College Park, MD
Job Title: Apartment Maintenance Technician
Location: South Campus Commons at The University of Maryland College Park, MD
Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor
Salary: $22.00-$$23.00 per hour and a comprehensive benefits package
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
The Apartment Maintenance Technician is responsible for all aspects of facility maintenance, renovation, and repair for a student apartment community. The Maintenance Tech is considered essential personnel. Duties include but are not limited to general maintenance, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, on-call and resident satisfaction. Projecting a professional image through interactions with all internal and external customers is essential.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Completes interior and exterior maintenance projects as set forth by the Maintenance Supervisor to ensure quality repairs.
- Perform minor fixes such as repairing broken locks, filling wall gaps, etc.
- Responds to all maintenance requests within 24 hours.
- Conducts daily general inspections of assigned buildings. Reports persistent findings of these inspections to Maintenance Supervisor with appropriate recommendations for proactive solutions.
- Monitors snow accumulation to ensure steps are taken to prevent ice build up on the property.
- Performs general furniture repair, painting during non-turn periods, general plumbing, some appliance repair, minor electrical repairs, HVAC repairs, and minor carpentry.
- Performs inspections when units are vacated.
- Participates in a 24-hour emergency maintenance on-call schedule on a rotating basis.
- Responds within 30 minutes for emergency calls
- Works mandatory overtime with no leave approved during the turn period.
- Escorts contractors onto property.
- Check functionality of safety systems (fire alarm)
- Assist with room set-ups and furniture movement.
- Collaborate with workers and other professionals during renovations.
- Completes paperwork-i.e. weekly fire panel and vandalism reports.
- Inspects the building daily.
- Other duties as assigned.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The ability to work overtime during key times of operational demand is necessary. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.
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.
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
- 1-2 years’ experience – preferred in the areas of residential or student communities.
- Preference given to candidates with experience including HVAC, plumbing, electrical, etc.
- Ability to communicate clearly, both written and in speech.
- Must be punctual, organized, and able to meet deadlines.
- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
- Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
- Able to serve on-call rotation and respond within 30-minutes of campus.
- Ability to pick up / lift/ move up to 50 pounds.
Benefits package includes health benefits, dental benefits, vision coverage, and 401K.
If you are unable to apply because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact COCM Recruitment from our website. We will make every effort to respond to your request for assistance as soon as possible.
To provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Capstone On-Campus Management (COCM) will be based on qualifications, and abilities. COCM does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.