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Maintenance Craftsperson - Facilities Management Job Post

Job Type: full time

Location: MA

Role: Maintenance and Cleaning
Apply at: jmaragus@lasell.edu

Description: Lasell Village is a distinctively different life plan community with education at its heart, located in a New England village setting on the campus of Lasell University in Newton. The village is home to more than 200 residents in independent living apartments, Lasell Studios, a 9-apartment supported living unit, and Lasell House, 38-bed skilled nursing, and rehabilitative facility. Customer service is a top priority at the Village.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Maintenance Craftsperson II is responsible for performing various maintenance tasks, routine and skilled work, below the level of a licensed tradesperson. Working under the direction of the Director of Facilities, the Maintenance Craftsperson II may also work directly with vendors performing tasks below the level of a licensed tradesperson. The basic purpose of this work is to perform various tasks required for upkeep of all Village owned and/or leased campus buildings and homes; and all other related duties. Quality customer service is a top priority for everyone at Lasell Village.


· Perform general building maintenance, including repairs and preventive maintenance as outlined on service requisitions using hand and power tools appropriate to the job

· Assist with remodeling activities for large and small-scale projects, Including, but not limited to: attendance at meetings to discuss the projects and working with vendor(s) providing services to the project

· Repairs to facilities including windows, walls, doors and all related hardware, bath fixtures

· Reset electrical circuit breakers and report problems to appropriate personnel

· Assist with the maintenance of phone, data and CCATV systems

· Assist with maintenance of mechanical systems as needed, including cleaning, changing and inventorying filters

· Assist with the recycling and trash disposal program

· Assist in completing setup and maintenance related assignments for special events, meetings and Village functions

· Assist with moving equipment and furniture as needed

· Required for weekly on-call (after hours and weekend) emergency response as assigned by manager

· Complete all work orders and requisitions in a timely manner, and properly process and return all completed work orders and requisitions

· Maintain a clean work area and an adequate inventory of all shop supplies and equipment

· May operate aerial bucket truck

· Attend training sessions as required

· Respond to emergency calls and perform a variety of maintenance and repair duties

· Perform related duties as required


· Equivalent to High School education

· At least 3 years of previous experience in maintenance, and repair; or any equivalent combination of education and experience

· Valid driver’s license and good driving record


· Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, machine tools, and maintenance equipment related to these areas

· Able to use computers, radios, and other technological tools in the course of performing duties

· Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, including but not limited to all staff, administration and residents

· Ability to work independently and be able to make sound, independent decisions when circumstances warrant such actions

· General knowledge of OSHA regulations

· Ability to understand and assist with maintaining all relevant life/safety regulations

· Sufficient manual dexterity in both hands to operate hand tools and power tools.

· Thrive in a team environment and work well with others


Competitive pay

We offer a full complement of employee benefits including health, dental, vision, and more!

Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Etc.

403b plan with a generous 7.5% match after 1 year of employment

Tuition reimbursement (free tuition at Lasell University for yourself or eligible dependents)

Public transportation reimbursement ($40 per month)

Free parking

Free ESL training (English as a second language)

Amazing corporate culture

Lasell Village considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members as its highest priorities. All offers of employment with Lasell are conditioned on completing and passing a background check, participating in testing requirements (e.g. Covid-19, TB), and using designated PPE when required.

Lasell Village is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, the color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.
Apply at: jmaragus@lasell.edu

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