Maintenance Technician

Location: Seattle, WA
Date Posted: 11-21-2017
The Maintenance Technician is a vital part of our property management team. This position performs maintenance activities to protect the physical integrity of the structures and property. The Maintenance Technician is provided with a service van, tools, and travels to CHH properties. The technician performs repairs, inspections, troubleshooting, purchasing of parts and materials. This position ensures timely turnover of apartments and completes repair requests in a timely and thorough process. As part of the maintenance team, the Maintenance Technician provides on-call service and responds to pager calls on a rotating schedule. This position takes an active role in the preventative maintenance for buildings, completing tasks and making recommendations.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Travel to properties and suppliers as necessary to complete repairs.
•  Organize time efficiency, prioritize tasks, and handle interruptions.
•  Perform tasks in a self directed manner with moderate to minimal supervision.
• Troubleshoot issues, plan/schedule repairs, and communicate required actions.
• Assure Safety Standards, guidelines, codes, and regulations are used.
• Operate within the provisions of Seattle and Washington State Landlord Tenant law, Fair Housing, and ADA.
• Ensure timely turnover of vacant apartments.
• Complete preventative maintenance tasks and make recommendations.
• Accurately report all time, activities and supplies needed for repairs.
• Coordinate with staff and residents of proper maintenance and repair of the buildings.
• Maintain professional appearance and comply with prescribed uniform.
• Ensure that all CHH equipment, tools, motor vehicles(s), etc. are in good working order.
• Securely store, tools, equipment, parts, and materials in designated areas.
• Ensure that all work areas are clean and safe at all times.
• Respond to emergency maintenance pager calls per CHH policy.
• Notify Maintenance Supervisor and/or Portfolio Manager of any unsafe or potentially unsafe or hazardous condition(s) immediately
• Take active role in your training and development needs.
• Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or GED
• 1+ years experience working as an Apartment Maintenance Technician or in a related field
• Demonstrated ability to perform basic; plumbing, electrical, carpentry, wall repair, and painting
• Ability to safely operate hand and power tools and other generally accepted maintenance equipment
• Experience working independently and as a member of a team
• Ability to keep accurate records and perform basic mathematical computations
• Ability to follow instructions accurately and to problem solve effectively
• Ability to master tasks after a brief period of instruction
• Experience in successfully working with diverse populations
• Ability to provide on-call pager duty and respond to calls during all hours
• Excellent customer service skills
• Valid Washington State drivers License, clean driving record, and insurable
• Experience in safely operating a motor vehicle including a service van
• Ability to speak, read, and writes in standard business English
• Basic computer skills are required.
Preferred Qualifications:
• 3 + years hands on proven experience in plumbing repair and drain cleaning
• Certificate of formal training in Building Maintenance or in related field(s)
• Certified in lead based paint, asbestos, hazardous materials
• Electrical 07b certified
• Experience providing roving maintenance in a service van
• Property management experience with Landlord Tenant laws, Fair Housing, and HUD
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