Maintenance Technician

Clark Retirement Community | Grand Rapids, MI

Posted Date 4/02/2024

Clark Retirement is seeking a skilled and proactive Maintenance Technician to join our facilities team. In this role, you will be responsible for performing a wide range of maintenance tasks and preventive maintenance (PM) activities to ensure the efficient operation of our facilities and equipment. We are looking for someone with strong technical skills, attention to detail, and a commitment to maintaining a safe and productive working environment. This tech might work on projects and work orders at both the Keller Lake and Franklin locations. Starting pay rate $20-22/hour

Essential Job Functions:

  • Conduct routine inspections of equipment and facilities to identify potential issues and perform preventive maintenance tasks according to the prescribed schedule.
  • Carry out repairs and troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems to ensure their optimal functionality.
  • Perform regular maintenance tasks, such as lubrication, filter replacement, belt adjustment, and calibration, on machinery and equipment to minimize downtime and maximize efficiency.
  • Respond promptly to maintenance requests and work orders from various departments or individuals within the organization.
  • Maintain accurate records of all maintenance and PM activities, including performed tasks, materials used, and equipment condition
  • Collaborate with other team members and departments to coordinate maintenance activities, prioritize tasks, and ensure timely completion of work orders.
  • Identify and recommend opportunities for equipment upgrades or replacements to improve efficiency, reduce maintenance costs, and enhance overall reliability.
  • Comply with all safety regulations, company policies, and procedures to maintain a secure work environment and prevent accidents or injuries.

Key Skills & Qualities

  • Proven experience as a maintenance technician or similar role, with a focus on preventive maintenance activities.
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems, including troubleshooting and repair techniques.
  • Proficiency in using hand and power tools, diagnostic equipment, and other maintenance-related instruments.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational abilities to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Good communication skills to interact with colleagues, managers, and external contractors/vendors.
  • Physical stamina and the ability to lift heavy objects, climb ladders, and work in confined spaces when required.
  • Knowledge of occupational health and safety regulations and a commitment to maintaining a safe working environment.

Ready to join our team? ??

About Clark:

Clark is a Life Plan Retirement Community with a continuum of care. Our staff of professionals are committed to providing excellent service and a warm atmosphere for residents, visitors, and staff. Clark is a growing organization and provides independent living apartment homes, as well as assisted living, memory care, long-term care, and access to other ancillary services. We pride ourselves on our Life Enrichment Montessori programming to create a high quality of life environment for our residents. Clark is an affiliate of BHI Senior Living.

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The Benefits of Working at Clark:

Clark offers a benefits package that goes above and beyond!

Benefits-eligible employees can take advantage of:

  • Affordable health insurance for full time employees, including: medical, prescription, dental, vision, life, and disability
  • Basic Life insurance - 100% employer paid (for full and part time employees)
  • Health Savings Account with employer contribution
  • Generous paid-time off (PTO) program including planned time off, sick time, and paid holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for free, confidential mental health services and other consultation services
  • 401(k) retirement program with up to 5% employer match (age 21 or older)

All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a pre-employment process which includes a drug screen, physical, TB test, background check, Relias online education completion, and reference review.

Clark Retirement is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to 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.




Team Player
: Works well as a member of a group
: Shows firm and constant support to a cause
Detail Oriented
: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well



: Inspired to perform without outside help
Ability to Make an Impact
: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
Goal Completion
: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks



High School or better in General Studies-HS or related field.

Salary20.00 - 22.00 Hour
Job Type
Full time

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