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Maintenance Technician

Company: Highland Towers
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Highland Towers is looking to fill a full-time Maintenance Technician position with a self-starting, motivated and experienced individual that would like to grow in the role with the potential to advance to a supervisory position.The Maintenance Technician will be required to perform general maintenance and repair to ensure apartment units and other property facilities are in good working order. Responsibilities include diagnosing, troubleshooting, and repairing heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) units; electrical appliances, outlets, and light fixtures; plumbing, carpentry, and locks. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with preparing vacant apartment units for rental and renovation projects.Duties and Responsibilities: Receives requests for service maintenance, prioritizes work orders and handles each in the most efficient manner.Examines and diagnoses problems with heating, ventilation and air conditioning units for property facilities. Determines the best method to repair or replace all or part of the unit. Makes repairs and/or replacements according to standard. Performs preventative maintenance on HVAC units by replacing filters, cleaning coils, etc.Repairs and replaces furnished kitchen appliances such as refrigerators and stoves. May contact an outside vendor to make more advanced or severe repairs or replacements with prior approval of Property Manager.Performs minor to moderate-level plumbing repairs, replacements, and/or installations including repairing leaks and removing clogs in sinks and toilets.Performs minor electrical repairs and replacement of light fixtures and related items.Repairs locks and other miscellaneous items.May perform painting projects ranging from full interior painting of property units to minor touch up and repair of walls and woodwork.May perform "make ready" projects for the preparation of vacant units available for prospective tenants.May perform landscape projects to ensure property aesthetics meet or exceed standards.Ability to work irregular hours (evenings, weekends), including on-call and overtime hours.Frequently interacts and communicates effectively with residents, property staff and/or vendors to complete maintenance duties and requests.Performs other related duties as assigned to meet the needs of the business.Required Qualifications: HVAC experience requiredEPA Type II or III or Universal license not required but strongly recommendedKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of heating and air conditioning unit repair and maintenance.General knowledge of the repair and maintenance of other household appliances, lighting fixtures, and plumbing.Knowledge and skills to operate common and specialized tools for repairs and maintenance.Ability to visually inspect units, grounds, and other aspects of the property.Skill and ability to clearly and concisely communicate verbally and in writing.Knowledge and skills to organize, prioritize, and meet deadlines.Customer service and problem-solving skills and attention to detail.Job Type: Full-timePay: $19.00 - $23.00 per hourBenefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insuranceSchedule:
    • 8 hour shift
    • Monday to Friday
    • On callWork Location: One location

Keywords: Highland Towers, Birmingham , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Birmingham, Alabama

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