Maintenance Manager

Huntington Place in Brooklyn Park, MN

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 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.

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly skilled, seasoned apartment Maintenance professional to provide high level and daily oversight of the maintenance program at Huntington Place, 834-unit community in Brooklyn Park, Huntington Place! This is a non-supervisory position focused on effective and performing partnerships with vendors and Aeon staff persons, successful completion of large projects, ordering, financial and asset management planning and reporting, ensuring that Aeon standards are met in preventative maintenance, safety and security, physical condition, market appeal, customer service promises, and utility conservation standards. The Maintenance Manager will report directly to the Area Manager and/or Portfolio Manager.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain a high quality of property and curb appeal standard: Inspect property for hazardous or potential liability situations as requested. Personally inspect property grounds on a daily basis to ensure proper clean up and pool care have been accomplished. 
  • Control expenses by using budget perimeters: Remain aware of operating budget affecting areas of responsibility and manage expenses accordingly.  Aid in the negotiation of competitive pricing on maintenance supplies. Obtain bids from vendors for regular operating and capital budget projects.   Obtain a purchase order or work order for all work and/or supplies ordered per policy. Participate in budget preparation and monitoring on a weekly basis.
  • Coordinate, perform, and record preventative maintenance schedule: Oversee all aspects of the preventative maintenance schedule.  Appropriately assign tasks to accomplish the daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual preventative maintenance goals, and complete such inspections/repairs where appropriate.
  • Monitor vendor performance: Continually monitor vendor invoices and performance.  Communicate with vendors concerning unsatisfactory performance and/or invoice issues.
  • Prepare and pass all inspections: Prepare and monitor quality for all inspections. This includes REAC, Section 8, MPHA, etc. Communicate with Huntington Place teams extra needs and supplies needed to pass inspection. Communicate with inspectors in a professional manner. Conduct any and all follow up needed.
  • Maintain a market ready schedule board: Create and update daily a market ready schedule board.  Effectively schedule vendors to perform work.  Oversee and/or assist with all necessary work to bring vacant units to a marketable state within five days.  Ensure that all market ready inventory goals have been met on a monthly basis. Conduct follow up and inspections of market ready apartments to ensure they are up to Aeon standards.
  • Control maintenance shop supply and equipment inventory: Maintain an inventory of maintenance equipment and ensure the upkeep and secure storage.  Inventory supplies on a monthly basis, compile order of supplies needed to replenish stock and/or complete scheduled maintenance tasks.  Present all supply/equipment orders to Site Manager for approval where necessary and purchase order.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Must have 5+ years of proven and high level apartment maintenance skills including, but not limited to: plumbing, electrical, general carpentry, advanced HVAC, and appliance trouble shooting
  • Project management experience is a plus
  • Ability to engage in high level interpersonal interactions that are culturally responsive, ensuring consideration for differing needs and expectations of residents, staffs, vendors, community members, etc.
  • Proven ability to work effectively across business teams and external partners, driving results  
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and comfortable with different technological platforms (ie. Microsoft Project, CAD, building monitoring systems and software, etc.)
  • Ability to understand business objectives, strategies and directions and ability to develop and implement action plans accordingly
  • Ability to work on a variety of tasks simultaneously and consistently meet deadlines
  • 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
  • Knowledgeable with REAC protocol required
  • Valid drivers’ license, reliable vehicle and vehicle insurance required
  • 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 


Aeon offers a comprehensive 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.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit: https://aeonmn.applicantpro.com/jobs/2414189.html

Position is open until filled.

Aeon values a diverse work environment. People of color, individuals with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people from other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Aeon is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Employees and residents are encouraged to apply.