CommonBond Communities

Roving Maintenance Technician

Saint Paul, MN
Jan 10, 2022
Feb 09, 2022
CommonBond Communities
Labor / Trades
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Home is the foundation for everything in life. Since 1971, our model has 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.”  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 consider joining our team.  

Why CommonBond Communities?:

  • Work-life balance
  • Competitive salary
  • Employee referral program
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Employee recognition and rewards program
  • A respectful and growth-oriented workplace
  • A chance to make a difference in the community!
  • Ongoing training and professional development

CommonBond Communities invites qualified applicants to apply for the Roving Maintenance Technician position in CommonBond's Portfolio .  The Roving Maintenance Technician will travel to properties where the maintenance technician is absent or when a property needs additional support. The Roving Maintenance Technician will ensure the timely, compliant performance and completion of all assigned property maintenance duties, projects and/or tasks.  This position is not supervisory, but it is a leadership and coaching role.  Strong communication skills are essential.





Building Maintenance 80%


  • Schedules and prioritizes all work orders; ensures timely, compliant completion and follow up; complete all work orders within 48 hours, communicates directly with residents when parts must be ordered causing the completion of the requested work to be delayed.
  • Schedules all maintenance for building and common areas
  • Preventative maintenance and general upkeep of properties. Completes assigned work orders and reports on a daily and monthly basis.
  • Prepares all vacant units to be made ready for immediate occupancy.
  • Keeps manager updated of any uncompleted service requests.
  • Assists in keeping the entire complex clean.
  • Informs manager concerning deferred maintenance issues.
  • Works overtime as needed. Works on the last and first day of each month until unit turn responsibilities are completed.
  • Train others on the above expectations as needed.




Training and Onboarding 10%


  • Provides support to sites in time of staff shortage or high need.
  • Provides technical expertise and coaching to other Maintenance Technicians who may have questions regarding the proper way to proceed with a maintenance or inspection need.
  • Assist with onboarding of new staff.
  • Provide feedback of site-specific maintenance on-call region.




Safety Program Support 5%


  • Develops and maintains Safety Data Sheets for all chemicals used on sites.
  • Report any site safety or compliance issues to assigned site staff and Facilities Maintenance Manager.
  • Assist newly onboarded sites in developing Lock Out/Tag Out and safety protocols as needed.
  • Required to wear provided uniform at all times and PPE as needed.



Purchasing/Supplies 5%


  • Assist with outside vendors, takes bids for special projects, capital repairs or extensive maintenance.
  • Keeps an inventory of supplies and informs manager when additional supplies are needed.
  • Monitors supply prices.
  • Discusses site needs with site managers which effects the maintenance budget.
  • Compliantly use and account for company credit card expenditures.





  • Minimum of one-year maintenance leadership experience and 3 years general maintenance experience.
  • Possess a Special Boilers license.
  • Must have experience in all phases of building maintenance, including HVAC, general boiler knowledge, appliance repair, preventative maintenance, plumbing and electrical repairs, ceramic and floor tile installation, dry wall, roof repairs, concrete repair, painting, carpentry work and subflooring repairs.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work successfully in a team environment.
  • Willingness and ability to travel between sites and pickup supplies at local vendors.
  • Access to reliable transportation.
  • Ability to work flexible hours occasionally.
  • Ability to work at distance sites requiring overnight stays.
  • Must be able to work on call and weekends, when needed.






  • Strong motivational skills.
  • Proficient in computer and smart phones.
  • Good communication skills required.
  • Dependability and flexibility a must.
  • Must be customer service oriented.





  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Post secondary courses in electrical, plumbing and heating, appliance repair – Preferred, not required.
  • Well versed in matters of fair housing preferred.
  • Must provide own hand tools.





  • Ability to stand, walk, reach, climb, bend, crouch, stoop, and kneel.
  • Ability to lift boxes of supplies, furniture, shop material, A/C condenser units, hot water heaters, plywood, etc. of up to 100 pounds with assistance.
  • Ability to aid in digging up plumbing leaks on the grounds and making repairs.
  • Ability to reach above and below the shoulders.
  • Ability to use hands and fingers to grasp, twist and pull.
  • Ability to climb a ladder and work above ground.
  • Withstand external weather conditions, such as working outside in the rain, cold, heat or other adverse weather.



Similar jobs

More searches like this

Similar jobs