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Maintenance Assistant

Company: Altoona Center for Nursing Care
Location: Altoona
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Job Description:

*Hands-on MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT role for construction/repair-oriented self-started*

*Full Time - Altoona, PA*

Altoona Center for Nursing Care - conveniently located in Downtown Altoona - is a 120-bed Skilled Nursing Center. The first floor houses a Rehabilitation Unit, complete with physical, occupational, and speech-language therapies.

As our center continues to grow and thrive, the focus on safety and environmental services is more important than ever. To support these functions, our center seeks a Maintenance Assistant to aid in the overall maintenance of the facility, inspect equipment and perform repairs, and ensure a safe, comfortable and well-maintained environment for residents, visitors and staff.

Responsibilities include:
* Replacing float units in facility toilets and washers, and unclogging drains and sink traps
* Replacing/Cleaning filters in AC/heating units, washers/dryers, vents, and exhaust fans
* Repairing windows, doors, stoves, washers, dryers, floor machines and other items as assigned
* Replacing electrical systems, equipment and outlets
* Repairing beds, wheelchairs, walkers, grab bars, and water/bath sprays
* Painting, as assigned
* Building/Constructing shelves, racks, tables, benches, foot stools, and bulletin boards, as requested
* Maintaining a supply of replacement parts for facility equipment and current catalogs of parts and supplies, and ensuring all tools are in proper working order at all times
* Assisting in routine maintenance inspections throughout the building
* Additional duties as assigned by the Director of Maintenance/Safety Officer


To be successful in this role, candidates must have a strong knowledge/ability to use tools and equipment in repair and basic construction, in addition to possessing a practical understanding of plumbing, electrical, alarm and AC/heating systems. Vaccination from covid-19 is a condition for hiring. Candidates must have experience in a maintenance or related role, a valid Pennsylvania driver's license and a high school diploma or equivalent.



Job Type: Full-time

* 8 hour shift

Work Location: One location

Keywords: Altoona Center for Nursing Care, Altoona , Maintenance Assistant, Professions , Altoona, Pennsylvania

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