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Maintenance Technician (SCP) 


Cambridge Management, Inc. (CMI) began in 1987 as a small team managing a portfolio of communities in Tacoma, Washington. Our focus soon shifted to providing quality management for affordable housing communities. These affordable communities provide homes for those with limited incomes including families, senior citizens, and people with disabilities. Today, our team has grown to nearly 350 employees managing 114 communities and more than 9,000 apartment homes. Our portfolio includes market rate, Low Income Housing Tax Credit, and Project-Based Section-8 communities that range in size from 6 to 344 units. We currently manage communities in California, Florida, Hawaii, North Carolina, Tennessee, Washington State, and Virginia.


Why work for us:

Cambridge Management, Inc. offers the following Compensation and Benefits package for full time employees:


Position Salary Range: $22.00 to $25.00 per hour!

**This position is eligible for a $1000 signing bonus that will be paid out as $500 after 3 months of employment and $500 after 6 months of employment with the company**


Paid time off:

  • A combined accrual of 80 hours of PTO & Vacation.
  • Up to 6 paid sick days per year. (varies based on state sick leave laws)
  • 8 paid holidays
  • 2 paid floating holidays


Benefits offered:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, AD&D & EAP
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Voluntary benefits available


Job Summary:

Under direct supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor or the Community Manager, the Maintenance Technician is responsible for the preservation and upkeep of the community. The Maintenance Technician will be aware of and always operate within OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Act) Standards and company safety policies and procedures. Incumbent is expected to have excellent attendance and communication skills, possess the ability to build lasting business relationships, and exhibit professionalism.

Position Requirements

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

This job description does not list all duties that will be required of this position. You will be required to perform other duties, as requested by your supervisor.

  • Respond to and complete service requests in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate with the maintenance supervisor and team to prioritize tasks throughout the day.
  • Provide excellent customer service when interacting with residents, guests, and vendors.
  • Identify any issues regarding safety, hazardous conditions or maintenance needs in the community and correct them or report them to the maintenance supervisor.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment within the community.
  • Prepare vacant apartments for move-in, including completing any necessary repairs or replacements.
  • Ensure upkeep of community appearance by replacing lightbulbs, removing trash and litter, painting and performing repairs.
  • Accurately complete records in Onesite regarding service requests, preventative maintenance, and make-ready of vacant apartments.
  • Perform electrical and plumbing work as required.
  • Assist with groundskeeping, pool maintenance, housekeeping, distribution of notices, apartment inspections, and other tasks as needed.
  • Participate in on call and snow removal activities (if applicable).


Knowledge, Skill, and Competency Requirements


Competency is based on education, training, skills, and experience. In order to perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and competencies:

  • Must diagnose problems and make repairs in areas such as electrical, plumbing, exterior, and appliance.
  • Experience in tub replacement as well as countertop and other interior upgrade installation.
  • Ability to perform daily work orders as well as apartment unit turns in a timely manner.
  • Read, understand, and follow instructions contained in handwritten/printed service requests, provide handwritten/typed responses to same, and complete handwritten/typed reports in accordance with company procedures.
  • Responsible for ensuring the physical aspects of the community meet the company's established standards and any applicable laws. A successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, have patience with all the Community population, and is a team player.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Strong customer service.
  • Communicate effectively with co-workers, residents, and vendors
  • Ability to maintain the physical condition of the community as well as complete maintenance requests for residents and unit turns.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including weekends for on-call or other duties as needed.
  • Must share 24-hour on call phone on a rotation basis.
  • Willingness to accept other tasks and responsibilities that may not be strictly related to repair and maintenance
  • Handle tile work, carpentry repairs and all facets of the make ready process
  • Demonstrate knowledge of technical skills as it relates to apartment maintenance.
  • Basic tools required.


Computer Skills:

  • Computer skills and working knowledge of Office 365
  • Basic: 10-Key, Alphanumeric Data Entry, Contact Management, Payroll Systems, Spreadsheet, Word Processing/Typing
  • Must have excellent computer skills and have industry software experience. RealPage’s OneSite competency will be required following specific CMI training.
  • Willingness and ability to utilize tablet/mobile devices and software efficiently.


Physical Requirements:

  • Requires bending or twisting daily; Requires walking and standing for prolonged periods daily; Requires kneeling, crouching, stooping, or crawling regularly
  • Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls; Requires repetitive movements
  • Position requires frequent / daily reaching, pushing, pulling, and lifting up to 25 pounds, regularly / weekly lifting up to 50 pounds and occasionally lifting up to 100 pounds with team lifting
  • Requires constant contact with others (face-to-face, by telephone, or otherwise) Requires face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams; Requires use of electronic mail; Requires telephone conversations
  • Requires dealing with unpleasant, angry, or discourteous people at times
  • Requires working in cramped workspaces and getting into awkward positions; Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32 F degrees) temperatures; Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that may be distracting or uncomfortable
  • Requires making decisions that affect other people, the financial resources, and/or the image and reputation of the organization
  • Requires exposure to equipment and chemicals with use of PPE
  • Pace and Scheduling: Requires meeting strict deadlines
  • Requires coordinating or leading others in accomplishing work activities, Requires work with external customers or the public, Requires work with others in a group or team; Job tasks are performed in close physical proximity to other people Requires
  • Includes responsibility for the health and safety of others
  • Requires wearing common protective or safety equipment
  • Requires working indoors in non-controlled environmental conditions; Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions; Requires working outdoors, exposed to all weather conditions



  • High school diploma preferred, certification from accredited trade school highly desired.
  • 6-month minimum maintenance experience is required preferably in the field of residential community management.
  • Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician (CAMT) is preferred but not required.
  • EPA Type I, Type II or Universal certification strongly preferred



  • Must be able to travel to and from supply stores, other communities, and other off-site locations without advance notice, as a requirement of this position. Must have a valid drivers liscence if driving a golf cart (if one is onsite)
  • Must be able to complete all required training within thirty (30) days of hire date.
  • Must be able to work any shift Sunday-Saturday to support the company's business needs.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the team member incumbent in this position. Further, this document does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.


Additional Notes

Offers contingent upon successful completion of background check, drug screen, and MVR check (if required by position)

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Scenic Pines Apartments  
EOE Statement We are committed to creating a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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