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Volunteers of America - Spokane Maintenance Technician (Full-Time, Temporary) - $22.00/hour in Spokane, Washington

At Volunteers of America (VOA), we envision a community where no one experiences homelessness, and all people have the opportunity to thrive.

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the upkeep of our facilities, such as apartments, houses, shelters, and business offices. The Technician performs basic maintenance utilizing a variety of skills including, but not limited to: plumbing, carpentry, flooring, painting, and electrical systems. The Maintenance Technician is expected to be a thorough professional with a practical mindset and attention to detail. This role is expected to work autonomously and is responsible for observing all health and safety guidelines.


Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:  

 This is a full-time, temporary position with 40 work hours per week minimum. Core work days are generally Monday through Friday, but work hours may fall on any day of the week and may be scheduled during any time of day or evening. Schedules will vary and may require working long hours, weekends, evenings, overnight hours, and holidays. This position requires being on-call after hours and over the weekend on alternating weeks.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the essential duties/responsibilities listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties/responsibilities of this job. The essential functions of the position include, but are not limited to the following: 

Inspect buildings, electrical systems, grounds, and equipment to ensure that they are safe and well-maintained; Identify hazards, defects and the need for adjustments or repairs.  

Perform minor troubleshooting and repairs; Replace light bulbs, ballasts and fuses.  

Assist with preventive maintenance and troubleshooting on HVAC systems and changing filters. 

Manage the maintenance log, assign work orders to other maintenance staff and track their completion.  

Complete maintenance work orders as assigned in a timely manner.  

Identify and perform basic service and repairs on plumbing fixtures; open clogged lines and drains.  

Identify and assist with carpentry repair work.  

Operate a variety of machinery, equipment and tools, including but not limited to: saws, routers, drills, sanders, planers, drill presses and various hand tools.  

Perform a variety of locksmith duties; Install, repair and replace locks on doors.  

Inspect, service and maintain operational functionality of doors and windows.  

Assist with snow removal. 

Perform periodic maintenance on various equipment.  

Assist with moving, loading, unloading and storing supplies, furniture and equipment.  

Drive to various job sites and transport materials. 

Assist supervisor in planning, supervising, and directing the maintenance of buildings and building systems, as well as apartment "flips."  

Assist in prioritizing the work of the maintenance department, set work standards, and inspect work in progress and upon completion for completeness and accuracy.  

Assist in development, implementation and maintenance of an efficient work order system.  

Assist in establishing and managing an effective Pest Control program.  

Be on call for maintenance (after hours and on weekends) on a rotating schedule; Respond to critical calls outside of work hours to resolve facility issues.  

Maintain routine records and prepare reports.  

Accompany Case Managers on monthly unit insp