Skilled Maintenance Technician

Skilled maintenance technician

Do you like to bring glory to God by using the skills He has given you in a specific trade? Do you have well-rounded maintenance experience that enables you to perform a variety of tasks to maintain buildings and equipment?

JAARS is in need of skilled workers to help us maintain our various facilities and equipment on center so that we can continue to make Bible translation and language development possible. Could you become part of the team?

  • This is a 1.0 FTE (40 hrs.) position for a volunteer or a staff person who raises support
  • Must be able to work in the US

Brief Description

Maintain, inspect, repair, and perform skilled maintenance service on facilities and grounds.


  • Perform a variety of skilled maintenance work requiring knowledge and experience in one or more skilled trades
  • Install various items and/or system components of a complex nature
  • Maintain facilities, tools, and equipment in safe, comfortable, and operating condition
  • Inspect and perform routine repairs on machines, equipment, or structures
  • Perform preventive maintenance on equipment and facilities
  • Diagnose and resolve facility operational and/or safety concerns
  • Test and/or troubleshoot to assess an item’s function and recommend repair or replacement
  • Complete projects and work orders efficiently and record job tickets daily
  • Guide general maintenance technicians in performing skilled trades to develop their knowledge and skills
  • Be reliable with a keen eye for detail
  • Demonstrate a deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
  • Embrace the vision, mission, and core values of JAARS, and help us live them effectively

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience and knowledge of operating equipment, precision measuring instruments, or electronic testing devices used in your specific trade
  • Ability to perform job functions with appropriate materials, tool, methods, and equipment
  • Flexibility to work with others in a variety of circumstances
  • Skilled in the use of hand and electrical tools
  • Knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems desired
  • Ability to read blueprints/drawings and repair manuals
  • Good organizational, time management, and follow up skills
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills
I'm Interested