Maintenance Technician | LVCC | Allentown, PA - Lehigh Valley Children's Centers, Inc.

Maintenance Technician - Part-time 25 Hrs.

A $1,000 monetary incentive will be paid to newly employed staff members who start work after July 1, 2021. The $1,000 payout will be paid upon successful completion of probationary period.

Reports to: CEO and CFO for quotes and financial issues


Responsible for performing multiple repair and maintenance tasks throughout one’s shift at LVCC child care centers located throughout the Lehigh Valley, which could include, but is not limited to:  carpentry work; electrical; plumbing; painting; general center repairs; scheduling contractors and vendors and approving the finished job; purchasing needed supplies and equipment.

  • Electrical repairs and maintenance:  lightbulbs, wiring, circuit breakers, fuse

  • Carpentry and general construction: woodwork, sanding, painting, etc.

  • General plumbing:  toilets; faucets; fix leads, etc.

  • Child Care Center and office repairs:  doors, doorknobs, broken tiles, hinges, etc.

  • Equipment:  assembly, hang securely, repair broken toys, etc.

  • Outdoors:  repair and replace playground equipment, repair shed, assist as necessary with landscaping and snow removal

  • Service at LVCC early education and child care center locations

    • Primarily

      • 4 Allentown

      • 3 Bethlehem

      • Others on an occasional basis mostly for equipment assembly and repairs, lightbulbs and hanging equipment

  • Experience in getting quotes for various improvements and repairs

  • Ability to go to one Allentown center on rare occasion after hours for emergency call. 

  • Manual dexterity, overall coordination and good balance are required

  • Ability to walk, stand and move rapidly for the work shift.  Ability to bend, stoop, twist and turn, climb stairs and ladders. Ability to perform repetitious arm and wrist movements.

  • Mental alertness to ensure safe and accurate completion of work activities

  • On occasion able to work a couple of weekend days during the year

  • Ability to learn new tasks, procedures and regulations governing early education and child care centers

  • Ability to move furniture and equipment

  • Valid PA driver’s license

  • Criminal History background check required; state police check required; FBI fingerprint clearance required

  • Ability to use LVCC vehicles, as available

  • Pre-employment and random drug screen required

  • Maintains appropriate physical & TB testing requirements.

  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Able to stand and stand for long period of time.

  • Able to bend down.

  • Vacation

  • Sick days

  • Holidays

  • Personal days

  • Company paid long-term disability

  • Paid professional development days

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Discounted childcare during working hours

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Short-term disability

  • Life insurance

  • Retirement plan

Lehigh Valley Children's Centers is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer.

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