Maintenance Assistant


Retirement Center Management has a full-time opportunity for a Maintenance Assistant at our Wood Glen Court location an Assisted Living senior community. The Maintenance Assistant will assist the Director of Maintenance.

The Maintenance Assistant maintains the day-to-day operations and assumes responsibility for maintaining the physical assets of the community. Responsible in performing upkeep tasks such as repairs and cleaning. Responsible for applying basic repair(s) to equipment and building systems and ensures facilities are tidy and functional. Must have solid technical knowledge. Must desire to work with seniors and have a tolerance for behaviors associated with dementia and other aging processes.

This is a full-time position Monday-Friday 

Must be flexible to work other hours/days. Must be available to work holidays. Would be on call 24/7.


  • Responsible for the completion of all maintenance work orders as assigned.
  • Subject matter expert regarding HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems.
  • Complete make-ready process of vacant resident room as directed by the Supervisor.
  • Coordinate special projects as directed by the Supervisor.
  • Assist in monitoring all work being performed by outside contractors as instructed by the Supervisor.
  • Responsible for 24-hour emergency maintenance service as scheduled.
  • Carry pager/cell phone as required for on-call maintenance.
  • Monitor and maintain all building systems as assigned.
  • Complete grounds work as director by supervisor including picking up trash, sweeping indoors/outdoors and dumpster areas and maintaining landscaping beds and other areas.
  • Inspect and troubleshoot equipment and systems (e.g. ventilation)
  • Check functionality of safety systems (e.g. fire alarm)
  • Collaborate with workers and other professionals during renovations
  • Report to the Director of Plant Operations, Manager on Duty and/or Executive Director any safety or maintenance issues.
  • Assure safety standards are used which comply with all company, local, City, State and Federal guidelines.
  • Provide guidance to Maintenance Technician I, if any.
  • Member of the community’s emergency response team.


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • 2-3 years of related experience
  • Basic Knowledge of HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems
  • Experience using hand and electric tools
  • Ability to read technical manuals and drawings
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Physical stamina and dexterity
  • Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and clean driving record that meets our insurance standards.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check and drug screening.


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