Maintenance Technician II
Maintenance Technician II
Central Office – 1080 Montreal Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55116
Upper Post Veterans Homes – 6210 Bloomington Road, Fort Snelling, MN 55111
Full-time (34 Hours/week) Monday through Friday position
& On Call Rotation Required
As the largest provider of affordable housing in the Upper Midwest, CommonBond Communities has been building and sustaining homes with services to families, seniors, and individuals with disabilities since 1971. We combine affordable housing with on-site Advantage Services with a goal of helping residents achieve stability, advancement, and independence. We believe that all people, despite their economic status, should experience the benefits of a home. If you agree, and want to work in an exciting employee driven culture that values work/life balance, consider joining our team!
CommonBond Communities is excited to announce the search for a full-time 34 hours a week Maintenance Technician II at the Central Office in St. Paul and in Fort Snelling at Upper Post Veterans Homes. The Upper Post site is dedicated to veterans and their families and individuals with special needs. If you’re excited about in having a stable place to live, consider applying for this position!
The primary responsibility is to ensure the timely completion of all assigned maintenance duties and other tasks. Duties include performing repairs, preparing units and completing preventative maintenance.
Central Office: Tuesdays & Fridays 7:30am to 12:30pm
Upper Post: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursdays 7:00am to 3:30pm
- Competitive pay
- Generous benefits package the first of the month after 30 days of full-time employment
- Eleven paid holidays
- A challenging, fun, growth oriented work environment
- A chance to make a difference in lives of our residents
- Completes basic building repairs related to air conditioner units, air exchange systems, electrical work, carpentry, fixtures, plumbing, appliances and windows in a timely manner
- Completes preventative maintenance, grounds maintenance, basic housekeeping tasks and general upkeep.
- Responsible for on call and emergency maintenance service as scheduled.
- Interacts with residents, vendors and fellow employees in a respectful and professional manner, treating others with dignity and empathy.
- Works with management to ensure all activities are conducted in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws.
- Clear, concise communication with property manager and regional maintenance supervisor on work schedule for assigned sites, purchases, work order and unit turnover status, on-call work and preventative maintenance.
- Follows all CommonBond safety policies and local, state and federal regulations.
- Inspects equipment before each use; uses personal protective equipment when necessary.
- High school graduate or equivalent.
- 2-year Technical Degree or equivalent preferred
- Minimum of 1 year maintenance/trades experience
- Ability to communicate effectively both written and orally
- Good interpersonal skills
- Special Boiler License or ability to obtain.
- Valid driver’s license.
- Must provide own hand tools.
- Basic computer skills including ability to send and receive emails, enter hours worked on internet based system and access/perform data entry in Microsoft Office products.
- Access to reliable transportation.
- Must be able to work on call, weekends and the first and last day of each month; must be available for overtime as is needed.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Experience or training in building maintenance such as appliance repair, plumbing, electrical, carpentry and preventative maintenance
• Willingness to learn and assist above and beyond as part of “the team”
• Ability to self-direct
• Good interpersonal skills
• Ability to stand, walk, reach, climb, bend and kneel
• Ability to lift up to 30 pounds frequently and 50 pounds occasionally
• Ability to reach above and below the shoulders
• Ability to use hands and fingers to grasp, twist and pull
• Withstand external weather conditions such as working outside in the rain, cold, heat or other adverse weather