Maintenance II

$20.81 hourly
  • Eden Housing
  • East Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Jul 10, 2019
Full time Construction Facilities General Labor

Job Description

Summary

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.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

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.

Qualifications

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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