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Lead Maintenance Technician ( Pathways to Home)

Maintenance and Grounds | Los Angeles, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at


The Lead Maintenance Technician has responsibility for oversight of construction, repairs and maintenance operations for multiple sites.

Duties Include:

  • Plans and executes major repair, maintenance and construction projects
  • Supervises facility maintenance staff;  provides leadership, directs work, oversees employee performance and provides staff training
  • Assembles and oversees completion of work including assembly of work team
  • Directly performs various facility maintenance repairs and maintenance tasks including, but not limited to, electrical, plumbing, HVAC and carpentry
  • Performs inspections and reports routine and special needs
  • Identifies and resolves property maintenance and repair issues
  • Maintains records including but not limited to work orders, supply receipts, and other project related information
  • Works with vendors as well as program participants and/or tenants, as applicable
  • Other duties as assigned



  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required


  • Minimum of 2 years specializing in a construction specialty (plumbing, electrical, masonry, carpentry)
  • Working understanding of all areas of property and building maintenance and repair


  • Working understanding of all areas of property and building maintenance and repair

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven training in specialty area(s) helpful
  • Able to plan and execute a complete project with limited input
  • Has strong knowledgeable of building codes and quality aspects of building maintenance
  • Ability to proficiently use an extensive range of maintenance tools and equipment
  • Is able to use tools required for certain major repairs
  • Ability to consistently perform tasks with quality consistent with experience and skills
  • Ability to complete tasks in a professional and timely manner
  • Valid CA driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Ability to safely drive an automobile, van or light truck
Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.