Maintenance Technician

nder general direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Technician maintains buildings, apartments and offices according to established quality standards. Performs repairs and maintenance to facilities on an on-going basis, and performs make-ready duties to vacated apartments for re-renting.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education or Experience: High School or equivalent diploma. Three to five years’ experience in general building maintenance duties or a construction trade such as carpentry, drywall, plumbing, etc.

Language Skills: Must understand English to receive job assignments. Must speak English at a level that is understandable and clearly enough for residents to understand.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to perform basic arithmetic functions appropriate for construction or remodeling job assignments.

Reasoning and Judgment Abilities: Must use good judgment to determine what maintenance or repairs are necessary, which jobs should have priority, when to ask for backup help, determine when coordination with the supervisor is appropriate, and similar common sense abilities.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, and Certifications: Possess and maintain current driver’s license, auto insurance, clean driving record and reliable vehicle. Current shot records with tetanus and hepatitis shots

Other Skills or Abilities: Tact and diplomacy are required when dealing with residents who are sometimes irate. A teamwork attitude is necessary to be effective. Must be available to respond to emergencies if possible and perform scheduled on-call duties during non­working hours.

NeighborWorks Alaska is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status.

Qualified candidates may submit an application and resume to: [email protected]