CommonBond Communities

Maintenance Technician III

Location
Oakdale, MN
Posted
Dec 22, 2017
Closes
Dec 22, 2018
Ref
17-0023
Contact
CommonBond Communities
Category
Labor / Trades
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
CommonBond Communities is excited to announce the search for a full time (40 hrs/week) Maintenance Technician III at Granada Lakes Townhomes located in Oakdale, MN. This is a 68 unit family oriented building. The primary responsibility is to ensure the timely completion of all assigned maintenance duties and other tasks. Duties include performing repairs, preparing units, pool maintenance and completing preventative maintenance.

We offer:
• Competitive pay
• Generous benefits package the first of the month after 30 days of full-time employment
• Eleven paid holidays
• A challenging, fun, growth oriented work environment
• A chance to make a difference in lives of our residents

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Supervision and annual performance evaluation of maintenance/caretaker staff
• Determining scope of work for large projects
• Requesting and evaluating bids
• Supervision of vendors performing contracted work
• Schedules, prioritizes and ensures timely completion (48 hours) of work orders.
• Completes basic building repairs related to air conditioner units, air exchange systems, boilers, electrical work, carpentry, fixtures, HVAC, plumbing, appliances and windows.
• Develops, tracks and completes a preventative maintenance program for assigned properties including grounds/pool maintenance, basic housekeeping tasks and general upkeep.
• Prepares vacant units as assigned.
• Responsible for on call emergency maintenance service as scheduled.
• Assists in training and development of level 1 maintenance technicians.
• Interacts with residents, vendors and fellow employees in a respectful and professional manner, treating others with dignity and empathy.
• Works with management to ensure all activities are conducted in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws.
• Clear, concise communication with property manager and regional maintenance supervisor on work schedule for assigned sites, purchases, work order and unit turnover status, on-call work and preventative maintenance.
• Relays all delays to involved parties including communicating directly with residents and property managers when delays are the result of parts being ordered.
• Follows all CommonBond safety policies and local, state and federal regulations.
• Inspects equipment before each use; uses personal protective equipment when necessary.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
• High School graduate or equivalent
• 2 year Tech degree or equivalent work experience
• Four years apartment/building maintenance or equivalent experience.
• Intermediate computer skills including ability to send and receive emails, enter hours worked on internet based system and access/perform data entry in Microsoft Office products including Microsoft Excel.
• Special Boilers license
• Class A Boilers license preferred
• Ability to obtain a pool operator’s license
• CRMT accreditation preferred.
• Valid driver’s license.
• Access to reliable transportation.
• Must provide own hand tools.
• Ability to communicate effectively written and orally.
• Must be able to work on call, weekends and the first and last day of each month; must be available for overtime as is needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Experience in building maintenance such as appliance repair, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, carpentry and preventative maintenance.
• Willingness to learn and assist above and beyond as part of “the team”.
• Ability to self-direct.
• Good interpersonal skills

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
• Ability to stand, walk, reach, climb, bend and kneel.
• Ability to lift up to 30 pounds frequently and 50 pounds occasionally.
• Ability to reach above and below the shoulders.
• Ability to use hands and fingers to grasp, twist and pull.
• Withstand external weather conditions such as working outside in the rain, cold, heat or other adverse weather.