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Maintenance, Grounds, & Cleaning Technician

Company: Costello Companies
Location: Rapid City
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Are you looking for a great career opportunity with an upstanding organization in the community? Do you like to work in an environment where there is a variety of duties each day/week? Do you like to work with your hands? The ideal candidate would have previous property management maintenance experience or handyman/remodeling experience. If this describes you, read further to learn more about this opportunity!POSITION SUMMARY:The Maintenance Technician is responsible for assisting the Site Manager in performing all duties and functions required for the efficient operation of their apartment and townhome communities. The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining the interior and exterior of apartment and townhome communities. Additionally, this person is responsible for grounds keeping and cleaning duties as assigned. The Maintenance Technician should be equipped with some of his/her own tools.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESMaintenance:Perform maintenance duties, including electrical, plumbing, dry wall, appliance repairs, improvements, and other maintenance duties.Perform all maintenance requests correctly and within the allotted time frame.Provide Property Manager with the initialed completed request with minimal call-backs.Monitor apartment and townhome communities to ensure that all company policies and procedures are followed to maintain standards for safety, quality, and overall company and tenant satisfaction.Responsible for painting common areas and units along with necessary staining and cleaning.Perform inspections with manager and smoke detector inspections.Implements a preventative maintenance program with the Manager's involvement and maintains copies in the maintenance room and complex office.Repairs and maintains community equipment and the physical structure of the communities he/she is assigned to.First contact for after-hours maintenance emergencies.Responsible for care, maintenance, and inventory of all supplies and equipment owned by the property.Grounds keeping:Perform sidewalk snow removal and application of ice melt on sidewalks to ensure resident, vendor, and employee safety.Perform grounds maintenance by picking up trash, cleaning out garbage enclosures, and pulling weeds as necessary to ensure grounds are kept in above-standard condition and create strong curb appeal.Cleaning:Clean units once all maintenance is complete after a unit is turned.Maintain common areas by picking up any litter or debris in hallways, community rooms, public restrooms, etc.Financial:Responsible to keep expenses within budget by communicating with the Site Manager to combine all purchase trips, while adhering to set policies for obtaining verifiable receipts.Responsible to get prior approval from Regional Manager before calling outside vendor for repairs.Resident Relations:Always represent the community in a professional manner, on/off property.Deliver communication documentation to residents as assigned.Ensure apartments are ready for new move-ins.Handle work orders to the highest quality to eliminate return trips to resident units.Safety:Ensure that unsafe conditions are reported and corrected in a timely manner.Learns and ensures compliance with all company, local, state, and federal safety rules.Use appropriate personal protective equipment in the course of work as appropriate based on OSHA regulations.Administrative:Observe given hours.Provide a high level of service to prospective tenants, tenants, vendors, and coworkers.Assist Site Manager in arranging and ensuring all maintenance requests are done correctly and completed in the allotted time frame.Observe all company personnel, quality, and safety policies.Perform other duties as assigned.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIESKnowledge of property management and marked ability to analyze and respond to site problems.Excellent communication skills both oral and written.Working knowledge of fair housing regulations.Working knowledge of electricity and considerable mechanical ability to analyze equipment and their function and repair.The ability to maintain confidentiality regarding information and situations related to the organization, residents, vendors, or community members/businesses.QUALIFICATIONSMust have Valid Driver's License and Automobile Insurance.Must be able to pass a criminal background check.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with arms and hands; climb or balance; stoop, kneel crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to walk, sometimes on uneven terrain. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 lbs. specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee frequently works in high precarious places. The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.

Keywords: Costello Companies, Rapid City , Maintenance, Grounds, & Cleaning Technician, Other , Rapid City, South Dakota

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