Employment Opportunities

Maintenance Technician

General Responsibilities:

Twin Pines Housing seeks to provide a safe and healthy quality of life for tenants by offering prompt repair, maintenance, and custodial services, maintaining a high standard of physical plant cleanliness and performance, and demonstrating supportive and courteous interactions with others.

This position requires personal contact with apartment residents. Proper conduct with residents, co-workers and supervisors is essential at all times. Our residents and customers depend on us to be observant and swift to respond to their needs. Every day is different, demanding, rewarding and fun.

You are expected to work closely with TPH’s Maintenance Supervisor. You will be working closely with other TPH staff members such as the maintenance staff, property management staff, and resident services staff who focus on creating and sustaining positive tenant relations. The Maintenance Supervisor will assist you in prioritizing your work and provide you with supervisory support.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Complete all work orders within five (5) business days unless otherwise approved by the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Perform turnover of all vacant units within four (4) business days unless otherwise approved by the Maintenance Supervisor, such as when units require extensive work. Turnover of vacant units takes priority over everything other than emergencies.
  • Communicate with Maintenance Supervisor when a contractor is needed. Meet with contractors to allow them access to the property as needed.
  • Clean and disinfect common areas on scheduled days as determined by the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Maintain curb appeal by keeping exterior clean and orderly. Whenever arriving at a property, walk the grounds, clean up any debris on the grounds, weed gardens and take note of any needed repairs and bring them to the Maintenance Supervisor’s attention.
  • Maintain positive relations with each resident.
  • Maintaining safety within all common areas and walk-ways, including removing debris, ice, snow or other potential hazards.
  • Perform rotating on-call duties beginning Monday morning at 8 AM and ending Friday afternoon at 4 PM, as well as covering rotating weekend on-call duties beginning Friday at 4 PM and ending Monday at 8 AM.
  • Patch and paint interior and exterior surfaces of buildings and apartments as needed.
  • Respond to, and follow through on all after-hours emergency calls, including completing necessary communications with the maintenance supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent, or similar previous experience.
  • Ability to work cooperatively, effectively, and efficiently with a diverse group of people in a team environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast paced changing environment.
  • Excellent communication skills with co-workers and tenants.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds, repeatedly on occasion.
  • Must have attention to detail.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, kneel, climb a ladder, and work with arms extended.
  • Must have reliable transportation. Will be required to travel on a daily basis from site to site. Valid driver’s license and proof of insurance required.
  • Must be able to pass criminal background and credit check.
  • Must take and pass training on fair housing and other topics while employed.

Job Type: Full-time

COVID-19 considerations:
In order to protect the health of our employees and our residents, company safety protocols related to reducing the spread of COVID 19 have been put in place.

Please send resume to: David.crandall@tphtrust.org

Equal Opportunity Statement

Twin Pines Housing is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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