Maintenance Technician

New Castle, DE | full time | Salary: $18.00 – $20.00

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing all general, routine maintenance and grounds keeping tasks to which they are assigned to keep the property well maintained, attractive, and in compliance with local City, County, and State oversight authorities.

Responsibilities

Makes minor routine repairs to rental units.
Cleans vacant apartments, common areas, laundry rooms, offices, and windows.
Patrol the grounds daily to remove paper, cans, litter, and garbage.
Sweeps and cleans exterior public areas.
Maintain and clean all grounds equipment.
Responsible for receiving and responding to after hour call-ins.
Prioritize tenant service calls and follow-up upon completion.
Bring to the attention of the Property Manager any problems or questionable operational characteristics.
Oversee outside contractors conducting repairs, maintenance, or construction on properties.
Inspect building, grounds, and equipment for unsafe or malfunctioning conditions.
Receive and respond to all security alarm notifications.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

High school diploma or GED required.
Valid driver’s license or ability to obtain prior to starting date and the ability to drive.
Ability to frequently lift, move and/or carry items up to 75 pounds frequently.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite to include Word and Excel.

Experience

The Maintenance Technician must have prior experience as a maintenance person and/or custodian with basic knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, and electrical work. The Maintenance Assistant must also be personable, neat, and courteous, as well as willing to attend to the needs of the tenants. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are necessary. A positive attitude, attention to detail, and appreciation of the importance of customer service are essential.

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; or crawl; and talk; or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items up to 75 pounds frequently. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception.

License and Certifications

Driver’s License (Required)
HVAC (Preferred)