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Property Maintenance Technician

Manages the entire range of maintenance including repair services and routine maintenance of properties.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate maintenance services for properties managed by the organization on a contractual basis as well as those leased in the open real estate market.
  • Assist in development of the capital budget. Manage the implementation of the budget including preparation of specifications and contract documents, bidding, and supervision of contractors through completion and acceptance of work.
  • Perform needed repairs as needed on properties including minor plumbing, electrical, carpentry, appliance repair, painting, and minor maintenance of heating and cooling systems.
  • Inspect buildings and equipment on a regular basis; checking to ensure that prescribed work has been completed in a timely and professional manner, assessing the property for needed repairs and capital improvements and performing necessary preventative maintenance.
  • Check safety systems and devices for operational effectiveness monthly.
  • Document status of equipment and systems and manage the correction of deficiencies needing further attention including arranging for the services of outside contractors and vendors, developing and executing contracts, monitoring work and reviewing approving invoices consistent with organization policy.
  • Evaluate the performance of contractors who perform work on NCCH properties.
  • Complete required paperwork and Input data into the maintenance database and extract necessary reports and other documents to effectively monitor the maintenance services program. Participate in the ongoing development and implementation of the rental property database.
  • Develop and maintain an effective working rapport with tenants, vendors, and representatives of community agencies.
  • Represent the interest of NCCH in an appropriate and professional manner.
  • Participate in the on-call rotation. Respond in a timely manner to emergency maintenance problems which may require attention outside of normal working hours.
  • Complete move-out inspections in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Immediately notify supervisor of any safety hazards.
  • Maintain an inventory of supplies, tools, and equipment.
  • Assist in the development and direction of other maintenance helpers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must have high school diploma or equivalent. Must have basic proficiency in use of computers including spread sheet and word processing programs. Must be able to work independently.


Seven years related experience in building trades, residential/commercial property management, remodeling activities including estimating and contracting for services. Knowledge of basic code requirements for electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems installation and repair.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Communication Skills

Ability to work with and among persons with disabilities, ability to cooperate and communicate with co-workers, tenants and the general public.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to diagnose and solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Certificates, Licenses, Registration

Must have valid driver’s license and be insurable at NCCH’s current rate.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

North Coast Community Homes does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, veteran or military status, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Employment at North Coast Community Homes is Employment at Will under Ohio law. This means that either party may terminate the employment at any time without giving a reason. No contract of continued employment is to be implied for any act of omission of North Coast Community Homes or its employees.

Criminal / Credit / Bureau of Motor Vehicles background checks shall be run on all final candidates.


North Coast Community Homes is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which provides high quality, community-based homes throughout Cuyahoga, Summit, Lake, Stark, and Erie Counties for people with developmental disabilities, severe mental illness, and other disabilities. With the support of many donors, volunteers, and professionals, we have developed and manage more than 250 community-based homes serving more than 1,500 individuals since 1984. In keeping with our mission, homes developed by NCCH are safe, comfortable, and affordable, and are designed to empower persons with disabilities to live fuller, more independent lives.

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