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Adams and Associates Maintenance Helper in Devens, Massachusetts

Maintenance Helper

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Job Location

Shriver - Devens, MA

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

High School

Salary Range

$19.22 Hourly

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About Shriver Job Corps Center

The Shriver Job Corps Center provides students with the opportunity to earn their High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED), and hands-on training in the following areas: Certified Nurse Assistant, Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Administration Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Plumbing, Painting, Security and Protective Services, HVAC, Landscaping, Electrical, and Building Construction Technology.

About Adams and Associates

Adams and Associates is a 100% employee-owned company that is service-focused and outcome-driven. We began as a small business formed in 1990 with the sole mission of operating at-risk youth and children's programs for local, state, and federal governmental agencies. Today, we are one of the largest workforce providers involved in the federal Job Corps program!

Adams and Associates employs more than 2,000 staff members across the United States. Each year we provide academic, vocational training, and placement services to approximately 9,000 young people from ages 16 to 24 primarily in a residential setting. Our academic and career technical training programs are accredited and lead to national industry-recognized credentials.

Shriver Job Corps Center is looking for a Maintenance Helper who is hands-on, skilled in fixing things, and has a keen eye for ensuring that facilities run smoothly. This role is critical to the success of our students and we need a diligent and motivated individual to join our dynamic team. As a Maintenance Helper, you will be responsible for maintaining and keeping our facilities safe and functional. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about contributing to the upkeep of our facilities and creating a conducive environment for the success of our students.


  • Facility Maintenance:Assist in the maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds, and equipment. This includes tasks such as painting, plumbing, carpentry, and general repairs to ensure a safe and functional facility.

  • Equipment Repair:Work collaboratively with the maintenance team to diagnose and repair equipment malfunctions. Perform routine maintenance to prolong the lifespan and efficiency of equipment.

  • Groundskeeping:Contribute to the upkeep of outdoor spaces, including landscaping, lawn maintenance, and snow removal, to create a welcoming and aesthetically pleasing environment.

  • Safety Compliance:Adhere to safety guidelines and protocols in all maintenance activities. Report any safety hazards or issues promptly and collaborate with the team to implement corrective measures.

  • Collaboration:Collaborate with other departments to address maintenance needs and support the overall functioning of the center. Participate in meetings and training sessions to enhance your skills and knowledge.

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive wages

  • FREE BASIC HEALTH, VISION, AND DENTAL INSURANCE (Employee Only) with the option to upgrade to a higher/richer plan

  • 10 paid holidays a year

  • Generous vacation and sick time accruals

  • Voluntary benefits offered through VOYA

  • Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, and/or Dependent care FSA

  • 401k with employer matching

  • Employee Stock Ownership after one year of service

  • Discounted lunch and dinner for $2.50 per employee, per meal

  • Gym and weight room are available for use when students are not utilizing these areas.

Why Join Shriver Job Corps Center?

  • Impactful Work:Contribute to an organization dedicated to transforming the lives of young individuals through education and skill development.

  • Professional Growth:Access ongoing training and development opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career.

  • Supportive Team:Join a collaborative and supportive team that values your contributions.

If you are ready to be a key player in maintaining the foundation for success at Shriver Job Corps Center, apply now to be our Maintenance Helper. Your dedication to creating a safe and well-maintained environment is essential for the success of our students!


High School Diploma or equivalent required. Advanced degrees preferred. Prefer previous experience working with youth. Must possess and maintain a valid in-State Driver’s License and meet Company insurability requirements.

Physical requirements include sitting, standing, climbing, walking, lifting, pulling and/or pushing, carrying, reaching, stooping and crouching. Demonstrates the ability to lift 40 pounds and/or the ability to assess the lift load in order to ask for necessary assistance.

“Adams and Associates, Inc. abides by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.” This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.