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Phoenix House Maintenance Technician in Springfield Gardens, New York

Maintenance Technician

Job Details

Job Location

Springfield Gardens CR - Springfield Gardens, NY

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

High School or GED Equivalent

Salary Range

$20.48 - $30.67 Hourly

Travel Percentage

Up to 25%

Job Shift


Job Category




Under the supervision of the Facilities Manager, this position installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, grounds and pipe and electrical systems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

  • Keeps facilities in compliance with all guidelines and in good appearance.

  • Completes general repairs in all facilities.

  • Upon receipt of work orders performs visual walk through of facility upon arrival and does additional work, if necessary.

  • Maintains and keeps tools in good working order.

  • Keeps an accurate inventory of tools.

  • Keeps maintenance areas neat and orderly.

  • Checks fuel oil levels.

  • Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment as necessary.

  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.

  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.

  • Assists in maintaining an adequate inventory of on-hand supplies.

  • Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment.

  • Lays out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.

  • Repairs and maintains physical structure of establishment.


  • Problem Solving

  • Teamwork

  • Communication

  • Able to follow instructions laid out in equipment and procedure manuals



  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • Minimum of one years related experience and/or training in general maintenance


  • This job regularly works in an indoor office environment and in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.


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

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  • Regularly required to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.

Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. EEO is the Law: Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. Click https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf to learn more.