Maintenance Technician

Coalition Homes, affiliated with Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, is seeking a Maintenance Technician to provide a range of services on 175 rental apartments throughout Montgomery County. This is a full time 40 hours a week position (Monday through Friday), but some overtime and on-call will occur based on emergency repair needs.

Required Qualifications:

· 5 years experience in construction or building maintenance labor

· Knowledge of light residential maintenance procedures involving plumbing, electrical, drywall / painting, HVAC and lock repair

· Reliable, organized, and self-motivated

· Ability to work independently, following written or verbal instructions

· Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.

· Enthusiasm for learning new skills and developing improved methods for best use of time and other resources

· Ability to adhere to strict safety policies and code of conduct with tenants, some of whom may exhibit irregular behavior at times

· Ability to budget, track, and record all repair expenses

· Ability to communicate professionally with all internal/external partners along with clients

· Ability to document repairs progress

· Must submit to criminal background check/reference check

. Live in position


Optional Qualifications:

· Experience with Yardi or other property management software

· Conversational Spanish or French

· Advanced skills in one of the trades (plumbing, HVAC, electrical, carpentry / drywall / painting, or appliance repair)

· Knowledge of property management industry best practices and the Montgomery County / AOBA recommended residential lease