JOB OPENING – Part Time Maintenance Technician – Gallup, NM

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2534 E. Aztec Avenue, Gallup, NM
Chuska Apartments, Gallup


Part Time/$13-$14 per hour


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.


  • 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
  • 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


  • 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


  • 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
  • Computer literacy preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required

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