The Assistant Maintenance Technician  is to assist the senior maintenance technician in maintaining the physical integrity of the community. This involves ensuring a safe, secure, and comfortable living environment for residents, visitors and staff. The Assistant Maintenance Technician will carry out assigned duties in a safe manner and other duties as requested by the senior maintenance technician. In the absence of the senior maintenance technician, the Assistant Maintenance Technician will assume all maintenance responsibilities. 


Non-Exempt (Hourly)


Conducts all business in accordance with company policies and procedures, state and federal laws; e.g., OSHA, ADA, Fair Housing, etc.

Preventive Maintenance/Safety

  • Must be knowledgeable of pertinent laws and EPA and OSHA regulations governing proper storage and management of hazardous materials, including solvents, flammables, caustics and freon.
  • Must be aware of the condition of apartment property throughout the community and immediately initiates action to correct unsafe conditions; e.g., broken gates leading to the pool, broken steps, open holes, broken/burned out exterior lights.
  • Schedules and performs routine preventive maintenance on all appropriate equipment as directed by senior maintenance technician and manager. Inspects and maintains all tools in excellent condition.
  • Must be aware of all utility meter cut-offs, apartment and fixture cut-offs, sewer cleanouts.
  • Performs work area clean-up and safety related duties.
  • Ensures that storage areas remain locked when not in use.



  • Diagnoses and performs minor or routine maintenance or repair involving the following on a daily basis.
  • Electrical and plumbing (including water lines) 
  • A/C and heating systems 
  • Appliances (when applicable)
  • Water irrigation systems 
  • Stairs, gates, fences, patios, railings
  • Tile, carpet, flooring 
  • Roofing, gutters, fasteners 
  • Interior/exterior lights
  • Fireplaces, ceiling fans 
  • Gas features and appliances (where applicable) 
  • Shutters, doors, cabinets, windows, sliding glass doors 
  • Boiler, gas and electric 
  • Door locks, PO boxes and locks 
  • Security systems (where applicable) 
  • Ceiling leaks 
  • Walls 
  • Pool areas, tile, hot tub/spa, pool furniture
  • Inspects and helps coordinate all needed make-ready repairs and services. Assists make-ready staff as required to meet deadlines.
  • Reports all major repairs and need requisitions to senior maintenance technician and manager prior to any expenditure of funds.
  • Changes locks and makes keys.
  • Removes and transfers heavy appliances and equipment from storage area to apartment (or vice versa/ as circumstances warrant. Assists in moving abandoned furniture, appliances, etc., to the dumpster when necessary.
  • Must be knowledgeable of inventory levels of spare parts and supplies and inform senior maintenance technician of shortages.
  • Performs any additional duties assigned by senior maintenance technician and manager



Position requires at least 1 years of experience in property maintenance or equivalent field. 

Equipment Requirement:

  • Required to wear back support belt, wear goggles when working with specific equipment, wear masks and gloves and other safety equipment as tasks dictate

Work Hours:

  • Minimum of 40 hours per week. Weekends as circumstances warrant; on-call on a rotating basis and for emergencies.



An employee in this position must be knowledgeable and skilled in the safe use and maintenance of the following tools: 

Hand Tools                 Various wrenches, hammer, grips, saws, sledgehammer, snips, posthole diggers,    


Power Tools               Wrenches, grinders, sanders, drills, saws, etc.

User-Moved Aids      Wheelbarrows, dollies, hand trucks, buckets, hoists, jacks, step ladders, full   

                                     ladders, double ladders.

Mechanical Equip.    Motors, pumps, compressors, blowers, electric and hand power augers, etc.

Measuring Devices   Calipers, voltmeters, ohmmeters, testing meters, PH tests, gauges, etc.



  • Constant need (66% to 100% of the time) to be on foot.
  • Have constant need (66% to 100% of the time) to perform the following physical activities:


Bend/Stoop/Squat                          Perform routine maintenance/repairs, pick up 

                                                            tools and needed equipment.


               Climb Stairs                                      Service requests, make-ready 

                                                                          needs for 2nd and 3rd floor  apartments.


               Push or Pull                                      Move equipment, appliances, 

                                                                          open and close doors, etc.

               Reach Above Shoulder                   Perform routine maintenance/repairs,

                                                                          stock and remove equipment, parts, etc.


                Climb Ladders                                 Perform routine maintenance/repairs.


                Grasp/Grip/Turning                      Handle tools and equipment, 

                                                                         perform routine maintenance/repairs.


                Finger Dexterity                            Handle tools and equipment, perform routine            



                Writing                                             Inventory maintenance, requisition requests,

                                                                          required maintenance reports.


  • Lifting/Carrying (paperwork, deliveries, files, miscellaneous):

Over 150 lbs                       Rare need (less than 1% of the time)

75 lbs. – 150 lbs..              Occasional need (1% to 33% of the time)

25 lbs. – 75 lbs..                 Frequent need (33% to 66% of the time) 

1 – 25 lbs.                            Constant need (66% to 100% of the time) 

              Under 10 lbs.                     Constant need (66% to 100% of the time)

NOTE: Lifting and carrying of weights exceeding 50 lbs. is to be accomplished with assistance from one or more persons. Examples of heaviest items lifted include washer/dryers, refrigerators, A/C units, abandoned sofas, etc.


  • Constant need (66% to 100% of the time) to communicate over telephone and in person with prospects, residents, vendors and corporate and resident staff


    • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and customer service-oriented environment. 
    • Performs duties under pressure and meets deadlines in a timely manner. 
    • Works as part of a team, as well as complete assignments independently. 
    • Takes instructions from supervisors. 
    • Exercises problem-solving skills. 
  • Interacts with co-workers, supervisors, guests, and the public in a professional and pleasant manner.



  • Frequent need (33% to 66% of the time) to utilize personal transportation to pick up replacement parts and supplies from vendors. Rotation “on call” status may occasionally require expedient travel to assigned property at a moment’s notice. Pick up and deliver to the corporate office.


  • Must have valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.


  • Indoors (66% to 100% of the time). Frequently outdoors (33% to 66% of the time), all conditions, often for extended periods.
  • Occasional exposure (1% to 33% of time) to paint fumes, solvents, adhesives, etc. Example: Apartments during/after make-ready.
  • Frequent need (33% to 66% of the time) to work in awkward and confining positions.


  • Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician (CAMT) desired
  • HVAC Certified required 


Moderate. Must be able to apply principles of logical thinking to a variety of practical situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may occasionally involve minor deviations. Needs ability to think rationally beyond a specific set of instructions.


  • Learns and complies with all company safety rules.
  • Uses appropriate safety equipment at all times.
  • Immediately reports all unsafe conditions to supervisors.
  • Must be familiar with all safety features or equipment, machinery, or materials encompassed by job duties.
  • Must check with supervisor if there is a question as to the safe procedure to be used for any job function.



  • Employees must fulfill the performance standards of this position and comply with policies, rules and procedures of the company, including those set out in the Employee Handbook, or otherwise communicated (verbally or in writing/ to employees. 
    • This job description is intended to describe the general nature and work responsibilities of the position. 
    • This job description and the duties of this position are subject to change, modification and addition as deemed necessary by the company. Employees are required to comply with supervisory instructions and perform other job duties, responsibilities and assignments requested by supervisors, managers or other company officials. 
    • This job description does not constitute an employment contract between the company and any employee.
  • The job responsibilities of this position may include cross-training in other functions or positions to ensure satisfactory operation of the department or work area.


Job Category: Assistant Maintenance
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Fort Worth - TX

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