Maintenance Technician   

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College Park, MD

Job Title: Maintenance Technician   

Location: South Campus Commons at The University of Maryland 

Reports to:  Maintenance Supervisor

Salary: $22.00 – $24.00 per hour and a comprehensive benefits package

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt 


The 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.
  • 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.
  • Response within 30 minutes to emergency calls
  • Works mandatory overtime with no leave approved during the turn period.
  • Escorts contractors onto the property.
  • Assist with room set-ups and furniture movement.
  • Completes paperwork-i.e. weekly fire panel and vandalism reports.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 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.

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 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 100 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. 

  • High school diploma or GED.   
  • Two to three years experience in related. 
  • Ability to move and lift to 100lbs and navigate up and downstairs. 
  • Must possess strong customer service skills. 
  • Ability to problem solve and analyze information skillfully.  
  • Have exceptional oral and written communication skills. 
  • Must be able to work as part of a team and individually with limited supervision. 

Other Information

Competitive benefits package, including health benefits, dental benefits, vision coverage, and 401K. 

Applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screening. 

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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.