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Maintenance Mechanic

Job ID 4082606 Date posted 02/17/2017

Matheny Medical and Educational Center

65 Highland Avenue

Peapack, NJ 07977

Matheny Medical and Educational Center, a unique special hospital and school for children and adults with medically complex developmental disabilities, is seeking a:

Maintenance Mechanic

*Full Time*

Responsibilities include:

  • Performs a wide variety of skilled and complex maintenance requests ensuring that maintenance issues are resolved in a safe, effective and timely manner. Repairs and projects include but are not limited to plumbing, electrical and lighting, painting and spackling, sheetrock repair and installation, carpet installation and landscaping.
  • Maintains grounds and shrubbery in a neat condition. Utilizes landscaping equipment properly.
  • Completes assignments and reports findings to the Facilities Manager.
  • Assists with snow removal.
  • Maintains knowledge of emergency systems and procedures; Assists with alarm system activities. Replaces bulbs and batteries in exit signs and security lights as required.

    To qualify, a High School Diploma or GED is preferred.


  • New Jersey Driver’s License required.
  • HVAC and electrical knowledge a plus.

    Matheny offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes medical/dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, tax deferred retirement plan, and generous paid time off.

    To Apply Please Send Your Resume to:

    EOE M/F/D/V

  • By being hired into one of our Maintenance jobs at Matheny, you’ll be a key member of the Matheny team. Professional’s in Maintenance careers come from a variety of backgrounds, bringing an assortment of knowledge and skills to every area of our business. Please click on your desired Maintenance job below to learn more about the exact qualifications.

    It takes special people to care for those with special needs.

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    While the great majority of Matheny patients have cerebral palsy as their primary diagnoses, Matheny also has patients with spina bifida, Lesch-Nyhan Disease (LND) and a wide range of uncommon conditions including Rett syndrome, Angelman syndrome, Cornelia De Lange syndrome, Wolf-Hirshorn syndrome and 4Q Deletion syndrome. Lesch-Nyhan Disease is a rare x-linked recessive disorder associated with cognitive impairment, high levels of uric acid in the blood, kidney involvement and the hallmark symptom -- severe and involuntary self-injurious behaviors. Matheny is recognized as the leading source of information on care issues regarding LND.

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