Maintenance Worker

Job Order #: 19882996

Springfield, MA 01105

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 11/3/2023

EXPIRES 12/4/2023

Job Description

Maintenance Worker

Are you interested in work that makes a difference in the lives of others? If so, come join our growing Property Management team!  Way Finders is a mission-oriented, nonprofit organization offering a fast-paced, professional work environment focused on achievement. We employ individuals with a strong commitment to excellence, a collaborative nature, and the desire to make a difference. We are seeking a full-time Maintenance Worker (Maintenance Technician I) to perform general building and grounds maintenance and repair duties for properties located in Springfield.

The candidate will work fully onsite.  A valid driver's license with reliable vehicle is required

Responsibilities include:
Ensure rental properties are kept in neat and orderly condition by cleaning common areas, basements, exterior grounds, laundry rooms, and trash collection areas
Perform routine painting and minor repairs including minor plumbing, screen replacement, smoke and carbon monoxide detector installation and maintenance, and other repairs
Respond to tenant maintenance requests in a timely and professional manner, escalating to Property Manager for determination as to the action to be taken
Identify and communicate to supervisor other needed maintenance, repairs, and improvements to building structures and equipment
Compete work order or repair documentation in a clear and timely manner
Complete weekly property/building inspections
Complete preventive maintenance and cleaning/maintenance logs
Monitor properties' mechanical systems on a regular schedule for proper functioning
Show apartments/buildings to various inspectors and other officials, exterminators, and contractors as necessary
Perform all duties in accordance with prescribed procedures, using appropriate or required personal protective equipment
Respond to emergency situations, some in other locations, during normal working hours

Requirements include:
2 years' equivalent experience in custodial, light maintenance, or a related role; a combination of experience plus an Associate degree or technical certification may be a substitute
Demonstrated knowledge of building maintenance, cleaning processes, and performing simple mechanical repairs
Ability to read and interpret work orders, instructions, and simple diagrams
Ability to complete basic forms and write basic correspondence when necessary
Experience using diverse hand tools, simple power tools, and measuring instruments
Experience with Microsoft Office and other computer/phone applications, and comfort learning new technologies
Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
Demonstrated attention-to-detail in work performed
Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills preferred but not required
Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record; reliable vehicle

Benefits include:  Generous paid time-off | 12+ holidays annually | Health, dental, and vision insurance options | Educational assistance | Medical Reimbursement Account | Dependent Care Account | 403(b) retirement plan with employer match | Life insurance | Short-term and long-term disability insurance | Transportation benefits | Employee Assistance Program | Annual staff picnic

Wage range is $18.00 - $21.85 per hour depending on qualifications.  Interested applicants must submit a resume; applications accepted until position is filled.

How To Apply

Apply online by visiting website: - Interested applicants must submit a resume; applications accepted until position is filled.


Springfield Area
Springfield, MA 01105

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322 Main Street
Springfield, MA 01109