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Senior Living Maintenance Apprentice

Company: Merrill Gardens at Kirkland
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Merrill Gardens at Kirkland -

Highly competitive pay!
A free daily meal!

Starting pay: -
Merrill Family of Senior Living Communities, a privately-owned family company with a proud history of success, is currently hiring a Maintenance Apprentice at Merrill Gardens at Kirkland in Kirkland, Washington. -
If you want a career with kindness and are a team-focused individual with a deep commitment to customer service, please start the online application process to become part of the Merrill family!
We offer our employees:

Highly competitive pay!
Benefits that include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with generous company match, vacation & sick time, holidays, and more!
A free daily meal!
A stable career with a long-term company committed to our team members for 30 years.
A rapidly growing company with opportunities for advancement! -

Our Maintenance Apprentices are responsible for:
Provide a high level of customer service to residents and Team Members by achieving the standards as outlined in the MG Cares program.

Perform general maintenance projects as scheduled or assigned, including installations and repairs involving plumbing and electrical equipment, fire and sprinkler equipment, H.V.A.C., landscape, carpentry work, painting, and equipment repair.
Ensure walls, floor coverings, doors, windows, furniture, woodwork in the common areas of the community are properly maintained and repaired.
Repair and maintain vacated rooms in a timely manner which includes painting walls and cleaning carpets.
Responsible for all in-house plumbing, e.g. sinks, toilets and bathtubs.
Responsible for minor electrical work within units and in common areas, e.g. light switches, wall outlets, garbage disposals, etc.
Responsible for painting of all apartments and common areas.
Repair, clean and maintain all carpet, floor coverings and furniture.
Responsible for completing all work orders in a timely manner - noting any other work completed at the location but not listed on work order.
Document safety issues as well as physical plan deficiencies related to local, county, state and federal guidelines.
Preventative maintenance and cleaning of the community vehicles (busses, cars, and vans).
Inspect apartments at time notice to vacate is given for any necessary work (i.e. carpet replacement).
Conduct monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual testing and maintenance to community equipment as appropriate. Examples: Kitchen equipment, hot water heater, exhausts systems, etc.
Conduct and document emergency evacuation drills as required by state and federal laws.
Responsible for coordinating fire drills for all shifts and documenting each fire drill each shift once a month.
Responds immediately and appropriately to all accidents and emergencies, based on established protocol.
Maintain and test all emergency call systems including pendants or any other accessory type devices.
Test all emergency call peripheral equipment prior to move in.
Where applicable conduct weekly checks and maintenance to back up permanent mounted or portable generator.
Assist with training and development of safety procedures and hazard communications.
Responsible for the direction, training and support of all other direct report staff as assigned.
Other duties as assigned.

If you are someone with:

H.S. Diploma or equivalent.
1-3 years related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Proven ability to manage vendors for maintenance projects as needed.
Demonstrated knowledge of building maintenance, electrical, mechanical, painting, plumbing, floor care, heating and HVAC skills.
HVAC Certification preferred.
Prior supervisory or managerial experience preferred.
Senior living maintenance experience preferred.

Consider applying to become a Maintenance Apprentice with the Merrill Family of Senior Living Communities!
Yes, You Can have a meaningful Career!

Our mission is to provide an inspiring environment for our residents, families, and team members where every life is defined by the possibilities.
-Merrill Gardens is an Equal Opportunity Employer
*Requests for Religious or Medical exemptions are available upon request.

Keywords: Merrill Gardens at Kirkland, Kirkland , Senior Living Maintenance Apprentice, Professions , Kirkland, Washington

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