Home Repair Technician

Baltimore, MD, USA Req #625
Thursday, April 27, 2023

CHAI: Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Incis a nonprofit housing and community development organization serving northwest Baltimore. For almost four decades of community service, CHAI has been forging deep connections and helping residents of all ages thrive, making our neighborhoods a stronger, better place in which to live, learn, and grow older.


CHAI has an immediate opening for a full-time Home Repair Technician to provide safety modifications and general home repair services for older adults and individuals with disabilities. The ideal candidate will be multi-skilled and have a working knowledge of basic home improvements such as carpentry, light plumbing and electrical. 



  • Home repair and modification services, including but not limited to:

· minor plumbing repairs

· minor electrical repairs

· cement repairs for steps, sidewalks, foundation

                    · repair/install locks on doors/windows

                    · smoke detector/carbon monoxide service & installation

                    · screen/glass replacement for windows/doors

· gutter work, clean out, repair

        · grab bar and railing installation

                    · repair interior/exterior doors

                    · minor roofing repairs

  • Prioritize, track and document work orders
  • Communicate and coordinate with clients and contractors
  • Review contractor estimates to ensure fair pricing and comprehensive scope of work
  • Other duties as assigned



  • 3+ years of repair work or contracting experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience using both hand and power tools and other tools of the trade
  • Driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Ability to lift and move heavy equipment and materials
  • Basic technology skills (email, texting, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate effectively, in English with a diverse group of colleagues, vendors and older adult clients
  • MHIC License contractor preferred


Compensation & Benefits

$40k-$45k for unlicensed and $45k-$50k for MHIC licensed


We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, 401(k) employer match, life insurance, Long Term Disability (LTD), Flexible Spending Plan, and a complimentary membership to the Jewish Community Center. We make work/life balance a priority offering generous vacation/sick time and paid parental leave.

NOTE: All active full-time, part-time, and temporary staff are required to provide proof of full vaccination (COVID-19)as a condition of employment.


This job ad is not intended to be all-inclusive, but to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed.

CHAI believes that Black lives matter. We are committed to fostering a safe, anti-racist environment. Together, through open dialogue, we will continually learn and grow with a goal of achieving a culture that promotes justice and pushes for systemic change. We commit to ensuring that the voices influencing our actions are inclusive and representative. We stand firm in our belief that racial equity is essential to strong community. 

CHAI is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. In keeping with our Jewish values, CHAI supports a thriving Baltimore that celebrates diversity and appreciates the unique combination of gender, race, age, religion and ethnicity, sexual orientation, intellectual and physical disabilities, and special qualities that each resident adds to the fabric of life in Baltimore. We welcome everyone interested in our mission to join us. If you require accommodations, please contact us, and we will make every effort to meet your needs.

Other details

  • Job Family CHAI
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Baltimore, MD, USA