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Maintenance Assistant

Maintenance Assistant

Job ID 
LaurelWood Care Center
Posted Date 
Regular Full-Time
Education Level 
Experience Needed 
1-3 years
Salary Info 
Based on Experience - Hourly Rate

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Hands-on MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT role for construction/repair-oriented self-starter


Full Time - Johnstown Pa     Monday- Friday every 3rd Weekend


LaurelWood Care Center is a 120-bed Skilled Nursing Center which includes Programs offering Cardiac, Orthopedic, and Wound Care located in Johnstown, PA.  


As our center continues to grow and thrive, the focus on safety and environmental services is more important than ever. To support these functions, our center  seeks a Maintenance Assistant to aid in the overall maintenance of the facility, inspect equipment and perform repairs, and ensure a safe, comfortable and well-maintained environment for residents, visitors and staff.



Responsibilities include:  

  • Replacing float units in facility toilets and washers, and unclogging drains and sink traps
  • Replacing/Cleaning filters in AC/heating units, washers/dryers, vents, and exhaust fans
  • Repairing windows, doors, stoves, washers, dryers, floor machines and other items as assigned
  • Replacing electrical systems, equipment and outlets
  • Repairing beds, wheelchairs, walkers, grab bars, and water/bath sprays
  • Painting, as assigned
  • Building/Constructing shelves, racks, tables, benches, foot stools, and bulletin boards, as requested
  • Maintaining a supply of replacement parts for facility equipment and current catalogs of parts and supplies, and ensuring all tools are in proper working order at all times
  • Assisting in routine maintenance inspections throughout the building
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Director of Maintenance/Safety Officer


To be successful in this role, candidates must have a strong knowledge/ability to use tools and equipment in repair and basic construction, in addition to possessing a practical understanding of plumbing, electrical, alarm and AC/heating systems. Candidates must have experience in a maintenance or related role, a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and a high school diploma or equivalent.







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