Metrocare Services

Maintenance Associate

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/2/2018 4:26 PM)
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time


Working for Metrocare isn’t just a job. It’s a career where your skills and passion for delivering quality care make a positive difference to the individuals that we serve.


Metrocare is the largest provider of mental health services in Dallas County, serving more than 57,000 adults and children annually. For more than fifty (50) years, Metrocare has provided an array of services available to people with mental and developmental disabilities. In addition to behavioral health services, Metrocare provides primary care centers for adults and children, accessible pharmacies, housing and supportive social services. Through the Altshuler Center for Education & Research we are advancing mental health beyond Dallas County.


The maintenance associate performs entry-level maintenance and repair work on facilities and equipment. Work involves tasks in light maintenance and painting of buildings, utility systems, stationary and motorized equipment.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties may be assigned.)

  • Performs simple maintenance and repair work
  • Performs preparation, painting, finishing, and maintenance of a wide variety of interior and exterior surfaces
  • Performs simple electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and carpentry work
  • Performs simple preventative maintenance of equipment and facilities to ensure proper operation
  • Purchases parts and supplies as needed
  • Keeps and prepares work orders as needed
  • Documents proper usage of time and equipment


The competencies listed here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Self-motivating, able to work independently
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Knowledge of proper techniques to perform simple maintenance and repairs to facilities and equipment
  • Knowledge of proper techniques to prepare, prime, sand, seal, patch, paint, and finish a wide variety of interior and exterior surfaces
  • Knowledge of proper use of scaffolding, ladders, and rigging techniques in a manner consistent with current safety standards
  • Skilled in the use of tools and equipment



  • Must have valid Texas driver’s license
  • Bilingual salary differential available


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Training or experience in the simple maintenance of electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems
  • Training or experience in proper painting and surface preparation techniques


  • Basic math skills required.
  • Ability to read tape measure. 


  • Ability to apply common sense understanding of Metrocare programs.


  • None required for this position.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is required to talk and hear. The incumbent must be able to carry material (up to 50 pounds) between sites.


Metrocare couldn’t have a great employee-first culture without great benefits. That’s why we offer a competitive salary, exceptional training and an outstanding benefits package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Paid Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Retirement Plan, including employer matching
  • Health Savings Account, including employer matching
  • Professional Development Allowance
  • Bilingual Stipend – up to 6% of the base salary
  • Many other benefits

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


Tobacco Free Facilities - Metrocare is committed to promoting the health, well-being and safety of Metrocare team members, guests, and individuals and families we serves while on the facility campuses. Therefore, Metrocare facilities and grounds are tobacco-free.


No calls from staffing agencies or independent recruiters


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