POSITION: Maintenance Technician

EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Full-time Non-exempt

COMPENSATION: Competitive Salary + Benefits including health, dental, vision, FSA, EAP, life insurance (LTD), 401(k), paid sick, vacation, and Holidays.

LOCATION(S): Paseo Senter I & II

RESPONSIBLE TO: Property Manager, Regional Manager

Charities Housing is committed to developing and managing affordable housing and strives to create developments that contribute positively to communities. Healthy communities start with people who care, who fulfill a vision, and who gladly perform meaningful services. That is what you will find in each and every affordable housing developed, owned, and managed by Charities Housing throughout Silicon Valley. We firmly believe our contributions are essential to the creation of healthy communities.

DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The Maintenance Person is expected to complete work orders in a timely manner. Work orders might include, but are not limited to carpentry, electrical, plumbing, glazier, masonry, and painting tasks. Maintenance Person will work closely with the property managers in ensuring the property is well-maintained and necessary supplies are ordered on a timely basis.


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in electrical, plumbing, painting and general building maintenance required.
  • Painting/Drywall: Ability to make repairs to drywall, texture, taping and painting.
  • Plumbing: Ability to complete minor leak repairs, unclog drains, replace sinks, garbage disposals, water heaters, toilets, etc.
  • Electrical: Ability to troubleshoot electrical problems.
  • A/C: Ability to maintain, repair and troubleshoot in-unit HVAC
  • Must possess a valid California Driver License and a driving record acceptable to the Agency.


  • Performs a wide array of maintenance duties, including unit inspection, preventative maintenance, emergency, cosmetic and routine maintenance.
  • Repairs and treats structures such as floors, showers, sinks, walls, roofs, and carpets; performs minor troubleshooting, repairs, and adjustments of locks on doors, cabinets, desks, closets; repairs door hinges.
  • Changes filters on HVAC units.
  • Service appliances, kitchen, and emergency equipment; hook up appliances as needed.
  • Reports mechanical malfunctions to appropriate party for action.
  • Moves and assists in moving furniture and equipment at various facilities/sites.
  • Exercises discretion in identifying projects requiring the services of higher skilled crafts or third-party contractors.
  • Annotates and updates work logs for specific site requirements.
  • Responds to alarm calls during and after regular work hours.
  • Unit turnover and preparation for new move in.
  • Assist with unit inspections throughout the year as requested by the property manager (minimally once a year) and executes work orders resulting from same.
  • Work with property manager to schedule and respond to work orders.
  • Carpentry: Performs basic rough and finished carpentry work in construction and repair of structures such as partitions, walls, doors, fences, window frames, roofs, and shelves.
  • Glazier: Removes broken glass, putty or plastic; replaces windows and door hardware; replaces or arranges for replacement of glass for windows, doors, and light fixtures.
  • Electrical: Performs basic electrical installation and repair work in wiring for switches, outlets, plugs, cables, power circuits and appliances; repairs lighting systems; inspects electrical systems for unsafe conditions.
  • Plumbing/Painting: Identifies and performs basic repairs of plumbing leaks or breaks; opens clogged lines and drains; replaces washers and other minor parts; maintains and monitors septic system; applies and prepares various surfaces for paint, enamel, lacquer, varnish, or stain; repairs wall coverings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities. The order in which duties and responsibilities are listed is not significant.

This position will remain open until it is filled. If we receive resumes from qualified candidates we reserve the right to start the hiring process at any time.

Charities Housing is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. Charities Housing is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Principals only. No calls please. We will only respond to those persons who are deemed qualified at the sole discretion of Charities Housing. For more information about Charities Housing, please visit our website www.charitieshousing.org.