MAINTENANCE TECH
Job Details
Blakeford at Green Hills - Nashville, TN
Full Time
Facilities

It takes a great team to maintain a community like Blakeford – a team made up of detailed, diligent, and caring people who understand the value of what they do for our residents. Daily, our maintenance techs keep our campus and equipment in good working condition. They also use their skills in general carpentry, small scale remodeling, furniture repair, and more. Come on board as a full-time maintenance tech and put your talent and skills to work!

This position performs day-to-day routine maintenance and repair required to maintain the facility, building and equipment in good working condition including: Heating equipment, refrigeration and air conditioners, ventilating equipment, boiler and water systems, washers and dryers, emergency power generators and vehicles, carpentry, furniture repair and small scale remodeling, refinishing or redecorating of furniture and equipment, appliances, and other mechanical/electrical equipment as required.

We reward full time employees with a full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, prescription coverage, LTD, STD, life, and 403b as well as 21 paid days off per year.

EOE

Job Type: Full-time

POSITION GOAL:  The Maintenance Technician maintains the grounds, facility and equipment in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with current federal, state and local guidelines governing the Blakeford at Green Hills, to aid in assuring that the facility is maintained in a neat, safe and comfortable manner. 

ENVIRONMENT:     Over the past 20 years, Blakeford has established itself as the premier provider of solutions for seniors in Nashville and the Middle Tennessee region.  From its beginnings as a single-site, continuing care retirement community, Blakeford has evolved into the innovative leader in long-term care for the area.  Along with our CARF-CCAC accredited lifestyle and health services community, Blakeford at Green Hills, the organization also includes our CARF-CCAC accredited home and community services provider, Blakeford at Home, as well as our “continuing-care-without-walls” offering, LiveWell by Blakeford.  Under the auspices of a visionary board of directors, teamed with a long-tenured executive leadership team, Blakeford is poised to continue to expand its mission of serving seniors and their loved ones by fulfilling our Service Vision of “Exemplary Service…Every Time!”

ORGANIZATIONAL VALUES:  Based upon a core value of Integrity which Blakeford defines as “Doing the right thing every time”, our organization strives to adhere to the following values in all that we do:

  • Community – Nurturing a sense of connection and belonging.
  • Compassion Caring from the heart.
  • Respect Honoring and valuing every person.
  • Consistency Always being exemplary.
  • Innovation Encouraging the pursuit of limitless possibilities.
  • Empowerment Supporting hospitality inspired solutions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Maintenance Technician:

  • Performs day-to-day routine maintenance and repair required to maintain the facility, building and equipment in good working condition including: Heating equipment, refrigeration and air conditioners, ventilating equipment, boiler and water systems, washers and dryers, emergency power generators and vehicles, carpentry, furniture repair and small scale remodeling, refinishing or redecorating of furniture and equipment, appliances, and other mechanical/electrical equipment as required.
  • Assists in assuring that the facility and its equipment is properly maintained for resident and employee comfort, safety and convenience.
  • Keeps work area free of hazardous conditions, i.e., grease/oil spills, cleans and properly stores equipment, tools, and supplies and reports all unsafe conditions and defective equipment to supervisor immediately.
  • Receives and follows established maintenance schedule. 
  • Interacts with co-workers, physicians, residents and all other customers in a manner which encourages harmonious working relationships, enhances the image and reputation of the facility and promotes positive customer relations.
  • Supports the facility’s mission statement by dependability in attendance, punctuality, maintaining confidentiality, the timely completion of assignments, and attention to principles of professional ethics and quality service.
  • Has a commitment to professional and personal growth through development of skills and knowledge, as well as improvement in the facility’s performance.
  • Ensures the rights, dignity and confidentiality of all residents is maintained.
  • All other duties as assigned by the Director of Operations.

SUPERVISION & LEADERSHIP:

Routine duties are performed with minimal supervision; occasional checks of work while in progress; work is reviewed upon completion.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or GED; three to six months related experience and/or training.

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THIS JOB:

None

SKILLS REQUIRED TO SUCCESSFULLY ACCOMPLISH THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THIS JOB:

LANGUAGE SKILLS:         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 effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to residents, and other employees.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:           Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

REASONING ABILITY:      Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standard situations.

COMPUTER OPERATIONS:        Basic computer skills

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