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Job Description

Job Title: Maintenance Tech 2 (Full Time)- Canterbury Place
Job ID: 819114674
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Canterbury Place
Department: 97412 CANTR Plant Oper and Maint
Location: 310 Fisk Street, Pittsburgh PA 15201


Performs various skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the repair and maintenance of machinery, buildings and equipment.

  • Work as a carpenter in the alteration, repair, and maintenance of buildings, floors, roofs, stairways, partitions, doors, windows, screens, scaffolding forms, wood fixtures and furniture.
  • Serve as electrician in repairing electrical malfunctions of minor nature and installing new equipment.
  • Keep Maintenance Supervisor apprised of any problems or concerns related to buildings and grounds.
  • Maintain confidentiality in regards to resident information and records.
  • Perform general maintenance duties which includes electrical, plumbing, carpentry and mechanical repairs.
  • Transports/delivers materials to/from proper departments and buildings; clears loading dock area.
  • Observe and follow appropriate procedures concerning the facility's corporate compliance program.
  • Provide routine grounds care, i.e., mowing, raking, weeding; maintains driveways, walkways and parking lot area free of snow, leaves and other debris.
  • Follow the chain of command guidelines for inter-facility problem solving.
  • Check equipment for proper operation, and makes minor adjustments, as needed.
  • Demonstrate a general familiarity of current federal, state and local regulations and internal policies and procedures as they pertain to the maintenance department.
  • Assist in the orientation and training of new maintenance staff as requested.
  • Attend training, meetings and in-services as required.
  • Exhibit a spirit of flexibility and cooperation and has a pleasant, friendly and compassionate personality treating both residents and coworkers with dignity and respect.
  • Provide repairs as required.
  • Accept responsibility and accountability for all assignments.
  • Know his/her role in disaster and fire plan.
  • Keep maintenance supplies stocked accordingly.
  • Work as a plumber in assembling, installing and repairing pipes, fittings, and fixtures of heating, water and sewer systems, and in opening clogged drains.
  • Make rounds to ensure safety and security within buildings.
  • Provide routine preventative maintenance services as well as periodic assignments, such as, interior/exterior painting, exterior window washing, relocation of furnishings, etc.


  • High School diploma or equivalent, plus additional trade/technical school training.
  • Must possess the knowledge and ability to detect defects in equipment and make proper adjustments/repairs.
  • Must possess the knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions and the ability to exercise skill in the care and use of various tools and equipment.
  • Must possess the ability to utilize facility vehicles and various equipment including snow blower, tractor, mower, hand tools, etc.2-3 years work experience in maintenance environment.
  • Knowledge of various types of tools used in building trades.
  • Working knowledge of plumbing, electrical and HVAC and carpentry.
  • May in the course of their duties be in rooms where medications are stored. 
  • No contact with medications is allowed.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Water system operator certification preferred within one year of employment.

  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $0 / hour

    Union Position: Yes

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