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

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITES:

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

REQUIREMENTS:
  • 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.

BENEFITS
  • Vacation

  • Sick days

  • Holidays

  • Personal days

  • Company paid long-term disability

  • Paid professional development days

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Discounted childcare during working hours

VOLUNTARY BENEFITS
  • 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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