Maintenance Team Leader–New Salary Increase!

Who is Youth Villages? Youth Villages is a nonprofit organization striving to help troubled youth and families live successfully. We are a team of 2,900 individuals who’ve come together across 12 states to change the landscape of child welfare and juvenile justice across the country. Our work involves providing an array of counseling and treatment services to youth with severe emotional and behavioral problems. Eighty-four percent of those who go through treatment are succeeding two years after leaving our program. These youth are living at home, remaining in school, and are not experiencing trouble with the law.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesServes as member of committees or Continuous Quality Improvement teams as requested.Performs such duties that fall within the purview of the position as determined by the supervisor.Completes periodic inventories of equipment, tools, supplies and maintenance materials.Performs other duties which fall within the purview of the position as determined by the ProgramDirector.Keeps grounds in good condition and free of litter and foreign objects on a daily basis.Reports immediately to supervisor any malfunctions or maintenance needs of buildings or equipment.Collects, prioritizes and completes maintenance tickets, providing a copy as required to the Director ofSupport Services, and notifies the Maintenance Supervisor in advance of any special maintenanceneeds.Serves as member of committees or Continuous Quality Improvement teams as requested.Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machineoperation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repairmachine.Completes scheduled building checklists and forwards completed checklists to designated staff.Completes periodic inventories of equipment, tools, supplies and maintenance materials.Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as wiring, and electronic components of machinery andequipment.Repairs and maintains physical structure of establishment ensuring safety and an orderly condition.Fabricates and repairs counters, benches, partitions, and other wooden structures.Maintains a safe environment by ensuring that all equipment is operated in a safe and orderly manner.Secures all tools, equipment and supplies in the designated shop areas.Maintains company vehicles in good mechanical and safe operating condition.Assists in setting up and dismantling special event equipment.Directs workers engaged in painting and performing structural repairs to masonry, woodwork, andfurnishings of buildings.Directs lawn care service, ensuring grounds are kept in good condition.Directs workers in areas of electrical, plumbing, appliance repair, and vehicle maintenance.RequirementsHigh school degree or GED preferredSix years experience in the fieldA mechanical aptitude and general skill knowledge in all areas of general structural and mechanical maintenance. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance. REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to perform on-call duty as assigned by the supervisor.Ability to work overtime hours as requested by the Maintenance Supervisor. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee frequently is required to walk, climb or balance, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell.The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages. Additional Benefits Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and VisionRetirement Savings Pension Plan403 (b)2 weeks paid vacation12 paid sick days per year10 paid holidaysPaid Parental LeaveMileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable) EOE