Maintenance Technician

 At Hillel Day School, we inspire a passion for learning, responsibility to self and community, and devotion to Jewish living in a warm, innovative, and engaging environment. Hillel Day School is a vibrant and joyful, early childhood-through-eighth grade Jewish day school in Farmington Hills, Michigan.

We are seeking a Maintenance Technician to work Monday thru Friday, 7:30-4:00pm. 

Maintenance staff provides technical expertise and manual skill in the inspection, servicing, and repair of the buildings, grounds, equipment, and furnishings. We follow all CDC requirements related to COVID-19.


To perform building upkeep and repairs, responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining records of any work and inspections done on-premises
  • Performing inventory on repair supplies
  • Keeping repair tools and supplies clean and organized
  • Setting up repair appointments with mechanics or electricians when needed
  • Overseeing contractors when professional repairs are necessary
  • Making and installing new furniture or equipment
  • Ensuring all safety systems are functioning properly, including smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
  • Conducting routine maintenance on equipment and building systems
  • Completing safety checks on systems and equipment
  • Doing pest control and landscaping
  • Performing general maintenance tasks for the building such as window washing, drywall repair, plastering, carpentry, flooring repair, painting
  • Detecting, identifying and repairing building issues, like basic problems with the building's electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems
  • Responding to and completing  faculty, staff and supervisor maintenance requests and work orders 
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs. 
  • Direct traffic control for arrival and dismissal


- Knowledge of standard practices, methods, materials and tools of the electrical, carpentry, heating, air conditioning, and/or plumbing trades. 

- Skilled with a variety of hand and bench tools.

- Technical knowledge of facilities and custodial equipment. Ability to troubleshoot equipment and maintenance issues.


- An equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

-Must complete background check and fingerprinting requirements