Maintenance Tech


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Berkshire Housing
1 Fenn Street


Company Description:
The mission of Berkshire Housing is to improve the quality of life in Berkshire County by increasing affordable housing opportunities, and to provide professional property management.

Maintenance Tech
To Commensurate With Experience
Full Time
High School or Equivalent
The Maintenance Technician works as part of a team and is responsible for general and routine cleaning of the interior and exterior of the Brattlebrook Village apartment complex along with all minor maintenance tasks that affect the efficient management of the facility and the comfort, welfare, and safety of the tenants. Strict confidentiality must always be adhered to at all times with regards to tenant related issues.

Specific Tasks & Duties:
? This position will be expected to fulfill duties of Berkshire Housing, as directed by the Property Manager and or the Maintenance Supervisor.
? Cleaning appliances, vacuuming/cleaning shampooing carpets and floors, cleaning bathrooms and kitchens and painting.
? Attend to or repair tenant maintenance issues.
? Tasks include snow-blowing, shoveling, and treating sidewalks and entryways, with ice melt, during times of inclement weather. Shovel and keep clear all areas exiting the building.
? Ensures rubbish, papers and debris are picked up. Trash days dumpsters are to be ready for pick up. Check for property damage and safety hazards and for proper exterior lighting.
? Wash down or sweep down building where accessible to remove spider webs, etc.
? Maintain common areas by vacuuming and cleaning halls, stairs, carpets, community rooms, windows, walls and replacing any broken / inoperative light fixtures and or bulbs.
? Performs general repair duties (replacement of electrical fixtures, toilet repairs, equipment installations (504 accommodations), drywall and flooring repairs).
? Goes to local supply centers to pick up supplies for the project.
? Acts in a responsible manner at all times keeping in mind the properties interest.
? Performs all other related tasks as requested by management including enforcement of property rules and regulations.
? Mowing of lawn and other landscaping as required

These duties are not meant to be all inclusive. Other duties that are associated with a position of this nature may be added.
Job Qualifications:
• 1-2 years general maintenance experience including basic plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, custodial and groundskeeping.
• Ability to work effectively and cooperatively as part of a team.
• Ability to understand and take direction.
• Dependable with excellent work ethic a must
• Ability to communicate effectively with tenants to address issues and/or concerns.
• Experience operating a plow, zero-turn commercial lawnmower, and golf cart helpful
• Valid Driver’s License preferred
• Basic computer ability helpful

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday - 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM (1/2-hour lunch) – on-call evening hours as well as a rotational weekend on-call shift