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Maintenance Technician

Company: Christopher Homes
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionLocation: New Orleans Property: Christopher Inn

JOB SUMMARY:The Maintenance Technician must be able to efficiently perform a variety of maintenance and janitorial duties in an effort to maintain and enhance the value of the apartment community, in a timely, professional and courteous manner, using the appropriate equipment.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Able to diagnose problems with and assist with repair of the following:
    • Major appliances
    • Basic-Intermediate plumbing
    • Basic-Intermediate electrical (when no license required)
    • Sheetrock
    • General carpentry
    • Painting
    • General irrigation maintenance
    • Maintains accurate service request records by recording time spent on assignment and solution of task.
    • Performs scheduled maintenance on all equipment based on the manufacturer's recommendations and operating manuals.
    • Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices, fuel recovery system and scales.
    • Checks and maintains exhaust fans and motors on roofs.
    • Inspect building(s) and equipment and systems regularly for property functioning safety.
    • Accompany all inspectors and outside contractors who perform repair services, as required.
    • Work with Maintenance Supervisor and/or Community Manager to maintain an effective preventative maintenance program and schedule.
    • Assist the Community Manager with annual unit inspections. Also responsible for the refurbishing of apartments prior to resident occupancy.
    • Assists with apartment cleaning/trash out at time of move-outs.
    • Orders supplies and maintains inventory of appliances and maintenance supplies.
    • Handles incoming and outgoing freight; lifts and moves heavy furniture, appliances and equipment.
    • Keeps garbage chutes clean; washes down trash chutes and scrubs garbage room as scheduled.
    • Coordinate work of maintenance repairs with other departments functioning so as not to interrupt daily routine or normal business functions whenever possible.
    • Make sure storage areas and entrances are locked and adequate lighting is maintained.
    • Keeps receiving room, mechanical room and electrical room clean and in order at all times.
    • Responsible for the daily clean up and maintenance of the exterior of the property including grounds, breezeways, and all common areas.
    • Participate in on-call rotation for after hour emergency services.
    • Must be able to work in a fast-paced & ministry oriented environment.
    • Works as part of a team, as well as complete assignments independently.
    • Maintains a professional, compassionate and welcoming attitude toward managers, co-workers, residents, and visitors.
    • Other duties as assigned.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
      • Must be able to frequently lift, carry, pull or push 50+ pounds or more.
      • Must be able to frequently stoop, kneel, bend, lift and reach, climb stairs, inspect rooftops.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
        • Requires at least one (1) year experience as a Maintenance Technician.
        • Must have good working knowledge of electrical, plumbing and inventory control.
        • Must have knowledge of water and gas meter cutoffs, all apartment and fixture cutoffs, and sewer clean outs.
        • Must have experience with on-site janitorial work.EDUCATION:
          • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.

Keywords: Christopher Homes, New Orleans , Maintenance Technician, Professions , New Orleans, Louisiana

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