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Maintenance Technician - Full Time - BENEFITS - Littleton

Company: Balfour Senior Care, LLC
Location: Arvada
Posted on: November 11, 2021

Job Description:

Attention to the smallest of details will be paid when it comes to integrating our locally-inspired, award-winning design into Balfour Senior Living Littleton's accommodations, amenities and services.  You will love calling this your place of employment!

POSITION: Maintenance Technician   

SCHEDULE: Full time - Sunday - Thursday, 7:30 AM - 4 PM

Benefits eligible on day of hire. 


The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the general maintenance, operation, safety, and general condition of our building. This includes, but is not limited to, painting, plumbing, electrical, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC). In this role, the individual must also pay close attention to the overall interior and exterior appearance of the building and common areas. In this position, you will interact with residents daily and respond timely to their maintenance requests providing exceptional customer service.   

What does a Maintenance Technician do at Balfour Senior Living?   

  •  Ability to accurately schedule times and location of the company vehicle to ensure its availability to make both scheduled and unscheduled trips   
  • Service company vehicles, such as gas fill up, oil changes, washing, and routine maintenance   
  • Make minor repairs or adjustments such as fixing punctures, cleaning spark plugs, or adjusting carburetor   
  • Ability to write simple correspondences and communicate openly, honestly, and responsibly with others   
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to residents, clients, and employees   
  • Perform miscellaneous errands as needed   
  • Delegate responsibility for the completion of assigned duties in accordance with existing federal, state, and OSHA regulations and established company policies and procedures   
  • Interact with residents, families, staff, and other visitors to the community in a pleasant, respectful, and courteous manner   
  • Honor residents’ personal and property rights and maintains the confidentiality of all resident care information   
  • Clean and sanitize residents’ rooms and other areas of the community   
  • Maintain cleanliness of laundry area in accordance with established Balfour policies and procedures   
  • Provide a security presence during shift.    

You bring the following skills and experience to Balfour Senior Living    

  •  Must possess a general knowledge and experience of preventative maintenance, general repairs, HVAC (preferred), plumbing, electrical, and painting in a professional setting   
  • Ability to read, speak, and understand the English language and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondences, and memos. Ability to read, write and follow oral and written instructions in English concerning the mixtures of cleaning compounds, liquids, cleaning instruction, etc.   
  • Knowledge and ability to use household and industrial washers and dryers; knowledge of commercial laundry processes, equipment, and procedures for both washing and drying materials   
  • Willingness to work beyond normal working hours, on weekends, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary    
  • Be able to work with seniors and individuals with dementia and memory loss   
  • Frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and outdoor weather conditions  
  • Occasional exposure to wet or humid conditions (non-weather)   
  • Moderate noise level   
  • Must be able to sit, stand, walk, bend, squat, crawl, and climb for prolonged periods   
  • Ability to push and pull objects and lift and carry up to 65 pounds; frequently lifting about 25lbs   
  • As needed, travel to and work in multiple locations weekly within a 5-mile radius   
  • May be exposed to unpleasant odors, contagious diseases and blood borne pathogens   
  • Our communities provide assisted living, assisted living memory care, and skilled nursing (pending location)  
  • Balfour is a pet-friendly community; you may be exposed to animal hair and dander    


  • Problem Solving: Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; develops alternative solutions; work well in group problem solving situations; use reason even when dealing with emotional topics   
  • Oral Communication: Speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listen and get clarification; respond well to questions; participate in meetings   
  • Teamwork: Balance team and individual responsibilities; give and welcome feedback  
  • Written Communication: Write clearly and informatively; edit work for spelling and grammar; able to read and interpret written information   
  • Quality Management: Look for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness   
  • Ethics: Treat people with respect; keep commitments; inspire the trust of others; work with integrity and ethically; uphold organizational values   
  • Organizational Support: Follow policies and procedures; complete administrative tasks correctly and on time; support organization's goals and values   
  • Adaptability: Adapt to changes in the work environment; manage competing demands; change approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events   
  • Attendance/Punctuality: Consistently at work and on time; ensure work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrive at meetings and appointments on time   
  • Dependability: Follow instructions, respond to management direction; take responsibility for own actions; keep commitments; complete tasks on time or notify appropriate person with an alternate plan  
  •  Judgment: Display willingness to make decisions; exhibit sound and accurate judgment; support and explain reasoning for decisions; include appropriate people in decision-making process; make timely decisions 
  • Planning/Organizing: Prioritize and plan work activities; use time efficiently; plan for additional resources   
  • Professionalism: Approach others in a tactful manner; react well under pressure; treat others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accept responsibility for own actions; follow through on commitments   
  • Safety and Security: Observe safety and security procedures; determine appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; use equipment and materials properly    

Health & Wellness Protocols: Until further notice, interviews will take place virtually. Newly-hired associates will complete Balfour Senior Living's New Hire Orientation virtually, then receive important training about how to keep our residents, and themselves, as healthy as possible. This includes things like hand washing and social distancing. You will also follow wellness protocols developed under guidance of health agencies before entering any of our buildings. If you have any questions regarding the current protocols, please include them in your cover letter or discuss with the Balfour representative who contacts you.   

Balfour Senior Living’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises that COVID-19 can cause serious, life-threatening complications, and there is no way to know how COVID-19 will affect an individual. Further, an individual who becomes infected with COVID-19 could spread the virus to friends, family, co-workers, residents and others around them. Therefore, in a effort to protect our associates and our residents, all Balfour Senior Living employees are required to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement of employment with our organization. Qualified exemption requests may be submitted to the human resources department for consideration. We are also able to assist eligible candidates in locating a vaccination site.

Why Balfour?    

  •  Scheduling variety and flexibility:1st, 2nd, overnight and PRN opportunities available for many positions   
  • Immediate healthcare coverage for eligible employees working 30 or more hours per week (Full time status)   
  • Medical, dental and vision plan coverage   
  • Paid time off (PTO) and sick time for full and 1/2 time employees   
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program   
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program   
  • Employee Resident Referral Bonus Program


Founded in 1997, Balfour Senior Living has received national and international recognition for the quality of its exterior architecture and its elegant interior design marked by the use of a vibrant color palette and a diverse collection of fine art. With round-the-clock nursing coverage and an extensive activity program, Balfour’s quality of care and life enrichment programming makes the company a leader in the growing world of senior housing. Since the first community opened in Louisville, Colorado in 1999, Balfour has grown to include nine communities in the Denver Metro area and one in Ann Arbor, Michigan. From its inception, Balfour Senior Living has sought to be the most admired senior living company in the United States.  

Balfour Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) complying with state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment and providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, or racial status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, discharge, termination, layoff, recall, transfers, compensation, benefits, and training.  


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