Building Technician

Position available in Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis – The Adams & The Roselle

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Organization Background

Aeon is a nonprofit developer, owner and manager of quality, affordable homes in the Twin Cities. Since 1986, the award-winning nonprofit has built or renovated more than 5,900 apartments and townhomes. These homes provide stability to more than 17,000 people each year. At Aeon, we believe everyone deserves a home. But the threat of homelessness is real. Too many people are struggling to make ends meet. One illness, one day without work, one family emergency, could leave them with nowhere else to go. Together, we will act boldly to create and preserve quality, affordable homes for those who need them most. With Aeon, you’ll discover hard work that’s worth it. Learn more about Aeon at www.aeon.org.

Specific duties, requirements and pay will vary by position, which can be viewed by clicking on the location and property above that would interest you. Below is a list of general duties, requirements and pay.

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated cleaning professionals to join our team! Building Technicians will perform inside janitorial work, outside groundskeeping and minimal light maintenance for Aeon’s multi-family apartment communities. The main focus of this position will be to maintain a clean, enjoyable space for our residents and will report to the Property Manager.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

The completion of all service requests as assigned by performing a wide variety of general cleaning and light maintenance and repair functions including:

  • Cleaning interior common areas
  • Cleaning vacant apartments
  • Vacuuming, sweeping, mopping
  • Cleaning windows
  • Inside/outside debris removal
  • Seasonal duties: light snow removal, salting/sanding
  • Plumbing (snaking toilets, other light repairs)
  • Electrical (changing light bulbs, outlet covers, etc.)
  • Changing furnace filters
  • Installing blinds
  • Changing smoke detector batteries   

Skills & Qualifications

  • 1+ years of cleaning experience is strongly preferred
  • Ability to engage in interpersonal communication that is culturally responsive, ensuring consideration for differing needs and expectations
  • Must have a commitment to learning and participating in Aeon’s diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts
  • Must be a resourceful problem solver with an attention to details and a seeker of excellence who values results, hard work, customer service, and loyalty to Aeon’s mission
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Ability to stand, walk, reach, climb, bend and kneel for extended periods of time
    • Ability to complete daily tours between properties including but not limited to inspecting grounds, common areas, hallways, stairwell and apartment homes
    • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds frequently and 50 pounds occasionally
    • Ability to reach above and below the shoulders
    • Ability to use hands and fingers to grasp, twist and pull
    • Ability to withstand external weather conditions such as working outside in the rain, cold, heat or other adverse weather
    • Ability to quickly respond to sights and sounds that may pose a threat to persons or property


Positions start at $18 per hour. Aeon offers an impressive benefits package for full-time employees which includes: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, retirement plan, paid time off and an employee assistance program. Most positions offer Monday-Friday, daytime hours. Typical work schedules are 8:30am-5pm, but there is some flexibility in these hours to accommodate the needs of the property and the staff person. The Building Technician position has NO On-Call! This is an in-person position and will work mostly out of their assigned property. Occasional work at Aeon’s Central Office, training facilities and other properties will occur from time to time. 

If you are interested in applying for this position, click on the button above for the location that may interest you.

Position is open until filled.

Aeon values a diverse work environment. Individuals with disabilities, persons from BIPOC communities, the LGBTQ+ community, and people from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Aeon is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Employees and residents are encouraged to apply.