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Maintenance Technician II

Detroit Land Bank Authority Detroit, MI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $23 to $25 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description



A Maintenance Technician II plays an integral part of the Detroit Land Bank Authority’s in-house maintenance team through direct work in the field and providing work direction to one or more employees.  Employees in this classification directly support the management of the land bank’s inventory and property sales processes by assessing and inventorying necessary property preservation needs, completing necessary preservation tasks, and ensuring timely and accurate reporting of completed work.  Additionally, a Maintenance Technician II ensures completion of work according to schedule, and coordinates activities with partner agencies and suppliers.



· Responsible for leading on-site team and participating in work to prepare DLBA homes and vacant lots for sale, which may include but is not limited to:

o   Debris removal and relocation from DLBA owned vacant homes and lots

o   Board-up windows, doors, and other openings on DLBA owned structures, including the cutting of the proper materials (OSB) with                   appropriate saws to correctly fit the space to be covered, and securing the board-up materials with the appropriate tools (drill/driver,                 fasteners, hammer, nails)

o   Build temporary doors with the use of OSB or and temporary hinge.

o   Installation of hasps and padlocks

o   Lawn maintenance, including the ability to use a push-style lawnmower, trimmers, and all other appropriate tools used for the removal of         overgrowth

o   Tree trimming which may include the use of pole-trimmer and chain saw

o   The ability to report any obvious signs of diseased or dead trees   

o   Installation of roof tarps

o   Snow removal

o   Painting over graffiti

o   Ability to build temporary stairs

o   Properly identify and cordon off potential safety hazards

·         Create plan of action for work to be completed on job sites, and the ability to report on progress, completion, and any potential                        challenges

·         Responsible for ensuring tools and equipment are used safely, properly and are maintained in good condition

·         Track the use of materials and supplies and maintain organized records to assist with the management of procurement

·         Facilitate successful delivery of supplies and material

·         Maintain safe workspace and the documentation of any violations to safety standards

·         The ability to ensure the completion of tasks performed by team and proper documentation of work completed including before and                after pictures, through the Salesforce or other DLBA tracking systems

·         Other duties as assigned by manager

·         Maintain proper timecard documentation

·         Work well in a team environment

·         Ability to work well with the public, including answering questions from neighbors

QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)

·         High school diploma, or equivalent, required

·         Possession of valid driver’s license, required

·         Clean driving record, preferred

·         Car Insurance required

·         1-3 years of experience in construction, property maintenance, property preservation, or construction trade

·         1-3 years of experience providing work direction to employees

·         Detail-oriented and the ability to properly track and report work progress

·         Ability to safely operate light duty power tools, such as drills and saws

·         Ability to safely operate, maintain, and inspect gas powered lawn mowers and trimmers and other small engine equipment

·         Ability to properly care for tools including cleaning, recharging batteries, and maintaining proper oil and fuel levels in lawn and garden              equipment

·         Ability to lead a team that uses the aforementioned equipment

·         Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 60 lbs

·         Ability to operate snow removal equipment, such as a snow blower

·         Strict adherence to all safety guidelines required by OSHA and the DLBA

·         Ability to handle all DLBA owned equipment responsibly       

·         Ability and motivation to work well within a team

·         Ability to follow direction


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand or sit with lifting of materials 60 lbs. or more.  The employee is required to use hands to input, view and retrieve data from computers.  The employee is required to do a great deal of local traveling to properties within the city of Detroit (10%); throughout the year.  The physical demands described 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.

Detroit Land Bank Authority

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500 Griswold Street
Detroit, MI

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