Maintenance Technician

  • Fredericksburg, VA, USA
  • Jul 16, 2020
Full time Maintenance

Job Description


Position Summary
The Maintenance Technician position performs various responsibilities to include carpentry, plumbing, electrical, light HVAC, painting, and some general grounds duties as needed.
This position does have direct reports.

Essential Functions

  • Carpentry: Replaces doors, windows, building walls, remodels/replaces rotting wood and related tasks
  • Plumbing: Runs commercial sewer snakes, remodels, repairs/replaces faucets and commode
  • Electrical: Performs simple projects or fabrications for electrical, plumbing, or mechanical repairs/improvements
  • Light HVAC: Performs light maintenance and service repairs on heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems to include replacing parts
  • Painting: Prepares surfaces; mixes/matches paint/varnish/shellac/enamel; and applies paint/varnish, etc. to surfaces including canvas, walls, floors, doors, and cabinets.
  • Maintains facilities in an attractive, safe, and usable condition by performing routine maintenance and repairs/replacement to buildings, walls, furniture, decks, parking lot markings, etc.
  • Ensures surfaces/facilities are ready for use by performing tasks such as cleaning, sanding, patching, masking, nail holes, cracks, joints
  • Prepares and leaves work areas in condition reflective of maintaining attractive facility
  • Perform simple calculations using "shop math" for linear, spatial and volumetric measurements
  • Requests equipment and supplies for the purpose of maintaining inventory and ensuring availability of items required to complete the necessary installation and/or repair
  • Maintains vehicle, tools and equipment for the purpose of ensuring availability in safe operating condition.
  • Cares and uses tools and equipment according to maintenance procedures: (hand tools, power tools, electrical test equipment, gauges, meters and other measuring devices, diagnostic test equipment, ladders,
  • Responds to emergency situations during or after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.
  • Monitors buildings and facilities for the purpose of evaluating condition, identifying necessary repairs and recommending preventive maintenance.
  • May be required to work on ladders to reach high ceiling or walls.
  • Carries out all other duties assigned.   


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working with carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and standard appliances
  • Possess a valid and unrestricted driver’s license


  • Strong skills in the trade/trades of focus as assigned to include carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and painting
  • Basic HVAC skills
  • Proficient in the use of a PC; in a Window environment; in the use of the Internet; and in the use of MS Outlook


  • Ability to pass fingerprint background screening through the Department of Justice, FBI and Child Abuse Index
  • Ability to demonstrate dependability and flexibility
  • Ability to follow directions and adhere to safety standards
  • Ability to work collaborative as part of a team.
  • Ability to understand and solve problems by applying intermediate analytical skills to include collecting all the relevant information and data needed to address the problem; organizing, classifying and synthesizing the data into fundamental issues; from the information, identifying the most probable causes of the problem; reducing the information down into manageable components; identifying the logical outcomes from the analyses of the data collected; and, identifying the options and solutions for addressing the problems analyzed.
  • Ability to deliver high level of professionalism and service
  • Willingness and ability to embody Childhelp’s core values of Acting with Honor and Character, Being Open and Receptive, Caring About and Relating to Others; Nurturing Diverse Relationships; Performance Excellence; and Inspirational Leading & Managing

Physical Demands

  • Ability to frequently stand, see, hear, speak, and be physically flexible; occasionally sits walk, stoop, lift up to 50 lbs., carry, run and drive; and at times may bend, climb, squat, kneel, push/pull
  • Ability to spend 60% of time outdoors, 40% indoors, withstand moderate noise levels including voice levels 90% of the time, extreme heat up to 118 degrees; wind, rain cold weather; to operate household appliances; to drive an automobile; occasionally work alone; work with others 70% of the time
  • Employees may be exposed to children who may ask inappropriate personal questions, display socially unacceptable personal behaviors, insult your physical appearance, age, sex, and race, use profanity, sexually explicit phrases, exhibit defiance, dishonesty, threats, accusations, and theft, assaultive behaviors and self-destructive behaviors.

Experience Level

Mid Level