Maintenance Technician I

Colonial Estates, One Beacon Circle, Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America Req #1512
Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Maintenance Technician I, Colonial Estates - Springfield, MA




General Statement of Duties:  Performs various entry-level maintenance functions including minor repairs that do not require the need for a license in the following areas: electrical, plumbing, appliances, flooring, carpentry, painting, heating/air issues. 


Supervision Received:  Reports to and receives direction from Maintenance Supervisor.


Supervision Exercised:  No supervisory duties


FLSA Status:  Nonexempt


Essential Functions of the Position: (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all duties that may be found in positions of this class.)   


  • Assists with clean out and demo work for all turnover related responsibilities once apartments are vacated to ensure make ready status is achieved in a timely manner.
  • Assists with general carpentry duties such as wallboard repair, countertop/cabinet replacement, finish carpentry, window/glass repair, door/lock repair, and ceramic tile repair. 
  • Perform minor drywall patch work, painting, replacement of cover plates, and cleaning common areas  
  • Monitors inventory.  Picks up and delivers supplies using company or personal vehicle
  • Removes snow from property during any and at all hours under managers direction. 
  • Maintains grounds by mowing lawns, pruning trees and shrubs, and removing weeds and debris.  
  • Performs assigned preventive maintenance duties and tasks. 
  • Assists with equipment under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor.  
  • Assists with on-call activity during off hours for urgent needs and handle off hours lock outs and key activity  
  • Participates with more senior maintenance staff on more complex maintenance projects  
  • Assists at other properties in the region as needed.  


Education, Training and Experience

High School diploma or GED
1-3 years of related experience preferred


Qualifications and Skills
Some knowledge of electrical, plumbing, appliances, HVAC and/or carpentry
Basic familiarity with cellphones and tablets
Maintains a valid driver's license
Ability to speak and understand basic English


Physical Capabilities:  Must live within 30 minutes of the property, unless otherwise approved by management. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, climb and work on ladders, work with arms raised over head, stand/walk for long periods of time, climb stairs, bend at waist and knees to lift boxes, appliances, furniture, shovel snow, etc.


Beacon Core Competencies requiredfor all positionsTeamwork, Integrity/Ethics, Dependability, Customer Focus, Adaptability/Flexibility.


Maintenance Technician Competencies required: Job Knowledge, Problem Solving/Analysis, Work Environment Safety, Planning, Interpersonal Skills, Communication.


**$500 payable with first paycheck    
$500 payable after 90 days of employment   
(New hires only) 

Benefits Offered:
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, beginning on the first of the month after hire.
  • 401(k) with company match, short term disability and long term disability insurance.
  • 3 weeks’ paid vacation, 13 paid holidays.
  • Summer flex scheduling options to allow for early releases on Friday from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Beacon Communities LLC seeks a diverse pool of candidates. We are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other protected class.
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At Beacon, we strive to make a difference in our residents’ lives. We build outstanding communities that make enduring contributions to the vitality of our cities and towns. We create communities that serve a diverse cross section of our society. Our communities are healthy and vibrant. Why? Because they are planned with care, consideration, and compassion.
Company Overview: Founded in 2004, Beacon Communities LLC is a privately-owned real estate firm that develops, acquires, invests in, and manages a wide range of multifamily housing. Beacon currently owns and manages approximately 18,000 apartments including affordable housing, market rate housing, and mixed income-housing. Its developments range from new construction, to historic adaptive reuse, to the renovation of existing housing. 

Other details

  • Job Family Maintenance
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Colonial Estates, One Beacon Circle, Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America