Maintenance Assistant - Giant Road & Lillie Mae Jones Plaza

East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC) is seeking a regular full time Maintenance Assistant at Giant Road Apartments in San Pablo, CA and Lillie Mae Jones Plaza in Richmond, CA.



Under the direction of the Property Manager and Maintenance Technician, the Maintenance Assistant performs skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance of rental units, common area facilities, and grounds, and other work as required to protect the marketability of the site. The Maintenance Assistant should take the initiative to implement and/or maintain a preventive maintenance program to keep emergencies to a minimum and the site in good repair.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Maintenance Technician with repairs according to requests received from residents in a timely and satisfactory manner
  • Assist Maintenance Technician with repairs with all preventative maintenance requirements as outlined in the Preventative Maintenance Plan
  • Keeps permanent records of maintenance requests as outlined in the EBALDC Operations Manual
  • Assists with monitoring and maintaining plumbing, heating, and electrical system
  • Assist with maintaining security and lock systems throughout the building
  • Assists with maintaining storage and work areas in a neat, safe, and secure condition
  • Assists with conducting and performing monthly safety inspections and meetings, and keeps proper records of same
  • Assists Maintenance Technician in performing move-in, quarterly, and move-out inspections
  • Assists Maintenance Technician in performing progress inspections of on-site work performed by outside contractors
  • Reports hazardous and/or emergency conditions, items requiring extensive repair and maintenance needs to the Property Manager and Maintenance Technician
  • Performs janitorial, painting, and repairs to vacant units in a timely and satisfactory manner, enabling Property Manager to rent units in a minimum of time
  • Inspect grounds, common areas, and structures for preventative and safety measures
  • Assists Maintenance Technician with order and pick up maintenance and janitorial supplies and materials as directed by the Manager
  • Assists with maintaining apartment condition status chart records of each unit and inventory of all appliances and fixtures in the units and common area
  • Assists Maintenance Technician to 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 all janitorial duties of the interior of the building which includes and is not limited to; storage rooms, common areas, offices, maintenance shop, and exterior which includes parking lot, garage, garbage area/enclosures clean
  • Assists with moving furniture
  • Establishes and follows a work priority system, as outlined in the EBALDC Operations Manual Shares emergency/on-call duties after business hours for immediate repairs and for the safety of the tenants and designated properties
  • Performs additional duties as deemed necessary by the Property Manager


Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilites:

  • Basic knowledge in all building repair trades, purchasing procedures and practices, work safety requirements, and repair procedures.
  • Ability to keep accurate and detailed records. 
  • Basic knowledge in electrical, plumbing, minor construction and preventive maintenance work.
  • Basic knowledge of janitorial procedures.
  • Ability to set priorities.
  • 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.
  • 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, minor electrical, minor plumbing, painting, refurbishing, cleaning, heating, and maintenance administration.
  • Ability to interact with residents and handle complaints with reasonable discretion and flexibility.


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.


To apply for the Maintenance Assistant position, please click the link below.  Please do not call.

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Benefits and Other Information

EBALDC offers excellent benefit.  EBALDC pays up to 95% 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.** 

EBALDC is an EOE/AA Employer