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American Red Cross

Technician II, General Maintenance

American Red Cross


Job Summary

Under general supervision, perform repairs and maintenance in plant or office facilities, or on machines and equipment. Typically perform work in one or more of the maintenance trades: carpentry, plumbing, painting, machine, and equipment repair, electrical, sheet metal fabrication, and welding. Conduct routine, periodic, or special inspections to determine repair and maintenance work necessary to prevent breakdowns of facilities, machinery, and equipment. Use hand and power tools to test, inspect, troubleshoot, and repair machines and equipment. Use blueprints, sketches, layouts, wiring diagrams, drawings, and specifications. Provide support, development, and/or leadership guidance to all volunteers. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain and repair the organization’s facilities and properties involving routine tasks and responsibilities. Patch minor holes and cracks in walls and ceilings.  Repair or replace concrete floors, steps, and sidewalks.  Paint structures and equipment as needed.  Install and correct minor electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and structural problems. Document installation and repairs as required by regulatory agencies.  Install, operate, and service boilers, chillers, motors, fans, pumps, and related mechanical equipment.
  • May move and store furniture and equipment.
  • Estimate time and material costs of various projects. Requisition of new supplies and equipment.
  • May plant and tend flowerbeds. Prune shrubs and trees to enhance growth and appearance, water lawns, shrubs, and flowerbeds, and spray fertilizer and insecticides. May rake and remove fallen leaves, sweep external walkways and staircases, and remove snow using power removal equipment or shovel. Apply snow-melting chemicals when necessary on company roads, walkways, and outside staircases.
  • May drive vehicle to other locations.
  • Perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures.


  • Education: High School or equivalent required. May require a trade license.
  • Experience: Minimum 3 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Related experience includes skill and knowledge of painting, HVAC, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, and electrical work is required.
  • Management Experience: N/A
  • Skills & Abilities: May require a valid driver’s license and clean DMV record.  May be required to have basic computer skills.  Exemplary interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Skills and knowledge of painting, HVAC, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, and electrical work are required.  May have on-call duties. Ability to work on a team.
  • Travel: drive the vehicle to other locations.
  • A current, valid driver’s license with good driving record is required.
  • The combination of the candidate’s education and general experience satisfies requirements so long as the total years equate to the description’s minimum education and general experience years combined (Management experience cannot be substituted).

Physical Requirements: Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.  Regularly lift and/or move objects 10-50 lbs frequently; lift and/or move objects that weigh more than 100 lbs with assistance or the use of a powered industrial truck.  Frequently required to push carts weighing up to 250 pounds on flat flooring or ramps.  Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  Occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.    Able to move/lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted.  Ability to use a variety of hand and power tools and work with a variety of chemicals and solvents.  The position may require climbing ladders for top-level selection.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Additional Information


  • Medical and dental Vision plans
  • Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts
  • PTO + Holidays
  • 401K with a 5% match
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Employee Assistance
  • Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term
  • Service Awards and recognition

How to Apply

Do not mail or fax resumes.  All applicants must apply online:



  • Date Posted: May 25, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Start Date: 06/17/2024
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk set with supervisor with adjustments as needed