• Maintenance Tech II - Guadalupe Vista and Bridges Village Apartments

    Job Locations US-WA-Tacoma
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/7/2019 11:21 PM)
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    USD $18.64/Yr.
  • Overview

    $18.64+ DOE. This is a full-time position with medical, dental, and vision insurance, and generous paid leave.



    This is a full-time position (40) forty hours a week for two properties located in Tacoma., WA. AS the Maintenance ll Tech, you will perform a variety of routine general building maintenance tasks, limited grounds maintenance and janitorial duties. Occasionally, assist with non-routine preparations on units for new tenants. Assist with maintaining building security systems, immediately reporting problems to the Property Manager and Maintenance Supervisor entering units only as directed by the manager within CHS guidelines. Seek to provide tenants with a safe, positive and sanitary living environment. Perform these tasks with minimum supervision, applying solid work experience in this area. 



    Receive and investigate requests for maintenance in apartment units, common areas and the exterior of buildings. Track maintenance work orders and complete maintenance request forms.

    • Work in conjunction with Property Manager to make vacant units ready for re-rent within 10 days.
    • Perform maintenance repairs, refer to supervisor, or contract with outside vendor. Remedies may be in the form of plumbing, electrical, appliance, carpentry, lock repair/replacement, etc. Types of repairs includes, but are not limited to, the following:
      • Perform interior painting and touch-up exterior painting, as needed.
      • Perform necessary sheet rock repairs/texturing.
      • Perform minor electrical repairs, such as replacing fixtures and switches.
      • Perform minor appliance repairs and/or recommend replacement.
      • Perform plumbing repairs, including replacing/repairing toilets and faucets, and auguring drains.
      • Re-key locks.
    • Develop and implement preventive maintenance programs for equipment and systems, as appropriate and needed.
    • Understand the functions of fire control, water and other building systems. Routinely observe these systems to determine that they are working properly and educate other staff members as needed about the functioning of these systems.
    • Perform routine grounds maintenance to ensure a pleasant curb appeal. This may consist of sweeping/blowing grounds, picking up garbage and removing graffiti.
    • Perform interior and exterior janitorial duties. This may consist of cleaning windows, vacuuming, cleaning common areas, and sweeping stairways.
    • Respond to janitorial emergencies i.e., accidents in public areas, plugged toilets, etc.
    • Carry pager or cell phone and respond quickly to emergency calls. Take rapid action(s) to solve urgent problems and damage or harm to buildings and/or tenants.
    • Purchase/order supplies, equipment or services, to meet routine maintenance, janitorial or grounds needs and for special projects.


    General Responsibilities:

    • Become familiar with landlord/tenant law and the actions that are permissible for landlords.
    • Observe/follow guidelines on confidentiality rights of residents and respect their privacy.
    • Maintain a customer service approach at all times.
    • Alert Management to non-maintenance concerns, e.g. social service concerns raised from interactions with a resident.
    • Be willing and able to be on-call after hours/weekends for emergency security/building related calls.
    • Maintain accurate record of hours worked and turn in timesheets on schedule.
    • Attend trainings at multiple locations around Northwest Washington as required of employees and staff meetings as scheduled.
    • Maintain cooperative relationships with residents/businesses in surrounding neighborhood.
    • Contribute to the mission of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.
    • Contribute to and support a positive, team-oriented work environment.
    • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.



    • Two years maintenance experience.
    • Working knowledge and experience with plumbing, electrical and lock systems.
    • Working knowledge and experience with repair of plaster, wall repairs, and painting.
    • Willing and able to learn fire control, water and other building systems.
    • Ability to work independently, prioritizes work tasks, and follow through to the completion of the task.
    • Ability to communicate effectively in English verbally and in writing.
    • Must have reliable transportation, valid Driver’s License, proof of liability insurance, and have an acceptable driving record per agency driving policy.
    • Ability to work within the mission, goals and objectives of Catholic Community Services/ Catholic Housing Services.



    • May be substituted for one year of maintenance experience.
    • Certificate of completion from a technical college in general building maintenance.
    • Certificate of completion from a technical college in plumbing and electrical systems.



    • Experience working with a diverse population in a residential environment.
    • Experience in customer relations.
    • Experience with computers, including e-mail, word processing, and spreadsheets.


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