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Maintenance Assistant

Antioch, Tennessee
Job Type
2 Sep 2022


The purpose of this position is to plan, organize, develop and assist the Maintenance Supervisor with the overall operation of the Maintenance Department in accordance with current local, state and federal standards, guidelines and regulations, and as directed by the Administrator to assure that the facility is maintained in a safe and comfortable manner.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.  

Assist with completing regular rounds of the facility to check all maintenance zones to ensure the quality control and safety, health and welfare of patients, employees, families, visitors in the facility, and correct or report equipment failure or damage to the Administrator immediately

Assist with checking air conditioning and heating units on roof and in patients' rooms, office and other rooms in the facility

Assist with checking pump station and breaker panels, washers and dryers in laundry

Assist with making daily repairs as needed

Assist with checking water and boiler temperature, dietary cooking equipment, cooling equipment, public address system, fire extinguishers and alarms, fire doors, and electrical outlets

Interpret the Department's policies and procedures to employees, patients, visitors, and government agencies

Assist in the completion of forms, reports, evaluations and studies to assure control of equipment and supplies

Assist with the Inspection of storage rooms, work rooms, utility and janitorial closets for up-keep, supply control and safety

Assist in identifying, evaluating and classifying routine and job-related maintenance functions to ensure that universal precautions are carried out with the facility

Recognize and respond to maintenance emergencies and document observations, interventions and outcomes

Maintain privacy and confidentiality of records, conditions, and other information relating to patients, employees and facility

Follow the established universal precautions and isolation procedures

Encourage an atmosphere of optimism, warmth and interest in patients' personal and health care needs

Required Skills:

Communication skills and active listening 

Required Work Experience:  

One (1) year experience in a maintenance position preferred

Licensing/Certification/Education Requirements:  

Technical courses in maintenance field, to include electrical, mechanical, general construction preferred

Other Requirements:

Position may require unscheduled overtime, week-end work

Must be willing and able to work flexible hours

Travel required 

Required Computer Software/Equipment Used

Standard Office Equipment


Physical Requirements

Includes both climate-controlled and extreme temperatures

Moderate to heavy physical effort including lifting to sixty-five (65) pounds is required

Frequent walking or standing required; noise level is minimal.

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

Required Safety Expectations:  

Working safely and follow safety rules

Report unsafe working conditions and behaviors

Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices  

Supervisory Responsibilities:  

Does not have direct supervisory responsibilities

Supervisor frequently determines priorities

Occasionally needs manager's direction due to extraordinary circumstances


Analytical Thinking:  Able to gather and analyze data and reach appropriate conclusion; Solves problems in a timely manner.  

Customer Service:  Possesses good interpersonal skills while dealing with emotional or difficult situations; Responds promptly to customer's needs.   

Accountability:  Accepts responsibility for own decisions, actions and results; Able to maintain dependable behavior in times of crisis or complexity.  

Attendance:  Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered; Arrives at meetings on time.  Returns from lunch and breaks appropriately. 

Communication:  Speaks and writes clearly and persuasively; Listens and gets clarification. 

Ethical Behavior:  Upholds organizational values and abides by state and federal regulations; Maintains confidentiality of HIPAA information; Treats others with respect.  

Initiative:  Seeks increased responsibility; sets self-improvement goals linked to the organizational goals. 

Job and Industry Knowledge:  Demonstrates knowledge of the position and industry; Seeks additional information.   

Productivity and Quality of Work:  Maintains high level of performance while demonstrating commitment to accuracy and thoroughness.  

Teamwork:  Displays ease working with others; Contributes ideas and skills to team; Puts success of team above own interests.  

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  • Job Reference: 702136285-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: AHC Vanco LLC
  • Location: Antioch, Tennessee
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent