Maintenance Mechanic I

Job Type
2Life Communities
Job Description

Perform general maintenance of our properties, including carpentry, flooring, electrical, plumbing patching, painting, appliance repair, grounds work, snow removal, unit inspections, construction monitoring, room setups for events, and sheetrock repair. 



Essential Job Functions

  • Execute preventive maintenance and routine engineering checks in all mechanical and boiler rooms; maintains logs, work orders, and other required documentation, including but not limited to RealPage Facilities software

  • Prepare vacant apartments for new residents and refreshes apartment units as needed

  • Perform unit inspections to ensure building/unit integrity, safety, and compliance to inspection mandates

  • Carry out routine engineering checks in all mechanical and boiler rooms 

  • Document time in/time out or other tracking system functions on all work orders

  • Perform grounds maintenance duties, such as mowing, weeding, snow and ice removal

  • Must be available to respond when assigned to evening, weekend, and holiday emergency coverage for emergency mechanical/technical services.(Rotating responsibility with other team members)


  • Two years of hands-on experience with post-secondary technical training preferred

  • Knowledge of building trades, mechanics, and building maintenance

  • Hoisting License preferred

  • Fluent in English  

  • Skilled in the use of mobile devices, computers, and computerized systems

  • Valid Massachusetts driver's license required, 

  • Must be able to operate hand and power tools safely



  • Frequent standing and walking

  • Ability to frequently lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to operate a Bobcat

  • Ability to work outdoors in winter conditions 


2LIFE COMMUNITIES provides superior housing to older adults of all backgrounds who can thrive independently within a supportive environment. We are a mission-driven organization with a vision whereby all older adults have the opportunity to age in community – to live a full life of connection and purpose in a dynamic and supportive environment. We are continually evolving support services to meet the needs of our diverse residents as they age. 

2Life Communities owns and operates over 1,300 units of affordable rental housing located within six campuses in metropolitan Boston. With another 210 apartments under construction and more in planning, we expect to add another 600-700 units within the next several years as we complete projects in active planning and construction phases.



We offer a very rich benefit plan which for individuals adds 27% on top of the base pay and over 30% for employee +1 and families. Our rewards program includes but not limited to:

  • Robust medical and dental plan

  • Vision 

  • Employer-paid life and AD&D, STD, and LTD insurance 

  • 401(k) plan

  • Paid vacation 

  • Paid holidays 

  • 2 floating holidays 

  • Pet insurance

  • And more!


The above statements intend to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to do this job. The above does not intend to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.


We desire to build and cultivate an inclusive environment that brings together a diverse workforce with unique experiences, backgrounds, talents, and perspectives.


External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis.

Application Instruction

Please apply directly by using the above link.