Posted: Thursday, March 9, 2017 5:33 AM
Job DescriptionMaintenance Technicians—don't pass up this opportunity for a rewarding position with an industry-leading property management organization! Join our team at Mid-America Apartment Communities! With over 25 years in the real estate industry, we manage multifamily homes throughout the Sunbelt region of the United States. Due to our continued growth, we are seeking an experienced and personable Maintenance Technician to work at one of our facilities. In this role, it will be up to you to maintain the property at your assigned location and to ensure a safe and attractive living environment for residents, visitors, and staff. Since you will interact directly with residents, excellent customer service abilities will be as important as your extensive technical know-how. We offer competitive pay, great benefits, and a company culture that is dedicated to your professional development, career advancement, and success. If this sounds like the kind of position you've been looking for, and if you meet our qualifications, we want to talk with you. Contact us today! All MAA associates must successfully clear a background investigation to include but may not be limited to: criminal background check, pre-employment drug screening and an employment verification process. Weekend and after hours work may be required. Job ResponsibilitiesAs a Maintenance Technician, your overall responsibility will be to ensure that the apartment units and other property facilities at your assigned location remain in good working order. This can include maintaining air conditioning and heating units, electrical appliances and outlets, plumbing, carpentry, and locks. You will follow a planned preventive maintenance schedule and will follow up with residents after repairs are completed. Your specific duties in this role will include:Taking service orders, prioritizing them, and handling each order in an efficient and timely mannerExamining and diagnosing problems with air conditioning and heating units for individual apartment units or property facilities and performing any necessary maintenance or repairsInteracting on a regular basis with leasing consultants, Property Manager, and residentsRepairing and replacing any kitchen appliances that are the property of Mid-America, such as refrigerators, stoves, washers, and dryersPerforming minor to moderate-level plumbing repairs and replacement/installation, including repairing leaks in toilets and sinks, and unclogging toilets as requestedRepairing and replacing light fixtures and performing other minor electrical workRepairing locks and making other miscellaneous repairs on your assigned propertyPerforming painting duties as assignedPreparing recently vacated units for new rental as assignedMaintaining the swimming pool and performing other duties to keep the property landscape in orderWorking on an on-call basis or overtime hours as neededPerforming other miscellaneous duties as assigned BenefitsAs a Maintenance Technician with Mid-America Apartment Communities, you will be part of an established industry leader with over a quarter of a century in the business. You will find that we are the kind of team-oriented organization where your opinions are truly valued. Your continued success and professional development is important to us, and we provide plenty of opportunities for additional training as well as for advancement to positions of greater responsibility (we prefer to promote from within whenever possible). We will reward your hard work and professional dedication with competitive compensation, including full benefits and time off.Required Skills:Skilled in heating and air conditioning unit repair and maintenance.Skilled in repair and maintenance of household appliances, plumbing, and lighting fixtures.Must have professional communication skills, both verbal and written.Must operate specialized tools efficiently.EPA Type II certification and/or pool certification may be required based upon the Property Manager's needs.Valid Drivers License.Must be able to work in environmental and physical challenging working conditions.Must be able to lift objects weighing 50lbs or above regularly. Required Experience: Job Requirements As a Maintenance Technician, you must combine strong technical knowledge with a positive and service-oriented attitude. You must be self-motivated and able to stay on-task under pressure, with the flexibility to adapt to changing priorities throughout your work day. It is also important that you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, particularly the ability to interact effectively with a wide range of different people in a variety of situations. Specific qualifications for the role include: Minimum 1 year of experience in performing mechanical repairs and maintenance of home-related mechanical equipmentHVAC certification and experienceBasic knowledge of the repair and maintenance of other household appliances, plumbing, and lighting fixturesAbility to function well as part of a teamStrong multitasking skillsValid driver's licenseResidence within 30 miles of your assigned propertyAvailability for on-call rotationCompany DescriptionWith over 25 years in the real estate industry, we manage multifamily homes throughout the Sunbelt region of the United States. Due to our continued growth, we are seeking motivated people to join our family! MAA offers a comprehensive benefits package designed to contribute greatly to your annual compensation and to your personal well-being. It begins with our culture. The cornerstone of MAA is the belief that our greatest asset are our Associates.
• Location: Austin
• Post ID: 17580260 austin