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Maintenance Tech - Alexian Village of Tennessee in Signal Mountain, TN at Ascension Living

Date Posted: 8/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsible for maintaining the grounds, ministry, and equipment in a safe and efficient manner, creating an environment for the health, comfort and well being of residents residing at the ministry


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Performs routine maintenance on grounds, parking areas, driveways.

  • Performs routine maintenance and repairs in the ministry and its’ equipment.

  • Maintain general plant, facility and equipment are in good repair; ensuring a safe, clean and orderly environment.

  • Assures ministry and work assignment areas are clean and free from clutter and debris.

  • Assures that equipment, tools, supplies, are organized and properly stored.

  • Completes job assignments in allotted time.

  • Responds to emergency situations when needed.

  • Follows all safety procedures, reports all hazardous conditions and equipment.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience:


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred

  • Minimum one year experience in building maintenance preferred


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:


  • Valid Driver's License


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Must possess strong collaborative, interpersonal, organizational, multi-tasking, verbal and written communication skills, and a desire to create a high-performance, effective team that can produce consistent, demonstrated results.

  • Must demonstrate on an ongoing basis the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with co-workers and ministry leadership.

  • Competencies needed for this position include strong interpersonal relationship skills, detail oriented, work in collaboration with others, demonstrate a high degree of integrity and personal commitment, possess strong analytical skills, be able to work independently and manage multiple deliverables at the same time.

  • Ability to function in a matrix environment and demonstrate a passion to succeed be self-motivated, dependable, committed, and a willingness to see a project through to its conclusion.

  • Working knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office is required.


Physical Demands:


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


  • Ability to access all areas of the ministry throughout the work day.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally, 25 pounds frequently and 7 pounds constantly.

  • Required to obtain assistance of another qualified employee when attempting to lift or transfer objects over 25 pounds.

  • Occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds above the head.

  • Requires constant hand grasp and finger dexterity; frequent standing, walking, pushing and repetitive leg and arm movements, occasional bending, reaching forward and overhead, crouching and kneeling.

  • Occasionally required to sit in a stationary position.

  • Tolerate standing and walking for up to 8 hours at a time on hard and soft surfaces.

  • Frequently able to communicate verbally and in written form.

  • Frequently able to detect and discern both loud and soft sounds such as voices and phone calls.

  • Frequently able to use all types of vision, such as close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception, to complete daily tasks.

  • Constantly required to detect unusual odors that could indicate environmental issues.


Working Conditions:


Position is Category I of Potential Exposure. Use of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required for every employee engaging in Category I tasks. Frequently exposed to blood, body fluids, fumes, or airborne particles, and sharp objects potentially contaminated with blood borne pathogens or other infectious agents.


  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

  • Work is generally performed in an indoor, well-lighted, well-ventilated, heated and airconditioned environment.

  • Subject to frequent interruptions by staff, residents, visitors, and volunteers.

  • Subject occasionally to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, staff, and visitors


Job Type: Full-time