The Roving Maintenance Technician role functions in a support role to the Maintenance Supervisor/Manager, or leads in the absence of the Maintenance Supervisor/ Manager, by ensuring that the physical aspects of the apartment property meet the company’s established standards and any applicable laws. This position participates in leading the on-site maintenance staff, as well as diagnosing maintenance problems for the property.
This position requires travel to sites that range from Bothell to Olympia.
Why Work for TPS?
- 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
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- The Maintenance Technician leads in diagnosing problems and repairs for the property in the areas of as HVAC, electrical, plumbing, pool, carpentry, drywalling, exterior structural, and appliances.
- Schedules, monitors, and performs preventative maintenance and apartment turns.
- Purchases maintenance supplies for the property while staying within the planned budget when tasked.
- Inspects apartments before and after move-in and move-outs, as well as after the apartment has been turned, and ensures compliance with Company Standards.
- Responds promptly and accurately to work order requests from residents, as well as delegates work orders to maintenance staff when tasked.
- Assists in obtaining bids from outside contractors and oversees contractor work for completeness when tasked.
- Communicates with supervisor regarding the overall maintenance function of the property.
- Ensures excellent customer service to prospective and current tenants.
- Complies with all Company National Standards, applicable health and safety rules and regulations, as well as applicable local, state, and federal laws.
Education and/or Experience
- High School diploma or equivalent.
- Minimum 1 year of previous experience in property management maintenance, other building maintenance or related trade is required.
- 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.
- Current driver 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.
- Must maintain professional appearance and comply with prescribed uniform policy.
- Must comply with all safety regulations, including the use of back brace, safety goggles and gloves when appropriate.
- 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 hand and power tools required
- 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.