Reports To: Maintenance Supervisor
The MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN is to assist the Maintenance Supervisor in maintaining the physical integrity of the community. This involves ensuring a safe, secure, and comfortable living environment for residents, visitors and staff. The MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN will carry out assigned duties in a safe manner and other duties as requested by the Maintenance Supervisor. In the absence of the Maintenance Supervisor, the MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN will assume all maintenance responsibilities.
Non-Exempt (eligible for overtime)
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Conducts all business in accordance with company policies and procedures, state and federal laws; e.g., OSHA, ADA, Fair Housing, etc.
Ø Must be knowledgeable of pertinent laws and EPA and OSHA regulations governing proper storage and management of hazardous materials, including solvents, flammables, caustics and freon.
Ø Must be aware of the condition of apartment property throughout the community and immediately initiates action to correct unsafe conditions; e.g., broken gates leading to the pool, broken steps, open holes, broken/burned out exterior lights.
Ø Schedules and performs routine preventive maintenance on all appropriate equipment as directed by senior maintenance technician and manager. Inspects and maintains all tools in excellent condition.
Ø Must be aware of all utility meter cut-offs, apartment and fixture cut-offs, sewer cleanouts.
Ø Performs work area clean-up and safety related duties.
Ø Ensures that storage areas remain locked when not in use.
Ø Diagnoses and performs minor or routine maintenance or repair, as directed, involving the following on a daily basis:
· Electrical and plumbing (including water lines).
· A/C and heating systems.
· Appliances (when applicable).
· Water irrigation systems.
· Stairs, gates, fences, patios, railings.
· Tile, carpet, flooring.
· Roofing, gutters, fasteners.
· Interior/exterior lights.
· Fireplaces, ceiling fans.
· Gas fixtures and appliances (where applicable).
· Shutters, doors, cabinets, windows, sliding glass doors.
· Boiler, gas and electric.
· Door locks, P.O. boxes and locks.
· Security systems (where applicable).
· Ceiling leaks.
· Pool areas, tile, hot tub/spa, pool furniture.
Ø Inspects and helps coordinate all needed make-ready repairs and services. Assists make-ready staff as required to meet deadlines.
Ø Assists with turning apartments as required.
Ø Reports all major repairs and need requisitions to Maintenance Supervisor and manager prior to any expenditure of funds.
Ø Changes locks and make keys.
Ø Removes and transfers heavy appliances and equipment from storage area to apartment (or vice versa) as circumstances warrant. Assists in moving abandoned furniture, appliances, etc., to dumpster when necessary.
Ø Must be knowledgeable of inventory levels of spare parts and supplies and inform senior maintenance technician of shortages.
Ø Assists in keeping grounds neat and free of litter. Rakes, sweeps, shovels as circumstances warrant.
Ø Performs any additional duties assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor and Manager.