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Maintenance Technician

The Center for Action and Contemplation is looking for a part-time Maintenance Tech to support our Facilities Manager. In this role, you will help maintain our beautiful offices and Visitor Center in the South Valley of Albuquerque. You’ll perform day-to-day upkeep and solve maintenance problems to keep the offices running and create a welcoming space for staff and visitors alike.

Our ideal candidate is a jack-of-all-trades with a positive fix-it attitude. You must be service-oriented and willing to jump into a wide range of maintenance work. You will help with everything from non-technical maintenance of plumbing, electrical, heating, ventilating, and/or air conditioning facilities and equipment at a level not requiring formal licensure. You may also perform tasks of other unlicensed trades, such as a light equipment operator, carpenter, painter, and/or locksmith.

Key Responsibilities

  • Respond to and resolve maintenance requests.
  • Maintain the grounds for our three office sites.
  • Perform well maintenance and repairs.
  • Perform Acequia maintenance and facilitate flooding.
  • Provide lawn maintenance and general upkeep, to include irrigation/drip systems.
  • Monitor and maintain plumbing systems, internal and external.
  • Maintain roofs and gutters.
  • Manage all seasonally required maintenance, system startups and shutdowns, etc.
  • Monitor and maintain heating and cooling systems, and handle troubleshooting.
  • Create work environments for new employees to include the purchase and set-up of work stations.
  • Create and maintain relationships with all outside contractors or service providers; coordinate and monitor all work being performed.
  • Purchase maintenance supplies, including monthly inventory of housekeeping products and consumables.
  • Handle trash and recycling.

Why you’re right for this job

  • You are an expert problem solver with a can-do attitude.
  • You know how to fix almost everything yourself, but you also know when it’s time to ask for help and/or call in a licensed professional.
  • You are approachable, patient, and you enjoy working on teams with great people.
  • You are service-oriented and you love to get things done.
  • You can communicate clearly in a courteous manner.
  • You can work autonomously within the parameters set by your manager, and you can proactively identify problems that need to be fixed.
  • You exercise independent judgement and make sound decisions while balancing multiple priorities.
  • You are highly organized with a strong attention to detail.
  • You embody the CAC’s values of inclusion, compassion, open-mindedness and teamwork.


  • 3- 5 years of experience in HVAC systems, plumbing, and grounds maintenance required.
  • Familiarity with shallow wells and drip systems preferred.
  • Knowledge of Acequia flood irrigation preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 preferred.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.
  • Current Driver’s License required.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds and carry it up to 90 feet.

Job Specifications and Pay

This job is on-site, in our Albuquerque office. It is part-time, 20-32 hours per week. Candidates must be located in Albuquerque, NM. We offer a competitive compensation package.

EEO Statement

CAC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.


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