Senior Home Repair Technician

Senior Home Repair Technician

CHAI: Comprehensive Housing Assistance Inc. has an immediate opening for Senior Home Repair Technician. The Senior Home Repair Technician evaluates the repair and safety needs in homes of low-income older adults and adults with disabilities. The ideal candidate will provide the appropriate direct repair services, safety modifications and energy-saving improvements to clients and works with the Senior Home Repair & Benefits (SHRB) team to maximize community resources including general contractors and volunteers.

NOTE: All active full-time, part-time, and temporary staff are required to provide proof of full vaccination (COVID-19) as a condition of employment within The Associated system as of November 15, 2021.  
The Senior Home Repair Technician responsibilities include: 
• Perform repair/maintenance services, including but not limited to the following:
o minor plumbing repairs
o minor electrical repairs
o cement repairs for steps, sidewalks, foundation
o repair/install locks on doors/windows
o smoke detector/carbon monoxide service & installation
o screen/glass replacement for windows/doors
o gutter work, clean out, repair
o grab bar and railing installation
o repair interior/exterior doors
o minor roofing repairs
• Respond in a timely manner to service requests
• Call clients to schedule appointments
• Determine and purchase materials necessary to complete jobs
• Accurately track daily activities and submit completed service tickets
• Schedule and oversee outside contractors when necessary
• Review rates and contracts to ensure fair pricing and comprehensive scope of work
• Work with SHRB team to organize annual “Good Neighbor Day” and other volunteer opportunities
General Agency Assistance:
• Assist with minor repairs at the CHAI building
• Other duties as assigned

• Minimum of three years maintenance or contracting experience
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Experience in use of hand and power tools, ladders, and other tools of technician trade
• Demonstrated proficiency in construction and repair skills
• MHIC Licensed Contractor preferred
• Good driving record
• Strong work ethic

Desired Competencies & Skills:   
• Responsible use and good stewardship of company vehicle
• Ability to communicate and interact in a trusted and friendly manner with older adults
• Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact, in English with a diverse group of colleagues, clients, vendors and external agencies
• Ability to read, in English, at a level sufficient to understand policies and procedures, safety notices, general business correspondence and/or documentation
• Excellent interpersonal skills, positive attitude, ability to empathize and a strong customer service orientation to older adults
• Basic technology skills (email, texting, etc.)

Compensation & Benefits 
Salary Range:   $40k-$45k for unlicensed and $45k-$50k for MHIC licensed 

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, 401(k) employer match, life insurance, Long Term Disability (LTD), Flexible Spending Plan, and a complimentary membership to the Jewish Community Center. We make work/life balance a priority offering generous vacation/sick time and paid parental leave.   
Application Process 
Electronic submissions are preferred. 

Please Apply here: CHAI_Employment_Application.pdf

For More Information, please contact Rona Gross rgross1@chaibaltimore.org