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Maintenance Specialist (Alexandria)

Company: Volunteers of America
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Position: Maintenance Specialist
Status: Full-Time
Salary: $18-$23 per hour

Responsible for performing diversified duties to troubleshoot, repair, and maintain equipment, apartment complexes and offices and to assure safe and inviting properties and facilities for clients and staff. Perform manual labor and coordinate with contractors as needed.


  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance on properties and provide emergency/unscheduled repairs as needed
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
  • Follow written and verbal instructions and maintain effective working relationships with managers/staff/tenants and communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas
  • Move furniture and equipment as needed
  • Perform necessary janitorial duties to ensure health and safety for residents
  • Manage heating and plumbing systems to guarantee functionality
  • Perform general maintenance tasks including flooring, painting, and carpentry
  • Help develop and implement the budget for the maintenance department
  • Responsible for placing orders for supplies in a timely manner
  • Identify opportunities and recommends methods to improve work processes and financial performance
  • Communicate to manager of any special needs and/or projects to be addressed
  • Make ready (complete make ready including cleaning)
  • Other duties as assignedJOB REQUIREMENTS:
    • Any combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position
    • Must possess a valid state driver's license and have reliable transportation
    • Must have own basic tools
    • Must have skills in the use of a variety of hand and power tools
    • Must have a clean criminal record
      Volunteers of America Greater Baton Rouge offers a comprehensive benefit package to include: Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, 403-B Pension Plan, Short and Long Term Disability Insurances, Life Insurance, paid annual holidays, Vacation and Sick leave.

      Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, Volunteers of America Greater Baton Rouge, Inc. considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any legally protected status. We will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

Keywords: Volunteers of America, Alexandria , Maintenance Specialist (Alexandria), Professions , Alexandria, Louisiana

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