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Maintenance Assistant - 1st shift 8am-4pm

Location Address

1410 W Dunkerton Rd,
Waterloo, Iowa 50703
United States
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At Pillar of Cedar Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation, we love what we do, and have fun while we're doing it.  Working with our residents is an adventure. They've led amazing lives and have the stories to tell. Here, you'll join a community of incredible residents and a company dedicated to providing the highest quality of service and care.

Position Summary

The Maintenance Assistant helps maintain buildings and grounds in a safe and comfortable environment. Must ensure that quality maintenance services are provided on a daily basis and safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of all residents and staff. The person holding this position is delegated the responsibility for carrying out the assigned duties and responsibilities in accordance with current existing federal and state regulations and established company policies and procedures.


Shift: 1st shfit 8:00am-4:00pm (some on call weekends may be required)



  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Medical, Dental & Vision plans
  • Generous Vacation plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Positive work environment
  • Regular staff appreciation and recognition

Job Description

  • Maintains and repairs, according to established procedures, all electrical and plumbing systems, heating or cooling units, bathroom fixtures, windows, mirrors, floor and floor coverings, moldings, ceilings, stair and hallway rails, furniture, dietary and laundry equipment, roofs, outside walls, resident and staff room furnishings and other facility furnishing, fixtures, and equipment 
  • Performs all inspections, documentation, and other duties required of you under the facility’s preventive maintenance plan 
  • Performs routine, scheduled, preventive, and other maintenance of facility furnishings, fixtures, equipment and grounds according to established procedures 
  • Carries out emergency maintenance whenever and wherever required, including times and days on which you have not been scheduled in advance 
  • Performs work on equipment serviced by outside maintenance contractors, such as elevators and furnaces, only to the extent, if any permitted under the facility’s agreements with those contractors 
  • Performs plumbing, carpentry, electrical, masonry, painting and other specialized maintenance services as scheduled and within scope of expertise 
  • Replaces all burned out lights promptly when necessary, including light bulbs, exit lights, overhead lights and call lights 
  • Replaces all burned out lights promptly when necessary, including light bulbs, exit lights, overhead lights and call lights 
  • Cleans, removes, repairs, and replaces windows/screens according to established procedures 
  • Performs gardening, trash removal, snow removal, and other work on the grounds 
  • Hangs and adjust drapes and blinds, and move furniture, resident belongings, etc. 
  • Ensures that work areas are clean and that equipment, tools, supplies, etc. are properly stored while working, as well as before leaving such areas for breaks, meal times, and end of the work day 
  • Ensures that equipment is properly maintained, cleaned, and prepared for use by the next shift and keep supervisor informed of supply and equipment needs
  • Maintains proper floor care procedures. Keeps floors dry and cleans up spills immediately 


  • Must be 18 years of age 
  • High school graduate or GED
  • Past experience in maintenance preferred
  • Must have a valid driver’s license as per insurance requirement
  • Must have a general knowledge of tools and maintenance equipment 
  • Must have the ability to work on plumbing systems
  • Must have the ability to withstand inside and outside extreme conditions

Pillar of Cedar Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for all employment; free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preferences, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.