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Maintenance Technician - 4383 


Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Department: Tohono O'odham Nation Health Care (TONHC)

Division: Facilities Management

Status: Non-Exempt/Full-Time

Salary: $19.64/hr

Position Summary:

Performs preventative maintenance, service and repair on HVAC, plumbing, electrical for equipment and buildings according to established policies, procedures and protocols.

Scope of Work:

Position is located in the TON Health Care. Position works under the general supervision of the Facility Manager or Maintenance Supervisor. Position is required to work on an on call in a 24/7 operation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Depending on the area of assignment, an incumbent may not be required to perform some of the duties listed below):

  • Maintains buildings by performing minor and routine painting, plumbing, electrical wiring, and other related maintenance activities using hand tools.
  • Follows and maintains any preventive maintenance schedule for all buildings and equipment.
  • Receives work assignments via work orders; opens, tracks, and closes out work orders; conducts data entry on work orders.
  • Troubleshoots and replaces defective electrical materials and makes the necessary repairs.
  • Paint structures, repair plaster and woodwork with carpenter tools.
  • Assists with carpentry maintenance tasks, including standard sheetrock/drywall installation or repair, window replacement, cabinet, and countertop replacement, painting and texturing, door and hardware installation; paints interior and exterior finishes, as appropriate.
  • Repairs or replaces mechanical equipment in buildings as needed.
  • Repairs or replaces plumbing fixtures as necessary.
  • Replace light bulbs and ballasts.
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks on the buildings daily.
  • Conduct general landscaping and street repairs.
  • Performs urgent maintenance and repairs, including opening sewer blockages, maintaining boiler and water lines.
  • Conduct inventories of materials, re-orders, and stock materials.
  • Keep all department grounds clean of trash and debris to ensure a pleasant appearance.
  • Assists with landscaping by trimming and pruning trees and shrubs, repairing fences, sweeping sidewalks, repairing irrigation systems, controlling weeds, watering, and cutting lawns using various hand tools or lawn maintenance equipment as needed.
  • Clean drainage ditches and culverts.
  • Maintains and ensures maintenance tools and equipment are in safe working condition.
  • Notifies supervisor of concerning needs for major repairs or additions to lighting, heating, ventilating, and equipment.
  • Sets up and tears down meeting facilities according to program requests or directives.
  • Assists departments in moving or unloading supplies, furniture, and equipment as needed.
  • Cleans and removes materials and debris from work areas.
  • Complies with safety rules and regulations to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Maintain required reports and records.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending seminars, educational workshops, classes, and conferences.
  • Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the Tohono O’odham culture, customs, and traditions.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, tribal laws, regulations, and requirements.
  • Knowledge of the methods and practices used in preventive maintenance and repair work.
  • Knowledge in the use of maintenance tools, chemicals, cleaners, and disinfectants.
  • Knowledge of workplace hazards and safety procedures.
  • Skill in the use of cleaning tools, chemicals, cleaners, and disinfectants.
  • Skill in the safe operation of power tools and shop equipment.
  • Skill in diagnosing and repair of equipment utilized.
  • Skill in providing superior customer services to external and internal customers.
  • Ability to use hand tools and lawn maintenance equipment.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Ability to work independently and meet strict timelines.
  • Ability to work extended hours and various work schedules.
  • Ability to travel.
Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • One year maintenance experience.

Licenses, Certifications, Special Requirements:

  • Licensed in a skilled trade preferred.
  • Upon recommendation for hire, a criminal background and fingerprint check are required to determine suitability for employment.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license (no DUIs or major traffic citations within the last three years).
  • Must submit a 39-month driving record with the employment application.
  • Must meet the Tohono O’odham Nation tribal employer’s insurance requirements to receive a driver’s permit to operate program vehicles.
  • Based on the department’s needs, incumbents may be required to demonstrate fluency in both the Tohono O’odham language and English as a condition of employment.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and crouch; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. In addition, prolonged standing, climbing, bending, stooping, and kneeling. Lastly, the employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

Work Environment:

Work is performed indoors and outdoors. Exposure to natural weather conditions and various dust and mists may occur while performing outdoor duties. In addition, exposure to chemicals and hazardous materials may occur. The incumbent may need safety-toe shoes, safety goggles, gloves, protective face shields, or hard hats in certain situations. May required to work evening, graveyard, holiday, or weekend. Extended hours and irregular shifts may be required. Travel will be required.

This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only of the tasks performed by this position and is not all-inclusive.

Location San Simon  
Open Date 7/18/2022  
Close Date  
About the Organization The Tohono O'odham Nation is a federally-recognized tribe that includes approximately 28,000 members occupying tribal lands in Southwestern Arizona. The Nation is the second largest reservations in Arizona in both population and geographical size, with a land base of 2.8 million acres and 4,460 square miles, approximately the size of the State of Connecticut. Its four non-contiguous segments total more than 2.8 million acres at an elevation of 2,674 feet.  

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