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18 Mar 2021

Full-Time Field Rehab Technician

REACHCDC – Posted by REACHCDC Portland, Oregon, United States

Job Description

Field Rehab Technician

Location: Home Office—Portland, OR

Hours: Full-Time (32 hours/week), Non-Exempt

Wage: $17.44-24.37/hour



This organization believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this job description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit the employee nor the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.

Position Summary:

Works independently in the field to complete free health and safety home repairs for seniors, people with disabilities, and families living on a low‐income throughout Portland. Completes home assessments and develops scope of work with other staff. Sets up and supervises volunteer projects. Provides excellent customer service and builds trust with clients in a respectful and culturally‐competent manner. Requires a demonstrated ability to improve operations, decrease project turnaround time, and work cooperatively with staff, subcontractors, volunteers, clients, and community partners.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

  • Completes a variety of minor healthy homes repair projects using lead safe work
  • practices. Repairs include carpentry, plumbing, safety aid installation, painting, general
  • maintenance and more.
  • Procures and delivers project supplies & materials.
  • Coordinates subcontractor work with support from Housing Rehab
  • Supervisor and/or Program Manager.
  • Ensures all work completed safely, efficiently, and to code and grant specifications.
  • Reports unsafe or hazardous conditions. Uses lead‐safe work practices.
  • Maintains work areas in a clean, professional manner.
  • Ensures high client satisfaction rates.
  • Maintains complete records of repair work, mileage, project costs, and time.
  • Maintains and securely stores program materials, supplies, tools and equipment
  • inventory. Anticipates and identifies needs.
  • Completes home assessments and determines scopes of work with other staff.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • This position requires residential rehab project coordination experience as well as demonstrated trades skills in: carpentry, painting, plumbing, general home maintenance, and power and hand tool safety.
  • A knowledge base in building codes and the permit process essential, as well as the
  • ability to be bonded.
  • Required to work independently as well as with volunteers with varying skill levels.
  • Possess excellent verbal and interpersonal skills—able to communicate effectively and
  • build trust with diverse clients, in a respectful and culturally‐competent manner both on
  • the phone, in writing, and in person.
  • Must have own vehicle, capable of hauling tools, lumber and ladders as well as their
  • own hand and power tools. Must also have a valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle
  • liability insurance.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office Word, Excel and Outlook. Working knowledge of
  • Smartphone technology including phone calls, calendar, email and text.
  • Be flexible and reliable, and able to juggle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Employee must own and have access to their own vehicle, have a valid driver’s license,
  • state applicable vehicle liability insurance and a safe driving record.
  • Bicultural/Bilingual in Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese a plus.
  • Minor drafting skills needed.
  • Strong interpersonal and spatial relation skills a must.
  • Basic math skills, including the ability to calculate material needs and stair/ramp rise and run required.
  • Ability to speak and write English.

Education and/or Experience

  • A minimum of two year’s residential rehab experience required.
  • Experience managing projects helpful.


Benefits package: REACH offers an incredible benefits package to our employees!

401(k) Retirement plan with employer match, FSA, Medical, Dental, EAP, short and long-term disability, life and AD&D, employee service recognition award system, paid holidays, PTO, personal days, and sick leave. REACH also injects fun and camaraderie into the workplace by organizing activities, contests, and special events for our staff.

**Benefit coverage begins for FT/PT employees on the first of the month after hired, excluding 401(k) plan, other terms apply**

How to Apply


Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

Job expires in 65 days.

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