Maintenance Technician – Anticipated

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Salisbury, MD

Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Location: University Park Apartments, Salisbury, MD

Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor

Salary: $16.00-$20.00 per hour and a competitive benefits package

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


Capstone On-Campus Management (COCM), with headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama, is a group of student housing professionals focused exclusively on the management of housing communities owned by non-profits and/or highly affiliated with a university.  University Park Apartments is 253 apartment units of 4×4, 4×2, 2×2 and 2×1 units totaling 890 beds, with community clubhouse, volleyball, swimming pool, and fitness center serving the students at Salisbury University.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Completes interior and exterior maintenance projects as set forth by the Maintenance Supervisor to ensure quality repairs.
  • Conducts daily general inspections of assigned buildings.  Reports persistent findings of these inspections to Maintenance Supervisor with appropriate recommendations for proactive solutions.
  • Maintains tools, equipment, systems and/or components (e.g. hand tools, power tools, golf carts, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of equipment in safe operating condition.
  • Ensures a well-maintained curb appeal within assigned zone. 
  • Responds to all maintenance requests/calls within 24 hours.
  • Identifies facilities deficiencies and recommends remedies to the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Provides access to on-site contractors, when required.
  • Assists with room set-ups and furniture movement throughout the year and during summer turn.
  • Performs thorough inspections when units are vacated.
  • 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.
  • Submits requests for proper material/supplies to complete repairs.
  • Consults with Maintenance Supervisor daily on progress and impending issues.
  • Displays knowledge, skills, and quality workmanship at all times.
  • Serves in an on-call rotation to respond to after hour emergencies and must be able to respond within 30 minutes. 
  • Works mandatory overtime, as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Work Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm and serving on a 24-hour maintenance on-call duty rotation.  

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 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 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:

  • 1-2 years of general maintenance experience.
  • Must be proficient with the use of hand and power tools. 
  • Must have troubleshooting, diagnostic skills and critical thinking skills.
  • Must be a team player, we all must work together as we strive to provide the best service possible for our customers.
  • Must have personal initiative, when seeing a needed repair fixes, it to improve the community.
  • Additional consideration will be given to candidates who have Drywall, Plumbing, Electrical and or HVAC experience. 

Other Information

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

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

If you are unable to apply because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact 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.