main administrative office. The schedule is regular business hours, Monday through Friday, with some periodic emergency on-call work (overtime). The pay for the position depends upon overall qualifications and experience, but generally starts at $18-20 per hour for someone with maintenance experience and handyman skills (light electrical, plumbing, carpentry, etc.). Benefits include employee group health insurance, paid time off, paid holidays and participation in the company's 401k plan.Duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Performs various "handyman" functions of assigned properties, such as minor facility repair, painting, replacing fluorescent light bulbs, replacing door knobs and locks, replacing ceiling tiles, spot carpet cleaning, clearing clogged drains, repairing damage to walls/doors caused by youth, etc.
  • Performs routine scheduled preventive maintenance at assigned facilities.
  • Performs irrigation installation and maintenance of assigned facilities.
  • Performs small remodels that are within the skill level of the maintenance specialist.
  • Obtains bids (procurement process) for more complex maintenance/repair jobs outside the skill level of the maintenance specialist (advanced plumbing/electrical/carpentry issues, roof repairs, etc.).
  • Periodically takes yard waste, old equipment, furniture and e-waste to the dump. Takes old batteries and other electronic waste to an authorized disposal site.
  • As directed, performs various "clean up" projects of properties.
  • In advance of severe rain storms, prepares the facilities to minimize water intrusion. This includes cleaning gutters, directing downspouts away from buildings, clearing outside ground drains of leaves and debris so water will drain properly.
  • Performs transport, set up, and take down of equipment and materials in support of various program operations.
  • As directed, moves equipment and supplies within or between facilities.
  • As directed, picks up and transports donated items.
  • Completes semi-annual inspections of assigned facilities and arranges to correct items that are not in compliance. Uploads related forms to the online database. If issues are identified during annual safety inspections by an external inspector, works to correct identified issues in a timely manner.Our employees say Koinonia is a great place to work! Koinonia has an attractive organizational culture that emphasizes a focus on quality of relationships. In a recent employee satisfaction survey, 95.2% of employees agreed with the statement that Koinonia is a great place to work! Additionally, 96.7% of employees agreed that the organization treats them with dignity and respect, 99.5% work well with their coworkers, and 97.1% would recommend the organization to a family or friend. Koinonia is more than just a great place to work-it's a great place to "belong" and to be with others who care about each other, and care about serving kids and families. Koinonia is a trauma-informed agency with a person-centered treatment philosophy. Join us in our mission to bring hope and healing to children, youth and families through meaningful relationships and quality programs and services.Important: Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background clearance through the Department of Justice and FBI as well as a pre-employment physical and TB test. Also, must have a driver's license in good standing, reliable transportation and be able to meet auto insurance eligibility requirements.Working with children and youth who have experienced trauma is challenging but also extremely rewarding. Join us in our mission to bring hope and healing to abused and neglected children and youth. We welcome qualified individuals to apply. Koinonia is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Koinonia Family Services, Sacramento , Maintenance Specialist, Professions , Loomis, California

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