• 412-464-4000

  • 305 E. 8th Ave., Homestead, PA 15120

Hiring: Senior Maintenance Technician


The Senior Maintenance Technician will be responsible, under the direction of the Senior Construction Manager, for the overall maintenance of rental properties owned by Mon Valley Initiative. This position is non-exempt/hourly with a salary range of $25 to $28 per hour.

Service Tasks:
  • Painting, appliance installation/hook-up, basic plumbing repairs (faucet, toilet), garbage/trash management, caulking/trim/grout, wall repair, deck repair, light fixture/GFI installation, door hanging, simple rubber membrane roof repair, changing locks, basic masonry/concrete work, boarding up windows, lawn care, and basic preventative maintenance (including, but not limited to, common area maintenance and clean up)
  • Conduct routine maintenance inspections and troubleshoot problems
  • Perform both scheduled and emergency maintenance during regular business hours
  • Perform regular monitoring and cleanup of grounds
  • Provide excellent customer service to tenants
  • Prepare units for new move-ins; conduct and/or assist with turn-overs
  • Communicate inventory usage and needs to office staff
  • Assist with minor repairs and maintenance items on MVI offices and other real estate owned 
Oversight/Coordination Tasks:
  • Oversee and supervise MVI property maintenance technicians as they perform on-going maintenance of the MVI real estate portfolio, including but not limited to, the following tasks:
    • Daily site visits to assess and support Maintenance Technician work
    • Prepare task lists for unit turn-overs
    • Ensure work is conducted efficiently and thoroughly
    • Actively communicate with all staff colleagues involved in portfolio management
    • Ensure that tenant/technician communications are effective and appropriate
  • Weekly site visits to all MVI rental properties to assess conditions and identify property needs
  • Schedule and oversee contracted preventative maintenance on all rental properties
  • As assigned, provide on-call coverage for MVI property maintenance issues and coordinate responses as needed with third party contracted for after-hours emergency issues
  • As assigned, assist the coordination and implementation of volunteer work days at various properties in MVI’s real estate portfolio
  • Participate in organizational monthly staff meetings and other planning and development/trainings as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Willingness to use personal vehicle to transport bagged garbage and materials when necessary
  • Knowledge of HVAC systems preferred
  • Knowledge of vinyl plank flooring installation preferred
  • Carpentry skills preferred
  • Comfortable with heights and climbing ladders (generally no more than two or three stories)
  • Ability to maintain a professional and courteous manner with tenants, visitors, contractors, and fellow employees
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to effectively utilize technology required for the position
  • Ability to problem-solve
  • Strive to develop new skills while maintaining present skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Related degree or comparable experience.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including turns “on-call” evening/weekends
  • Willingness to travel throughout the Mon Valley (Homestead to Charleroi)
  • Full-time access to a reliable vehicle (truck preferred) and willingness to transport items in vehicle
  • Valid driver’s license and appropriate vehicle insurance
  • Must attend Fair Housing training
  • Position includes frequent standing, walking, verbal communications, including telephone contact, and travel between facilities*

Send your resume and a cover letter to Tricia Forsythe at applytomvi@gmail.com or 305 E. 8th Ave., Homestead, PA 15120.

*The physical demands prescribed 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.

Mon Valley Initiative