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Maintenance Technician - Fairfax

About Swords to Plowshares 

Founded in 1974, Swords to Plowshares is a community-based not-for-profit organization that provides counseling and case management, employment and training, housing, and legal assistance to veterans in the San Francisco Bay Area. We promote and protect the rights of veterans through advocacy, public education, and partnerships with local, state, and national entities. Believing that war causes wounds and suffering that last beyond the battlefield, our mission is to heal the wounds of war and to restore dignity, hope, and self-sufficiency to all veterans in need, and to end homelessness and poverty among those we serve. To learn more about Swords to Plowshares, please visit our website at www.swords-to-plowshares.org


Job Title 

Maintenance Technician 


Summary 

We seek qualified applicants for the position of Maintenance Technician. This is a full-time non-exempt position under the supervision of the Property Manager. The Maintenance Technician is responsible for ongoing maintenance and repairs to residential units as well as to offices and public areas in the building. This position also includes preventive maintenance projects. The Maintenance Technician may be asked to perform repairs at other properties owned and/or managed by Swords to Plowshares.   


Location 

420 Eddy Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 


Schedule 

Tuesday - Saturday, 8:00AM to 4:00PM 

This position includes intermittent additional hours for emergency response availability. 


Job Type 

Full-time, Non-exempt 

  

Roles and Responsibilities  

  • Follow all safety procedures as directed by the Residential Property Manager 
  • Perform maintenance duties for STP properties including: 
  • - Plumbing: un-clog sinks, toilets, showers and tubs; repair/replace toilets/faucets
  • - Electrical: repair/replace broken switches/plugs; replace smoke detectors 
  • - Carpentry: repair/replace damaged wood trim; make doors/windows operable (including sash cords); repair/replace door/window hardware 
  • - Glazing: replace broken door/window glass 
  • - Painting: exterior and interior 
  • - Drywall repair 
  • - Carpet cleaning/shampooing 
  • - Unit turn-around overflow 
  • Process maintenance work orders through completion 
  • Assess material/supply needs, submit purchase requests or purchase supplies as needed 
  • Assist Janitorial Staff in large scope projects and fill in for short term absences 
  • Other tasks as assigned such as moving furniture, water clean-up, grounds maintenance 
  • Complete daily work reports 
  • Work at other STP properties as needed 
  • Attend required Property Management and All Staff meetings and trainings 


Requirements 

Experience 

  • Five years’ experience with maintenance in a multi-unit property management setting 

Qualifications 

  • Commitment to working on issues related to homelessness 
  • Must be able to sit & stand for prolonged periods 
  • Must be able to lift 60lbs 
  • Employee must be able to perform all functions of the position within what would be deemed a reasonable accommodation 
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with a variety of personalities and be comfortable working with an at-risk client population, including embracing the agency’s Diversity Equity and Inclusion practice 

Skills 

  • An understanding of major systems operations including fire/ life safety, boiler and heating 
  • Comfort level and ability to navigate through property management software 
  • Consideration will be given to the applicant’s experience with preventive maintenance experience working in the affordable housing environment 
  • The ability to work independently 

 

Salary & Benefits 

Compensation is based on a competitive public interest salary scale. Swords to Plowshares offers a generous benefits package including the following benefits: 

  • Excellent medical and dental packages 
  • 403(b) retirement plan with employer contribution 
  • Paid vacation in the first year 
  • 12 holidays every year 
  • Wellness program 


About Swords to Plowshares 

Founded in 1974, Swords to Plowshares is a community-based not-for-profit organization that provides counseling and case management, employment and training, housing, and legal assistance to veterans in the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Location

On-site
420 Eddy St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA

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