Maintenance Assistant Job Description

Maintenance Assistant Job Description

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Maintenance assistant provides general building maintenance & repair including but not limited to minor carpentry, painting, systems furniture modifications, minor plumbing repairs, changing light bulbs, etc.

Maintenance Assistant Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective maintenance assistant job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included maintenance assistant job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Basic knowledge of plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting in order to complete projects
Maintain facility equipment, both mechanical and electrical, in good, clean, safe working order using a preventive maintenance program
Assist department manager with Maintenance duties Monday – Friday 8 a.m
Provide administrative support for the Maintenance Department
Enter labor time for hourly Maintenance Crafts
Enter work notifications as needed
Enter work history from completed work orders into SAP
Attend daily maintenance progress meeting and update work orders accordingly
Support with maintenance of SAP system integrity (Backlog, Business Close WOs, Monitor open POs)
Submit required SAP reports to Safety, Finance, Production, Maintenance, and Engineering

Maintenance Assistant Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Maintenance Assistant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: HVAC, OSHA, EPA, CPR, H2S, CSTS, TESA/ASSA, IPAF, ASE, CFC

Education for Maintenance Assistant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the maintenance assistant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Collage Degree in English, General Education, Education, Technical, Business, General Business, Law, Associates, Conducting, Business Operations

Skills for Maintenance Assistant

Desired skills for maintenance assistant include:

Electrical
Fixing blinds and changing light-bulbs
Regulations
Various mechanical
Practices and procedures the laws
Local building codes and ordinance
Plumbing systems
Guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility
Property emergency
Safety/disaster plans and procedures

Desired experience for maintenance assistant includes:

Ability to obtain certification to operate powered vehicular equipment such as, but not limited to, burden carriers, fork trucks, aerial lifts
The nature of the work also requires the individual to climb ladders, use power and noise producing tools and equipment, drive motorized vehicles and heavy equipment, work in heavy vehicle traffic conditions and often work with constant interruptions
All applicants must possess a valid Michigan Driver’s License
Maintain Service Report Electronic/ Hardcopy Files for both compliance and contracted services including Title V
Support Finance and Production Teams with required Site Utility reporting and vendor management
Enter and track purchase requisitions for the Maintenance Department

