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Maintenance Technician

For Champlain Housing Trust

Performs repairs, preventative maintenance, grounds work, and other duties assigned in accordance with CHT policies and procedures to insure the organization’s portfolio of residential apartment buildings and/or commercial rental properties consistently meet or exceed established quality standards. 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Responds to assigned work orders by investigating the request and performing the necessary repairs under guidance and direction of the team lead as needed to insure positive results. 
  • Complete semi-skilled repairs that may include but are not limited to carpentry, painting, minor drywall taping, lock smithing, minor plumbing (not requiring a license), minor electrical (not requiring a license). 
  • Pick up litter on property(ies) assigned as needed to maintain property curb appeal and sanitation.
  • Prepares vacant apartments for re-occupancy by repairing or replacing items.
  • Under the direction of others implements components of a preventative maintenance system.
  • Responsible for equipment and supply managementmaintains building inventory and storage of equipment purchased.
  • Responsible for keeping records of all work done, invoices of materials purchased, records of all approved equipment purchased.
  • Becomes familiar with building codesminimum housing codes for Burlington (if applicable)Section 8 housing quality guidelines.
  • Participates in on-call rotation according to department schedule. During on-call periods, responds to emergency calls during and after normal business hours.
  • Use/own hand tools.
  • Delivers resident notices.
  • Transports small equipment or tools between departments or sites
  • Other duties as required. 
Dec 07, 2020
Job Qualifications: Work experience in light construction, painting, drywall, plumping, heating, electrical or other trades preferred. Customer service experience preferred. Positive attitude, self-motivation, and willingness to learn required. Must be committed to CHT's membership based model of community controlled and permanently affordable housing. Lead-based paint Essential Maintenance Practices certification, or ability to obtain it within 6 months of hire. Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license required. Criminal Background Check Required.
Lead-based paint Essential Maintenance Practices certification, or ability to obtain it within 6 months of hire.
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