JOB OPENING: Maintenance Technician

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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00 to $16.00 /hour

SUMMARY: Maintenance Technician will be responsible, under the direction of the Property Manager, for the overall maintenance of the apartment complex and all areas related to the day‐to‐day maintenance operations of the community. The Maintenance Technician provides on-site preventive, routine, and emergency maintenance duties at assigned property(s).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide general maintenance, cleaning, and repair services for property including apartments, courtyard, hallways, grounds, and common areas in accordance with all housing standards set by MFA, HUD, and other funding entities
  • Report maintenance issues to the Property Manager; maintain proper documentation of work orders completed for the property
  • Prepare apartments when client vacancies occur, including cleaning of apartment and repairs
  • Schedule and perform preventative maintenance including the regular changing of filters
  • Conduct routine inspections of apartments with Property Manager to identify short and long term maintenance issues and make preventive repairs
  • Maintain a schedule for all fire safety and building equipment certifications
  • Respond to all maintenance service requests and emergency calls immediately
  • Provide on-site presence to deter damage, vandalism, or theft
  • Assist residents who may be locked out due to loss of keys or electronic card reader issues
  • Respond to emergency situations by being a point of contact for emergency personnel, case managers, and outside service providers (e.g. exterminator) when necessary
  • Obtain bids from outside service providers for any major work to be approved by the Property Manager
  • Maintain inventory of supplies and request necessary supplies as needed
  • Be available for on-call duty as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to empathize and work with tenants with special needs
  • Ability to maintain a professional and courteous manner with residents, visitors, contractors, and fellow employees
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Willing to travel to other properties as needed
  • Computer literacy preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of a trade school with an emphasis in plumbing or electrical preferred
  • Knowledge of Solar Water Heating and Grey Water Recycling systems preferred
  • CPR, First Aid, and Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training preferred

EMPLOYMENT SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE

  • Individual may be required to complete medical examination and background check
  • Employee must comply with all operational policies, especially those involving the safety of fellow workers, volunteers, and clients/customers
  • Employee must maintain a current and valid driver’s license to perform work duties if position requires activities that require travel by motor vehicle, whether personal or a company car

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Most essential duties are performed in and around apartment home complexes
  • Requires manual dexterity and ability to operate tools and equipment needed to perform required tasks
  • Requires ability to walk 3-5 miles per day, bend, stoop and climb stairs; may occasionally require lifting of various materials and equipment to a maximum of 80 pounds

To apply: Send resume, cover letter, and completed SHC Employment Application to HR@shcnm.org. In your cover letter, please address the following questions:

  1. How many years of maintenance technician experience do you have?
  2. What is the highest level of education you have completed?
  3. Do you have the following license or certification: CPO
  4. Do you have the following license or certification: HVAC Certification
  5. Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?