Maintenance Technician
Building Maintenance | Port Washington, NY, United States




The following duties are normal for this position.  This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.


  • Under the direction of the Director, performs routine maintenance duties to complete all service requests for repair and maintenance of all grounds, buildings, apartment homes, and equipment in a timely and cost-efficient manner.
  • Assists in the execution of preventative maintenance program.
  • Communicates with Director for needed technical advice, product information, research and quality assurance guidance.
  • Advises Director of the overall condition of the equipment and furnishings of the community.
  • Assists with Fire Safety and Disaster Preparedness Evacuation procedures.
  • Interacts with residents and staff in a courteous and friendly manner.
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Educational Requirements and Experience :

  •  High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • Must have basic technical knowledge and mechanical ability to perform routine maintenance and repair on mechanical and electrical equipment and possess a basic knowledge of construction principles.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Language Ability:
  • Cognitive Demands:
  • Computer Skills:
  • Competencies:
    • Must demonstrate an interest in working with a senior population.
    • Supports organization's goals and values.
    • Balances team and individual responsibilities.
    • Ability to communicate effectively speaking       the primary language of the residents.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents       such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and       procedure manuals. 
    • Ability to write routine reports and       correspondence. 
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding       to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram       form.  Ability to deal with       problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
    • Basic computer skills required.
    • Interacts with guests,       residents and staff in a courteous and friendly manner.



      • Works both indoors and outdoors.
      • Possible exposure to high heat and cold temperatures.
      • Possible exposure to heights over six feet, working in confined areas, working with skin irritants, chemicals and radiation.
      • Possible exposure to unpleasant odors.
      • Possible exposure to chemicals as identified in the MSDS Manual.
      • Continuous exposure to residents who are ill, confused, irritable and irrational.

Physical Requirements 

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



      While performing the duties of this Job, the Team Member is regularly required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The Team Member is frequently required to stand; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The Team Member is occasionally required to sit.  The Team Member must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

      Responds promptly to resident needs.