Maintenance Technician


February 20th, 2024

Position Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Construction, the Maintenance Technician performs skilled maintenance and repair tasks and installations of Authority buildings, grounds, apartments, and equipment. Individual must demonstrate knowledge of heating, carpentry, painting, electrical and grounds maintenance skills.

Salary Range
Monthly $4,304 – 5,232 DOE
Director of Construction
Due Date

Essential Job Functions & Required Knowledge

Essential Job Functions

  1. Performs and/or inspects required, planned and corrective maintenance to buildings, fixtures, systems, and equipment.
  2. Performs routine, plumbing, electrical, masonry and carpentry tasks.
  3. Performs preventive and cyclical maintenance on equipment, appliances, and carpentry components.
  4. Completes work orders according to established time standards.
  5. Installs or removes various appliances and equipment such as ranges, windows, air conditioner units, space heaters, and wall furnaces; removes refrigerators as necessary.
  6. Performs building and grounds maintenance and repair tasks through the use of such tools and equipment as, but not limited to common hand tools, glass cutters, wrenches, pipe cutters, drain augers, shovels, rakes, lawn mowers, caulking guns, trowels, paint rollers, spray guns, saws, drills, etc.
  7. Operates heavy equipment including, but not limited to, sewer machine and sand blasting machine as needed.
  8. Performs tasks to maintain Authority vehicles, tools and equipment.
  9. Maintains grounds by cleaning up debris, mowing lawns, raking grass and leaves, trimming shrubs and trees, etc.
  10. Performs necessary repairs and replaces worn or broken parts and components on various appliances and equipment as requested.
  11. Replaces and/or recalibrates various controls and devices on a variety of appliances.
  12. Performs routine plumbing repairs of a complex or technical nature including, but not limited to unstopping plumbing fixtures and lines using appropriate tools; replaces faucets and control valves on equipment; replaces or repairs plumbing fixtures and components; and repairs and replaces exposed waste piping.
  13. Performs routine electrical repairs such as diagnosing overloads, short circuits, and faulty fixtures to determine necessary repairs; checks, resets, and replaces circuit breakers and fuses; replaces faulty switches, receptacles and covers; repairs or replaces light fixtures and replaces globes; tests and replaces smoke detectors; performs minor wiring repairs not involving replacement.
  14. Repairs and replaces damaged subflooring; replaces damaged vinyl sheet goods and vinyl composition tile and base.
  15. Repairs or replaces exterior woodwork, vinyl and aluminum.
  16. Performs masonry repairs such as painting, masonry joints and repairing damaged components.
  17. Repairs or replaces cabinets including the installation of new cabinets; fabricates replacement doors, drawers, and other components needed for cabinet repair or replacements; and installs new counter tops.
  18. Repairs or replaces plaster or drywall, including the proper application of drywall texture.
  19. Diagnoses problems and determines needed repairs on various appliances and equipment including ranges, heating systems, air conditioners, laundry equipment and water heaters.
  20. Repairs and replaces windows, window screens, interior and exterior doors, screen doors, and related locks and hardware.
  21. Performs other duties as required including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload.

Required Knowledge and Abilities

  1. Knowledge of skills in plumbing, electricity, heating, carpentry, painting, and mechanical equipment applications.
  2. Knowledge of the methods, practices, tools, and materials used in building maintenance and repair and grounds keeping.
  3. Knowledge of occupational hazards and applicable safety precautions of the assigned work.
  4. Ability to perform heating and plumbing repairs.
  5. Ability to perform building maintenance tasks of varying difficulty with limited supervision.
  6. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, residents, contractors, and the general public.
  7. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  8. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.

Minimum Education, Training, and Experience

  1. Graduation from high school or equivalent. Technical courses and/or training in electrical, plumbing systems, repair and maintenance, and/or carpentry repair work is highly desirable.
  2. At least three (3) years of experience in building and grounds maintenance.
  3. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the required knowledge and abilities, may be substituted on a two for one basis.

Additional Requirements

  1. Ability to operate a variety of carpentry, electrical, and plumbing equipment, tools and machines.
  2. Ability to work and/or inspect in wet, damp, hot, cold, or dusty places. Ability to gain access to work areas.
  3. Ability to work while standing for extended periods of time.
  4. Ability to move objects or materials such as sinks, counter tops, solid core and metal doors, debris, floor tile, fan motors and other HVAC parts, etc.
  5. Ability to handle ranges and refrigerators using appliance hand-trucks.
  6. Ability to lift up to 40 pounds from the floor to overhead or handle a variety of materials such as sinks, counter tops, solid core and metal doors, debris, floor tile, fan motors, and other HVAC parts, etc.
  7. Ability to move or carry objects in excess of 70 pounds with assistance of a hand-truck or additional person.
  8. Must possess and maintain an applicable California Driver’s License and a driving record acceptable to the Authority’s insurance carrier. (Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis).
  9. May be subject to standby and/or after-hour calls.

Behavioral Competencies

Client Services — Provides timely, courteous, and quality service to an individual whether internal or external by anticipating individual needs, following through on commitments, and ensuring that our clients have been heard.

Initiative — Proactively seeks solutions to resolve unexpected challenges. Actively assists others without formal/informal direction. Possesses the capacity to learn and actively seeks developmental feedback. Applies feedback for continued growth by mastering concepts needed to perform work.

Professional Behavior — Exhibits positive, polite, courteous, honest, and conscientious behavior with all internal/external clients. Accepts responsibility for actions and adjusts behavior as appropriate.

Communication — Employee needs to provide clear, concise, and organized communication to fully transfer understanding of programs and responsibilities. Actively listens and ability to adapt messaging. Strives to communicate information with appropriate personnel in a timely manner.

Teamwork — Actively and collaboratively participates, despite personal differences, towards a common goal. Employee is open to new ideas and/or approaches. Employee is aware of changes that impact internal and external customers and effectively communicates the impact when working as a team.

Integrity — Employee is honest with oneself, coworkers, and clients. Stands up for what is right even in the face of opposition.

Safety Awareness — Employee is cognizant of his/her surroundings. Follows proper safety procedures and considers the safety of self and others. Identifies, communicates, and assists in the correction of any safety concerns where appropriate.

Reliability & Judgment — Employee demonstrates sound reasoning and critical thinking by making decisions in line with established Agency expectations. Performs work in a reliable manner that is both accurate and timely.

To Apply

Download, complete and submit the Housing Authority Job Application to the information below:

Human Resources Department
C/O Corina Marquez
2575 Grand Canal Blvd. Suite 220
Stockton, CA 95207

For more information about HACSJ Job Opportunities, refer to our Employment Opportunities page.

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