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From direct care staff to program managers to clinicians, our employees make a difference every day. Our talented team helps individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities thrive in the communities they call home. And as part of The MENTOR Network— a national network of local health and human services providers—REM’s employees are part of a growing organization that’s been at the forefront of providing innovative, community-based care for more than 30 years

Maintenance Worker

Job ID 17000MP5
Description
Maintenance Worker
Primary Location: United States-MN-MNSt. Cloud
Function:Maintenance/Housekeeping/Food Services
Organization:Redwood

REM Central Lakes
Description

Ensure that all grounds and equipment are in good working order to ensure a safe, attractive and enjoyable living and working environment for the individuals we serve. This position is critical to our success and exemplifies the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day. Join our dedicated, dynamic and fast growing team today!

 
Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee ongoing preventative maintenance of multiple programs/offices across an assigned region.
  • Plan and schedule work assignments to accomplish workload with available resources and equipment. Coordinate with outside contractors to ensure quality of work delivered. Analyze and resolve complaints pertaining to services, and equipment in area of responsibility 
  • Communicate departmental procedures for maintenance and operation of buildings. Maintain the building and grounds in compliance with Federal, State, and local laws.
  • Repair and maintain kitchen, housekeeping, and other mechanical equipment, including heating and air conditioning units, electrical and plumbing fixtures, painting and laundry equipment.
  • Draft plans for building needs. Read blueprints and implement work accordingly.  Wire buildings for computer networking. Inspect and repair all damages to building surfaces.
  • Plan and direct inventory control program for equipment, parts and supplies. Oversee the establishment of accounts with material vendors. Order and maintain necessary maintenance supplies.
  • Maintain appliance motors, room exhaust fans, pumps and miscellaneous equipment on a monthly basis or as recommended by the manufacturer.
  • Work with building inspectors, fire marshal, and vendors. Maintain fire alarm system, including smoke and heat detectors, and fire pull.  Assist with safety and disaster plans as appropriate.
  • Maintain operational records, data, and monitor and enforce observance of safety regulations.
  • Perform other related duties and activities as required.       



Qualifications:

What we require of you:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Working knowledge and ability to handle a range of maintenance needs, tools, and equipment, including experience with electrical equipment.
  • One year related work experience preferred
  • Valid Driver's License in good standing
  • Must be self-directed, able to work independently, and must be dependable and punctual.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, proactive approach.
  • Must pass background investigation that includes FBI/DOJ fingerprint check
  • Able to provide some Weekend hours as needed.

What we offer you:

  • A competitive compensation/benefits package including 401(k) with company matching
  • Mileage reimbursement for your travel between sites
  • A rewarding work environment
  • Meaningful relationships with your co-workers and the individuals we serve
  • On-the-job training including paid CEU opportunities, career development and advancement opportunities
  • Access to jobs throughout the nation-wide Network

We have a dynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next; you’ll have variety and independence in your workday and the rewards of contributing to a meaningful mission.


REM Central Lakes and REM Minnesota are partners of The MENTOR Network.  The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human service providers offering quality, community-based services. With approximately 30,000 employees serving 30,000+ individuals in 36 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast. When you join The MENTOR Network, you’ll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.

Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals. Apply Today!

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