APARTMENT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN
The Maintenance Technician is responsible for responding to maintenance requests as instructed by the Maintenance Manager/Supervisor or property staff, or as requested by residents or vendors. This position ensures that the physical aspects of the property meet the Company’s established standards and any applicable laws.
**CANDIDATES APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION MUST HAVE PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE AS AN APARTMENT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN TO BE CONSIDERED.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
➢ Schedules, monitors and/or performs preventative maintenance and apartment turns.
➢ Diagnoses problems and repairs in the areas of HVAC, electrical, plumbing, swimming pool, carpentry, dry walling, exterior structural, and appliances.
➢ Ensures that work order requests are responded to promptly and professionally.
➢ Ensures residential units have been turned in a timely and efficient manner, as well as determines if work has been completed properly.
➢ Provides excellent customer service to prospective and current tenants, and promotes a quality living experience for all residents.
➢ Provides on-call pager service when scheduled and performs emergency maintenance work when required.
➢ Inspects buildings and grounds to ensure safety and cleanliness, and alerts Maintenance to items that need to be repaired.
➢ Assists supervisor with scheduling and communicating with vendors and contractors.
➢ Assists supervisor with obtaining bids from outside contractors, as well as oversees contractor work for completeness.
➢ Assists with purchasing maintenance supplies for the property while staying within the planned budget.
➢ Accurately prepares and submits property invoices in accordance with established guidelines.
➢ Communicates with supervisor regarding the overall maintenance function of the property.
➢ Participates in Company-provided training such as fair housing, safety, non-discrimination, and harassment prevention.
*Other duties can be assigned at any given time by the Maintenance Supervisor and Community Manager.
➢ Ability to read, write and understand English.
➢ Ability to use a personal computer or other computer tracking systems used at the property.
➢ Ability to use general office equipment, such as telephone, fax machine, printer, copier, and key track system.
➢ Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; ability to relate to others.
➢ Good verbal and written communication skills.
➢ Strong organizational and time-management skills.
➢ Ability to perform basic mathematical functions.
➢ Comprehension of federal fair housing laws and any applicable local housing provisions.
➢ Ability to multi-task.
➢ Ability to make quick and effective decisions.
➢ Ability to analyze and resolve problems.
➢ Ability to cope with and defuse situations involving angry or difficult people.
➢ Ability to consistently meet deadlines.
➢ Ability to maintain flexibility and creativity in a variety of situations.
➢ Ability to maintain confidentiality.
➢ Ability to drive an automobile
Education and/or Experience
➢ High School diploma or equivalent.
➢ Minimum 1 year of previous experience in property management maintenance, other building maintenance or related trade is required.
➢ Current driver license and automobile insurance.
➢ HVAC EPA Type I & II Universal is required. CPO preferred as well.
➢ Other licenses and/or certifications as required by state law.
➢ Must maintain professional appearance and comply with prescribed uniform policy.
➢ Must comply with all safety regulations, including the use of back brace, safety goggles and gloves when appropriate.
➢ Ability to be at work on a regular and consistent basis; Overtime may be required for this position.
➢ Ability to work weekends and non-traditional holidays.
➢ Must be reachable via phone or pager, except during approved time off.
➢ Must be available to work on-call or when needed due to staffing shortages.
➢ Some travel may be required.
➢ Standing, walking, and/or sitting for extended periods of time.
➢ Frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, feeling.
➢ Moderate climbing, balancing, crawling, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting and talking, hearing, and smelling.
➢ Sustains substantially recurring movement to fingers, hands, wrists, legs, and feet.
➢ Pronounced visual acuity (near and far) and field of vision.
➢ Ability to judge distances and spatial relationships.
➢ Ability to identify and distinguish color.
➢ Ability to distinguish the differences or similarities in odors using nose.
➢ Ability to lift and/or move an excess of 100 pounds or more.
➢ Ability to use standard maintenance equipment.
➢ Ability to compare, copy, compute, compile, analyze, coordinate, synthesize, negotiate, communicate, and instruct.
➢ Ability to tolerate stressful situations.
➢ Ability to work under minimal to moderate supervision.
➢ Exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions (temperatures may vary depending on the weather in the different regions).
➢ Exposure to noise, vibrations, atmospheric conditions as well as working in confined or restricted spaces
➢ Potential exposure to communicable diseases through frequent contact with public.
➢ Possible exposure to short-tempered or aggressive people.
➢ Potential exposure to chemicals, electrical shock, heights, moving mechanical parts or machines, and fire.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay Range: $16.00 - $18.00 per hour (based on skills and qualifications)
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