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Maintenance Technician

Job Details

Corporate and Mailing - Orlando, FL
Full Time
High School


Lighthouse Central Florida is a mission-driven, values-based organization providing an optimal blend of rehabilitation training services and real-world applications to help individuals of all ages, who live with any degree of vision loss to adjust to their reality with grace and confidence so they can remain active, productive members of our community.

We seek a Maintenance Technician to perform general maintenance and repairs for assigned equipment and facilities, including plumbing, electrical, basic carpentry, heating and cooling, and other building systems.

Essential Job Requirements:

  • Performs work requiring the specialized skills of at least one of the following trades: electrical, plumbing, HVAC/refrigeration, kitchen/laundry, carpentry, and paint/wall covers, locksmith, in addition to performing other general maintenance duties.
  • Services provided include pruning treetops, repairing damaged trees by trimming or removal, and removing broken limbs from wires, roofs, and other objects.
  • Properly maintain, prepare, and operate all tools and equipment, including hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, and aerial lifts.
  • Performs general repairs. Examples may include repairing drywall, painting doors, and other building fixtures.
  • Responsible for all maintenance for the direct trade area of expertise.
  • May work with hazardous materials and chemicals in the performance of duty.
  • Uses tools, equipment, materials, and chemicals safely and efficiently per manufacturer’s instructions/MSDS requirements.
  • Checks Maintenance Request lists daily for work assignments at the beginning and throughout each shift.
  • Managing and repairing essential building maintenance.
  • Perform preventative and routine maintenance tasks as needed.
  • Diagnose maintenance issues and determine the best course of repair.
  • Troubleshooting and repairs promptly.
  • Communicates status of job assignments and maintenance requests to supervisor.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.




  • High School diploma or GED or one-year relevant experience.


Demonstrated Knowledge and Skills:

  • Possess a strong work ethic and work well with others.
  • Handle multiple high-priority tasks in a fast-paced team environment, and requires working well independently with minimal supervision.
  • Maintains cleanliness and excellent condition of equipment and work area.
  • Uses tools safely and correctly.
  • Experience with electrical, plumbing, siding, windows, doors, renovations, ground maintenance, and basic mechanics.
  • Complies with safety regulations and procedures.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with coworkers and supervisors.
  • A robust mechanical background with hands-on journey-level experience in at least two trades (I.e., HVAC, Plumbing, electrical, or refrigeration) is required.

Physical Demands:

  • Strong mechanical background with at least two years of hands-on experience in maintenance-related activities.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, and lift (up to 75 lbs.) repetitively.




  • Good Mechanical Skills.
  • Good Troubleshooting Skills.
  • Previous training & experience in plumbing equipment.
  • Is polite, friendly, and helpful to guests, management, and fellow employees.
  • Must pass Level II background check


The employment policy of Lighthouse Central Florida and Lighthouse Works is to provide equal opportunity to all persons. Our company, therefore, has committed to equal employment opportunity through a positive and continuing affirmative action program. Lighthouse Central Florida and Lighthouse Works will recruit, hire, train, and promote qualified individuals in all job titles and ensure that all other personnel actions are administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, and veteran status, or disability.


All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and primary duties have been included. Requirements, skills, and abilities have been determined to be the minimal standards required to perform the positions successfully. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all-inclusive. Additional functions and conditions may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.


The Americans with Disabilities Act may modify requirements to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made that may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or impose undue hardships on the organization.