Maintenance Technician (Orangeburg, SC)

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Maintenance Technician (Orangeburg, SC)
Great company seeking a Maintenance Technician. This position is responsible for overseeing the physical assets, general maintenance repairs, apartment make-readies, preventive maintenance and construction or rehabilitation projects for an apartment community. Responsible for maintaining adequate inventory of supplies for repairs and monthly maintenance budget monitoring. Must be flexible and able to work varied schedule, including weekends and some holidays as required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under direction of the Maintenance Supervisor and/or Community Manager, supervises and schedules maintenance activities for apartment community.
Work with the office team and Maintenance Supervisor (i.e., walking apartments, move-in/move-out reports, etc.).
Determine weekly apartment make-ready and Service Request schedules.
Report apartments that are ready to show to the Maintenance Supervisor.
Assist Maintenance Supervisor in recruiting and interviewing potential staff members.
Coordinate, schedule and respond to resident/management requests and Service Request for occupied apartments.
Use Service Request and schedules to establish priorities.
Determine with Maintenance Supervisor requests or emergencies that should be top priority.
Monitor the completion of Service Requests in order to limit callbacks.
Repair/replace any apartment material/maintenance requests within scope of management responsibility.
Monitor the number of times a specific repair must be repeated. Determine course of action.
Coordinate, schedule and prepare vacant apartments for move-in.
Walk all vacancies to determine make-ready needs. Coordinate effort with Maintenance Supervisor to make schedule and assignments. If appliances or carpets need replacing, discuss with Maintenance Supervisor before taking action.
Ensure all repairs/replacements necessary for apartment to be occupied are completed.
Ensure all trash from apartments are cleaned out before, during and after make-ready activity.
Assist identifying and correcting hazardous property conditions.
Assist touring community daily to look for needed maintenance and liability hazards and report to Maintenance Supervisor.
Repair hazards.
Secure storage/pool areas, check timers and listen for electrical shorts and malfunctioning motors.
Periodically complete written property safety audits.
Assist coordinating, scheduling, and performing preventive maintenance on equipment and apartments.
Assist ordering supplies and managing maintenance budget.
Working with Maintenance Supervisor, provide input from maintenance staff to determine supplies and equipment. Must get approval from Community Manager prior to placing orders for major expenditures and unbudgeted items.
Assist providing input to Maintenance Supervisor in determining needs for next fiscal year budget.
Attendance is an essential job function.
May be requested to assist in other areas of community including office support, etc. depending on property needs.
Assist with hazardous weather problems, fires, floods, freezes, etc.
Responsible for overall organization and cleanliness of work areas and maintenance shops.
Attends and participates in industry and organizational training programs as required.
This job description does not list all functions and tasks. Job functions may be added, deleted, or modified at any time by your management team.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
SPECIFIC SKILLS/EQUIPMENT
o Computer
o Propane torch (plumbing)
o Steam clean/shampoo machine
o Key machine
o Sewer machine
o Sink machine
o Leak detector
o Ampro meter
o Volt meter
o Manifold gauges
o Charging cylinders
o Boilers
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o Spray paint rig
o Air conditioners
o Appliances
o Water heaters
o Welding torches (A/C)
o Hand tools
Must be able to perform all facets of apartment make-ready.
On a regular basis must use independent judgment (following prescribed procedures) to determine actions to be taken, priorities, emergencies, etc.
Must be able to deal with moderate to high levels of stress due to meeting deadlines, reprioritizing activities and supervising employees.
Will interact regularly with residents, vendors, contractors, supervisors, employees and coworkers and therefore, must have excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize duties and responsibilities.
Attention to detail
Must have the ability to work with little direction maintaining confidentiality and professionalism.
Be a team player
QUALIFICATIONS
Freon Recovery certification Type I and II, or Universal must be obtained within 6 months of employment.
Certified Apartment Service Technician (CAMT) preferred
Certifications in boilers, plumbing, HVAC (basic and advanced), use of fire extinguisher and first aid preferred but must be obtained within 6 months of employment.
Must obtain certifications/permits required by city or state to perform job responsibilities (i.e., pool operations, maintenance, electrical, plumbing, etc.).
Training in compressor diagnosis, appliance repair, etc. must be obtained within 6 months of employment.
Must be able to troubleshoot and repair HVAC equipment, plumbing systems, electronic systems, all major appliances, pool and spa equipment and other systems on community (gates, phone jacks, irrigation systems, etc.) within 6 months of employment.
Must have a valid drivers license or means of immediate transportation to provide service calls
EDUCATIONAL AND/OR EXPERIENCE
High School Diploma or equivalent required; some college or trade school preferred.
Position requires a minimum of 1 year general maintenance.
TRAINING/CERTIFICATES/ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS
o Freon Recovery certification Type I and II, or Universal.
o Certified Apartment Service Technician (CAMT) preferred.
o Certifications in boilers, plumbing, HVAC (basic and advanced), journeyman license, use of fire extinguisher and first aid preferred.
o Must have training in compressor diagnosis, appliance repair, etc.
o Must have certifications/permits required by city or state to perform job responsibilities (i.e., pool operations, maintenance, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, etc.).
o Painting experience

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