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Maintenance Technician - Senior Horizons at Newburgh

at The Michaels Organization

Pay: $13.00 to $15.00/hour
Starting hourly pay is $13.00-$15.00
Posted: 9/21/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: c4812088-abf6-492e-8c3c-32b301555082

Job Description

This position is a full time position (40 hours per week) Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM with a an hour break for lunch. Starting hourly pay is $13.00-$15.00, with potential for overtime pay and travel to cover neighboring properties. . Applicants are required to live within 20-30 minutes of the property location.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform basic electrical repairs on items such as appliances, fixtures, switches, outlets, circuits, etc. and light plumbing  work, such as clearing stoppages, replacing fittings, etc.
  • Perform carpentry work, such as fitting doors, freeing windows, replacing and building shelves, sanding and refinishing floors, as well as exterior and interior painting.
  • Replace broken glass, tile, carpet, screens, garbage disposals, fixtures, appliances, draperies, locks.
  • Assist in custodial and grounds work, including sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, emptying trash, cleaning windows, etc., in common areas.
  • Responds to work orders, resident requests and concerns in a timely and professional manner.
  • Assist in apartment move-in and move-out inspections and assist the Maintenance Manager or Community Manager in scheduling annual apartment inspections. Complete make-ready process of vacant apartments as directed by Manager.
  • Have knowledge regarding water and gas meter cut-offs, all apartment and fixture cut-offs, sewer clean-outs and post map of same.
  • Keep accurate records regarding preventive maintenance, work orders, apartment refurbishing, annual inspections,      inventories, purchase orders, and perform scheduled maintenance on all equipment based on the manufacturers          operating manuals.
  • Report any maintenance or resident related concerns to manager in a timely manner.
  • Periodically inspect all units, buildings and common areas, performing repairs and janitorial assistance as needed. Make sure storage areas and entrances are locked and adequate lighting in those areas is maintained.
  • Attend and participate in training seminars as requested. Be aware and operate within OSHA (Occupational Safety and  Health Act) standards and company safety policies and procedures at all times.
  • Ensure effective, timely and professional interactions with residents, contractors and property management team on all maintenance services provided.
  • May be required to track stock control and utilization of maintenance materials. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Experience:

  • 1 year minimum maintenance work experience, or experience in a related field.
  • Any specific skill required by the property.

Required Education/Training: 

  • High School Diploma and training or experience in the following areas: carpentry, light
    plumbing work, light electrical work, painting, refurbishing and cleaning, air-conditioning.
  • Any specific certifications required by the property.
  • Trade School and/or Military training a plus.
  • Valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record.


Required Skills and Abilities

  • Willingness to pitch in and work in areas other than strictly repair maintenance; i.e. janitorial,
    custodial, gardening, painting, etc.
  • Must be personable and trustworthy, able to work well with residents and co-workers, and perform
    work in a safety conscious manner.
  • Requires the ability to read, speak and comprehend work instructions and safety notices in the
    English language.


Working  Conditions:

  • Working in a maintenance environment may mean exposure to dust, fumes, solvents, variable light conditions and noise
  • Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays if required for emergency, on-call or scheduled shifts.