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Maintenance Lead

Company: AbilityFirst
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

Information About Us:

AbilityFirst provides a variety of programs designed to help people with disabilities achieve their personal best throughout their lives. We do this by creating targeted programming to help an individual successfully transition from childhood to adult life.

Our Mission:

Looking beyond disabilities. Focusing on capabilities. Expanding possibilities.

Description of Role:

Responsible for performing a wide variety of routine and skilled maintenance on buildings, fixtures, furniture and equipment in order to keep them safe and functional; provides leadership to less experienced and skilled maintenance staff.

Primary duties

  • Provides leadership, training and guidance to others in department.
  • Troubleshoots mechanical and other problems to determine most appropriate method of repair; determines and recommends whether or not staff should make repairs or they should be contracted out.
  • Tours buildings, equipment and grounds regularly to check for problems; determines priorities and makes repairs; discusses problems with supervisor or others.
  • Performs any or all of the following maintenance duties:
    - makes plumbing repairs including leaky or plugged faucets, pipes and waste lines

    - repairs and erects wall partitions, shelves, fences, floors, doors and other related items

    - performs routine carpentry work; repairs furniture; builds shelves; installs wall paneling

    - installs equipment such as computers, kitchen appliances and other items

    - installs/repairs windows and screens

    - repairs/installs locks

    - hangs drapery rods and drapes or blinds

    - repairs and replaces floor coverings

    - repairs appliances and kitchen equipment

    - moves furniture, equipment, supplies

    - makes minor electrical repairs such as repairing fuses, replacing fixtures and installing electrical outlets where wiring already exists.

    - paints/decorates interior and exterior surfaces.
    • Performs regular upkeep of all common areas, including but not limited to, vacuuming and cleaning carpets, mopping and waxing floors, and performing scheduled washing and painting of all walls, woodwork, and windows.
    • Maintains landscaping in an attractive and neat manner including:
      - planting annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees

      - clearing areas of fallen leaves, litter and other trash

      - controlling pests

      - maintaining irrigation system, ensuring all areas are watered sufficiently; inspects and repairs piping; adjusts coverage patterns; assists in laying new pipe as necessary.
      • Maintains tools and equipment in good working order; requests supplies as needed.
      • Maintains routine records.
        Work schedule:


        • Medical through Kaiser
        • Dental
        • Vision
        • Paid Time Off
        • 10 Paid Holidays
        • Employee Discount Program
        • Reimbursement for mileage/cellphone (eligible positions)

          AbilityFirst is an equal opportunity employer and encourages People of Color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ individuals to apply.


          Team Values = Heart


          AbilityFirst's team draws its strength from a shared enthusiasm for each other's success. We live our mission at work and away. In pursuit of that commitment, we enthusiastically build connections between us to continuously learn from one-another and actively seek feedback to improve our approach to the work.


          We nurture a warm and engaging work environment with trust and respect for one another. Rooted in our mission, we approach each other with humility, humor, and a generosity of spirit. We value diversity and cultivate open and honest communication to understand each other.

          We Get the Job Done

          AbilityFirst's team members are open-minded and innovative leaders, guided by a strong moral compass. We approach problems with creativity and follow-through, holding ourselves and each other accountable for staying focused on the goals we set together.

Keywords: AbilityFirst, Pasadena , Maintenance Lead, Professions , Pasadena, California

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