Maintenance Assistant Examples

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Maintenance Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of maintenance assistant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for maintenance assistant
  • Facilitate review of all maintenance procedures and make updates
  • Maintain Site’s fleet information for personnel vehicles, heavy equipment, and mobile equipment
  • Ensure compliance with required tasks for aerial lifts and DOT equipment
  • Manage vehicle registrations and fuel usage rebate submission with State of Michigan
  • Provide SAP support to site personnel
  • Assist with the update and maintenance of the Team Site on SharePoint
  • Support Warehouse with MRO requirements, inventory management, and shipping/ receiving functions
  • Check in UPS deliveries to the Warehouse and put supplies away
  • Purchase, distribute, and track PPE for safety glasses, safety shoes, and clothing
  • Facilitate purchase of fuel, tools, auto parts, paint shop supplies, and Warehouse Commodity Area supplies
Qualifications for maintenance assistant
  • Ensure all chain falls and hoists leaving the Warehouse have an identification tag
  • Monitor HESS compliance checks for the Maintenance Department, ensure completion, and file the corresponding paperwork
  • Maintain the sites Temporary Pipeline Repair spreadsheet and procedure
  • Support the Site Admin Team with execution of established MLT goals and objectives
  • Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization
  • Assist department manager with Maintenance duties
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Maintenance Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a maintenance assistant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for maintenance assistant
  • Cleans shipping area and racks
  • Empties trash and garbage containers
  • Cleans snow and debris from sidewalk
  • Responsible for mowing lawns, trimming hedges, removing weeds and raking and disposing of leaves and refuses
  • Basic machine maintenance (such as checking and filling machines with oil)
  • Moving materials using a manual hand cart
  • Assist Maintenance Dept
  • Maintains courteous and helpful demeanor with residents, prospective residents, co-workers, vendors
  • Working individually teaming with other employees to complete assigned work and achieve goals while demonstrating initiative and innovation
  • Perform general maintenance on farm equipment, including sanitizing machines, incubators
Qualifications for maintenance assistant
  • Must have at least 1 year of forklift operation experience
  • Experience with machine maintenance is a plus but is not required
  • Ability to sit or stand for entire 8-10 hour shift as needed
  • Ability to read, understand, and abide by all safety policies and procedures and follow equipment and system manuals
  • Ability to stand/walk for a 7-9-hour shift
  • Capacity & comfort to easily work on a platform lift up to 40 feet from the ground
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Maintenance Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a maintenance assistant. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for maintenance assistant
  • Perform or assist in all building repairs such as installing appliance, electrical fixtures, re-key deadbolts
  • Keep equipment in a safe and working order
  • Be responsible for janitorial duties such as cleaning kitchen floors, equipment, sanitizing common areas, public restrooms, shared offices spaces, carpets and hard surfaces
  • Be responsible for basic and preventative maintenance of the facility, which may include minor remodeling and painting
  • Inspect and arrange for repair of fixtures, sewer systems, fire extinguishing systems, and mechanical equipment, under the direct supervision of the Maintenance Technician 3
  • Provide assistance and support to the Maintenance Department
  • Provides assistance and support with SAP Plant Maintenance Computer System and SAP Warehouse/Inventory Computer System within the Maintenance and Stores Departments
  • Daily data collection, entry, and reconciliation to SAP
  • Issue equipment numbers for new pieces of equipment, update SAP data screens on equipment, and enter/update Bills of Material for equipment
  • Type, update, file, and maintain sensitive documents, manuals, and procedure changes for the Maintenance Department
Qualifications for maintenance assistant
  • Technical knowledge about maintenance factory processes
  • Ability to read and interpret facility and grounds plans, specifications, manuals and blueprints
  • Ability to train and supervise subordinates
  • Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Good hand and eye coordination, with ability to be quick and accurate
  • Ability to be exposed to noise (>85 decibels), CO2, and moving production
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Maintenance Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of maintenance assistant. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for maintenance assistant
  • Accumulate all pertinent data necessary to issue the monthly Stores status report
  • Maintain current critical spares list and ensure accuracy with maintenance supervision
  • Create monthly spreadsheets for month end close requirements and create and publish maintenance key measures tracking charts
  • Create reports to allow reporting for maintenance performance metrics
  • Maintain vacation schedules and absence records for the department
  • Actively supports, participates, and accepts responsibility for meeting plant safety, environmental, and quality programs and objectives and Process Safety Management goals and monthly spreadsheet responsibilities
  • Assumes accountability for meeting plant safety goals and various other requirements including training, work permits, critical items inspections, job observations, housekeeping, reporting hazards and issues, and working safely in job assignments
  • Audit received invoices against timesheets and delivery tickets and prepare for processing
  • Inspection of installed equipment and first line response to faults and equipment failures
  • Maintain basic building components such as doors, windows and ironmongery
Qualifications for maintenance assistant
  • Ability to bend, stoop, and lift up to 10 pounds repeatedly, and climb steps
  • Ability to frequently stoop, kneel, crawl, and bend
  • Ability to work in an environment with strong, raw animal odors
  • Full time position based on a 40-hour work week
  • May be required to work overtime based on operational needs
  • Constant need (66% to 100% of time) to document maintenance and complete forms, review manuals and operating instructions, read cautionary labels, respond to written instructions from staff
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Maintenance Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of maintenance assistant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for maintenance assistant
  • Basic Plumbing response and repairs
  • Painting and Decoration repairs
  • Water Hygiene duties - flow and return temperature checks
  • First line response to call outs
  • Inspect areas and report back to service desk
  • Basic Weeding and maintenance of external landscape
  • Unplanned preventative maintenance
  • Provide interior and exterior upkeep of properties
  • Wipe down walls and floors of vacant apartments
  • Assist with flooring and appliance installation, as needed
Qualifications for maintenance assistant
  • Must work on weekends
  • Requires standing, sitting, crawling, and extensive use of hands, arms, legs, and torso
  • Position is based in an industrial setting
  • Tenchincal knowledge on electricity preferred
  • Need to be mechanically inclined, be able to read and write in English, and have the ability to learn our computer system
  • If you do not have 3 years previous employment, a professional reference must be provided (obtained from a Medical Practitioner, Officer of the Armed Forces, Teacher, Lecturer, Lawyer, Bank Manager, Civil Servant )

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