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Sevita Maintenance Associate in Burlington, Iowa

REM Community Services , a part of the Sevita family, provides community-based services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Here we believe every person has the right to live well, and everyone deserves to have a fulfilling career. You’ll join a mission-driven team and create relationships that motivate us all every day. Join us today, and experience a career well lived.


Maintains the physical facility, grounds and all equipment in good working repair to ensure a safe, attractive and enjoyable living environment for the individuals receiving services.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential function listed below.

  • Maintains ongoing preventative maintenance program.

  • Repairs and maintains kitchen, housekeeping, and other mechanical equipment, including heating and air conditioning units, electrical and plumbing fixtures, and laundry equipment.

  • Inspects and repairs all damages to hallways, walls, ceilings, floors, roofs, and rooms.

  • Paints and refinishes building surfaces.

  • Orders and maintains necessary maintenance supplies.

  • Provides necessary maintenance of all tools and equipment.

  • Maintains fire alarm system, including smoke and heat detectors, fire pulls and fire extinguishers. Maintains sprinkler systems and assists with quarterly inspections. Assists in disaster plans as appropriate.

  • Maintains appliance motors, room exhaust fans/hood suppression systems, pumps and miscellaneous equipment on a monthly basis or as recommended by the manufacturer.

  • Monitors and assists in basic maintenance of facility vehicles.

  • Maintains operational records, data and monitors and enforces observance of safety regulations.

  • Performs other related duties and activities as required.

    Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and one year related experience.

  • Valid Driver's License with vehicle with valid insurance for on-the-job use as this role travels to site locations in Burlington, Fort Madison, Keokuk, and Mt. Pleasant. Facility has maintenance van.

  • Working knowledge and ability to handle all maintenance and electrical equipment.

    Physical Requirements:

  • Medium Work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


    External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined on a case by case basis via the interactive process.

    Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, more independent life. We provide people with quality services and individualized supports that lead to growth and independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual, or behavioral challenges they face.

We’ve made this our mission for more than 50 years. And today, our 40,000 team members continue to innovate and enhance care for the 50,000 individuals we serve all over the U.S.

Sevita is committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and respects the unique talents, experiences, and perspectives of our employees and the people we serve. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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