Maintenance Technician (Berkeley/Oakland) (154 views)

Berkeley, CA
December 11, 2019 2020-02-09
Job Description

Maintenance Technician

Position Summary: This position is responsible for the daily repairs, maintenance, and general up keep of one or more SAHA residential properties (depending on size and geographic region). This may include janitorial work throughout the building.   

Note – In addition to Maintenance Technicians, we are also hiring full-time Maintenance Trainees – trainees work under a Maintenance Technician and train to become a Technician within 1 year. The trainee position pay range is $19 – $21 hourly and is eligible for the same benefits as all full-time staff. Interested individuals with limited experience are encouraged to apply, even if not meeting all the Technician requirements detailed in this posting.

Location: This position will work at one or more SAHA properties in Berkeley or Oakland. Details will be provided and discussed if selected and contacted for a phone screening.

Compensation: The pay range for this position begins at $22 hourly. Starting pay rates depend on candidate experience, skill, education, comparisons to current staff, and the needs of the specific position hired for.

Benefits/Perks: We are proud to offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package and work/life balance. Here are some of the highlights:
Medical HMO- $10 copays. Free for employees, less than $60 / month for employees + children
Dental HMO or PPO. Free for employees, less than $60 / month for employees + children
Paid Time Off- 14 days in first year, 19 second year, 24 third year and beyond.
Paid Holidays- at least 9 per year.
Regular Schedule- M-F 8:30 – 5:00, weekends only during on call rotations.
On Call Compensation- most Maintenance Techs work 4-6 on call rotations (2 weeks each) per year. The average earnings from on call overtime and stipends is $4,000 / year.
Retirement- 401k plan with 4% employer match
Life, AD&D, LTD Insurance- basic plan free for employees, option to purchase additional coverage, including for spouse or dependents 

Education and/or Experience Requirements:
-High school degree or general education degree (GED) preferred.
-Experience in the field(s) of maintenance and repair is preferred.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:
Valid driver’s license, a good driving record, proof of automobile insurance and reliable means of transportation is required as this position will have to transport tools and/or materials. A DMV check will be performed.

Physical Demands:
Note- a pre-employment Physical Abilities Test (PAT) is required. This test will be paid for by SAHA and is intended to ensure candidates can meet the physical demands of the job. Additional information will be provided if you are offered the position.
This job requires frequent, daily, use of hands and fingers to grasp, handle, and manipulate objects such as tools and controls, and requires ability to reach with hands and arms.
Frequent, daily, standing and walking are required.
Frequent, daily stooping, kneeling, squatting, and bending are required. Climbing stairs and ladders are also required (ladder up to six feet).
Requires the ability to see, smell and hear.
Must be able to push, pull, lift and or move object(s) that weigh up to 50 pounds.

Satellite Affordable Housing Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer