Maintenance Worker I


The Maintenance Worker I is responsible to the Maintenance Supervisor and Director of Maintenance/Engineering.  Oversees the work of Maintenance Worker II’s as assigned, but is not responsible for performance evaluations.  Must work closely and cooperatively with the staff of the Maintenance/Engineering Department.  Frequent contact with staff members in all departments.  Will have contact with residents and families.

  • Performs a variety of general maintenance and semi-skilled repairs of equipment and buildings assigned.  Use a variety of hand and power tools.
  • Tests various equipment and systems throughout Hale Makua Health Services. Independently troubleshoot and correct identified problems.  Systems and equipment include, but are not limited to air conditioning, plumbing, electrical, fire alarm, sprinkler systems and generators, laundry and kitchen equipment. 
  • Oversee and coach the work of Maintenance Worker II’s as assigned.
  • Prepare and paint surfaces as assigned.
  • Move, deliver and set up supplies, equipment, and furniture.
  • Document work performed on prescribed forms at job site and enter data into maintenance software program.
  • Keep all assigned areas clean and neat, and free of hazardous conditions, i.e. grease/oil spills, excess supplies, and equipment.
  • Follow safety rules and regulations.




  • Graduate of a trade or vocational school in a specialty area preferred.  Two years in an apprentice program may be equivalent to graduation from a trade or vocational school.
  • Two (2) years experience in building maintenance repair.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of fundamentals of carpentry, masonry, painting, electricity, mechanics and their related safety rules.  Must demonstrate competency in preventive maintenance, testing equipment and systems, troubleshooting problems, and basic repairs of kitchen, air conditioning, generator, laundry equipment and systems.  Basic computer skills to access maintenance software program.
  • Ability to give and follow oral and written instructions.  Ability to use hand and power tools.  Ability to work responsibly and independently on assigned duties.  Ability to work harmoniously with others.  Ability to oversee and coach the performance of others. If assigned to drive, must have valid driver's license, be able to drive a vehicle and have a good driving record.
  • Must meet the mental and physical health standards deemed necessary for performance of duties, including performing strenuous work, climbing ladders, working at different heights, and lifting equipment and supplies.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including working weekends/holidays and at our Hale Makua Kahului and Wailuku locations.



Union Start Wages: $20.32/hr. then $20.69/hr. after three months of continuous service.