Maintenance Technician II - Sawyer Trail Apartments

Tacoma, WA

Maintenance Technician II - Sawyer Trail Apartments
Tacoma, WA
We are looking for a Maintenance Technician II -Residential Property Management
At TPS, it is all about the experience. There is never a dull moment in Maintenance, so if you are looking for an engaging role that keeps you on your toes, look at the Maintenance Technician II role with Tarragon Property Services. 
This role supports or leads in the absence of the Maintenance Supervisor, by ensuring that the physical aspects of the apartment property meet the company’s established standards and any applicable laws. This position participates in diagnosing maintenance problems for the property and is an essential part of our residential site operation. 
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Schedules, monitors, and/or performs preventative Maintenance and apartment turns.
  • Diagnoses problems and repairs in the areas of HVAC, electrical, plumbing, swimming pool, carpentry, dry walling, exterior garages/carports, and appliances.
  • Ensures that work order requests are responded to promptly and professionally.
  • Ensures residential units have been turned in a timely and efficient manner, as well as determines if work has been completed properly.
  • Provides excellent customer service to prospective and current tenants and promotes a quality living experience for all residents.
  • Provides on-call service when scheduled and performs emergency maintenance work when required.
  • Inspects buildings and grounds to ensure safety and cleanliness and alerts Maintenance to items that need to be repaired.
  • Assists supervisor with scheduling and communicating with vendors and contractors.
  • Assists supervisor with obtaining bids from outside contractors, as well as oversees contractor work for completeness.
  • Assists with purchasing maintenance supplies for the property while staying within the planned budget.
  • Accurately prepares and submits property invoices in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Communicates with the supervisor regarding the overall maintenance function of the property.
  • Participates in Company-provided training such as fair housing, safety, non-discrimination, and harassment prevention.
  • Complies with all Company Standards, applicable health and safety rules and regulations, as well as applicable local, state, and federal laws.

Position Requirements:
Education and/or Experience
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • A minimum 1 year of previous experience in property management maintenance, other building maintenance or related trade is required.
Skills/Specialized Knowledge
  • Ability to read, write and understand English.
  • Ability to use a personal computer or other computer tracking systems used at the property.
  • Ability to use general office equipment, such as telephone, fax machine, printer, copier, and key/Handy track system.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; ability to relate to others.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical functions.
  • Comprehension of federal fair housing laws and any applicable local housing provisions.
Required Licenses
  • Current driver's license and automobile insurance.
May require one or more of the following certifications:
  • EPA Certification, Type I and II.
  • HVAC Certification.
  • CPO certification (pool).
  • Other licenses and/or certifications as required by state law.
Other Requirements
  • Must maintain a professional appearance
  • Must comply with all safety regulations
  • Ability to be at work on a regular and consistent basis; Overtime may be required for this position.
  • Ability to work weekends and non-traditional holidays.
  • Must be reachable via phone, text or email, except during approved time off.
  • Must be available to work on-call or when needed due to staffing shortages.
  • Some travel may be required.
  • Some hand and power tools required
Physical Demands
  • Standing, walking, and/or sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, feeling.
  • Moderate climbing, balancing, crawling, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting and talking, hearing, and smelling.
  • Sustains substantially recurring movement to fingers, hands, wrists, legs, and feet.
Why Work for TPS? 
Find out why Tarragon Property Services is a great place to work!
  • Health Insurance including Dental & Vision Insurance + FSA
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Support employee development and professional organizational memberships
  • We encourage career growth
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Related keywords: maintenance technician, Maintenance 
Full Time
EOE Statement:
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.