Maintenance Worker

Website La Maestra Family Health Center

Full time · $22.00 – $30.00 Hourly


Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Life Insurance, Health Insurance

Job Description

 Job Title:        Maintenance Worker

Reports To:    Facilities Manager

Job Status:    Non-Exempt


Under general supervision, performs a variety of work in the general maintenance and repair of La Maestra Community Health Center’s facilities, buildings, grounds, and related equipment by performing the following duties.


  • Performs a variety of work in the maintenance and repair of buildings and grounds at various facilities/sites including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and other maintenance related tasks
  • Repairs and treats structures such as floors, showers, sinks, walls, roofs, and carpets
  • Performs minor troubleshooting, repairs, and adjustments of locks on doors, cabinets, desks, closets, repairs door hinges, cleans plugged key slots
  • Changes filters on heating, ventilating and air conditioning units
  • Services and hooks up appliances
  • Reports mechanical malfunctions to appropriate party for action
  • Exercises discretion in identifying projects requiring the services of a higher skilled crafts person
  • Annotates and updates work logs for specific site requirements
  • Paints and performs structural repairs to masonry, woodwork, and furnishings of buildings
  • Ground maintenance activities, such as mowing lawns, trimming hedges, removing weeds, and raking and disposing of leaves
  • General cleaning and up keep of buildings, including buffing, dusting, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, and washing windows
  • Performs routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, and the physical condition of buildings do not deteriorate
  • Assists other departments as requested, including moving furniture and unloading and storing supplies
  • Maintains effective communication and working relationships with other employees and patients
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Education: High School Diploma or GED preferred

Certification required: No certification required

Experience: 1-2 years’ experience in construction, pluming, or some sort of maintenance position required

Verbal and Written Skills to perform the job: Familiarity with basic word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Accurate keyboarding skills.

Technical knowledge and skills required to perform the job: Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work with diverse individuals and groups. Demonstrate high levels of self-initiation and direction. Knowledge of communities we serve. Knowledge and experience working in medical settings and interacting collaboratively with medical teams. Skill in analyzing situations and making timely decisions.

Physical and Mental Requirements: Work involves sitting, talking, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reaching with hands and arms. The employee may be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

La Maestra Community Health Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from all individuals regardless of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability or any other protected class, political affiliation or belief.

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