Performs maintenance duties and repairs, such as skilled plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, sheet rock repair, major appliance repair, refurbishing, and common area cleaning in housing projects designed to provide low-income families, seniors, special users, or other eligible individuals with furnished or unfurnished housing in single or multiunit dwellings.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Efficiently and effectively schedules work order requests, adhering to maintenance priorities. At properties where there is a Maintenance I position, acts as the lead maintenance technician and is ultimately responsible for the completion of work.
- Performs the following duties and repairs: plumbing, irrigation, carpentry, concrete, dry wall, hardware, doors & windows, flooring, cabinetry, painting, electrical, Heating-Venting and Air Conditioning (HVAC), and appliances. And other work such as replacement of broken glass, tile, carpet, screens, garbage disposals, fixtures, appliances, draperies, locks, etc.; paints interior and exterior; performs carpentry work such as fitting doors, freeing windows, replacing and building shelves, sanding and refinishing floors, repair of concrete, masonry, roof, fencing, etc.
- Assists in custodial work/cleaning of common areas, including sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, emptying trash, window cleaning, etc. Assists in grounds work and limited extermination services when necessary.
- Identifies and assesses problems and needs and communicates these to Property Manager. Maintains congenial relationships with all residents; is professional and polite; communicates easily with residents using strong interpersonal skills. Is able to handle complaints/adversity with tact and diplomacy. Is understanding of and sensitive to cultural background, economic status, those with special needs, and adheres to Equal Housing Opportunity requirements.
- Participates in an on-call emergency schedule for evening, weekend, and holiday coverage of the property and/or other properties. Maintains knowledge of water, gas meter cutoffs, all building and fixture cutoffs, sewer cleanouts and maps and diagrams of the property.
- Maintains physical security of property.
- Under the general supervision of the Property Manager, maintains inventory of, places monthly orders for, picks up and utilizes materials for maintenance and repair.
- Under the supervision of the Property Manager and/ or Facilities, interacts with vendors and prepares bids for large jobs.
- Periodically inspects building exterior and common areas, performing repairs and janitorial assistance as needed. Assists with scheduled unit inspections. Refurbishes apartments prior to occupancy.
- Maintains accurate records regarding preventative monthly maintenance on all equipment based on manufacturer recommendations or as required by housing regulations or codes.
At properties where there is a Maintenance I position, acts as the lead maintenance technician and directs the work of the Maintenance I and/or Janitor.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a maintenance or construction environment.
PREFERRED SKILLS and/or ABILITIES
- Demonstrated experience with preventative and on-going maintenance of a property
- Ability to work with a minimum of supervision
- Attentive to detail
- Desirable second language skills may vary site by site
- Ability to learn the YARDI maintenance computer program.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Must have reliable automobile transportation to transport tools, materials and equipment from property to property, and a valid California Driver’s License and insurance.
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