Maintenance Position (see also Groundskeeping) - Belmont Charter Network
Position: Maintenance Position (see also Groundskeeping)
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Maintenance Technician
Job Location: Belmont Charter Network - Philadelphia, PA
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Belmont Charter Network
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Telephone: 215-790-1294
Job Description:
Performs general labor and routine building maintenance work. Assists Maintenance Specialists in the performance of skilled maintenance work in the various construction and mechanical systems trades, such as, but not limited to, carpentry, electrical, HVAC, irrigation systems, lock systems, painting, plumbing, and other crafts as assigned.
  1. Ability to work evenings and weekends as assigned.
  2. FBI Fingerprint, PA Child Abuse and PA Criminal Background clearances.
  3. Demonstrated experience with electrical, plumbing and carpentry repairs.
  4. Ability to work independently and take initiative to finish work orders.
  5. Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  6. Ability to work from heights on ladders and scaffolds.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Performs servicing and maintenance to fixtures. Makes plumbing adjustments such as unclogging toilets and sinks, tightening toilet seats, adjusting of drinking fountains, cleaning water jets to enhance flows.
  • Paints walls, doors, rooms, buildings, parking lots, and other surfaces. Prepares and finishes surfaces by scraping, using commercial paint removers, fills cracks and holes or sizing plaster walls.
  • Participates in repair and construction of concrete or masonry walkways, retaining walls, and other structures.
  • Constructs, fabricates, assembles, installs, repairs or replaces doors, walls, signs, desks, counters, shelves, shelf units, benches, bleachers, forms, frames, window frames, fences and stairways.
  • Participates in repair and placement of electrical fixtures such as lamps, ballasts, bulbs and switches.
  • Assembles, adjusts, and repairs furniture. Moves furniture and stage platforms including those used for special events and activities.
  • Assists in the installation and maintenance of baseboards, furniture, cabinets, shelving, bookcases and bulletin boards at a school site.
  • Installs, repairs and maintains floor tile, linoleum and carpet.
  • Performs routine servicing on air-conditioning and heating systems. Changes filters. Greases and oils bearings, motors, and compressors.
  • Participate in setting up venues for district and school activities as directed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.


Knowledge and Skills
The position requires: Working knowledge of building, grounds or equipment maintenance, sufficient to independently perform projects and routine maintenance and repairs, and help with assignments requiring advanced skill. Knowledge of the use, maintenance and minor repair of the various tools and equipment used in building maintenance and repair work. Strong plumbing background preferred.

Requires the ability to: Perform all of the essential duties of the position under supervision. Work as a member of a crew and maintain harmonious working relationships. Perform at the semi-skilled or unskilled level to complete routine maintenance tasks.
Physical Abilities
Requires: the ability to stand for extended periods of time, walk extensive distances, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to heavy weights on a regular basis; the ability to push, pull, and guide materials of heavy weights; balance to work above ground; the ability to climb (e.g. ladders), stoop, kneel, crouch and work in awkward positions; sufficient hand-eye coordination, hand and finger dexterity including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to operate specialized equipment and read technical (including blueprints) and safety information; auditory ability to hear machinery sounds and alarms; near and far visual acuity to read printed materials, moving objects, and observe work-in-progress; speaking ability to carry on ordinary conversations; and the ability to work in extreme temperature conditions
Education and Clearances
Requires graduation from high school or equivalent, and 3-5 years of experience in the general maintenance and remodel of buildings and grounds. Must have or be able to obtain FBI Fingerprint Clearance, PA Criminal Background Check and PA Child Abuse Clearances.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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