Maintenance Technician (Floater)
Job Details

Emphasizing our historic and continuing commitment to Asian and Pacific Islander communities, the East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC) works with and for all the diverse populations of the East Bay to build healthy, vibrant and safe neighborhoods through community development.


EBALDC is a first-generation social enterprise founded in 1975 that has consistently generated >75% of our revenue from earned income. Our businesses and programs generate revenue to support sustained social impact. We oversee a diverse range of businesses and programs, including real estate development, property management, social services, and professional services, some of which are corporate operations and others are operated as subsidiaries and through partnerships with public and private partners.


EBALDC is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic organization committed to working in multicultural communities, and strongly encourages minorities, people of color and women to apply for our employment opportunities. EBALDC is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit, including the applicant’s ability to champion EBALDC mission, values and organizational culture. EBALDC wants to have the best available persons in every job. EBALDC policy prohibits unlawful discrimination on any basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.


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East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC) is seeking one (2) regular full time Maintenance Technician (Floater) in the Property Management department for multiple EBALDC properties. Sites will be assigned by Property Supervisor.

1. (2) All EBALDC affordable Properties

2. All HAF Properties - filled


Schedule: Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with some flexible scheduling required



Under the direction of the Property Supervisor, the Maintenance Floater will be assigned to various properties, as needed, to provide maintenance coverage for vacations and/or leave of absences and assist with projects at other properties as additional assistance is needed.  The Maintenance Floater will perform skilled tasks in the maintenance of rental units, common area facilities, and grounds, and other work as required to protect the performance and curb appeal of the site.  


Key Duties and Responsibilities, as Assigned to Property:

  • Will float between various properties as needed to provide coverage for vacations/leave of absences, as requested
  • Work with Maintenance Technicians to assist where there are large projects in need of assistance
  • Train Maintenance Technicians, as necessary
  • Assists with preventative maintenance at properties, when assigned
  • Assists with ensuring all service requests and unit turnovers are addressed and completed in a timely and cost-effective manner and within policy
  • Assists with janitorial, painting, and repairs to vacant units, properly in a timely and satisfactory manner, enabling Property Manager to rent units in a minimum of time
  • Perform/oversee all preventative maintenance requirements as outlined in the Preventative Maintenance Plan
  • Assists in monitoring and maintaining plumbing, heating, and electrical system
  • Maintain security and lock systems throughout the building
  • Maintain storage and work areas in a neat, safe, and secure condition
  • Inspect grounds, common areas, and structures for preventative and safety measures
  • Report hazardous or emergency conditions, extensive repair and maintenance needs to the Property Manager and Property Supervisor
  • Assist Property Manager in performing move-in and move-out inspections and quarterly building inspections
  • Assist Property Manager in performing progress inspections of on-site work performed by outside contractors
  • In conjunction with the Property Manager, ensure each property is maintained in accordance with general building standards and with EBALDC’s business judgment as to the building’s long term sustainability goals and Housing Quality Standards
  • Order and pick up maintenance and janitorial supplies and materials as directed by the Property Manager
  • Share emergency/on-call duties after business hours for immediate repairs and for the safety of the tenants and the property
  • Keep permanent records of maintenance requests as outlined in the EBALDC Operations Manual
  • Update Preventative Maintenance Chart and maintain preventative maintenance logs
  • Maintain apartment condition status chart records of each unit on items such as appliances, carpets, painting, drapes, and floor tile
  • Maintain an updated list of appliance serial numbers by unit number and common area location
  • Perform inventories quarterly and when there is a staff change on tools, equipment, supplies, and keys; inventories are to include name of manufacturer, model number, and serial number
  • Perform janitorial duties to common areas and throughout entire property to ensure property is free from trash and debris, and to ensure curb appeal of property is within organizational standards
  • Assist in moving furniture
  • Establish and follow a work priority system, as outlined in the EBALDC Operations Manual
  • Perform additional duties as deemed necessary by the Property Supervisor


Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Basic knowledge in all building repair trades, purchasing procedures and practices, work safety requirements, and repair procedures
  • Ability to keep accurate and detailed records
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, set priorities, and manage workload
  • Basic knowledge in electrical, plumbing, minor construction and preventive maintenance work. Intermediate knowledge of janitorial procedures
  • Ability to perform the following: minor repairs to building appliances and fixtures, repair and change locks, replace floor tile, clear clogged drains, repair or replace plumbing fixtures, patch holes in walls, clean unit interiors, perform miscellaneous carpentry repairs, perform minor masonry duties, interior and exterior painting
  • Ability to read and decipher as built site plans
  • Reading and computational literacy at the ninth-grade level or above
  • Demonstrated ability to perform building maintenance or experience in a related building trade field consisting of repairs, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting, refurbishing, cleaning, heating, and maintenance administration
  •  Ability to interact with residents and handle complaints with reasonable discretion and flexibility


Minimum Qualifications

  • Five to Six years consecutive experience in residential housing maintenance/property management and hands-on experience in the building trades: plumbing, electrical, carpentry, appliance repair, and/or painting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work on a team
  • Knowledgeable with Cal/OSHA codes and regulations
  • Capacity to work with a culturally diverse, low-income population
  • Ability to work independently and to follow instructions with minimal supervision
  • Ability to operate hand and power tools


Certifications or Licenses

  • Must have reliable automobile transportation to transport tools, materials and equipment from property to property, and a valid California Driver’s License and insurance


Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift moderately heavy objects up to 50 lbs, ability to sit, kneel, bend, stand, and climb ladders, perform duties requiring extensive maneuverability and normal strength



Benefits and Other Information

EBALDC offers excellent benefit. EBALDC pays up to 100% of employee premiums and 60% of dependent premiums for Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD and Life, EAP, Retirement, Paid Time Off, CA Paid Sick Leave, Holidays and Wellness Days off for all eligible employees.


**All candidates will be subject to a background check and COVID-19 Vaccination is required as a condition of employment** 



EBALDC is an EOE/AA Employer