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We are an equal opportunity employer currently with over 550 professionals and skilled staff employed across New Jersey in a wide variety of roles.  Regardless of job responsibilities, all LMSNJ employees share a true commitment to serve those who are hurt, who are in need, or who have limited choices--regardless of religious affiliation or background.

Maintenance Technician

  • Job Tracking ID: 512088-584640
  • Job Location: Camden, NJ
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: November 10, 2017
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

Through the power of the Holy Spirit and in response to God’s love as revealed in the Gospel, the mission of Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey is to serve those in New Jersey who hurt, who are in need, or who have limited choices.

LSMNJ team members are dedicated to providing healing, hope and hospitality, regardless of religious background through a diversified social ministry program addressing many critical human care needs.

We are seeking employees that share those same values and want to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.

LSM of Camden, offering affordable family housing, located in Camden, NJ, is seeking a Maintenance Technician!

This position is full-time offering competitive compensation, a robust benefit package and generous paid time off.

General Responsibilities

Responsible for assisting with the continued and preventative maintenance of mechanical systems with the facility. Also responsible for electrical, plumbing and carpentry needs. Also responsible for property grounds, housekeeping tasks, and ensures proper compliance with state and local codes.

Duties include the following:

  1. Responsible for assisting with the continued and preventative maintenance of mechanical systems with the facility.  Also responsible for electrical, plumbing and carpentry needs, and ensures proper compliance with state and local codes.
  2. Maintains the property grounds, including lawn and other landscaping maintenance.
  3. Performs necessary tasks to ensure safe and pleasant environment for residents and staff.  For example, clears entrances of ALL UNITS of ice/snow during inclement weather.
  4. Responsible for housekeeping tasks, such as trash collection, recycling materials, and floor maintenance.
  5. Completes building service requests and work orders in a timely manner and professional manner.
  6. Handles emergencies without the need for supervision.
  7. Accompanies repair persons or staff, when the need arises to enter a resident's unit.  Keeps documentation of each visit.
  8. Interacts and assists with the inquiries of outside agencies, i.e. police and fire departments, building inspector and contractors.
  9. Reports to supervisor & property manager any safety or tenant-related issues.
  10. Performs necessary repairs to apartment units and common areas.  Assists with the inspections of apartments after tenants move in and/or move out.
  11. Ensures interior and exterior lighting systems are operational.  Replaces bulbs and/or fixtures when necessary.
  12. Assists with the cleaning and maintenance of roof areas including gutters, downspouts and drains.
  13. Communicates and interacts with residents in a professional and polite manner.
  14. Completes annual compliance and HIPAA training and exhibits behavior as set forth by the LSMNJ Code of Ethics and Business Integrity in the performance of duties.
  15. Adheres to the Organization’s Policies and Procedures regarding the Compliance Program of the organization and is timely in reporting any possible concerns.
  16. Follows all local, state and federal regulations as they pertain to the position.
  17. Adheres to the Organization’s Policies and Procedures covering Privacy and Security in Compliance with HIPAA regulations.
  18. Other duties as assigned by supervisor, necessary for the efficient operation of the department/facility.

 

Experience and Skills:

Education/Training: High School Diploma or equivalent; industry specific training. Must have a current/valid driver license in the state of New Jersey with proof of insurance.

Skill(s): must have working knowledge of plumbing, carpentry, electrical components, masonry and ability to use all small power tools (drills, saws, etc.)

Experience: Minimum of 2 years of maintenance/custodial work. Familiarity with the use of power tools, plumbing snakes, floor buffers and other cleaning tools. Proficiency in light plumbing, electrical, and carpentry. Must be available for on-call emergencies.

Physical: Requires standing and/or walking greater than 6 hours out of an 8-hour day with occasional lifting a maximum of up to 100 pounds.

LSMNJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.