Facility Operations Maintenance Specialist
Requisition Number:2021-PROP-001
Department:Property Services
Employee Type:Regular
Hours Per Week:35


Action for Boston Community Development is a nonprofit human services organization that each year provides more than 100,000 low income residents in the Greater Boston region with the tools and resources needed to transition from poverty to stability and from stability to success. 

Duties include: 

  • Responsible for performing unskilled and semi-skilled maintenance, repair, adjustments and minor constructions work in the basic trades to ensure that facilities are properly maintained
  • Assist the Building Operations Manager in completion of large complex assignments, including carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, energy management, fire and life safety and locks
  • Oversee and maintain a list of licenses required for building operation
  • Perform pre inspections of the Health & Safety Equipment in the buildings owned and managed by ABCD
  • Perform preventive maintenance for building systems (exterior envelopes and interior ceilings, floors walls, windows, finishes and hardware, keys, panel alarm hardware, etc.)
  • Facilitate maintenance schedules, systems and components, including performing minor repairs to building plumbing, fire and life safety protection/equipment systems, sprinkler systems, elevators and assisting in structural and other inspections
  • Maintain a regular schedule for service of induction, air handling, and refrigeration units, including servicing, cleaning and inspecting all related equipment
  • Identify repairs and maintenance projects requiring the assistance of contractors or vendors; gather information as directed to assist in estimating/evaluating project codes
  • Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time

Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum of two years of general work experience, including trades or labor, or custodial work and a high school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Education or training in the facilities maintenance trades may substitute for work experience; must have a valid driver’s license for operation of motor vehicle.
  • Must have demonstrated knowledge using common hand tools.
  • Ability to learn the functions of and use a variety of tools and power equipment.
  • Knowledge of basic workplace safety procedures and learn to apply health and safety regulations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic use of computers to access automated record keeping tools and basic customer service practices.
  • Work is performed both indoors and outdoors with exposure to various weather conditions.
  • May be exposed to potentially hazardous conditions, noise and temperature extremes.
  • Frequent bending, standing, kneeling, climbing ladders, reaching below and above shoulders, and lifting objects weighing up to 50lbs, while performing job duties


  • Make an impact on the community
  • Free professional development opportunities and trainings
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 403B Retirement Plan with employer match and vesting after 6 months
  • Paid Time Off
  • 13 Observed Holidays