Maintenance Technician

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Auburn, WA

Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Location: Campus Corner Apartments at Green River College 

Reports to: Maintenance Manager 

Salary: $23.00-$26.00 per hour and competitive benefits package 

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt   


The primary responsibility of the Maintenance Technician is to collaborate with the overall staff to upkeep, maintain and repair the community. The Maintenance Technician maintains and repairs basic building functions and such things as appliances, entry keys and lock systems, windows, flooring, walls, ceilings, electrical equipment, sprinkler equipment, generators, emergency lighting, interior and exterior building lighting, fire alarms, extinguishers, security systems, thermostats, changes filters and performs preventative maintenance on HVAC equipment, and building plumbing systems.  Duties include painting, plumbing, maintaining work logs, stocking and organizing the maintenance shop, and keeping machinery and equipment in good working order.  Projecting a customer focused and professional image through interaction with all internal and external customers is essential.  The Maintenance Technician serves in an on-call rotation for maintenance emergencies 24 hours per day, 7 days per week on a rotating basis. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Support the Maintenance Manager in overall maintenance of student housing; serves as the facility contact in the absence of the Manager.
  • Provide direct leadership for work order administration, janitorial maintenance, and student staffing when applicable; participants in project management, turn coordination, and overall curb appeal efforts. 

Janitorial Maintenance:

  • Lead daily maintenance and cleaning of office spaces, community spaces, and community restrooms. 

Curb Appeal:

  • Conduct daily site inspections and bi-monthly apartment inspections. 
  • Assist with ground maintenance as needed or assigned. 
  • Remove snow from parking lots, walkways, and patios with plow, snow blower and shovels as required.  

Facility Maintenance Support: 

  • Complete interior and exterior maintenance programs to ensure quality repairs. 
  • Respond to all resident maintenance requests within 24 hours. Perform furniture repairs, appliance repairs, HVAC repairs, electrical repairs, and general repairs. 
  • Assess cause of plumbing issues (leaks, clogs, floods) and make appropriate repairs. 
  • Perform dry wall repair and appropriate painting as needed. 
  • Participant in and implement a preventative maintenance program to ensure that all apartment and office space systems are regularly inspected and maintained. 


Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment is mid-to-high paced. The noise level is usually moderate. 

Physical Demands:
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. 

Education/Experience/Skills Required:
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. 
  • 2-3 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. 

Other Information

Salary commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package, including health benefits, dental benefits, vision coverage, and 401K. 

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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.