Next Step Health Care Maintenance Director in West Newton, Massachusetts

Chetwynde Healthcare

Maintenance Director

JOB PURPOSE: Maintenance of facility and equipment, including preventive maintenance and urgent repair needs. Provides counsel to management regarding facility issues.


  • Responsible for Preventative Maintenance program and ensures compliance according to local, state and federal regulations. Maintains all facility equipment in a safe and functioning manner. Maintains furnishings and grounds, plumbing and electrical fixtures.

  • Responsible for budget, reports and required documentation.

  • Responds to requests for repairs by building staff; promptly address any hazardous conditions and equipment. Assist other as requested and function as a working supervisor in all areas of responsibilities.

  • Responsible for fire safety. Conducts monthly fire drills in accordance with Life Safety and Federal regulations. Participates in general orientation on fire safety.

  • Chair of Safety Committee. Responsible for safety on the grounds.

  • Participates in Quality Improvement, OSHA Compliance, staff education and Department Head meetings.

  • Handles and/or supervises snow removal and landscaping.

  • Has on-call responsibility to respond to off-hours facility emergencies.

  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures, and standards of conduct.

  • Reports to the appropriate managers any known or suspected violations of policy and procedures, regulations or standards of conduct.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Must have knowledge of general maintenance and functions of all equipment.

  • Must be able to read, write and follow oral directions; and have basic understanding of computer technology.

  • Must know how to turn off main power supply, water supply, and/or gas supply to facility.

  • Must be able to see small details, in equipment, machinery, etc.

  • Must be knowledgeable of Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens and Fire & Disaster Plan, and follow policies and procedures.