Trades Maintenance Worker, Level I or II

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Job Code: PD22-42
Posted On: Thursday, 23rd June 2022
Department: Maintenance
Location: Tanglewood
9002 Manchester Road Silver Spring, MD 20901
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: High School
Pay Rate: Grade 15/17, Minimum $45,847/$49,447

Job Description:

This position is responsible for performing all levels of apartment maintenance to include electrical, plumbing, carpentry, appliance repair, exterior upkeep and HVAC on neighboring properties. Will rehab vacant units, perform preventative maintenance on units/systems and troubleshoot/repair air conditioning units and furnaces. Must be willing to work outdoors for long periods of time and perform on-call duties at night and on weekends.

Preferred Skills:

Minimum Qualifications – Trades Maintenance Worker I, Grade 15: 

  • Experience: Requires one year of building/housing maintenance experience or recent Certification in Apartment Maintenance from a recognized College, Trades School or equivalent institution.
  • Education: High School graduation or equivalent.

Applicant must pass an HOC administered written Maintenance Skill Assessment Test (Level I).

Minimum Qualifications – Trades Maintenance Worker II, Grade 17: 

  • Experience: Three years building/housing maintenance experience.
  • Education: High School graduation or equivalent.

Applicant must pass both a written Maintenance Skill Assessment Test (Level II) and a hands-on demonstration of necessary skills.

Level, Pay Grade and Salary offered will be dependent on the qualifications of the selected applicant. 

  • Must have working knowledge of appliance repair, HVAC, plumbing, carpentry and electrical skills consistent with level I or Level II designation.
  • Must have ability to deal tactfully, effectively and courteously with the public and co-workers 
  • Must have ability to work independently or as part of a team and follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to use and care for tools and equipment
  • Ability to carry, extend (min. 12 ft. extension ladder), climb ladders in order to repair roof, gutters, downspouts
  • CFC certification required or the ability to obtain certificate within six months of hire
  • Willingness to share on-call duty for emergency maintenance necessary 
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write English
  • Requires the ability to keep simple records, lift heavy objects (50 – 100 lbs.), install electrical fixtures, toilets, sinks, etc. 
  • Valid driver's license, good driving record and own transportation required

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.   Low income residents in Montgomery County with the above qualifications are encouraged to apply.