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Facilities Laborer/Maintenance

Company: Wisconsin Community Services
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Facilities Laborer/MaintenanceJob Code: 2021-ADMINIST-006Location: AdministrationDepartment: FacilitiesFT/PT Status: Full Time

Position Summary: Responsible for general building/grounds maintenance and repairs at WCS programs. Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for assuring that facilities meet all agency, contractual and regulatory requirements relating to facility maintenance, repair, sanitation, environmental, and fire/life safety.
  • Identify building and/or equipment repair needs and inform program director. Prioritize and make repairs as needed/directed.
  • Ensure that maintenance tasks are completed according to schedule.
  • Respond to maintenance emergencies, including after hours as needed.
  • Purchase maintenance supplies and equipment as directed.
  • Maintain an inventory of all maintenance equipment and supplies.
  • Perform and maintain plumbing, electrical, HVAC throughout facilities
  • Building repair/ maintenance including carpentry, door hardware, drywall repair and finishing, painting
  • Complete work orders accurately and timely with detailed notes
  • Other duties as assigned. Other Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Availability to respond to emergency repair needs at all WCS facilities
  • Attend all required training and staff meetings.
  • Driving facilities vehicles as assigned
  • Communicate with and direct contractors and vendors
  • Environmental safety and sanitation Minimal Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. Two years' work experience or training in all facets of building maintenance. Requires valid Wisconsin driver's license, auto insurance and auto. Must clear a criminal and State Caregiver background check, and pre- employment health and drug screening. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of building maintenance and repairs.
  • Must have good skills in organization, planning and communication.
  • Requires knowledge of general painting, plumbing , electrical, carpentry and building repairs.
  • Ability to understand and carry out both oral and written instructions.
  • Strong abilities in building repair/ maintenance including carpentry, door hardware, drywall repair and finishing, painting.
  • Ability to completion work orders accurately and timely with detail completion notes.
  • Teamwork and strong problem-solving abilities. Work Relationship and Scope: Work is performed in a social service agency where there is contact with residents. Works primarily independently. Reports to the respective facility Director. Personal Attributes: Follow agency Code of Conduct; adhere to established policies and procedures of the agency and of all funding sources; conduct self in an ethical manner; maintain professional and respectful relationships with program staff, other WCS staff, clients and all external persons and agencies involved with service provision; demonstrate sensitivity toward cultural, ethnic and disability issues; demonstrate commitment to agency values and mission. Working Conditions: Work is performed indoors and outdoors year round. Local travel as required fulfilling essential functions of the position. Specific work site and work schedules are subject to change. Work is performed in a busy social service setting where there is contact with clients, co-workers, outside professionals, vendors and other visitors. Physical Demands: Lifting over 50lbs., climbing ladders and multiple flights of stairs, pick up and delivery of supplies, operating floor cleaning equipment, moving furniture, and standing for long periods of time. Operation of machinery and tools required. Will be required to work in inclement weather, and deal with weather conditions. PM21


Keywords: Wisconsin Community Services, Milwaukee , Facilities Laborer/Maintenance, Professions , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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