Maintenance Worker 1

    • Job Tracking ID: 512256-781959
    • Job Location: West Henrietta, NY
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: July 26, 2021
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:


Maintenance Worker I



Reports to

Facilities Manager



RPO is a global leader in precision optics, optical components, and optical assemblies. We specialize in a full spectrum of products & services including - Design and Engineering, Systems Integration, Lens Assembly, Visible and Infrared Components, Glass and Plastic Molded Aspheres, and Thin Film Coating. As one of the fastest growing companies in Rochester, RPO offers exciting career paths and work on market-leading programs. See below one of many career opportunities to join to RPO team!

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, performs a variety of facilities maintenance duties to maintain the equipment; disassemble, move, and reassemble office and production equipment; maintain organization and cleanliness of the physical facility; and other duties as assigned.

Summary of Essential Job Duties:

  • Lubricate, clean, and perform basic evaluations of the production equipment.
  • Disassemble, move, and reassemble office and production equipment.
  • Maintain supplies in restrooms, conference rooms, and other assigned areas.
  • Wash and dust windows, walls, and blinds.
  • Operate a variety of electrical cleaning equipment; maintain and order custodial equipment and supplies.
  • Perform various tasks in moving or rearranging furniture, desks, cubicles and other equipment; set up rooms for meetings.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • Drywall Repair, Painting, and similar tasks.


Additional Job Duties and Requirements:

  • Knowledge of proper lubrication techniques and general mechanical acumen.
  • Knowledge of methods of cleaning and preserving floors, walls, and fixtures.
  • Use of cleaning materials and disinfectants, equipment and tools used in custodial work.
  • Be aware of occupational hazards and remain compliant with standard safety practices.
  • Proficiency in the use of power equipment, hand tools, vacuums, floor polishers, and ladders or stepstools.
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation.
  • Must be a US citizen or Permanent Resident: In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Experience and Skills:

Requirements and Competencies:

Language Skills:

  • Must be able to effectively read, write, and communicate in English, with all levels of management and co-workers.


  • High school diploma or GED


Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to apply basic mathematical concepts.


Additional Requirements:

  • Pursuant to ITAR, EAR, and other export compliance laws and regulations, applicants for this position must be U.S. Persons as defined by U.S. law, i.e., U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents ('Green Card' holders), persons granted refugee status or asylum status in the United States, or temporary residents granted amnesty.


Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand: use hands and fingers, and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch: and talk and hear.
  • The job may involve prolonged periods of sitting/standing.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. May involve prolonged periods of magnified inspection (eye strain)
  • Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp.
  • The employee is frequently required to use the computer.
  • Must have the ability to lift 50 lbs without assistance from man or machine.


Work Environment:

  • May involve the use of oils, greases, and solvents.
  • Subject to some soilage and irritation from materials used/encountered. (Lab Coats provided)
  • Generally works in a clean environment and works to maintain the environment as such.
  • Safety Glasses are required
  • May require area specific safety training
  • This position works in a manufacturing environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.
  • May work at different workstations as production needs require, or shifts from one station to another, during the production process.
  • May be exposed to dust, grease, odors and cleaning agents.


Compensation & Benefits:

RPO offers highly competitive, total compensation packages linked directly to employee’s professional experience. RPO’s benefits include: Tuition Reimbursement Program, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, 10 paid holidays, generous paid vacation and sick time and a 401(k) plan after a 60-day waiting period. Additionally, we work a 9/80 work week that provides for every other Friday as a non-work day.



This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


Rochester Precision Optics is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people.


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States, and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.