Maintenance Tech Needed

POAH Communities
16995 E. Dover Lane
Independence, MO 64056
United States

Real Estate / Property Mgt
Job Start Date
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description
Maintenance Technician
Independence, MO

POAH Communities is currently seeking a Maintenance Technician. This person will work at the Hawthorne Place Apartments in Independence, MO. The Maintenance Technician will provide assistance by helping maintain the physical integrity of the community. Which involves but is not limited to the following activities:

• Insuring a safe, secure and comfortable living environment for residents, visitors and staff.
• Being knowledgeable of pertinent laws and EPA and OSHA regulations.
• Being aware of the condition of apartment property throughout the community and immediately initiate action to correct unsafe conditions.
• Scheduling and performing routine preventative maintenance on all appropriate equipment.
• Performing work area clean-up and safety related duties.
• Diagnosing and perform minor and routine maintenance/repairs.
• Insuring all make-ready repairs and services are completed.
• Inspecting and helping coordinate all needed make-ready repairs and services.
• Assisting in keeping grounds neat and clean. Rake, sweep, shovel as necessary.

Company Overview
POAH Communities has specialized in the professional management of affordable multifamily housing for more than 25 years. Initially founded as Midland Property Management, Inc., POAH Communities became part of the Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc. (“POAH") family in 2001, and currently manages close to 12,000 affordable housing apartments in Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, Ohio and Rhode Island. POAH Communities has 400 staff members and maintains offices in Kansas City, Boston and Chicago. For more information, visit us at

Job Requirements
• Must have at least 1 year experience in apartment maintenance.
• High School diploma or GED required. HVAC certification preferred.
• Must have a valid Driver’s License and automobile insurance coverage as use of personal vehicle may be required.
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule with weekends and on-call basis as necessary.
• Must be knowledgeable and skilled in the safe use and maintenance of hand tools, power tools, user-moved aids, mechanical equipment, measuring devices.
• Must be able to perform the following duties 66-100% of the time: be on feet, bend/stoop/squat/kneel, climb stairs, push/pull, reach above shoulder, climb ladders, grasp/grip/turn, finger dexterity, lift/carry up to 25lbs, be able to read and understand maintenance forms and warning labels.
• Must be able to work in all weather conditions.

POAH Communities
James Singleton
920 Main Street
Kansas City MO 64105
United States