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Company Name:

Gables Residential

Location:

St. Petersburg, Florida

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Date Posted:

May 19, 2019

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Maintenance Technician

OverviewIf you relish the role of troubleshooter – and have a knack for solving mechanical challenges – our service tech position will keep you happily on your toes. There’s no boredom with this job, as your varied duties as the key support to our service manager includes keeping your community operating smoothly and according to safety standards while ensuring the timely and accurate fulfillment of all service requests and repairs. Your business savvy will kick in as you assist with supply purchases and bids under management supervision. Your role is essential for maintaining our high level of customer service as well as the cleanliness and marketability of the community to renew and secure new leases.ResponsibilitiesEnsure all service requests and repairs are made correctly and in a timely mannerMaintain an organized, clean and safe work areaAssist service manager with monitoring inventory of parts and supplies at appropriate levelsComply with all personnel management policies and proceduresHelp service manager oversee completion of service requests in 24 hours or per community policyHelp service manager ensure staff is motivated and functions as an effective teamMaintain superior customer service relationship as per Gables Pledges of Customer ServiceCommunicate effectively with residents, fellow associates, vendors and supervisorsWork with service manager to maintain effective preventative maintenance programWork with service manager to adhere to budget guidelinesAssist service manager to maintain hazard communications programInspect grounds, buildings, and other community features as required to minimize liability concernsEnsure adherence to the company's safety and hazard communications programs, policies and proceduresWork with service manager to ensure physical condition of community is maintained according to company operating and safety standardsWork with service team to ensure excellent curb appeal at all timesAssist with turnkey operations if neededAdhere to Gables Standard Operating ProceduresAttend and participate in technical training programs to maintain personal skill levelOther tasks or duties as assigned by supervisorQualificationsEach job duty must be performed with the focus and accuracy it requires. The essential knowledge, skills and abilities you need are outlined below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job’s essential functions. Education No specific level of education is requiredAbility to read and write English for safety and productivity reasonsAbility to accurately perform basic mathematical functionsProfessional Experience One to two years experience in community management maintenance, other building maintenance or related trade. Renovation experience may be required for older properties built 5 or more years ago.Attendance/TravelAbility to work any of the seven days of the week, 52 weeks of the year. Our community staffing limitations make it critical for you to work your scheduled hours consistently as well as overtime if necessary when requested.Ability to travel to company training classes or to work at other communities as requestedOn-call, after-hour emergency service may be required, with on-call staff required to live within a minimum distance to the community for efficient response time Physical RequirementsHands-on repair and maintenance work constitutes majority of time and dutiesMust be able to move up to 50 pounds variable distances; mobility and flexibility to use ladders to heights in excess of 8 to 9 feet; ability to work outdoors in temperatures above 90 degrees or below 32 degrees Fahrenheit Licenses/EquipmentValid driver's license and current automobile insurance is required; position requires own vehicle to fulfill all of job’s functionsEPA certification Type I and IIPest control , if performed in-houseOther licenses and certifications as required by Gables, state or federal lawOwn set of basic hand tools; tools not provided by communityUse of general maintenance equipment including but not limited to: hand tools, ladders, refrigerant recovery units, landscaping equipment and required safety equipment; all equipment must be used without jeopardizing the safety of yourself, fellow associates or residentsAppropriate safety equipment and apparel that includes proper footwear, such as work bootsSkills Ability to read, analyze and interpret all forms of informationExcellent written and verbal communication skillsAbility to accept and learn from constructive criticismWell organized, detail oriented and efficientTeam oriented with ability to work independently on occasionAbility to prioritize and multi-taskMust possess strong analytical and problem solving skillsStrong customer service orientationAbility to meet deadlines which may include late hours and weekends as neededAbility to follow oral and written instructionsSpecial skills include ability to diagnose problems with and repair the following:Major AppliancesHVAC, with EPA CertificationBasic to intermediate plumbing, sheetrock and general carpentry Basic to intermediate electrical, when no license requiredPool care and pest control if required by communityRoofs and guttersWallpaper/paintingFountain maintenance and repairsFoundation/sidewalk repairsIce/snow removalGolf carts and small engine maintenanceComputer SkillsBasic computer and Internet knowledge Ability to use OutlookLearning and DevelopmentCommit