Roving Maintenance Technician

Pittsburgh, PA, USA Req #1555
Friday, March 29, 2024
Roving Maintenance Technician, Pittsburgh Corporate Office - Pittsburgh, PA
Beacon Communities LLC is a mission-driven company that develops, owns, and manages affordable and mixed income housing. Our next Roving Maintenance Technician will be a self-starter with a passion for providing exceptional maintenance and customer service. They will care for our residents, our buildings, and our properties, making a difference in the lives of our residents and our teams. As a Roving Maintenance Technician, they will support the maintenance function of multiple local properties from our portfolio in the Pittsburgh, PA area.
Your Day-to-Day: 
  • Completing work orders in a timely fashion for various maintenance tasks that don’t require a license including electrical, plumbing, appliances, flooring, carpentry, painting, and HVAC.
  • Preparing vacant units to be move-in ready.
  • Maintaining the physical condition and safety of the community through curb appeal and snow removal.
  • Responding to emergencies at night and on weekends as part of a rotating on-call schedule.
  • Assisting in maintaining a green community, minimizing energy and utilities.

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.)

  • Performs various maintenance functions including minor repairs that do not require the need for a license in the following areas: electrical, plumbing, appliances, flooring, carpentry, heating/air issues.
  • Completes minor repairs and improvements in vacant units for market ready status in a timely manner.
  • Performs general carpentry duties such as wallboard repair, countertop/cabinet replacement, finish carpentry, window/glass repair, door/lock repair, and ceramic tile repair.
  • Assists with vinyl floor, cove and wall base installation.
  • Maintains equipment and monitors inventory.
  • Responsible for snow removal.
  • Assists with trash removal and keeping the grounds and common areas free of trash and
  • Performs emergency on‐call service for after hours maintenance‐related issues as
  • Assists with emergency roof repairs and exterior siding repairs.
  • Performs assigned preventive maintenance duties and tasks.
  • Assists cleaning staff as required.
  • Completes special projects as assigned by Maintenance Supervisor or Property Manager.
  • Fosters a positive, active and collaborative relationship with residents, communities and associated agencies.
  • Works patiently, professionally and cooperatively with residents and staff.
  • Enforces and adheres to company policies, rules and regulations.
  • Preserves and respects resident and applicant confidentiality.
  • Participates in training seminars as requested.

Minimum Qualifications:

  Education, Training and Experience: 

  • Any combination of education, training and experience which demonstrates ability to perform the duties and responsibilities as described including building or property maintenance work experience.
  • Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician preferred.
  • Two years property maintenance experience preferred.

  Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledgeable and skilled in the safe use of hand tools and small power tools.
  • Must be computer proficient.
  • Must possess neat and orderly work habits.
  • Maintains a valid driver's license.
  • Possesses adequate knowledge of plumbing, electrical, and heating standard practices.
  • Basic knowledge of general carpentry.
  • Ability to handle emergency and pressure sensitive situations due to complexity and time sensitivity when resolving problems.

  Physical Capabilities: 

  • 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,
**$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.
Beacon Communities - 2018, 2019, 2020 Boston Globe's Top Places to Work!!
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
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA