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Maintenance Technicians for Apartments

Vancouver, WA 98661

Category: Apartment Maintenance Job Number: NA-MNTG-KC-05WAvancouver Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description

Seeking maintenance professionals to provide exceptional service at apartment communities.  Maintenance staff is responsible for all aspects of property maintenance including curb appeal, service requests, apartment turnovers, preventative maintenance, and relations with associates, contractors, and team members.

Duties include (but are not limited to)

  • Preparing or completing service requests
  • Inspecting grounds & common areas
  • Troubleshooting repair issues
  • Preparing and fulfilling turnover checklists
  • Preventative or seasonal maintenance (such as winterization or pool openings)
  • Lock installations
  • Updating inventory logs
  • Maintenance team support
  • Health and safety maintenance (such as sprinkler systems or smoke detectors)
  • Communicating with residents regarding service requests
  • Communicating with management about complaints or community violations

Examples of Work That May Be Included in this Role:

  • Plumbing: repair, replace or install faucets, pipes, hot water tanks, toilets, garbage disposals, dishwashers, water-dispensing refrigerators, or washing machines
  • Electrical: repair, replace or install power switches, fuses, wall sockets, ceiling lights, ceiling fans, climate control systems, or garage doors openers
  • Drywall repair: fill holes caused by nails, minor dings from normal wear and tear most commonly performed between the time a tenant vacates a unit and a new renter assumes occupancy or larger holes caused by damage
  • Painting: minor touch-ups following damage repair to new coats of paint applied to unit walls in between residents
  • Appliance repair: repair, replace or install household appliances, such as refrigerators, dishwashers, range ovens, washers and dryers, hot water tanks, and air conditioners
  • Preventative maintenance: perform maintenance to heating and air-conditioning systems, plumbing fixtures, sprinkler system, smoke detector and fire extinguishers
  • Seasonal maintenance: swimming pool opening procedures, daily maintenance, and end of season close down procedures
  • Health and safety maintenance (such as sprinkler systems or smoke detectors)
  • Install locks

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent GED preferred.
  • Professional appearance and willingness to follow community's dress code
  • Reliable means of transportation
  • Proven ability to be prompt and on time every day
  • Outgoing, self-motivated, and highly RELIABLE a must
  • Basic mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to solve problems and work with minimal supervision, when necessary
  • Completing work in a timely, cost effective, and accurate manner
  • Respectful of the boundaries of confidentiality, fair housing laws and safety
  • Experience with basic plumbing, electrical and carpentry necessary and general HANDYMAN experience a big plus!
  • CPO and HVAC certification is a PLUS 

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.  Equal Employment Opportunity.
Must be willing to provide verifiable references and submit to a comprehensive criminal background check and drug screen.

Additional Information

We offer temporary, temporary-to-hire and direct hire placement for qualified  individuals.  Temporary roles are a great way to get your "foot in the door", showcase your skill set and often result in full-time opportunities for strong performers.  Looking for part time?  We can help provide opportunities to earn extra money working a few shifts a week. 

Call today and find out why Career Strategies is NOT your same old temp agency – we’re different! We’re a PLACEMENT AGENCY! Many things make us better – but what really makes us different is that our goal is to GET YOU HIRED! 

Most of our clients are looking to HIRE! We match our client’s needs with your skill set and get your foot in the door with a great assignment where you can showcase your talents. Your job is to win them over with your fantastic skills and make sure it’s a great match for you too! If it’s a match for everyone, then a job offer is extended and you’re hired by them! 

Additional Roles we place: Leasing Manager, Property Manager, Assistant Property Manager, Leasing Consultant, Leasing Specialist, Bi-lingual Leasing Consultant (English/Spanish), Bi-lingual Property Manager (English/Spanish), Administrative Assistant, Resident Relations, Concierge, Front Desk, Bookkeeper, Residential Sales & Marketing, Maintenance Technician, Make-Ready Technician, Turnover Technician, HVAC Technician, Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Manager, Porter, Groundskeeper, Housekeeping

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