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Maintenance Technician

Department: Blake Holding Corporation
Location: Tucson, AZ

General Position Description:

The EBF Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing general maintenance of EBF facilities to include both residential and commercial buildings by making repairs in coordination with the Physical Assets Management team. The EBF Maintenance Technician will report directly to Physical Assets Management. 

General Duties and Responsibilities (With or Without Accommodations):

  • Responds to work order requests as assigned by EBF Physical Assets Management, which can include but is not limited to, the following:
    • Electrical, plumbing, carpentry, masonry service and repair
    • Furniture relocation and assembly
    • Disposal of broken appliances, furniture, and other items as needed
    • Wall repair and painting
    • Ceiling tile and or light bulb replacement
    • Light Landscaping not covered by in-place vendor(s)
    • Mounting items on walls
    • Occasional emergency janitorial issues as needed
  • Ensures all preventative maintenance services are completed as scheduled.
  • Acquires bids/estimates in coordination with Physical Assets Management.
  • Facilitates and monitors quality and progress of contracted work i.e. Roofing, HVAC, etc.
  • Obtains equipment and supplies as directed by Physical Assets Management.
  • Adheres to proper municipal codes, agency policies, and OSHA safety regulations.
  • Safely operates agency equipment
  • Maintains an inventory of supplies and equipment for future use.
  • May respond to off-hour situations on an infrequent basis.
  • Determine facility maintenance requirements and resolve deficiencies in coordination with Physical Assets Management and outside vendors, as needed.
  • Triages maintenance events with the goal of resolving issues that impact programs, facilities, and employees quickly while balancing fiscal responsibilities.
  • Reacts quickly to issues involving facility maintenance, requiring flexibility, travel, and patience.
  • Works with Physical Assets Management to locate and vet vendors as needed and obtains copies of a W9, Proof of Insurance, and license before work has begun on an EBF facility.
  • Reports completed work on a daily basis to Physical Assets Management.

Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Strong organization and planning skills with ability to multi-task.
    • Must work well under pressure
    • Ability to address complaints and resolve problems with a positive attitude
  • Ability to handle emergency/pressure sensitive situations due to complexity and time sensitivity
  • On an infrequent basis, must be available to perform emergency repairs any time day or night
  • A minimum of 5 years related training and experience in building maintenance and repair work
  • Ability to interpret and apply proper municipal building codes
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings, floor plans, blue prints a plus
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions and to work with limited supervision in the field.
  • Must have skills in the use of hand tools, power tools, and general maintenance materials.
  • Must be able to prioritize maintenance responsibilities and schedule work requests accordingly.
  • Must be able to utilize a computer and smartphone when responding to or following up on open work requests.
  • Must possess an AZ driver’s license and acceptable 39 month AZ driving record.
  • Must be willing and able to acquire and maintain a current AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card.

Working Conditions (With or Without Accommodations):

  • Lift 50+ pounds
  • Stoop, bend, walk, reach, run, jump, jog
  • Move up and down from floor
  • Move up and down on ladders
  • Tolerate heat and cold temperatures
  • Move quickly around people and/or objects
  • Step up and down
  • Climb and descend stairs

Physical requirements (With or Without Accommodations):

The position requires the following physical requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position.
  • Must be able to move to support individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Must be able to operate a computer, cell phone, etc.
  • Must be able to stoop, squat, reach, stretch, ascend and descend stairs.
  • Must be comfortable around individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Must be able to distinguish smells such as gas and other noxious fumes.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • May work in outdoor weather work conditions.

Emotional Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):

  • Must be able to remain calm, non-defensive with a supportive attitude during stressful, potential crisis, and crisis situations.
  • Must be able to work in an extremely stressful environment where there are considerable mental and emotional demands. Must be able to manage high volumes and unpredictability of work.
  • Must be able to remain flexible and reprioritize according to the changing demands of the day.
  • Must be able to manage stress in a fast-paced, unpredictable, intense setting.
  • Must be able to adapt to diverse cultural environments and communicate in a culturally inclusive manner.
  • Must be able to represent EBF in a professional manner in all situations.

Working Conditions:

Requires moderate physical activity performing strenuous daily activities.  Requires extensive standing, walking, sitting, stooping, bending, and squatting.  Will require average typing and writing skills.

Additional Information: 

Full Time position, regular scheduled business hours of 9 am – 5 pm and additional infrequent work hours as needed. 


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