Maintenance Technician

Under the guidance of the agency’s Maintenance Department Supervisor, this position functions as a member of the Maintenance department. The general purpose of this position is to maintain the agency’s physical structures and associated systems including maintenance and repair to equipment. Works on construction projects, usually working in utility capacity, by transferring from one task to another where demands require worker with varied experience and ability to work without close supervision.

Job Description


? Builds, repairs, and installs counters, cabinets, benches, partitions, floors, doors, building

framework, and trim.

? Installs glass in windows, doors, and partitions.

? Replaces damaged ceiling tile, floor tile, and wall coverings.

? Builds cabinets and other wooden equipment in carpenter shop.

? Installs items such as window shades, Venetian blinds, and curtain rods, wall fans, and door locks

for tenants.

? Engage in painting and performing structural repairs to masonry, woodwork, and furnishings of


\ ? Engage in ground maintenance activities such as mowing lawns, trimming hedges, removing

weeds, and raking and disposing of leaves and refuse.

? Check & maintain tools and equipment for function & safety.

? Measures distances from grade stakes, drives stakes, and stretches tight line.

? Bolts, nails, aligns, and blocks up under forms.

? Signals operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment

of machinery to conform to grade specifications.

? Levels earth to fine grade specifications.

? Mixes, smoothes and finishes freshly poured cement or concrete.

? Positions, joins, aligns, and seals pipe sections.

? Erects scaffolding, shoring, and braces.

? Mops, brushes, or spreads paints or compounds over surfaces for protection.

? Sprays materials such as water, sand, steam, vinyl, paint, or stucco through hose to clean, coat, or

seal surfaces.

? Applies caulking compounds by hand or with caulking gun to seal crevices.

? Grinds, sands, or polishes surfaces such as concrete, marble, terrazzo, or wood flooring.

? Demolishes buildings, saws lumber, dismantles forms, removes projections from concrete,

mounts pipe hangers, and cuts and attaches insulating material.

? Vehicle maintenance.

? Studies blueprints, sketches, or building plans for information pertaining to type of material

required, such as lumber or fiberboard, and dimensions of structure or fixture to be fabricated.

? Selects specified type of lumber or other materials.

? Prepares layout.

? Marks cutting and assembly lines on materials.

? Shapes materials to prescribed measurements.

? Assembles cut and shaped materials and fastens them together with nails, dowel pins, or glue.

? Verifies trueness of structure with plumb bob and carpenter's level.

? Erects framework for structures and lays subflooring.

? Builds stairs and lays out and installs partitions and cabinet work.

? Covers subfloor with building paper to keep out moisture and lays hardwood, parquet, and wood-

strip-block floors by nailing floors to subfloor or cementing them to mastic or asphalt base.

? Applies shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, and decorative paneling to ceilings and walls.

? Fits and installs prefabricated window frames, doors, doorframes, weather stripping, interior and

exterior trim, and finish hardware, such as locks, letter drops, and kick plates.

? Constructs forms and chutes for pouring concrete.

? Welding, i.e., metal parts to steel structural members.

  • Regular attendance.
  • Appropriate accounting principles.
  • All stages of drywall repair including, cutting, mudding, texturing, etc.
  • Minor electrical repairs.
  • Telephony troubleshooting, wiring & repair.
  • Plumbing repairs.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


If the use of your personal vehicle is necessary for Youth For Change business, you will be responsible for keeping a mileage record and submitting it to your supervisor for reimbursement. Proof of current liability insurance on personal vehicle must be provided at time of employment and when it expires. Personal vehicle insurance is the primary coverage in case you are in an accident in your vehicle while on business for YFC. (See Employee Handbook for more detail.)


Min. high school diploma/GED.

One year in two or more fields in the construction/maintenance area.


General Carpentry

Building maintenance practices

Ability to operate YFC vehicles, equipment & tools

Computer literacy

Ability to read & understand blueprints, specifications, and standards (preferred).


Troubleshooting & Critical thinking Skills

Good Communication Skills


Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and in small group situations to co-worker, vendors, and employees of the organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.


Ability to comprehend and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form and to effectually prioritize and properly execute workload responsibilities.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The following lists physical demands an employee will perform on a regular basis:






Reach with hands and arms

Climbing & balancing

Talking and/or hearing

Squat, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

Lifting weight (Average 50-75 lbs.)

The following lists physical demands an employee may perform on an occasional basis:



On the phone

Computer work

But not necessarily limited to this list of activities.

About Allevity Recruiting & Staffing

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    (530) 891-1955

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