Maintenance Technician I

  • Gateway Hospital & Mental Health Center
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Jul 12, 2019
Full time Mechanic Professional Services Transportation

Job Description

The Maintenance Technician I is responsible for building maintenance, Locksmith experience, and/or certification. Knowledge of regulatory codes and standards. Duties may include/involve pipe fitting, insulating, welding machining, carpentry, repairing electrical or mechanical equipment, installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment and repairing buildings, floors, or stairs.




Minimum Experience Required

Multi-trade building maintenance of commercial buildings.

Maintenance experience in similar or commercial setting.

Computer / Keyboard Experience; Word Processing / Data Entry


Desired Experience

Hospital maintenance experience.

Experience with Data Based Maintenance Management System.

General knowledge of basic building and safety codes.


Minimum Education Required

High school diploma.

Building Maintenance Technical Training through trade school or college or practical professional experience in building maintenance fields.


Desired Education

Building Trade technical training through a trade school or college or demonstrable skills in building maintenance.

Locksmith training, experience, and/or certification.


Minimum Certification /

Licensure Required







Desired Certification /



Valid California Class C Drivers License

Driving record acceptable for coverage by Gateways Hospital insurance carrier

Management Of Aggressive Behavior*(M.O.A.B)

Fire & Safety Certification*

* Note:  If indicated certifications/licenses are lacking, they must be obtained within 180 days of hire.


Contractors License

Locksmith Certification

Valid California Class B-P Drivers License



Essential Skills


Proficient skills to perform repairs and maintenance on commercial and domestic building equipment and building systems

General keyboard skills with 20 words per minute typing speed.

Computer software skills including experience with: Windows PC and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Ability to effectively communicate in English both verbally and in writing.

Ability to operate selected equipment.

General knowledge of basic building/maintenance trades.

Good interpersonal skills to interact with agency departments, facilities, and staff.

Working knowledge of general work-safety practices.


Non-Essential Skills

Arc and/or Oxy-Acetylene Welding skills

Working knowledge of regulatory codes and standards

Demonstrate knowledge and skills of pneumatic systems and control; copper plumbing and brazing.


Physical Demands

Carrying – Transports objects by holding them in hands and arms

Feeling – Perceives objects by means of receptors in skin

Fingering – Pricks, pinches, or works with fingers

Handling – Seizes, holds, or works with hands

Hearing – Perceives nature of sounds by ear

Lifting – Raises or lowers objects from one level to another

Talking – Expresses ideas by means of spoken word

Walking – Moves about on foot; able to stand, stoop, bend, utilize stairs and able to move about on uneven walking surfaces


Environmental Conditions



Physical Strength

Light work: able to lift a  maximum of 20 pounds


Visual Demand

Ability to see near and far with or without corrective vision

Near Acuity: clarity of vision at 20 inches or less with or without corrective vision

Far Acuity: clarity of vision at 20 feet or more with or without corrective vision


Protective Devices Required


Desired Transportation



Personal dependable auto with state mandated auto insurance