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Maintenance Technician

Company: OhioGuidestone
Location: Akron
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Where New Paths Begin

Recovery is possible with OhioGuidestone. A leader in the field of behavioral health with a history dating back to 1864, we address the needs of the whole person, helping them reset their paths, reclaim their autonomy and restore their purpose. OhioGuidestone connects individuals with the resources needed to achieve lifelong success, providing community counseling, substance use disorder treatment, workforce development training, early childhood mental health services, psychiatric care and more.

OhioGuidestone is looking for a detailed and team oriented Maintenance Technician to work full time, Monday-Friday (8:00AM-4:30PM). We are seeking a full-time Maintenance Technician for our Summit County, Stark County, Franklin County, and Tuscarawas County locations.

Essential Functions:

  • Improves function and reliability of facility systems and equipment.
  • Provide guidance and supervision to outside contracted service providers.
  • Meets operational standards by contributing maintenance information to strategic plans.
  • Accomplishes maintenance and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities.
  • Updates knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Plans, or assists in the planning of, each day's activities with respect to which locations will be attended to based on factors including priorities, schedule, geographic location, etc.
  • Responds to maintenance requests in a timely fashion.
  • Provides the same level of service to programs and personnel at off-campus sites as is provided at our Berea campuses.
  • Represents the department, and to some degree administration, while conducting business and interacting with program personnel.
  • Maintains excellent relationships and communicating effectively with program directors and their supervisory staff, and ensures that their needs are identified and addressed.
  • Identifies and sets up accounts with various vendors and sub-contractors in the locale of our off campus sites.
  • Performs regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and OhioGuidestone facilities.
  • Maintains communications and good working relationships with landlords of assigned facilities.
  • Meets with assigned site inspectors conducting fire, safety, health and other inspections as required.
  • Keeps assigned maintenance van stocked to anticipate any number of needed repairs.
  • Responds to alarm notifications and emergencies at any time.
  • Participates in initial set-up of new facilities.
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance.
  • May be involved in the planning, organization, and implementation of special events or department specific projects seasonal program changes.
    • Exhibit positivity, flexibility and a willingness to take on new responsibilities as requested or required.
    • Demonstrate positive leadership, promote a team-based work environment and present the agency in the most positive light with all internal and external contacts.

      Performance/Physical Requirements:

      • Work is highly physical in nature and involves heavy lifting, bending, stooping, climbing and working with hands.
      • On call 24 hours per day via cell phone.
      • Ability to provide guidance and coaching to other technicians
      • Exhibit technical understanding and technical leadership
      • English reading and writing skills are required.
      • Must be capable of driving trucks and vans and operating a variety of equipment.
      • Interact with co-workers, vendors, representatives from outside agencies and clients.


        • High School Diploma or GED required along with being skilled in a variety of trades or possess mastery of a single trade (plumbing, electrical, carpentry, etc.).
        • Demonstrated leadership and management experience prefered.
        • Must be capable of working independently with minimal supervision.
        • Excellent communication skills and a service oriented attitude are essential.
        • Must have a valid Ohio Driver's License with a safe driving record and valid insurance
          • Ability to take and pass a physical exam, tuberculosis test, and drug screening

            At OhioGuidestone we care about the health and safety of our employees. OhioGuidestone requires applicants to complete a pre-employment screening process upon receipt of an offer of employment. We require and cover the cost of a fingerprint background screening, physical, Tuberculosis test, and drug screen after an employment offer is made. Any employment offer is contingent upon receipt of all satisfactory pre-employment screenings.

            Committed to creating a more diverse community, we encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. EEO/M/F/H/V

Keywords: OhioGuidestone, Akron , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Akron, Ohio

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