Apartment Maintenance Technician - Link Apartments® Manchester

Richmond, VA
Full Time
Mid Level
Position Summary:

Link Apartments® Manchester are looking for a full-time Service Technician to join their team. The Service Technician handles all phases of maintenance relating to the completion of work orders, preparation of apartments for occupancy and implementation of preventative maintenance programs. Understands all functions of the Service Supervisor. This position will report to the Property Manager. 

What will you do in this role:
  • Inspects and maintains all HVAC systems, furnishes plumbing upkeep inside and outside the buildings, ensures that roofs and gutters are in good condition, maintains all recreational facilities.
  • Assists supervisor with the quality and efficiency of turning vacant apartments into make ready apartments in a timely manner; assists with overseeing the inspection of make ready apartments; and paints, cleans and prepares apartments for occupancy.
  • Assures that a written explanation of work performed in each unit is left for resident.
  • Ensures that residents are provided with a clean, safe and well-maintained community, ensures that good public relations are maintained between residents and the maintenance staff.
  • At the direction of the Service Supervisor, assist with the operation and maintenance of the pool and pool area to include proper chemical levels as required by local municipalities or other governing bodies, maintenance of pool equipment and furnishings.
  • Completes all work orders within a 24-hour time frame.
  • Adheres to all personnel directives and safety requirements.
  • Shares 24-hour emergency call duties with Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Learns all aspects of on-site maintenance, implements all aspects of maintenance in preparing apartments for occupancy.
  • Keeps all tools and equipment in good working condition.
  • Reports any hazardous, emergency or unusual situations that could possibly be a violation of company policy.

Our ideal candidate has the following:
  • Two to five years’ experience in this field.
  • Strong knowledge of heat pump, HVAC, plumbing, electrical systems and carpentry.
  • Must have HVAC certification; must have or be willing to obtain a Certified Pool Operator license.
  • Pleasing personality and ability to work with and understand the problems and attitudes of residents.
  • Good mechanical skills.
  • Good organizational skills and interest and enthusiasm for the job.

Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends.
  • Works in residential buildings and outdoors.
  • Works under moderate supervision.
  • Frequently moves about to coordinate work.
  • Frequently walks, climbs stairs or ladders, bends, stoops, reaches, uses equipment with hands, pulls, and lifts up to 50 lb.
  • Ability to drive a golf cart

Employees are eligible for all benefits, with the exception of their 401k, after successful completion of their first 90 days. 401k eligibility will start after successful completion of their first 6 months.
  • Free medical insurance to eligible employees
  • Dental, vision, flexible spending plans, personal legal plans, and credit union plans available
  • Over 3 weeks of PTO in your FIRST year
  • Company contributes 3% to every employee 401K plan
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Paid time for personal volunteerism each year
  • Tuition expense and continuing education reimbursement
  • Company paid life insurance, AD&D insurance, short- and long-term disability

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




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