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Maintenance Technician

Company: Riverview Behavioral Health
Location: Texarkana
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for a full-time Maintenance Technician to join the Riverview Behavioral Health Team! Riverview is the premier psychiatric center in Texarkana, Arkansas, where children, adolescents, and adults can receive comprehensive inpatient help for the mental health challenges that have disrupted their lives. We are a 62-bed psychiatric hospital that is dedicated to providing high-quality care for adults, geriatrics, and adolescents (ages 11-17) who are suffering from behavioral health and chemical dependency issues. Riverview Behavioral Health is part of the Acadia Healthcare system, a provider of addiction, behavioral and mental health treatment facilities in the United States, United Kingdom and Puerto Rico. BENEFITS: Riverview Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive package of benefits. Current benefits include:

  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Excellent training program
  • Professional growth opportunity that is second to none in the industry. Join a team with defined career paths and a national family of hospitals and facilities as part of the Acadia Healthcare family ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    • Perform general maintenance and repair to facility and equipment which may involve plumbing, carpentry, painting and mechanical equipment repair or similar.
    • Act as back-up for call person in case of emergency, respond timely and appropriately. -
    • Handle all equipment in a safe manner to prevent accidents and demonstrate good working knowledge of tools and their safe use.
    • Follow preventive maintenance schedule / instruction and complete reports, as requested. - -
    • May also be required to: inspect and maintain emergency power equipment, test starter generator once a week and maintain power level of battery; inspect and maintain fire alarm system to include testing system, fire doors, audible alarms, visible alarms(lights) and smoke detectors and record data on appropriate forms as required by state or facility; check condition and readiness of extinguishers on a regular schedule; inspect and maintain lighting system throughout facility. -
    • Inspect and maintain plumbing system, replace or repair faucets, toilet stools, urinals, traps, drains, basins and bathtubs, as needed; repair or refinish furniture in rooms, offices and dining room as needed. OTHER FUNCTIONS:
      • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.
      • Work as a driver transporting patients 8 hours per week. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
        • High school diploma or equivalent required.
        • Experience in maintenance or facility operations.
        • Preferred knowledge of standard practices, procedures and tools required in the general building/maintenance trades, general knowledge of maintenance equipment operation and ability to operate a variety of hand and power tools. LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:
          • Valid state driver's license with F-endorsement (if required by state).
          • First Aid, CPR, de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).

Keywords: Riverview Behavioral Health, Shreveport , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Texarkana, Louisiana

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