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Maintenance Technician

Job Details

Pay - $16.00 - $20.00 per hour

Job type

  • Full-time


  • 9-hour shift


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401(A)
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible schedule

Job Description
Position Summary

This type of work involves the performance of skilled maintenance tasks in connection with repairs to and maintenance of buildings and grounds, requiring many skills such as carpentry for woodwork repairs, minor plumbing repairs, and electrical and painting work. An incumbent is expected to have knowledge of and manual skills in repairing such items as plumbing, electrical switches, stoves, refrigerators, windows, doors, and other wood materials, mechanical equipment, and in carrying out a full set of maintenance duties, may be required to work under hazardous conditions such as heat, dust, and dirt.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
The statements contained here reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.

Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. A given incumbent may/may not perform all of the following duties.

  1. Independently performs a wide range of building repairs and maintenance functions, calls for physical exertion frequently.
  2. Required to drive vehicles to perform duties and travel between developments, pick up supplies, etc.
  3. Repairs plumbing fixtures and pipes such as toilets, sinks, drains, and controls.
  4. Digs ditches and holes to uncover leaks and, once found, repairs leaks to pipes.
  5. Repairs burner controls and switches, rewires electric ranges and performs minor electrical work on refrigerators.
  6. Repairs or replaces electrical switches, outlets, lighting fixtures, circuit breakers, etc.
  7. Repairs windows, doors, doorframes, locks, and mailboxes.
  8. Repairs mechanical equipment such as leaf blowers, power mowers, hedge clippers, and other pieces generally used by the maintenance force.
  9. Inspects apartments for maintenance work to be done, usually as a result of a tenant request or work order.
  10. Uses a wide range of hand tools and equipment such as drills, hammers, pliers, electrical testers, hand and power saws, cutters, plungers, traders, wire brushes, etc.
  11. Performs a number of groundskeeping tasks, including but not limited to trimming, mowing, and planting
  12. Performs other related duties of the class as required.
  13. Stand-by duty will require 24-hour on-call status and mandatory overtime to address emergency situations as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Knowledge of standard practices, methods, materials, tools, and equipment, used in building and grounds maintenance.
  2. Knowledge of standard practices, methods, materials, tools, and equipment, used in the plumbing, carpentry, and electrical trades.
  3. Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work.
  4. Ability to use tools and equipment necessary to perform the maintenance and repair tasks as outlined above.
  5. Ability to keep records such as work orders and prepare reports.
  6. Ability to inspect buildings and grounds and determine needed repairs.
  7. Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.
  8. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with coworkers, contractors, and residents.

Physical Requirements

  1. Ability to lift and/or handle a variety of appliances and items, including refrigerators, sinks, countertops, fan motors, etc.; ability to handle ranges and refrigerators using appliance hand trucks.
  2. Ability to operate a variety of power and hand tools used in carpentry, electrical, and plumbing trades.
  3. Ability to kneel, crawl, stoop, and crouch in order to work in tight or cramped spaces such as attics and crawlspaces; ability to work in these positions for extended periods of time.
  4. Ability to work in wet, damp, hot, cold, or dusty conditions for extended periods of time.
  5. Ability to work while standing for extended periods of time.
  6. Ability to climb a ladder in order to gain access to work areas.

Minimum Education, Training, and/or Experience
High school graduate or GED equivalent. Must have 3 to 4 years of practical experience (including supplemental training) in a related field or trade. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted for the requirements above, provided that the experience is sufficient to meet the required knowledge and abilities.

Special Requirements

  1. Possession of a valid state of Florida driver's license.
  2. Ability to be insured under the Authority's fleet insurance carrier.
  3. Ability to be covered under the Authority's fidelity bond.

Please submit resumes to Bryan D. Lewis via email.