Lead Maintenance Technician

Birch Hill Estates (BIR)



Do you enjoy working with your hands? We are looking for a Lead Maintenance Technician to provide a full range of maintenance and repair services for one of our manufactured housing communities. Help us to make our community the kind of place that residents are proud to call home.


Lead Maintenance Technicians perform routine and preventative maintenance to maintain the physical integrity of Sun’s communities. They conduct home/building repairs and are responsible for cleanliness and upkeep of property grounds, facilities, streets, equipment and various utility systems. Lead Maintenance Technicians assist the Community Manager with higher level functions such as mentoring maintenance team members, maintaining maintenance and vehicle logs, prioritizing daily work, purchasing tools and ensuring accurate inventory, and assisting with capital expenditure projects.


  1. Ensure community is presentable, inviting, and adhere to Sun's curb appeal standards at all times.
  2. Ensure common area lawns are manicured appropriately; regularly treat for weeds, weed whip, rake leaves, plant flowers/shrubs, spread mulch, trim shrubs and hedges, cut and remove damaged tree limbs, and other lawn care services.
  3. Ensure trash/debris is picked up daily from common areas and streets; empty common area trash containers.
  4. Complete minor repairs to rental homes and facilities.
  5. Clean building facilities such as clubhouse, community office, restrooms, laundry areas, and maintenance garage.
  6. Maintain vacant sites including strap-downs and removal of trash and debris.
  7. Complete checklists of physical condition of community or sites prior to and after resident occupancy.
  8. Assist manager with supervision of service contractors.
  9. Inspect playground area and equipment, pool/spa area and other recreational amenities to ensure proper operation.
  10. Remove snow from community streets, parking lots, building entrances and other areas, where applicable.
  11. Assist manager in establishing and prioritizing daily work of maintenance team and establishing emergency maintenance on-call schedule.
  12. Prepare and maintain all maintenance-related logs including vehicle/equipment logs; ensure proper maintenance of vehicles.
  13. Perform water testing and other duties related to a well-water system, sewer system, or on-site water meters, if applicable.
  14. Maintain inventory of equipment, tools and supplies; purchase equipment, supplies and services with manager approval as needed.
  15. Issue resident rule reminders and violation notices.
  16. Maintain community pools, test and adjust chemical levels, where applicable.
  17. Follow safety procedures while performing duties, including safely operating vehicles.
  18. Other duties and special projects as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Prior maintenance experience in apartment or manufactured housing industry, preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and broad experience in general maintenance techniques and repair work
  • Ability to endure seasonal temperatures as working conditions require constant outdoor work
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • General knowledge of plumbing, electrical and grounds maintenance
  • Proficient skills in operating various hand tools, power equipment and commercial machinery
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds
  • Ability to provide legible written reports
  • Ability to work well independently as well as on a team
  • Basic computer proficiency including the ability to use email and internet
  • Availability to respond to community needs during non-business hours while on-call


At Sun Communities, you will be part of an industry-leading organization where you will be challenged, inspired, rewarded and transformed. We place a high priority on our team members, and this is a big part of what sets us apart. We will ask you to give us your very best every day, and will challenge you with interesting work, stretch assignments, a collaborative and supportive work environment and plenty of learning and growth. In exchange, we will reward you with great pay, advancement opportunities, paid time off, great benefits, and flexibility.

  • Comprehensive Medical and Prescription coverage with multiple plan designs so you can choose the plan that best meets the needs of you and your family
  • Comprehensive Dental Plan
  • Vision Plan 
  • Voluntary Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
  • Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan with Sun matching contribution
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Identity Theft Insurance
  • Legal Assistance Plan
  • Pet Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement program providing financial support to team members who further their formal education
  • Vacation RV Site Discounts for team members when visiting SunRV Resorts across the nation
  • Team Member Perks & Discounts program with hundreds of discounts on things like travel, merchandise, mobile phone service, and more
  • Paid Time Off including ten holidays, vacation, personal, sick time, bereavement and pay for jury duty

If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance completing an online application, please contact us at (844) SUN-4343. Alternatively, an email may be sent to careers@suncommunities.com. "Applicant Accommodation" should be included in the subject line of the email.
Please note that this phone number and email address are only for those individuals who would like to request an accommodation to apply for a job.

Bangor, ME, US

Employment Type:  Regular
Classification:  Full Time
Job Reference:  124904

Nearest Major Market: Bangor

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