Maintenance Technician I

Old Colony, 25 James O'Neil Street, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America Req #1554
Friday, March 29, 2024

Maintenance Technician I, Old Colony - Boston, MA

The Maintenance Technician I at Old Colony Homes 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.

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.  

Minimum Qualifications:

  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 required for all positions

  • Teamwork, 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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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
  • Old Colony, 25 James O'Neil Street, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America