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ChildServe Maintenance Technician - $1000 Hiring Bonus in Johnston, Iowa

Maintenance Technician - $1000 Hiring Bonus

Facility Support (Dietary, Maintenance, Drivers) Johnston, Iowa



$1000 Hiring Bonus! Under general supervision, the Maintenance Technician will perform facility repairs and preventative maintenance work assignments as assigned. This may include a wide range of general maintenance requests related to testing, grounds, and preventative maintenance. This team member is based out of our Johnston location, but may travel to other locations beyond the Des Moines metro.

ScheduleMonday- Friday typical business hours with rotating on-call responsibilities.

Benefits and Compensation This role is full-time and eligible for health benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, paid time off, a 403B retirement account and tool allowance. What You'll Do

  • General testing, troubleshooting, repair, and/or replacement:· Electrical issues such as outlets, switches, ballasts, light bulbs, and other equipment.· Plumbing issues: clogged drains, faucets, sinks, toilets, and showers.· Household appliances: refrigerator, dishwasher, stove/oven, washer, dryer, etc.· HVAC equipment, thermostats, etc.· Basic carpentry, drywall patch/repair, and painting.

  • Perform preventive maintenance:· HVAC, fire door, hospital grade outlets, emergency lighting, assist with annual fire system inspections, and other safety inspections as needed.

  • Perform general groundskeeping:· Mow and trim garden areas.· Snow removal with manual and power equipment of main campus and daycare centers.

  • Respond to all maintenance calls during shift as assigned. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to complete interior and exterior maintenance orders as requested across multiple locations.

  • Respond to on-call requirements as assigned, per the on-call rotation schedule.

  • Assist with moving and assembly of general office, therapy, playground, and household furniture, equipment, and appliances.

  • Communicate effectively with supervisors regarding the status of maintenance orders, and promptly report any potential or existing problems.

  • Complete work assignments and record-keeping requirements timely and with high quality.

  • Follow local and state building codes. Demonstrate proficiency in use of equipment and uses equipment safely.

  • Demonstrate proficiency in use of tools and equipment.

  • Assume responsibility for the maintenance and care of all maintenance equipment and keep the shop organized and clean at all times.

  • If an approved driver, drive ChildServe maintenance vehicles.

    What You'll Need

  • High school/ equivalent required.

  • One-year experience in maintenance field with a background in plumbing and wiring preferred.

  • Ability to provide own basic set of hand tools. Power and specialty tools provided by ChildServe for use.

  • Lift up to 50 lbs, be mobile within the facilities, and frequently bend, lift, reach, and stand.

  • Ability to withstand exposure to both heat and cold and contact with water and cleaning maintenance agents.

  • If an approved driver, must be able to operate vehicles and maintenance machinery and equipment.

  • If an approved driver, ability to travel independently within the local area regularly, and within the state occasionally.

  • Ability to communicate in English effectively for understanding, in writing and verbally.

  • This position is subject to COVID-19 safety requirements. Specific requirements will be discussed during the interview process.

    Not sure if you hit 100% of the position expectations? Let's talk! Reach out to our Talent Acquisition team by emailing [email protected]

    Why ChildServe?ChildServe has earned the title of Top Workplace every year since 2014. Here's why employees love working here:

  • Our work matters. We partner with families to help children with special healthcare needs live a great life!

  • We’re not your average non-profit. We serve 5,800 children each year through over 30 specialty pediatric services in the Ames, Des Moines, and Iowa City areas. Many of our programs are one-of-a-kind.

  • Our team members rock. Our teams are filled with people who care about their coworkers, and who believe that collaboration is key to providing exceptional care to children.

  • Our learning never stops. As a non-profit dedicated to innovation, we’re proud to help many team members gain new certifications, continue their education, take their expertise to the next level, and find new opportunities to advance their career right here at ChildServe.

  • We’re moving forward together. Experts across multiple disciplines work together to help kids get the best care possible.

    Ready to leave work every day knowing you've made a difference for kids and families? Let's move Forward Together- apply today! ChildServe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.