Maintenance Technician

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Accepting Applicants Until 2/13/18

Who We Are

Project for Pride in Living, Inc. (PPL) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering low-income people to become self-reliant through integrated services. When joining PPL, you become a part of a diverse team whose goal is to assist our residents and communities with the groundwork they need, not only to survive, but also to thrive. We are eager to welcome others to our team who are dedicated to serving our residents and pursuing our mission to build the hope, assets, and self-reliance of individuals and families who have lower incomes by providing transformative affordable housing and employment readiness services.

Job Summary

Our Maintenance Technicians are a fundamental piece of our mission that allow us to provide individuals and families with transformative affordable housing. This individual will work on a dynamic team of professionals to ensure safe, clean, and well-maintained housing for PPL residents. The Maintenance Technician will be responsible for ensuring the resolution of assigned service requests, trouble-shooting of repairs, and assisting in apartment turnovers.

PPL develops and sustains quality, affordable housing for lower-income families and individuals through new construction, renovation and management. For over 40 years, PPL has created housing and stabilized neighborhoods by working with non-profit partners, neighborhood groups, and agencies to build or renovate affordable housing units. Today, PPL owns or manages more than 1,100 units of affordable or supportive housing throughout the Twin Cities metro area.

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Regularly inspect grounds, building, plumbing, electrical, major equipment, etc.
  • Responsible for emergency maintenance and on-call as assigned on rotating basis (approximately one week every two months for 7-15 hours overtime)
  • Maintain a positive and professional relationship with residents at assigned sites

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent required, technical or vocation training preferred
  • Two years property management maintenance, construction, or other closely related field
  • Or any combination or education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job duties satisfactory
  • Experience with HVAC systems, electrical, plumbing, and appliance repair desired
  • Boilers license preferred
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle with current insurance and no more than three moving violations in the last three years as determined by our insurance carrier
  • Must be comfortable working with diverse populations
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral
  • Must provide some minimum basic tools such as a hammer, screwdrivers, etc.

Benefits: Health & Dental; Employer Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance, Employer Paid Life Insurance; Voluntary Life Insurance; Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA); PTO & Paid Holidays; 403(b) Retirement Plan with Employer Match.

Salary: $17-18/hr

PPL is an EEO/AA employer. PPL participates in the federal E-verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. 

Location: Minneapolis, MN
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