Job Post: Maintenance Technician – Revitalize Team

JOB POSTING for position at COALFIELD DEVELOPMENT, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

REVISED: 09/23/2021 | DATE POSTED: 10/18/2021

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Title: Maintenance Technician
Team: Revitalize Team
Hourly or Salary: Hourly
Safety Sensitive: Yes
Compensation: $18.00/hourly + benefits package and leave time
Reports To: Asset Manager
Direct Reports: None 
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt 
Time Status/Term: Full-Time


As Maintenance Technician you will assume duties that support the health, life, and safety of our properties and projects. You will work as part of a larger team that handles repairs, rehab and new construction projects in multifamily housing, commercial settings, and industrial / production spaces. You will be expected to support a wide range of tasks, be able to work with minimal supervision, and have a strong attention to detail and quality of workmanship.

While this position works within the Revitalize Team and reports to the Asset Manager, the Technician must also support the Project Manager, Director & Associate Director, Finance Team, Executive Team and Board of Directors. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a capacity to balance these competing demands, with minimal work supervision.


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Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Be responsible for the upkeep of commercial and multi-family housing/apartment buildings
  • Ability to work independently across multi-county geographical area
  • Able to use a wide range of electrical and manual equipment and measurement tools
  • Work from ladders and scaffolding on walls, ceilings, and roofs
  • Carry out rough carpentry work, including framing walls, floors, and ceilings; finish carpentry work, including cabinetry, finishes, and trim; and finishing work, including drywall and painting
  • Repair and install doors, windows, and other building envelope components
  • Conduct periodic quality checks on equipment and systems to ensure everything is up to standard
  • Inspect wiring, repair, and maintain plumbing, repair faulty equipment, replace light bulbs and install new equipment
  • Maintain inventory records for equipment  nd supplies

Competency - knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Must demonstrate kind and professional demeanor. Must be patient and compassionate with people and issues encountered in challenging socio-economic environments. Be considerate and mindful of individual differences. Encourage and support personal and professional development. Must understand and adopt Coalfield’s theory of change and value system.
  • Experience in finish carpentry and finishes work – including drywall, casework, trim, and painting.
  • Proficient with hand/power tools.
  • Proficient with construction math and measurements.
  • Understanding of the construction process and coordination with other trades and subcontractors.
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, dynamic work environment with multiple projects, locations, and businesses.
  • Excellent at time management, task prioritization, organization, and strong attention to detail.
  • Practice professional communication skills with tenants.
  • Able to operate computers, email, Microsoft Office, Google applications and standard office equipment (phone, copier/printer, scanners, etc.).
  • Familiarity with facilities regulations and requirements, including ADA and Fair Housing
  • Familiarity with construction workflows and industry  standards.
  • Trustworthy and reliable, particularly with respect to handling confidential information.
  • Working understanding reading blueprints and construction documents preferred.

Supervisory responsibilities

The Technician reports to the Asset Manager of Revitalize Appalachia, who may require assistance in responding to the needs of other members of the maintenance team.

Work Location and Hours of Work

Revitalize Appalachia has project/property sites currently located across Cabell, Wayne, Lincoln and Mingo Counties. The chosen candidate must have reliable transportation to regularly attend work at any property site, as noted.

  • Must have a valid driver license and able to travel to/from each assigned job site.
  • The normal work week is Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Coalfield allows managers and employees to negotiate a flexible work schedule. However, in emergency situations, the Technician must be available to work after hours including weekends, public holidays, and evenings.

Environment Conditions, Physical Activity, Physical Demands

  • Work environment is both indoors and outdoors.
  • Must be able to work with a diverse population, such as the elderly, disabled, and multi family settings with a professional and responsible demeanor.
  • Very heavy work (up to 100 LBS with or without accommodation) Environment Conditions, Physical Activity, Physical Demands
  • Must be able to move around the sites, climb a ladder, and work in confined spaces.
  • Must be able to drive and work standing or squatting.

Travel and Transportation Requirements

This is mainly a multiple site job and local travel is required. Candidates must provide reliable transportation to their assigned work location across a multi-county geographical area. Coalfield has a limited fleet of vehicles and frequent carpools to minimize travel burdens on employees. Travel expenses (excluding commutes) may be reimbursed per Coalfield’s policies and procedures.

Required Experience and Education

  • Proven work experience in the construction and/or maintenance field with a minimum of 2 years of experience.
  • Advanced understanding of general maintenance procedures and techniques.
  • High school diploma or GED

Preferred Experience and Education

  • Applicable knowledge of the 2010 ADA Standard of Accessibility Design
  • OSHA Workplace Safety Rules and Regulations
  • Certificate in HVAC, building maintenance technology or relevant field/various professional certifications related to construction or on site job functions related to property management.

Additional eligibility requirements


Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Background or drug test

Candidates for this position will be required to pass a drug test as a condition of employment. Candidates for this position will be required to have a background check as a condition of employment

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Authorization and Acknowledgements

I affirm that the information I have provided in this application is true to the best of my knowledge, information, and belief, and I have not knowingly withheld any information requested. I understand that withholding or misstating any information requested in this application is a ground for rejection of my application, and if hired is grounds for discharge. This is true of information provided during the interview process as well. This application is valid for 30 days, after that time I must reapply for consideration.

I authorize Coalfield Development to verify my references, record of employment, education record, and any other information I have provided. Unless otherwise noted, I authorize the references I have listed to disclose any information related to my work record and my professional experiences with them, without giving me prior notice of such disclosure. In addition, I release the company, my former employers and all other persons and entities, from any and all claims, demands or liabilities arising out of or in any way related to such inquiry or disclosure.

I understand, that as a final candidate for hiring by Coalfield Development, I will receive a conditional offer for employment based, in part, on my consent and voluntary submission to a drug test. If I refuse to take that test or test positive, I will not qualify for employment and any employment offer extended will be withdrawn.

If I am hired, I understand that either Coalfield Development or I can terminate my employment at any time and for any reason, with or without cause and without prior notice. I understand that no representative of Coalfield Development Corporation has the authority to make any assurance to the contrary.

Once employed I will be provided with the company policies and understand it is my obligation to obey and stay up to date on policies that include but not limited to the Personnel Manual, Drug Free Workplace Program, Safety & Health policy, program guidelines and financial policies.

Coalfield Development Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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Mail: PO Box 1133 Wayne, WV 25570