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Maintenance Technician

Company: The Lynd Company
Location: La Fayette
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description JOB SUMMARY The Maintenance Technician reports to the Property Manager under the supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor and performs general maintenance and repair to ensure apartment units and other property facilities are in good working order. Handles service requests for repairs and improvements of vacant apartments to a market-ready status. Works as a team participant along with the maintenance staff to ensure the community meets the quality maintenance standards set by the LYND---s Core Values. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Receives requests for service maintenance, prioritizes work orders and handles each in the most efficient manner. Examines and diagnoses problems with heating, ventilation and air conditioning units for property facilities. Determines the best method to repair or replace all or part of the unit. Makes repairs and/or replacements according to standard. Performs preventative maintenance on HVAC units by replacing filters, cleaning coils, etc. Repairs and replaces furnished kitchen appliances such as refrigerators, stoves, washers and dryers. May contact an outside vendor to make more advanced or severe repairs or replacements. Performs minor to moderate-level plumbing repairs, replacements, and/or installations including repairing leaks and removing clogs in sinks and toilets. Performs minor electrical repairs and replacement of light fixtures and related items. Repairs locks and other miscellaneous items. May perform painting projects ranging from full interior painting of property units to minor touch up and repair of walls and woodwork. Responds to resident service requests and concerns in a timely manner. Assists the Maintenance Supervisor on special maintenance projects, i.e., preventive maintenance of building components and/or mechanicals. May perform ---make ready--- projects for the preparation of vacant units available for prospective tenants. Cleans carpets as assigned. May perform swimming pool maintenance or other facility and/or landscape projects to ensure property aesthetics meet or exceed standards. Adheres to safety and hazard communications programs, policies and procedures and maintains a safe work environment. Works irregular hours (evenings, weekends), including on-call and overtime hours, as required. Operates a motor vehicle to transport tools and materials between work sites. Attends and participates in technical training programs to maintain and enhance knowledge and skills. Performs other related duties as assigned to meet the needs of the business. Represents the Company in a professional manner at all times, on or off the property. Assists other staff members as needed. Delivers various communications to residents as needed. Works closely with management and maintenance staff in developing an integral team that effectively represents the quality and professionalism of the Company. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE High school diploma/GED and one to three years of experience in facility maintenance and/or mechanical repair required. EPA Type II or Universal and/or Pool Certification (CPO) preferred. CAMT is preferred in Florida only. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Required to have an acceptable criminal background and drug screen. This is a full-time position, must be able to work a 40-hour standard work schedule. Associate---s degree in a related technical or mechanical field preferred. Military training a plus. Maybe required to provide own (industry specific) tools Understands and complies with Fair Housing laws and standards. Bilingual --- Spanish is a plus. Commercial maintenance experience with plumbing, electrical, and janitorial strongly preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities. Thorough knowledge of heating and air conditioning unit maintenance, trouble shooting, and repair. General knowledge of the repair and maintenance of appliances, lighting fixtures, and plumbing. Knowledge and skills to operate common and specialized tools for repairs and maintenance. Ability to visually inspect units, grounds, and other aspects of the property to determine adherence to standards. Skill and ability to clearly and concisely communicate verbally and in writing with professionalism when interacting with tenants and property management. Knowledge and skills to organize, prioritize, and meet deadlines. Customer service and problem-solving skills. Ability to read, interpret and apply written instructions for repair and maintenance of equipment Attention to details. Computer/technical skills to operate mobile computing or communications devices.

Keywords: The Lynd Company, Chattanooga , Maintenance Technician, Professions , La Fayette, Tennessee

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