Maintenance Worker

Nov 27 2018
Lunalilo Home |Honolulu|Full Time
Job Description



  1. Primary Focus:  Building/Equipment – Maintenance Worker

I.               ​    Responsible for the repairs requests and assist with the preventative maintenance scheduling.  Routine task include cleaning air conditioners, light painting, general cleaning and trash removal, removal of leaves, and exterior debris, re-stripping and repairing parking lots, cleaning carpets, changing bulbs, and caring for household plants.

II.                  Maintenance department inventories.

III.                Building:

·         Makes sure all plumbing and electrical are working properly and safely or upon request

·         Check all lights, emergency lights, door buzzers, door locks, windows, window screens, furniture, tables and chairs, toilets, sinks and showers

·         Performs daily rounds and responds to routine and emergency maintenance requests and immediately reports safely hazards to Dietary/Support Service Manager and appropriate personnel of affected departments

·         Ensure clean and well-maintained pest free facility i.e. basic facility repairs and upkeep.  Makes recommendations for further assistance and/or support when beyond scope of capability or expertise.

IV.                Machinery and Appliances:

·         Perform preventative maintenance on all equipment

·         Completes monthly emergency generator tests and logs appropriate documentation, reading, etc

·         Complete and proper logging of files and records responding work cost, time spent and material/supplies used for each completed service requisition or request

·         Cleans and services hedger, weed whacker, lawn mowers, tractors mowers, and chipper vac.


V.                  Fire Prevention:

·         Assists with planning and conducting fire drills with the Dietary/Support Service Manager.  Follows the Lunalilo Home Fire Evacuation procedures and keeps records.

VI.                Disaster & Emergency Plan:

·         Will do everything possible to ensure our Residents’ and Employees’ safety in the event of disaster

·         Will prepare according to the instructions we have received from the Civil Defense, etc.  Will make sure our survival kits are complete.  Windows and glass doors will be boarded up or taped.  Drinking water will be stored, etc.

VII.              Lawn/Parking Lot

·         Assists with the up keep of the grounds; cleaning, watering, etc.


  1. Primary Focus:  Grounds/Equipment – Maintenance Worker

VIII.            Responsible for taking care of the five (5) acres of landscaping which includes, but is not limited to, mowing, edging, weeding, raking, pruning and blowing

IX.                Involved in making recommendations for small landscaping projects around the Home.

X.                  The Land:

·         Make sure all plumbing (irrigation system) and electrical systems in the lawn are working correctly

·         Performs daily rounds and responds to routine and emergency maintenance requests and immediately reports safety hazards in the yard to the Dietary/Support Service Manager

·         Ensure the trees are pruned and trimmed: Trip pruning of shrubs, and bushes/shrubs; and string trimming of all areas not accessible by a mower, edging of all grass areas and blowing of hard-scape surfaces

·         Recommends comprehensive chemical treatment programs for turf and plantings

·         Responsible for the removal of leaves, fruits, etc. on the ground

·         Ensure that the lawn is watered and well hydrated; responsible for the irrigation system

·         Makes recommendations and obtain quotes for further assistance and/or support when beyond scope of capability or expertise

XI.                Machinery and garden equipment

·         Perform preventative maintenance on all equipment

·         Cleans and services hedger, weed whacker, lawn mowers, tractors mowers, and chipper vac.

XII.              Maintenance:

·         Assists with the maintenance program as needed

XIII.            Vehicles

·         Performs minor automotive maintenance; vacuums and washes vehicles

·         Service vans and trucks on regular schedule.  Cleans and washes vehicles.  Make sure gas is full, tires properly inflated, check all lights, blinkers, signal lights, and brake lights are working.  Periodic checks on wheelchairs lifts.


XIV.      Other duties as assigned.





  • High School graduate or GED and able to effectively communicate, both orally and written
  • Must know basic principles and standards of health, hygiene, sanitation, and safety and be knowledgeable of rules/regulations and laws with emphasis on those affecting departmental operations, i.e. OSHA, infection control, hazardous wastes, etc.


  • One year experience in mechanical/maintenance/lawn maintenance


  • Must be energetic and enthusiastic with good organization skills
  • Valid Hawaii Driver’s License required

Physical Demands:

  • Requires heavy lifting, eye-hand-foot coordination essential
  • Requires frequent stooping, bending, stretching, pushing and pulling

Mental Demands:

  • Duties required attention to details and careful planning
  • Must have a good understanding of the task involved and the ability to follow through
  • Must be able to respond to emergency repair from other departments


  • Reading, frequent listening, accurate interpreting and clearly speaking
  • Legible writing in words and numbers


  • In or outdoors
  • Exposed to various elements as heat, moisture, humidity, fumes, chemical, water, and odors
  • Subject to cut, burns, slips and falls

Equipment Use:

  • Operates/uses equipment and plumbing, carpentry tools, including, but not limited to: vacuum cleaners, wet and dry, riding lawnmowers, weed whacker, hedge trimmer, and related equipment.

Required Documentation:

  • Annual Physical/Infection/Transmittable Disease Clearance, TB Clearance Certificate
  • Annual Driver’s License & Abstract

Lunalilo Home is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.