Portage Lakes Career Center


Maintenance Technician



Location: Callis Tower & Channelwood Village

Reports to: Property Manager


Alpha Phi Alpha Homes, Inc. is a diverse non-profit organization that specializes in the development and management of affordable housing and senior resident living communities. Currently we are looking for a qualified Maintenance Technician for two of our properties located in Akron, Ohio. Under the guidance of the Village Manager, the Maintenance Technician is expected to maintain the physical maintenance operations of the property through attention to service that affects the overall cleanliness, appearance, quality of the property and its presentation to its residents and the community. Responsibilities include but are not limited to performing a variety of general and semi-skilled maintenance repairs for residential apartments and apartment buildings.



  • Conduct property inspections to ensure that all maintenance and/or safety issues are documented and addressed. Report all problems and/or issues to supervisor immediately.
  • Follow safety rules and ensure that hazardous waste is disposed of properly.
  • Complete work order and after hours on call requests in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Complete preventive maintenance for all building systems, equipment and components.
  • Maintain an inventory of supplies and comply with OSHA regulations.
  • Assist daily in maintaining the exterior of the properties to provide clean and aesthetic curb appeal at all times.
  • Assist other team members with projects as needed.
  • Perform cleaning and maintenance of common areas, hallways, stairwells, trash chutes and grounds maintenance which includes snow removal from walkways, parking lots and buildings.
  • Prepares vacant apartments for occupancy by performing all necessary repairs.
  • Repair, replace and/or transfer appliances.
  • Repair and/or replace cabinets, countertops, locks, keys, and hardware.
  • Knowledge of measures, cutting nails and materials required
  • Diagnose and perform repairs in the areas of electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and HVAC. This includes but is not limited to windows, doors, screens, painting, grout and tile work, flooring, basic roofing and all items listed below.
  • Electrical-repair/replace lighting fixtures, switches, outlets, wiring, etc. Knowledge and experience with using diagnostic devices to determine nature and defect of electrical services.
  • Plumbing-repair/replace plumbing fixtures, drains, supply lines, faucets, (including stems, seats, and washers), sinks, commodes, p-traps, J-bends, waste arms, etc. Knowledge and experience with using drain snake equipment to clear clogged drains.
  • Carpentry-installation, repair and finishing of drywall, as well as minor painting.
  • HVAC-maintain and repair HVAC systems and hot water tanks.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Property Manager, Director of Senior Housing and/or Senior Management that are deemed necessary to promote professional development for the community and help the organization accomplish our goals.


Interested applicants can search positions on Indeed – Alpha Phi Alpha Homes, Inc. Maintenance Tech or call to request application.


Company Info

Alpha Phi Alpha Homes, Inc.

731 Dunbar

Akron, OH  44311


Who To Contact
Daryl Brown, HR Director


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