ABOUT BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATERS, INC.
For almost 50 years, Bridge Over Troubled Waters has provided a comprehensive continuum of care for runaway, homeless, and high-risk youth in Boston, and has been a national model in providing innovative youth services. Our mission is to transform the lives of youth through safe, supportive and encouraging relationships, counseling, housing, and skill-building, to guide them towards self-sufficiency and achieving their goals.
If you are looking for a career in a fast-paced setting that is committed to collaborating with all youth who come through the door and finding creative solutions to difficult problems, we invite you to apply.
The Maintenance Technician will be responsible for executing maintenance requests by diagnosing problems and making repairs and ensuring that service requests and repairs are made in a timely manner. This includes; carpentry, electrical, heating, ventilation, plumbing, etc. Perform other tasks as assigned by the Facilities and Operations Manager.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY TO INCLUDE (but not limited to):
- Responsible for the completion of all maintenance service requests as assigned.
- Monitors and replaces light bulbs in all assigned facilities, as needed
- Makes minor plumbing repairs, as necessary
- Coordinates and assists with departmental and employee moves
- Performs basic electrical work and determines when an electrician is required
- Hangs pictures and shelving, as needed
- Dismantles and installs furniture
- Transports goods or equipment as assigned
- Performs immediate cleaning duties necessary to maintain clean facility.
- Coordinate special projects as directed by the Facilities Manager.
- Assist in monitoring all work being performed by outside contractors.
- Responsible for 24-hour emergency maintenance service as scheduled.
- Carry cell phone as required for on-call maintenance.
- Monitor and maintain all building systems as assigned.
- Complete grounds work as directed by Director of Finance and Administration which may include picking up trash, sweeping curb and dumpster areas and maintaining landscaping beds and other areas.
- Responsible for alerting the Director of Finance and Administration of any unusual occurrence and/or damage that have taken place or that may occur.
- Maintain a professional courteous manner with all residents, vendors, contractors, and fellow employees.
- Assure safety standards are used which comply with all company, local, City, State and Federal guidelines.
- Ensure compliance of all work related activities in a fair, ethical, and consistent manner.
- Follow established company policies and those outlined in the Employee Handbook.
- Special projects and other responsibilities as may be determined.
- Associate Degree.
- 2-3 years maintenance or related field.
- Basic appliance repair.
- Basic plumbing.
- Basic electrical (when no license is required).
- General carpentry.
- Roofs and gutters.
- Wallpaper/Painting including use of paint sprayer.
- Experienced in the use of basic cleaning supplies and equipment
- Able to work independently and will take ownership of responsibilities.
- Must be personable with exceptional communication skills, possess a positive attitude, demonstrate attention to detail and be capable of representing Bridge.
- Valid Massachusetts driver's license.
- Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking.
- Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing.
- Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations.
- Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching.
- Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull medium weights, up to 50 pounds.
- Requires activities involving being around moving machinery, exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity, and exposure to dust, fumes and gases.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Bridge Over Troubled Waters is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.