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Maintenance Technician

For Champlain Housing Trust

As a Maintenance Technician at Champlain Housing Trust, you will use your building maintenance and customer service skills to serve the affordable housing needs of people from numerous countries, cultures, and walks of life. Perform a variety of tasks including painting, cleaning, light maintenance, grounds maintenance and snow removal. Experience in light carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and grounds maintenance are required. The ideal candidate will also exhibit a positive attitude, be self-motivated, work independently and as part of a team, be prevention-minded and committed to a membership-based model of community controlled and permanently affordable housing. Reliable transportation and criminal background check are required.


Specific Duties Include:

  • 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 management
  • Maintains 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 codes
  • Minimum 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.
  • Occasional travel to meetings and seminars may be required
  • Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license required.
  • Criminal Background Check Required.
Nov 14, 2019
Knowledge of and experience with carpentry, drywall patching, taping and painting, cleaning apartments and appliances, etc., glazing and replacing windows, minor plumbing and electrical repairs Self motivation, strong work ethic and positive attitude Must be committed to CHT's membership based model of community controlled and permanently affordable housing. Ability to speak multiple languages a strong plus
Headquarters, Burlington, VT, US
Full Time
15.0000 To 17.0000 (USD) Hourly
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