to ongoing professional development and career growthAn Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V.OverviewIf you relish the role of troubleshooter – and have a knack for solving mechanical challenges – our service tech position will keep you happily on your toes. There’s no boredom with this job, as your varied duties as the key support to our service manager includes keeping your community operating smoothly and according to safety standards while ensuring the timely and accurate fulfillment of all service requests and repairs. Your business savvy will kick in as you assist with supply purchases and bids under management supervision. Your role is essential for maintaining our high level of customer service as well as the cleanliness and marketability of the community to renew and secure new leases.ResponsibilitiesEnsure all service requests and repairs are made correctly and in a timely mannerMaintain an organized, clean and safe work areaAssist service manager with monitoring inventory of parts and supplies at appropriate levelsComply with all personnel management policies and proceduresHelp service manager oversee completion of service requests in 24 hours or per community policyHelp service manager ensure staff is motivated and functions as an effective teamMaintain superior customer service relationship as per Gables Pledges of Customer ServiceCommunicate effectively with residents, fellow associates, vendors and supervisorsWork with service manager to maintain effective preventative maintenance programWork with service manager to adhere to budget guidelinesAssist service manager to maintain hazard communications programInspect grounds, buildings, and other community features as required to minimize liability concernsEnsure adherence to the company's safety and hazard communications programs, policies and proceduresWork with service manager to ensure physical condition of community is maintained according to company operating and safety standardsWork with service team to ensure excellent curb appeal at all timesAssist with turnkey operations if neededAdhere to Gables Standard Operating ProceduresAttend and participate in technical training programs to maintain personal skill levelOther tasks or duties as assigned by supervisorQualificationsEach job duty must be performed with the focus and accuracy it requires. The essential knowledge, skills and abilities you need are outlined below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job’s essential functions. Education No specific level of education is requiredAbility to read and write English for safety and productivity reasonsAbility to accurately perform basic mathematical functionsProfessional Experience One to two years experience in community management maintenance, other building maintenance or related trade. Renovation experience may be required for older properties built 5 or more years ago.Attendance/TravelAbility to work any of the seven days of the week, 52 weeks of the year. Our community staffing limitations make it critical for you to work your scheduled hours consistently as well as overtime if necessary when requested.Ability to travel to company training classes or to work at other communities as requestedOn-call, after-hour emergency service may be required, with on-call staff required to live within a minimum distance to the community for efficient response time Physical RequirementsHands-on repair and maintenance work constitutes majority of time and dutiesMust be able to move up to 50 pounds variable distances; mobility and flexibility to use ladders to heights in excess of 8 to 9 feet; ability to work outdoors in temperatures above 90 degrees or below 32 degrees Fahrenheit Licenses/EquipmentValid driver's license and current automobile insurance is required; position requires own vehicle to fulfill all of job’s functionsEPA certification Type I and IIPest control , if performed in-houseOther licenses and certifications as required by Gables, state or federal lawOwn set of basic hand tools; tools not provided by communityUse of general maintenance equipment including but not limited to: hand tools, ladders, refrigerant recovery units, landscaping equipment and required safety equipment; all equipment must be used without jeopardizing the safety of yourself, fellow associates or residentsAppropriate safety equipment and apparel that includes proper footwear, such as work bootsSkills Ability to read, analyze and interpret all forms of informationExcellent written and verbal communication skillsAbility to accept and learn from constructive criticismWell organized, detail oriented and efficientTeam oriented with ability to work independently on occasionAbility to prioritize and multi-taskMust possess strong analytical and problem solving skillsStrong customer service orientationAbility to meet deadlines which may include late hours and weekends as neededAbility to follow oral and written instructionsSpecial skills include ability to diagnose problems with and repair the following:Major AppliancesHVAC, with EPA CertificationBasic to intermediate plumbing, sheetrock and general carpentry Basic to intermediate electrical, when no license requiredPool care and pest control if required by communityRoofs and guttersWallpaper/paintingFountain maintenance and repairsFoundation/sidewalk repairsIce/snow removalGolf carts and small engine maintenanceComputer SkillsBasic computer and Internet knowledge Ability to use OutlookLearning and DevelopmentCommit to ongoing professional development and career growthAn Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V.

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