MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN (full-time)
Iowa City, IA
DEPARTMENT: Property Management
REPORTS TO: Maintenance Supervisor
PURPOSE: The purpose of the Maintenance Technician position is to complete all rental and office property and grounds maintenance tasks. The maintenance of common areas located at the Saddlebrook development is also an aspect of this position. Properties are to be well maintained and kept in new condition. Corrective maintenance, preventative maintenance and emergency maintenance will be performed on a daily basis.
Ensures market rate apartments, condominium associations, manufactured home community, and other designated areas of the Saddlebrook community are properly maintained and neat in appearance as directed by the Property Manager or Maintenance Supervisor.
Perform tasks associated with snow removal and all lawn and landscaping maintenance.
Purchase supplies pertinent to maintenance as directed.
Ensure company maintenance vehicles are serviced as needed.
Perform work necessary to repair company facilities including but not limited to: appliances, fire alarm/fire safety items, plumbing leaks, boilers, minor structural repairs, HVAC, cabinets, doors, windows, locks, vehicles, drywall repairs, painting, lawn equipment items, and other small equipment as directed.
Walk through vacant units for preventative maintenance.
Walk the common area hallways and common areas to repair items as needed such as replacing light bulbs, picking up trash around the area.
Communicate preventative maintenance items to the supervisor.
Post units for inspections or maintenance as needed.
Report any property damage or lease violations to the Property Manager or Maintenance Supervisor.
Be available for on-call for 24-hour emergency maintenance on a rotating schedule basis.
Be available during turnover and other peak times as directed by the Property Manager.
Report any complaints, disturbances, or violations to the Property Manager.
Be prepared to meet with rental inspections and sprinkler/fire inspections with governmental agencies and for insurance purposes as directed.
Follow general safety guidelines. Communicate deficiencies as needed.
Recollect where items are stored and replace items in the designated area.
All other related duties as assigned.
Possess experience in any or all of the following: boilers, locks, HVAC, minor electrical, small equipment, and plumbing repairs and maintenance.
Ability to be detail oriented.
Must have great listening skills, good oral and written communication skills.
Ability to multi-task on a daily basis.
Take responsibility and be accountable.
Report to work on time and be available for additional hours as needed.
Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
Be able to function as a team member with office, construction, and other maintenance personnel.
Availability to be on-call on a rotating basis.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
General Computer Knowledge
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of 1 year experience in property maintenance-related field.
Minimum of high school diploma or GED.Must have a working knowledge of basic building systems, equipment, parts and tools.