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Maintenance Technician

Department: Maintenance- Property Management
Location: Belle Glade, FL

GENERAL RESPONSIBILTIES  

 

  • Perform ground maintenance activities, i.e, cutting, mowing, weeding, edging, blowing, planting foliage, shoveling snow.
  • Responsible for all 24-hour emergency maintenance.
  • Complete service request within 24 hours depending on the status of the unit.
  • Carry pager/or cell phone as required for on-call maintenance.
  • Work within expense limits established.
  • Complete make-ready process of vacant units as directed by Property Manager and Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Perform shrubbery and tree maintenance activities, i.e, pruning limbs, shaping hedges and cutting branches
  • Perform pavement and asphalt maintenance activities, i.e, cutting out edges, patching sidewalks, patching potholes
  • Perform structural maintenance activities, i.e, painting playground and field equipment, repairing fences and gates, preparing athletic fields
  • Perform cleanup and worksite restoration activities, i.e, picking up litter, disposing of waste and debris, cleaning surfaces
  • Assist with custodial duties and building maintenance and repairs, as required
  • Operate various electric, gas and manually powered tools and equipment, i.e, saws, sprayers, air compressors, mower, blower, weed-eaters, hedge trimmers
  • Perform regular preventative maintenance and cleaning of equipment used; makes repairs within the scope of abilities
  • Takes appropriate actions in the event of emergency or critical incidents to resolve, confine or prevent potentially injurious or hazardous conditions.
  • Replace air conditioner filters.
  • Promptly respond to and resolve tenant requests, complaints, or questions in a courteous and timely manner.
  • Maintain standards of quality service.
  • Ensure compliance of all work related activities in a fair, ethical and consistent manner.
  • Assure safety standards are used which comply with all company, local, City, State and Federal guidelines.
  • Repairing and treating structures such as showers, sinks, appliances, doors/cabinets, walls and building exteriors
  • Have a working knowledge of HVAC systems and be able to maintain, repair and replace HVAC systems
  • Minor pool maintenance may be required
  • Maintain a professional courteous manner with all tenants, vendors, contractors and fellow employees.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENT

 

The 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.

 

 The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 1 year related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

The 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.

 

  • Tasks involve the ability to exert heavy physical effort and heavy work, including climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling and lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials weighing 20 to 50 pounds; may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials weighing up to 100 pounds
  • Tasks are regularly performed with potential expose to adverse environmental conditions such as strong odors, fumes, dust, wetness, humidity, machinery, vibrations, temperature and moist extremes, disease, pathogenic substances and toxic/poisonous agents.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit.
  • The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

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