JOB SUMMARY

In coordination with the manager and senior maintenance technician, The MAKE-READY employee’s primary responsibility is to ensure that all vacated apartments are thoroughly restored to “market ready” status in a timely manner and according to the manager’s timetable.

WAGE/HOUR STATUS

Non-Exempt (Hourly)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Inspects vacated apartments and completes checklists in regard to make-ready. Informs senior maintenance technician and manager of needed services and repairs.
  • Routinely performs the following duties in order to restore apartment to “market ready” status: 
  • Checks all lights and replaces as necessary.
  • Replaces or repairs windows, latches, screens, hinges, sliding glass doors, shelves, baseboards, mirrors, closets
  • Checks applicable appliances and informs senior maintenance technician of problems.
  • Assists in changing or removing appliances from apartment.
  • Makes keys when necessary. 
  • Checks faucets, sink plugs and repairs/replaces as necessary. Replaces washers when needed. Performs exterior repairs to sinks, bathtubs, etc., when warranted.
  • Assists with painting duties when requested. Transfers paint from storage areas to apartments when painting is scheduled.
  • Repairs or replaces curtains, mini-blinds, ceiling fans, etc. 
  • Repairs plaster holes in walls, paints as necessary. 
  • Inspects bathroom tiles, performs minor repairs/replacements. 
  • Changes A/C filters 
  • Operates carpet cleaning equipment to clean carpets.
  • Lends assistance during trash-out of apartment; e.g., moving heavy/bulky items to dumpster.
  • Replaces vacancy lock (if applicable) on day lock is changed for new resident for move-in. Also changes out P.O. Box lock when requested (if applicable).
  • Makes new keys when requested.
  • Assists in keeping grounds clean at all times.
  • Assists maintenance when requested.
  • Delivers notices to all apartment. 
  • Reports supply needs to manager and/or senior maintenance technician.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by manager or senior maintenance technician.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Must meet all physical requirements and be able to take direction.

Equipment Requirement:

  • Required to wear back support belt and gloves as tasks dictate. Wear appropriate shoes (no flat bottom sneakers).

 

Work Hours:

40 hours per week, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Weekly schedule may change as required. May be necessary to work weekends.

 

Equipment/Machinery/Tools:

An employee in this position must be knowledgeable and skilled in the safe use and maintenance of cleaning fluids and tools, including mop, broom, vacuum cleaner, carpet cleaning equipment, buffer, step ladder, full ladder, hand tools, key-cutting machine, hand truck, wheelbarrow.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Must meet all physical requirements and be able to take direction.

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.  Weekly schedule may change as required. May be necessary to work weekends. 

 

Equipment/Machinery/Tools:

An employee in this position must be knowledgeable and skilled in the safe use and maintenance of cleaning fluids and tools, including mop, broom, vacuum cleaner, carpet cleaning equipment, buffer, step ladder, full ladder, hand tools, key-cutting machine, hand truck, wheelbarrow.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • 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            

                                                                         maintenance/repairs.

 

                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.

SPEAKING REQUIREMENTS 

  • Not essential. Frequent need (33% to 66% of the time) to ask questions, request supplies. Written instructions should be acceptable.

MENTAL/EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS

    • 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.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

  • Outdoors (66% to 100% of the time), all conditions, often for extended periods of time.
  • 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.

DRIVING/TRAVELING REQUIREMENTS

  • None.

REASONING DEVELOPMENT 

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.

SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Learns and complies with all company safety rules.
  • 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.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS 

    • 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: Maintenance Tech
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Haltom City - TX

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