Maintenance Technician

Job Locations US-PA-Whitehall Twp | US-PA-Whitehall Twp
ID
2020-1497
Category
Maintenance
Schedule
Full-Time
Type
Regular

Overview

Our business is real estate, but our organization is so much more than bricks and mortar, beautiful buildings and well-managed properties. Our business is about people who need a place to call home and the people of Michaels who make it all happen.

 

Perform various maintenance duties for residential units including basic plumbing, electrical, painting, appliance repairs, cleaning units and grounds for inspections and new occupancy. Provide exceptional service while assessing and repairing the property.

Responsibilities

1. Perform basic electrical repairs on items such as appliances, fixtures, switches, outlets, circuits, etc. and light plumbing work, such as clearing stoppages, replacing fittings, etc.

2. Perform carpentry work, such as fitting doors, freeing windows, replacing and building shelves, sanding and refinishing floors, as well as exterior and interior painting.

3. Replace broken glass, tile, carpet, screens, garbage disposals, fixtures, appliances, draperies, locks.

4. Assist in custodial and grounds work, including sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, emptying trash, cleaning windows, etc., in common areas.

5. Responds to work orders, resident requests and concerns in a timely and professional manner.

6. Assist in apartment move-in and move-out inspections and assist the Maintenance Manager or Community Manager in scheduling annual apartment inspections. Complete make-ready process of vacant apartments as directed by Manager.

7. Have knowledge regarding water and gas meter cut-offs, all apartment and fixture cut-offs, sewer clean-outs and post map of same.

8. Keep accurate records regarding preventive maintenance, work orders, apartment refurbishing, annual inspections, inventories, purchase orders, and perform scheduled maintenance on all equipment based on the manufacturers operating manuals.

9. Report any maintenance or resident related concerns to manager in a timely manner.

10. Periodically inspect all units, buildings and common areas, performing repairs and janitorial assistance as needed. Make sure storage areas and entrances are locked and adequate lighting in those areas is maintained.

11. Attend and participate in training seminars as requested. Be aware and operate within OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Act) standards and company safety policies and procedures at all times.

12. Ensure effective, timely and professional interactions with residents, contractors and property management team on all maintenance services provided.

13. May be required to track stock control and utilization of maintenance materials.

14. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Experience: 

‒ 1 year minimum maintenance work experience, or experience in a related field.
‒ Any specific skill required by the property.

 

Required Education/Training: 

‒ High School Diploma and training or experience in the following areas: carpentry, light plumbing work, light electrical work, painting, refurbishing and cleaning, air-conditioning.
‒ Any specific certifications required by the property.
‒ Trade School and/or Military training a plus.
‒ Valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record may be required.

 

Required Skills and Abilities: 

‒ Willingness to pitch in and work in areas other than strictly repair maintenance; i.e. janitorial, custodial, gardening, painting, etc.
‒ Must be personable and trustworthy, able to work well with residents and co-workers, and perform work in a safety conscious manner.
‒ Requires the ability to read, speak and comprehend work instructions and safety notices in the English language.


Working Conditions: 

‒ Working in a maintenance environment may mean exposure to dust, fumes, solvents variable lighting conditions and noise.

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