Children Family Services Center
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Safe Alliance is seeking a Lead Maintenance Technician. The Lead Maintenance Technician supports the agency by providing hope and healing to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, child abuse and emotional trauma by providing maintenance of the shelter.


Client Care

  • Perform preventive building maintenance duties including but not limited to painting, wall repairs, installation of approved equipment, minor carpentry and general maintenance.
  • Turn units in a timely manner, so they are "made ready" for new clients to move in.
  • Perform routine plumbing activities including but not limited to replace/repair toilets and faucets.
  • Perform routine electrical repairs including but not limited to changing light bulbs, fluorescent lamps, ballast, receptacles, switches, fixtures, batteries and troubleshooting.
  • Assemble and move furniture, hang pictures and bulletin boards.
  • Maintain grounds and common areas, including lawns, flowerbeds, shrubbery and parking area.
  • Perform basic appliance repairs and preventive maintenance.
  • Participate in staff meetings, trainings and development activities as directed.
  • Perform cleaning duties to keep the shelter neat and pleasant.
  • Ability to work a rotating on call/after hour schedule for emergency maintenance needs.
  • Perform other duties as directed by Shelter Operation Manager.


  • Maintain accurate records
  • Keep client and staff work spaces clean and functioning
  • Maintain up to date inventory of needed supplies for staff and clients.
  • Adhere to agency procedures concerning Documentation, Critical Incident Reports and Client Satisfaction surveys and participate in the Quality Assurance process.
  • Verify and print timecard in a timely manner.


  • Support agency mission by participating in agency meetings and committees as requested by supervisor.
  • Promotes and maintains professional relationships with agency staff, volunteers, and community partners.

Professional Development

  • Maintain and develop skills and knowledge by attending training and ensuring licensure and certifications are up to date needed for the job

Position Requirements

  • Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, twist, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
  • The worker is required to have the ability for close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, operate agency vehicle and ability to adjust focus to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; expansive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts and/or operation of machines (including inspection), to determine accuracy and thoroughness of work assignment.
  • Position requires ability to climb, reach, balance, stoop, stand, kneel, crouch, walk, stand, finger, grasp, lift, pull, push, grasp, sit, twist, talk, hear, and perform repeated motions. The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions that may affect the respiratory system and exposed to infectious diseases.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work hours vary and include evening and weekend work.
  • Employee must have a valid driver's license and access to transportation that allows them to meet all job requirements in a timely fashion.

Minimum Requirements

  • Education; High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Experience; Minimum 5 years Maintenance Experience
  • Basic understanding of commercial building and grounds mechanical operations including the ability to read and interpret building plans
  • Basic skills and knowledge of machinery equipment and tools necessary for the maintenance and repair of buildings
  • Knowledge of janitorial supplies and cleaning
  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards

No calls, emails, or visits please. For immediate consideration, please formally apply online and provide a resume and cover letter.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned this job classification. They are not to be constructed as an all-inclusive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities of people so assigned.

The Agency's policy is to provide equal opportunity in all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability or veteran status.

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