CommonBond Communities

Facilities Maintenance Manager

St. Paul, MN
Sep 12, 2019
Oct 12, 2019
CommonBond Communities
Labor / Trades
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time
CommonBond Communities
Facilities Maintenance Manager
Central Office, St. Paul MN

Home is the foundation for everything in life. That’s why it’s been our mission since 1971 to offer quality, dignified affordable housing and life-changing support services. Our model has always been about supporting residents in finding stability and achieving their goals. It’s why we’re more than housing—we combine quality affordable homes with our on-site Advantage Services because we believe that with the right support and opportunities, all people can thrive. Today, over 13,000 people—families, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities and other barriers—call a CommonBond community “home.”
If creating vibrant, stable communities sounds like important work to you, join us!
CommonBond Communities offers an employee-driven culture that values work/life balance. Our core values are RESPECT, INTEGRITY, PARTNERSHIP, INNOVATION and EXCELLENCE. We live these values and look for people who embody them to represent our organization in the community. If this sounds like you, please keep reading!
CommonBond is excited to announce an opening for Facilities Maintenance Manager at our Central Office in St. Paul, MN. This position is Full Time.

1.) Programs, Protocols and assigned duties:
• Develop and manage facilities maintenance programs and protocols
• Provide education and guidance on day to day duties and responsibilities to maintenance staff
• Manage assigned capital needs projects
• Provide continual leadership and support to all staff, vendors and facilities whenever a need arises

2.) Acts as a resource to all CommonBond staff regarding facility issues and routines
• Safety – OSHA, inclement weather, incident response and safety awareness
• Design & implement routine maintenance to help sustain facility longevity and maintainability
• Ensure Compliances – State, City, Federal and CommonBond standards

3.) Represents CommonBond in all physical property inspections and audits
• Performs site audits/inspections prior to third party audit/inspections
• Recommends necessary corrections to the site findings and performs follow up inspections
• Attends inspections with third party inspectors and reports findings
• Provide site inspections and assists on the planning to repair those findings

4.) Assists Property Management Department in all emergency services and insurance claims
• Analyzes immediate needs and makes recommendations based on the situation
• Communicates and implements action plans to resolve needs at sites
• Ensures action plan is carried out to mitigate exposure and to protect sites, staff and residents
• Meets insurance inspector and contractors on site after emergencies when applicable

5.) Research, create and recommend scopes of work, contractors, vendors and suppliers
• Maintains the Preferred Vendor list on the CommonBond website
• Recommends and helps supervise which vendors or contractors to hire
• Create RFP’s, reviews bids, recommend vendors to all staff and monitor performance
• Develop, locate and secure long-term and financially rewarding vendor relationships

6.) Transition new and rehab developments to Property Management Department
• Participates in pre and post punch lists
• Train and/or coordinates trainings for CommonBond site staff
• Ensure that Owner’s Manuals have all site, contact and warranty information and USB Drive

Why CommonBond Communities?:
• Work-life balance
• Competitive salary
• Excellent benefits
• Tuition discounts
• Employee recognition and rewards program
• Employee referral program
• A respectful and growth-oriented workplace
• A chance to make the difference in the community!

1.) Four year degree or equivalent experience
2.) Post-secondary courses in electrical, plumbing, heating, and refrigeration, or equivalent experience
3.) Ability to design cost containment/prevention maintenance programs and perform cost benefit analysis
4.) Strong interpersonal skills
5.) Ability to work independently
6.) Computer skills using Microsoft Word, Excel and Yardi
7.) SMART Phone use and familiarity


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