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Achieve Maintenance Technician Level 1 - Chenango County in Norwich, New York

Maintenance Technician Level 1 - Chenango County

Norwich, NY (


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Maintenance Technician Level 1

Full Time, Monday - Friday, usually 7:30am-3:30pm

Wage $16.00-17.25/hr

Maintenance Technician Level 1is responsible for performing a variety of skilled mechanical and other maintenance repair and construction related tasks. The work to be performed includes tasks in carpentry, masonry, painting, plumbing, heating, electrical, appliance maintenance, and lawn care and snow removal. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform installation, service, and repair of: Appliances; Cabinets, shelves, doors, windows, screens, and locksets; Roof, flooring, walls, and furniture; Plumbing fixtures such as sinks, toilets, showers, water heaters, and drain lines; Heating and air conditioning units; Relocation of furniture and set-up of media devices; Commercial/residential electrical wiring, phone, and communications wiring; Electro/Mechanical Equipment

  • With minimal assistance, able to respond to issues and make proper repairs for common and repetitive type malfunctions.

  • Identify and repair mechanical and structural deficiencies, which conform to Life Safety Code and NYS Building Codes. Reports those items to management that involve a more in-depth level of repair.

  • Prepare surfaces and paint exterior and interior of buildings, structures, and equipment.

  • Perform general grounds maintenance activities including snow removal and other lawn care tasks.

  • Responsible for maintaining records and entering data related to maintenance activity for repairs and material acquisition

  • Loading and unloading of equipment, materials and supplies.

  • Perform periodic inspections of buildings and grounds.


  • Working knowledge of building operations, maintenance and repair procedures, i.e., carpentry, electrical, plumbing, building, heating, air conditioning ventilation, construction principles and grounds keeping.

  • Demonstrates a working knowledge for the requirements of NYS Building Code and NFPA Life Safety Code.

  • Ability to lift heavy materials/equipment with a minimum of 50 pounds. Position is physically demanding with tasks that include heavy lifting, bending, climbing, reaching and repetitive motion.

  • Demonstrates a basic knowledgeable for the control and operation of HVAC equipment. Technician is able to make repairs of common malfunctions and replacement of simple parts (fuse, belts, thermostats, thermocouple, etc.).

  • Must provide tools of the trade customarily used in the major trades.

  • Must be competent in the use of power tools, hand tools, operation of motorized equipment, trailers, and vehicles.

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  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 2 years experience preferred

  • A driver’s license and good driving record acceptable to the Agency’s insurance carrier.

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