Service Technician Needed!

Posted By: Robert Carroll (Member) Job Board ,

Employment Type: Full-Time

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN / MAKE READY PERSON

PTO & Paid Holidays

Come join our growing company!

As a Maintenance Technician / Make Ready employee, you're primarily responsible for the general maintenance repairs, apartment make-readies, and preventive maintenance and construction or rehabilitation projects for the property.

Essential Job Functions

General Maintenance Duties
•Exhibits strong commitment to the service needs of the internal and external customer. Represents the company in a professional and courteous manner.
•Assists with monitoring of resident satisfaction and ensures timely completion of service requests and unit make readies in time for inspections and move in date.
•Responds to resident/management requests and Service Request for occupied apartments as directed by Property Manager.
•Determines with Property Manager, requests or emergencies that should be top priority. Monitors the completion of Service Requests in order to limit callbacks.
•Reviews daily work order priorities with the Property Manager at the beginning and end of each day.
•Assists with ensuring that established preventative maintenance programs are implemented, followed and documented per property guidelines.
•Must be able to cope / deal with moderate to high levels of stress due to meeting deadlines, reprioritizing activities and preparing units for move in.
Assists with the daily upkeep of the grounds and appearance of the property.
•Has a complete understanding and working knowledge of the company's policies and procedures.
•Responsible for the maintenance and security of all property-issued tools.
•This job description does not provide an all-encompassing list of duties, there may be a need to perform other duties as assigned.

Maintenance Duties in occupied and vacant make ready units:
•Repairs/replaces light bulbs, globes or fixtures
•Repairs/replaces windows, latches, screens, hinges, sliding glass doors, shelves, baseboards, mirrors and closets.
•Assists in the repair/replacement/removal of appliances.
•Repairs/replaces faucets, sink plugs, washers.
•Repairs/replaces curtains, mini-blinds, ceiling fans.
•Repairs plaster; paints as necessary.
•Repairs/replaces sinks, bathtubs, showers.
•Repairs/replaces flooring materials.
•Picks up exterior & interior litter; empties and sanitizes trash containers.
•Assists with maintaining the exterior grounds and common areas of the property.
•Repairs/replaces any apartment material/maintenance requests within scope of management responsibility.

Construction Duties:
•Assists with interior/exterior rehabilitation and construction projects (to include scheduling with particular vendors).

Make Ready Duties
•Works with the Property Manager and Communicates with Regional Manager on progress of unit status (i.e., walking apartments, move-in/move-out reports, etc.). Completes work as directed and reports apartments that are ready to show to the Property Manager and updates make ready board.
•Walks all vacant units to determine make-ready needs. Coordinates efforts with Property Manager to make schedules and assignments. If major appliances or carpets need replacing, discusses with Property Manager and Regional Manager to approve any and all capital expenses before taking action.
•Ensures all repairs/replacements are completed as necessary for apartment to be occupied.
•Ensures all trash from apartments are cleaned out before, during and after make-ready activity.

Safety Duties
•Assists with the identification and correction of hazardous community conditions.
•Assists with touring property daily to look for needed maintenance and liability hazards and reports to Property Manager. May assist with repairing hazards.

Ordering and Maintaining Supplies
•Ordering of supplies and performing physical inventory of supplies (with prior approval of expenses obtained from Regional Manager).
•Works with Property Manager to determine supplies and equipment needs. Must get approval from Regional Property Manager prior to placing orders for routine AND major expenditures and unbudgeted items.
•Available as needed to pick up supplies and inventory items from approved vendors.
•Responsible for overall organization and cleanliness of work areas and maintenance shops.

On-Call and Emergencies
•On-call after hours and weekends; responds to non emergency resident service requests within 24 hours / responds to emergency service requests immediately.
•Assists with hazardous weather problems, fires, floods, hurricane / storm preparations, freezes, etc.

Certifications/Knowledge (preferred but not mandatory to have at time of hire):
•HVAC certification preferred (most industry certifications accepted) or ability to obtain
•E.P.A Certification preferred (Type II - domestic HVAC systems) or ability to obtain
•E.P.A 410A certification preferred or ability to obtain
•CPO (Certified Pool Operator) preferred or ability to obtain
•Working knowledge of Microbial Growth preferred
•Working knowledge of building maintenance, repair, and preventative maintenance programs, irrigation and pool systems, large and small appliance repair
•Working knowledge of building maintenance, repair, and preventative maintenance programs, irrigation and pool systems, large and small appliance repair

Qualifications:
•High School or GED (General Education Diploma) preferred
•Regular attendance, punctuality and dependability required
•Six months to one-year general maintenance and safety experience strongly preferred
•Six months to one-year general knowledge/experience with all major types of heating and air conditioning preferred
•Required to provide own (industry specific) hand tools / some appliance repair experience (preferred)
•A valid driver's license and reliable transportation may be required based upon specific property needs
•Basic computer skills/knowledge required to perform job functions
•Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
•Excellent time management skills; ability to prioritize work functions
•Strong communication and interpersonal skills
•Knowledge of building maintenance and repair
•A positive / can do attitude
•Ability to work with a diverse group of people and customers

Physical Requirements/Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Temperature/Climate: This position will work in various indoor and outdoor environments based on the tasks that need to be completed.

Safety Considerations: This position will regularly use hand tools, motor-powered tools/equipment and cleaning equipment and may operate company vehicles. May work in a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals. The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions that include one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, mold or mildew. Deval requires all personnel who work with or around all chemicals and/or other substances to follow all company and industry safety standards. The worker may be required to function in narrow aisles / attics / confined spaces or passageways.

Physical/Mental/Organizational Capabilities: The individual must possess the ability to walk, stand, sit, bend, balance, climb stairs and lift, carry, push/pull a minimum of 50 pounds; maximum of 100 pounds with assistance. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is generally required to reach with hands and arms; stand; walk; squat; and use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects or controls. Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. In all cases where lifting is required assistance should be requested and proper lifting equipment should be worn/used. The ability to pay attention to detail, problem solve, troubleshoot, and make decisions is required

Personal Protective Equipment necessary: Affected employee(s) is/are required to use/wear PPE such as, safety goggles, splash shield, gloves, etc.

Visual/Hearing Capabilities: The visual ability necessary to read and interpret a computer screen is required. Visual acuity requirements include color, depth perception, and field vision. The worker is required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment. The hearing ability necessary to communicate with others is required. The individual must be able to communicate effectively, both written and verbally, with employees and customers on all levels of the organization.

Work Schedule: 9am-6pm, Monday-Friday (work schedules may vary at Management discretion). Some week nights and weekends will require "on call". Some over-time may be required - based on property needs.

Your Money Management:
•Direct Deposit

Your Work Life Balance:
•Paid Time Off
•Paid Holiday

 Please send resumes to mperez@deval.us.