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Property Maintenance Technician

Company Name:
Costello Companies
NEW OPENING!Full-timeMaintenance Techfor Costello Company apartment complexes inWatertown, SD. Must have general knowledge of maintenance duties including a working knowledge of electrical & plumbing, painting, apartment repairs and some ground care.Great benefitpackage including paid vacation and sick, group health care, vision, dental, life insurance, 401(k). Pay is depending on experience.
Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen. We E-Verify.
Our Mission Statement is that Costello Companies is committed to making a difference in the affordable housing industry by exemplifying the highest standards of knowledge, experience, ability and professionalism. We offer the best management, training, maintenance and marketing the industry has to offer. We value the contributions from our team members, industry partners, clients and residents. Our team members are invaluable assets that enable us to provide the highest quality residential housing units, ensuring solid, long-term tenant relationships; thus in turn, creating solid, stable cash flow and maximizing the Owner's capital investment.
JOB SUMMARY:
Position is responsible for assisting the Property Manager in performing all duties and functions required for efficient operation of the apartment and townhome communities. This position will report to the Property Manager.
Will provide own vehicle and auto insurance.
The duties of the Maintenance Technician include, but are not limited to the following:
JOB DUTIES PERFORMED:
Accountable to the Property Manager, with scheduled meetings.
Maintain set scheduled work hours.
Perform maintenance duties, including electrical, plumbing, dry wall, and appliance repairs, improvements, etc.
Perform all maintenance requests correctly and completed in the allotted time frame. Provide Manager with the initialed completed request, with minimal call-backs expected.
Monitors apartment and townhome communities to insure that company policies and procedures are followed to maintain standards for safety, quality, and overall company and tenant satisfaction.
Responsible for painting all common areas and units, to include any necessary staining and cleaning.
Perform sidewalk snow removal.
Perform a lawn care program to include all lawn mowing, weed-eating, and responsible for the operation and maintenance of the sprinkler system.
Care of on-site equipment.
Cooperates with staff personnel to study and investigate areas such as quality improvement, cost reduction, method improvements, and equipment maintenance.
Perform inspections with Manager, and smoke detector inspections.
Implements the preventative maintenance program with Managers involvement, and maintains copies in maintenance room and in the complex office.
Repairs and maintains community equipment and the physical structure of the communities he/she is assigned to.
Communicates with Property Manager regarding maintenance and personnel issues.
Observes all company personnel, quality, and safety policies.
First contact for after hour maintenance emergencies with the on call rotation.
Responsible to keep expenses within budget, by communicating with Manager to combine all purchase trips, while adhering to set policies for obtaining verifiable receipts.
Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of property management and marked ability to analyze and respond to site problems.
Excellent communication skills - both oral and written.
Behavior supports positive work environment. Examples: lead by example, friendly, and excellent communication skills both listening and speaking.
Working knowledge of electricity.
Considerable mechanical ability to analyze equipment and their function and repair.
Knowledge of fair housing regulations.
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. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to walk, sometimes on uneven terrain.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee frequently works in high, precarious places. The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals.

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