Maintenance Worker

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Negotiable

Permanent

Description

Overview:

Company Overview



 



Youth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of childrens mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services. 



 



If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.



Responsibilities:

Program Overview



 



Youth Villages’ Residential Treatment programs serve children with emotional and behavioral problems.  Our residential campuses provide the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom. This enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings.  We have three different types of facilities—Intensive Residential Centers, Open Campuses, and Group Homes.  Located in Tennessee and Georgia, all of these facilities utilize the Re-Education of Emotionally Disturbed Children therapy model (Re-Ed).



 



Position Overview



 



Installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, and pipe and electrical systems in a commercial establishment by performing the following duties include the following:



 Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment.



Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine.



Reports immediately to supervisor any malfunctions or maintenance needs of buildings or equipment.



Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.



Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.



Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment.



Repairs and maintains physical structure of establishment ensuring safety and an orderly condition.



Fabricates and repairs counters, benches, partitions, and other wooden structures.



Collects, prioritizes and completes maintenance tickets, providing a copy as required to the Director of Support Services, and notifies the Maintenance Supervisor in advance of any special maintenance needs.



Maintains a safe environment by ensuring that all equipment is operated in a safe and orderly manner.



Completes scheduled building checklists and forwards completed checklists to designated staff.



Keeps grounds in good condition and free of litter and foreign objects on a daily basis.



Secures all tools, equipment and supplies in the designated shop areas.



Maintains company vehicles in good mechanical and safe operating condition.



Assists in setting up and dismantling special event equipment.



Serves as member of committees or Continuous Quality Improvement teams as requested.



Completes periodic inventories of equipment, tools, supplies and maintenance materials.



Performs such duties that fall within the purview of the position as determined by the supervisor.



Other duties may be assigned



Qualifications:

Requirements



High school degree or GED preferred

Six years experience in the field

A mechanical aptitude and general skill knowledge in all areas of general structural and mechanical maintenance.



Must have good working knowledge of washer/ dryer repairs, walk-in freezers/ coolers and ice machines.



HVAC licensed technician for 4 years.



 



 



Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement



 



As of October 15, 2021, Youth Villages has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served.



 



Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.



 



Additional Benefits



 



Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision

401(k)

2 weeks paid vacation

12 paid sick days per year

10 paid holidays



Paid Parental Leave

Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)



 



Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.



 



Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.



 



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  • Re-162575
  • Permanent
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