Laurel Oaks Behavioral Health Center is a 118 bed Acute Psychiatric Hospital and Residential Treatment Center for children and adolescents ages four through eighteen. The 55,000 square foot facility is situated on approximately 10 acres in the southeast corner of Alabama, less than 20 miles from both Florida and Georgia. In addition to the living units, the facility houses our full service cafeteria and New Day Academy; a state-supported year-round K-12th grade school with vocational opportunities. We provide numerous recreational activities including an in-ground swimming pool, game room, playground, basketball courts, and gymnasium. The multi-disciplinary staff at Laurel Oaks collaborates to ensure that services provided are clinically and medically appropriate and highly coordinated among all treatment disciplines. Laurel Oaks specializes in the treatment of youth who have multiple challenges and special needs. All children served at Laurel Oaks have a primary psychiatric disorder but most also have co-occurring conditions such as intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, and/or physical/sexual abuse victimization. Laurel Oaks Behavioral Health Center currently has an opening for a Maintenance Technician.
The Maintenance Technician performs a variety of semi-skilled tasks in the routine upkeep, maintenance and repairs to physical plant, building, and
equipment. These tasks are performed under the general direction of the Director of Facility Services and under the specific direction of the Lead Maintenance
Technician. The Maintenance Technician performs security rounds and checks all building on the property. They will also:
The Maintenance Technician will:
Completes work orders as assigned in a timely manner using discretion in cost containment, resource utilization, and responsible safety practices.
Responsible for demonstrating a thorough knowledge of departmental standards and goals at all times.Performs prescribed tasks effectively and in a timely manner in compliance with department and facility standards.
Performs routine inspections and checks on facility equipment and structures in accordance with preventive maintenance directives. Maintains all documentation on hospital routine checks and preventive maintenance.
Makes recommendations for any cost containment measures or improvements that could provide for better functioning of the department for the benefit of the hospital.
Identifies needs for purchasing resources when appropriate.Follows departmental and facility protocol in requesting approval for purchases, purchasing, receiving, and documenting approved purchases.
Attends in services and meetings as required.
Reports or records all equipment discrepancies requiring maintenance attention.Identifies and reports all safety hazards to Safety Officer.
Troubleshoots all equipment malfunctions using various test equipment.
Assist skilled trades or mechanics in more difficult work, but performs routine maintenance with minimum supervision.
Maintains a neat, clean, and organized work area.
Maintains service equipment and tools in good repair and safeguards all equipment and tools, ensuring safety at all times.
Handles all supplies in a cost-conscious manner.
Tolerates disruptions of schedule, such as emergencies, etc.
Is able to work overtime when assigned and when needed.
Demonstrates a service excellence demeanor with emphasis on being positive, helpful, and courteous with coworkers, patients, families, and visitors.
Recognizes and performs duties which need to be performed, although not directly assigned.
Demonstrates competence in daily scheduling of duties by completing tasks on time with little assistance or prompting from others required.
Demonstrates effective communication skills, both orally and written.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of all applicable demonstrational competencies.
High School diploma or equivalent
Knowledge and experience in the following areas: carpentry, painting, masonry, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, refrigeration, mechanics, security
Ability to follow written and oral instructions and complete written forms
Sufficient strength to perform assigned tasks, and general health in excellent condition
One year experience in building maintenance and repair required
One year experience in security preferred
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