Maintenance Technician Description

This position is responsible for all required maintenance functions within the community. The position provides support, and delivery of all preventive maintenance programs and services and ensures guidelines with state and federal requirements are met for the facility. The position ensures all plumbing, electrical, appliances, and facilities operations ensure in a proper manner. This position reports to the Facility Director.


  • Performs routine maintenance and repairs on the facility equipment; documents hazardous conditions and equipment.
  • Follows all established safety procedures and precautions when performing maintenance service.
  • Maintains grounds and facility in good repair ensuring a safe, clean and orderly environment.
  • Replaces burned out light bulbs, exit lights, overhead lights, room call lights, etc.
  • Report all incidents/accidents in writing no matter how minor to a supervisor.
  • Establishes and follows preventative maintenance schedules.
  • Ensures maintenance supplies have been replenished in work areas as necessary.
  • Performs unscheduled maintenance tasks as directed.
  • Attends and participates in in-service education classes and staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all pertinent resident care information to assure resident rights are protected.
  • Establishes and maintains a work order system.
  • Periodically performs room checks and new resident checks on appliance, plugs & electronic checks.
  • Accepts and negotiates outside bids for contracts as directed by the Executive Director.
  • Acts as a contact person for vendors performing maintenance jobs.
  • Gives input into operational and capital budgets.
  • Trains department staff and care staff on Emergency procedures.
  • Moves heavy furniture, boxes, and equipment.
  • Adherence to State Life-Safety Policy and work with life safety inspector, implements necessary changes as required by state.
  • Works with Administrator on Plan of Correction in the event there is a life safety deficiency.
  • Snow removal, Lawn mowing, Outdoor clean-up and repairs.
  • Trimming/disposal of overhanging branches and any waste on property.
  • Indoor/outdoor repairs to capability.
  • Moving/removing of any heavy objects.
  • Maintenance of vehicles that are property owned.
  • Performs additional assigned duties at the direction of the Facility Director.

Required Skills & Abilities

  • Thorough understanding of and support for the company’s philosophy.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to relate effectively to staff, residents, families, and the community.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • High School or equivalent
  • Post-secondary or technical training is preferred.
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Must maintain confidentiality regarding resident & proprietary information.
  • Ability to relate professionally & work cooperatively with residents & staff at all levels.
  • Holds a valid driver’s license.

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of walking and standing.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, reach, lift.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds at times.
  • Ability to travel.


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account

Current Openings


  • Location: Ellendale, MN, Eyota, MN, Harmony, MN
    Property: Arbor Garden Place, Harmony Place, Whispering Oak Place
    Type/Schedule: Full-Time, Salary
    Multiple locations.
  • Location: Faribault MN
    Type/Schedule: Full-Time, Salary
  • Location: Caledonia, MN, La Crescent, MN, Preston, MN
    Property: Pine View Assisted Living, Traditions of La Crescent, Traditions of Preston
    Type/Schedule: Full-Time, Salary
    Multiple locations.
  • Location: Rochester, MN
    Type/Schedule: Full-Time, Salary


  • Location: Monona, IA
    Property: Garden View Place
    Type/Schedule: Full-Time, Salary

Hired candidates will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check, valid references, pre-employment drug test, and other pre-employment practices as required by law. EOE.

About Cornerstone Management

Cornerstone Management believes in creating healthy living environments for our senior communities. Our management services offer a unique blend of senior management experience, passion for the well being of residents, entrepreneurial spirit and family values. Cornerstone believes the interests of our residents and healthy bottom line for the property owner are the key interests to be considered.